Jill Pascarella, DVM

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Jill Pascarella, DVM
Jill Pascarella, DVM

Dr. Jill Pascarella grew up in south Florida, which explains why, after three years in Massachusetts, she chose Charlotte as the place to settle with her family. “After a few years of cold weather and snow,” she says, “my husband and I decided to move south.”

Dr. Pascarella offers a diversity of experience to CARE’s emergency patients. An internship at a private referral hospital in Massachusetts, followed by two years of emergency medicine, deepened her commitment to caring for pets at their most difficult moments. She also spent several years in general veterinary practice and understands the needs of clients referred to her for emergency treatment. “I was excited to come back to emergency medicine when CARE opened,” she says.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Florida
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Florida
  • One-year small animal rotating internship, private referral hospital in Massachusetts

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

Special interests include emergency medicine, infectious and immune-mediated diseases and radiology.

FAMILY:

Husband Joe and daughters Alyssa and Samantha

PETS:

Two cats: Walter, a stray she took in from the vet clinic where she worked, and Badger, a rescue from the shelter where she volunteered. One dog: Rosie, a lab mix rescue.

Recent Blog Posts from Dr. Pascarella

Water Consumption Habits

As humans, we know to pay attention to our water consumption habits. We’re told to drink 64 ounces of water every day. While that’s just a health guideline, and there are of course varying factors, at least we have a consistent goal. Dogs and cats’ water consumption,...

Around The House: Toxins That Endanger Pets

Pets will be pets and get into things they shouldn’t from time to time. It’s just in their nature. If and when your pet ingests a potential toxin, what should you do? The truth is, there’s no standard protocol; it depends on what was ingested and how long it’s been in...
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