Dr. Jeanie Presler has a love for animals that began long before she could talk. Jeanie was fortunate enough to be raised with horses, cattle, pigs, dogs, cats, rabbits, goats, any other creatures she was allowed to take home. She was in 4-H and competed in AQHA events as a youth. She graduated in 2001 from Venice High School and continue her career at Manatee Community College receiving her A.A with emphasis on biology and A.S (Radiology Technologist) in 2006. She pursued her passion to ensure the utmost care for each individual animal that crossed her path by furthering her degrees.
In 2007, Dr. Jeanie attended University of Florida (GO Gators!), graduating in 2009 with her Bachelors in Animal Biology. At UF Dr. Jeanie competed on the UF Equestrian Team and was involved in many club activities. In 2010, she was accepted into Veterinary School at Ross University on the island of St. Kitts (Go Rossies!) The final clinical year of Vet school was performed at Texas A&M (GO Aggies!), in 2013.
She continued her education with an internship at one of the largest mixed animal practices in Texas (Alvarado Veterinary Clinic), where she stayed on as an associate for a year. She elected to move to a small animal emergency clinic in Mansfield, TX for a year while she began her large animal mobile practice in Texas. Dr. Jeanie then had the opportunity to work for a company that was a small animal day practice for a year.
In May of 2017, Dr. Jeanie and her partner/business manager, Andrew Pepper; including all their 4-legged family members decided to move to Florida to be closer to family and aid in care of animals/pets at her hometown.
Chasing Tails Veterinary Clinic, LLC DBA Chasing Tails Mobile Veterinary Services was established May 12th, 2017.
Andrew Pepper is the practice manager for Chasing Tails. He was born in Carrollton, MO and raised in the country near Chillicothe, Missouri where he grew up on a 40 acre farm. Growing up, Andrew was a part of the local FFA and obtained the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.
He joined the United States Military three weeks prior to September 11th and is a proud Military Veteran who served our country with multiple deployments abroad to Iraq, Afghanistan, Persian Gulf and other areas in the Middle East and Mediterranean. His education and experience in the Military was Avionics and Weapons Systems for the F/A-18 Hornet. He also spent two deployments flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
He is passionate about and has a deep love for animals, growing up with dogs, horses, cats, and around other kinds of livestock. After being honorably discharged from the Military he attended Lindenwood University to major in Business Administration.
He is a very gifted photographer and love sports, the outdoors and traveling. Courtesy of the Military and corporate America, he has lived in Missouri, Florida, Illinois, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas.
Casey Presler from Venice, Florida is Dr. Jeanie’s sister who also has a passion for animals. Casey graduated from the University of Florida with her bachelors in Animal Science specializing in biology, with a minor in Sales and Management in Agribusiness. Casey grew up raising and showing many species of animals including horses, cattle and hogs. During her time as the University of Florida she held many positions for the Equestrian Team, Gator Colligate Cattlewomen’s and Block N Bridle club.
She continues her love for animals by assisting Dr. Jeanie (her sister!) and Chasing Tails. Casey enjoyed serving her community throughout high school, college and now with Chasing Tails Mobile Veterinary Services. On her time off Casey enjoys showing her horse, traveling and boating.