Dr. Ashley Virgilio was raised here in Pensacola and completed her undergraduate education at UWF, where she majored in Biology. Dr. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and spent a year practicing in Connecticut prior to joining the team at Davis Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include preventative care, feline medicine, and dentistry. She believes that communication is the most important aspect of veterinary medicine and enjoys working with clients and associates to provide the best patient care possible. Dr. Ashley is currently owned by Oliver and Oscar, Jules and Nigel. In her spare time she enjoys listening to live music, playing tennis, and watching funny cat videos online.
Dr. Amberly Sokoloff is originally from Pennsylvania, where she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at a large practice in Delaware. She then moved to California to pursue a 3-year residency in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery at UC Davis, which she completed in 2012. Since then Dr. Sokoloff has been in private practice providing care for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and other small mammals, and even fish. She also volunteers with wildlife rescue organizations, including the Emerald Coast Wildlife Rescue. She has co-authored several papers and has given continuing education lectures on avian/exotic topics for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Outside of work Dr. Sokoloff's primary passion is music – she plays the piano, violin and sings.
Dr. Missy was raised in a suburban household that included up to 8 adult Siamese cats, numerous kittens, 3 dogs, gerbils, hamsters, rabbits, fish, birds, her sister’s snake and (off-site) 3 horses. She received her DVM degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After practicing in North Carolina for 3 years and California for 7 years, she settled in the Pensacola, FL area in 2003. She and her husband, Tom, are currently owned by 7 cats: Echo, Buzz, Mouse, Tess, Ivy, Belle, and Pan. She is an avid reader and enjoys puzzles and roller coasters.