We're pleased to offer the following services in our Destin Animal Clinic:
Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently
make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will
accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are
accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency
with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If
possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can
advise you on your particular emergency.
Emergency & Urgent Care
We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are
trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an
emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several
technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be
things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion.
If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not
hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call
before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular
For After Hours Emergency Care
Okaloosa-Walton Veterinary Emergency Clinic
Our Full List of Services
- INTERNAL MEDICINE
We cover all areas of internal medicine, including: Cardiology; Ophthalmology; Neurology; Dermatology; Gastroenterology; Orthopedic surgery; Oncology; Endocrinology; among others.
We offer the most advanced surgical techniques and technology. All patients are carefully screened for safety, and anesthetics are specifically tailored to your pet. Surgical services and facilities include: Laser surgery; board certified surgeon available for consultation; fully trained veterinary and technical staff, to ensure the safest, most efficient, state-of-the-art procedures for your pet; advanced sterilization techniques; ECG monitors; intensive after surgery care and full blood testing.
- DENTAL CARE
Regular professional cleaning is important to maintaining your pet's teeth. We use modern and safe ultrasound to clean each tooth thoroughly - above and below the gum line. Dental technicians polish teeth to create a smooth, lustrous tooth surface more resistant to plaque buildup. Fluoride treatments help strengthen enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity. We also carry home care products to minimize tartar buildup on clean teeth.
- COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
Our clinic embraces the holistic approach to pet health and wellness. We balance traditional medicine with ORTHOPEDIC MANIPULATION and LASER THERAPY.
- IMMUNIZATION AND WELLNESS CARE
We strive to prevent illness whenever possible. The time and effort invested in Wellness programs has rewards for both pets and owners. Our Wellness programs are designed specifically for your pet and include: Comprehensive physical exam; internal parasite testing; heartworm and flea control; vaccination program; spay and neuter package; and specialized blood tests for all life stages.
- FULLY STOCKED PHARMACY
At Destin Animal Clinic we stock a complete pharmacy for the treatment of animal diseases and maintenance. In addition to prescription medications we also stock both prescription and non-prescription diets, flea and tick medicines, and nutritional supplements to help keep your pet as healthy as possible.
Radiology - or X-rays - help our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular(cardiopulmonary), gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems. With all of our radiology being digital, we can provide faster image viewing and therefore a faster diagnoses for our patients. This also allows us to provide a copy of each image to our clients.
- PAIN MANAGEMENT
Veterinary patients feel pain and discomfort under the same circumstances as people do. We know that recognizing and alleviating pain in animals is the essence of good patient care. We use the latest and most effective products to eliminate/reduce pain and discomfort in our patients.
- EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE
In any emergency, seconds count. Our experienced staff is backed up by our mobile resuscitation unit, stocked and equipped to administer the ABCs of basic life support - Airway, Breathing, Circulation/Cardiac compressions. Emergency care is offered during regular business hours. In addition, we are active members of the Okaloosa-Walton Emergency Clinic - providing a fully staffed after hours clinic for emergencies and extended care.
- NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING
Some pets require special food, and all pets benefit from a balanced diet. Our trained and certified staff is available to help you choose the right diet for your pet to keep him or her happy, healthy and active. Additional supplementation is indicated for diseased and older pets. We can help you provide the best nutrition for your pet.
Microchips have helped reunite thousands of pets with their families. We offer the most widely used microchip products to increase the chances of a safe recovery.
Treat your pet to a luxurious bath. Our special, cleansing baths remove dirt, debris and that doggie pet odor - your pet will feel fresh and revitalized. If scratching is a problem, our medicated baths contain soothing agents that stop the itching. Services also include nail trim and ear cleaning.
Pets are like our children - we feed, nurture and lavish attention on them. Our highly qualified kennel attendants do the same when you can't be there. We provide tender loving care (such as brushing and cuddling), and supervised outdoor playtime to keep them happy and active.