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

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Medical, Surgical


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


What's New

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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


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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.


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We consider your pet to be our special guest when boarding. Dogs are individually walked and all pets are carefully monitored by our caring animal care staff.  

Our veterinarians and veterinary technicians provide their expertise to make certain your pets have a great time while you are away.

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Our professional groomers, Debbie Tripp and Hope Mast, will custom tailor a cut that shows your pet off at their best.

Itchy or dry skin?  Medicated baths provide soothing relief.



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Dogs running around obstacles in play yardYou work, they PLAY ALL DAY! 


Group Play

Puppy Playcare

Available Monday through Friday. 

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Pet Store


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We stock the widest range of veterinary prescription diets in the area for pets with diabetes, skin allergies, sensitive stomachs and urinary tract disease, to name a few.

Our trained staff can help you with collar and harness fitting, behavior aides and fun items for your pup or kitten.




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