AUBURN, Ala. – Douglas McKee, D.V.M., of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is a new member of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Advisory Council. Dr. McKee is a 1990 graduate of Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. McKee is president and co-founder of Clay-Duval Pet Emergency Services, a small animal emergency and critical care hospital, in Orange Park, Fla. From 1991 to 2008 he co-owned and served as head veterinarian at Green Cove Animal Hospital in Green Cove Springs, Fla.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. McKee developed the Clay County Animal Control Spay and Neuter Program and acts as a mentor for Boy Scouts pursuing animal care merit badges. He is recognized by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce as a Businessperson of the Year.
In 2000 the Alumni Advisory Council presented Dr. McKee the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Young Achiever Award. Since its inception, the Alumni Advisory Council has played an integral role in providing guidance and counsel to administration of the College of Veterinary Medicine and has provided support for various college functions.
Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine is the oldest in the South and seventh oldest in the nation, having graduated more than 6,000 doctors of veterinary medicine.