Dr. Susan Moore
Dr. Moore grew up in Central Alabama. Her love of animals became apparent at a young age when she started riding and showing horses. She attended Auburn University of Montgomery, earning a B.S. in biology. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After graduation, she completed a year long equine sports medicine and surgery internship in Chicago, IL. In 2014, she returned to her hometown in Alabama to join a small animal practice before moving to Panama City, FL and joining the Parkway Animal Hospital team in 2016.
Dr. Moore believes in providing high quality care for affordable prices.
In her spare time, she spends time with her husband, Daniel, and her chihuahua mix, Zoey. She also continues to barrel race her quarter horse, Heath.
Dr. Doretha Jones
Dr. Doretha Jones, “Dr. Meow”, is originally from Texas, having moved to the Florida Panhandle in 1993 after being amazed by the beaches.
Dr. Jones received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Stanford University in 1984. She then received her Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M in 1987. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1989. 2019 will mark 30 years as a veterinarian for Dr. Jones!
Dr. Jones has extensive experience in veterinary emergency medicine. She worked as an emergency vet in Niceville, FL for 17 years. Dr. Jones is also known as “Dr. Meow”, as she loves cats and is especially adapt at handling upset or fearful cats and putting them at ease. She enjoys diagnosing complicated internal medicine cases, doing orthopedic surgery and solving challenging skin problems.
In her spare time Dr. Jones is a glass and fiber artist. You may have run across her art at a local art show as “Dr. Meow”. She uses a torch to make Murano glass beads. With 8 trips to Murano, Italy under her belt she has become known world wide for her glass seashell beads that look like the real thing. She also enjoys making jewelry, quilting, felting and hand spinning art yarn.
Dr. Jones lives with her son and husband in Fort Walton Beach on the weekends, spending her weekdays in Panama City. Ever the beach lover, Dr. Jones enjoys beachcombing, snorkeling and collecting shells.