Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Dale Porcher

Dr. Dale Porcher

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

I was born and raised in West Palm Beach. I graduated from Forest Hill HIgh School in '82 and won a state wrestling championship my senior year. I graduated from the University of Florida with B.S. in Animal Sciences and the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in '91. I did an externship at San Diego Zoo and Wildlife Park my senior year. I enjoy all sports have run two marathons and won a World Championship in Freestyle Wrestling in the Veterans Division in 2004 in the Czech Republic. I also enjoy raising and showing my Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and also raise and breed birds and raise tropical fruit trees. I married on July 31, 2004 and my beautiful wife, Lindsay, and we have two amazing boys together. I am learning to balance all my hobbies, career and family. I am a member of the following organizations: FVMA, AVMA.

Dr. Mike Raposo

Dr. Mike Raposo

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Mike Raposo completed his undergraduate studies in animal science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2007. He received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Following veterinary school, he completed a rotating small animal internship at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists. Mike was an associate in a small animal general practice in Massachusetts for nearly two years before moving back to Florida where he served as an emergency doctor and performed relief work in Gainesville for a year and a half. He has now transitioned back to general practice and is happy to finally be setting down some roots in the West Palm Beach area. His areas of practice that he enjoys most are surgery and emergent care. He has a labrador mix named Jetty and a cat named Brodie. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, fishing/boating and doing CrossFit.

Dr. Jesse Skinner

Dr. Jesse Skinner

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Jesse Skinner was born and raised in Palm Beach County Florida. After high school he joined the Florida Army National Guard and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2004. Upon returning home he attended Florida Atlantic University where he received his Bachelors degree in Psychobiology. He received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from North Carolina State University College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. At NC State he received awards for excellence in Surgery and Preventative Medicine. Since graduation he has been working as an Associate Veterinarian in a small animal general practice in Royal Palm Beach. His areas of practice that he enjoys most are surgery, geriatric medicine and emergency medicine. He has two rescue dogs named Trouble and Namani. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, working-out and surfing.

Meet Our staff

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Ashley

Ashley

Office Manager

Ashley started with us her Senior year High School in 2007. After working every position in the clinic she was promoted to Office Manager when Dr. Porcher purchased the clinic in 2014. Ashley is always on the run either spending time with her family and friends, supporting her husband at ice hockey, at the beach or hanging at her home with her two fur babies. She has two German Shorthaired Pointers, Daisy,12 years old, and Duke, 6 years old. In January 2017 she married her fun loving Husband, Taylor. Ashley has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and has a passion for veterinary medicine which allows her to get the best of both worlds working here at Shores.

Sarah

Sarah

Receptionist

Sarah has been working at Shores since 2011 and has been that smiling face you see when you first walk in our door! Born in St.Thomas,Virgin Islands, she moved to Florida at the age of 6. She loves the beach, animals, being outdoors, time with family, and of course her kitties. She has 3 cats, Soapy(Tuxedo,13 yrs old), Marley(Tortoise shell, 6 yrs) and Rasta(Calico, 5 yrs). She is married to a wonderful man named Craig, who helps to keep that beautiful smile on her face each day.:) And she has two AMAZING daughters, Ivy(19) & Jada(17). Sarah is currently in school studying dental hygiene, but loves her time here at Shores!

Cassie

Cassie

Kennel Technician

She is our full time Kennel Technician and she has been with us since July 2017. She is originally from Connecticut and moved to Florida when she was 7 and loved it so much she never left! She has been married to her husband, Noah, since 2016. She has a pit bull puppy named Hazel and two orange kitties, Bonnie & Clyde. She studied Biological and Animal science at FAU, and turned her passion for animals into a career. She enjoys playing with all the dogs and cats that board with us, and enjoys taking pictures of all their cute adventures.

Katie

Katie

Veterinary Technician

She is one of our Vet Techs who started working here in 2006. She is a single mother to one wonderful little boy. She got her degree in Law Enforcement, but realized that her passion for animals was her true career path. She has a Doberman named Zepellin, who her son calls his "brother from another mother". She enjoys the outdoors, working out, and spending time with her son. It may be hard to spot her in the clinic sometimes as she is the shortest staff member here, at 4'11", but just look for the smiling face and tattoos and you'll find her!

Tiffany

Tiffany

Kennel Technician

This is Tiffany, she has been volunteering at Shores since 2014 and began working here with us the summer of 2017. She currently attends Florida Atlantic University and is studying veterinary medicine. Tiffany has two snakes named Penelope and Kilo and a pitbull pup named Leila that comes to work with her everyday. She enjoys shooting, fishing, and camping when she's not studying or at work!

Dahiana

Dahiana

Veterinary Technician

Brenda

Brenda

Receptionist

Amanda

Amanda

Receptionist / Veterinary /Kennel Technician

Stephania

Stephania

Veterinary/Kennel Technician

Stephania has been working with us at Shores Animal Clinic as one of our wonderful kennel / vet technicians. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, she moved to Florida at age of 5. She loves spending time with animals, time with her family, going to the beach and fishing. She has 1 dog (Princeton). Stephania currently is a senior that goes to Wellington High School and is in the Equine/Pre-Veterinary program. She started off as a volunteer and ended up becoming a part of the Shores family.

Ashley

Ashley

Veterinary/Kennel Technician

Ashley is a Veterinary/Kennel Technician here are Shores. You may see her during your appointments with the doctors helping with your pet or playing with the puppies boarding. Ashley has a passion for animals and has had the dream of becoming a vet since she was four years old. She has been volunteering and working in clinics for the past five years and followed Dr. Skinner here from another practice. She now calls Shores her home and the doctors and staff her family. Since, she has taken on Dr. Porcher's passion for chickens and has since raised some of her own that he hatched special for her. Along with chickens, Ashley is the loving owner of two dogs, a cat, a gecko and a fish. She enjoys every aspect of Veterinary medicine. Currently, Ashley is attending PBSC working on her undergrad classes and hopes to persure vet school at UF in the future. You will always find Ashley with a smile and willing to lend a hand with anything she can!

Yesi

Yesi

Kennel Technician

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