Dr. Schmeitzel is a 1981 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She interned at University of Pennsylvania and was boarded by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 1988, after completing a dermatology residency at University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Schmeitzel was Assistant and Associate Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine from 1984 until moving to Virginia in 2000. She is now seeing dermatology referral patients at our hospital. At this time, she is scheduled to be in Staunton once every 2 weeks. She is available for dermatology consultations, allergy testing and treatment, and management of chronic otic disease. Please call our office to schedule your referral. Dr. Schmeitzel will fax the referring veterinarian a full examination report with treatment recommendations, along with suggested follow-up care.