St Johns Veterinary Hospital and Cat Clinic

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Our Hospital

A 10,000 square foot Veterinary Center

State of the Art

Diagnostics provide answers because pets can't tell us whats wrong.


We understand the bond you have with your pet.

Full Service for Pets

Playcare, Boarding, Grooming.

Our Promise to Wildlife

Veterinary care to wildlife at no cost.

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and Cat Clinic       904-824-8123


  • Please join us in welcoming Dr. Heidi Abrecht to our veterinary hospital!   For appointments call 904-824-8123
  • The pool is open! It's a great time to bring your dog to have fun, cool off and socialize at playcare!

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Dogs, Cats, Exotics


Specialized care for your dog, cat and exotic pet.

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Advanced Technology


Endoscopy, Acupuncture, Digital Dental Radiography, Ultrasound

Veterinarian performing surgery

Medical, Surgical


From routine vaccinations to advanced surgical care our team is there for you and your pet.


What's New

Cat holding a tooth brush in his paws

Pets need dental care too! 


80% of dogs and 70%

of cats have some form

of periodontal disease by

the age of 3.


Routine dental cleaning

removes plaque and tarter

from pet's teeth.

The procedure is performed

under general anesthesia

without any pain or discomfort

to the pet.



We Care


 Mother and son with their pet in the intensive care unit

If your pet becomes ill, our veterinarians are experienced in critical care.

If your pet needs surgery


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Four staff veterinary surgeons provide a wide range of complex and routine procedures. 

Surgical and anesthetic protocols are individualized specifically for your pet.

Dr. Ashley Siders

Dr. Ashley Siders examines a reptileAshley Siders joined St. Johns Veterinary Hospital after moving from from Montana. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. She is an experienced clinician, having worked  in a busy veterinary hospital seeing medical and surgical patients.  The hospital included a specialty practice in internal medicine and treated emergency cases. 

She is proficient in surgery including small animal and exotic animal soft tissue and orthopedic procedures.  Her interests include endoscopy.

Prior to becoming a veterinarian Dr. Siders did research in Veterinary Molecular Biology and coauthored the paper "Interactome for Auxilaiary Splicing Facto U2AF65 Suggests Diverse Role", in the journal Biochim Biophys Acta.

When she is not caring for her patients, she enjoys ballroom dancing, horseback riding, snowboarding and hiking with her dog Frankie. 

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