Dr. Chris Steers graduated magna cum laude from Mercer University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in animal biology. He then went on to become a 1988 honors graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Steers practiced for nine years in Gainesville at a large AAHA-certified hospital prior to moving to Stuart. He opened Stuart Sound Animal Hospital in December of 1997. Dr. Steers has been married to his wife, Cheryl Steers, since 1983. They have two children – Shawn, an Engineer who graduated from the University of Florida in 2012, and Shelbi, an Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Florida in 2019. At home, Dr. Steers has a dog named Molly and a cat named Zorro. At work, he has his trusty cat, Bandit.