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doc.jpgJames M Brechin , DVM

Dr. Brechin is originally from Birmingham, AL.  After graduating from Shades Valley High School, he continued his education at Auburn University where he obtained his DVM degree in 1974.  During his time at Auburn, he met and married his wife, Jo, an Auburn native.

After graduating from Veterinary School, Dr. Brechin practiced in Jacksonville, Fl and Nashville, Tn before being led to open his own practice in Destin.  Since opening Destin Animal Clinic, Dr. Brechin has been active in the community through various organizations:  Lions Club, Destin United Methodist Church, Destin Fishing Rodeo (Chairman), Chamber of Commerce (President), and Rotary Club.  Professionally, Dr. Brechin was the founding member of the Miracle Strip Veterinary Medical Society and served as its first President.  Additionally he has been active at the state association level serving on the Finance Committee and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.

Personally, he and his wife have 2 daughters:  Mandi and Leslie.  Additionally, the family contains 2 dogs a Bull Mastiff (Zoe), a greyhound (Gabby), and an aquarium full of African Cichlids.

Jessica Allen, DVM

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Support Staff


Christina has been a part of our staff since August of 2007. She has a special interest in anesthesia and surgery but loves all aspects of being a veterinary technician.She is proficient with laboratory analysis, assisting the doctors in appointments, taking radiographs, and the administration  of medication and treatments to the hospitalized patients. Aside from work, her and her husband have two loving miniature dachshunds, Danzig and Rubi. She enjoys aerial silks and reading in her spare time.


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