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Welcome to Dykes Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Foley, AL
Call us at 251-943-3211

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at  251-943-3211!

At Dykes Veterinary Clinic, we realize that - just like us - most people view their pets as a beloved member of the family. Therefore, we work closely with you to provide high-quality, compassionate care for your dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and other pets.

Dykes Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our veterinary team has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our  veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call  251-943-3211.     Our veterinary office is conveniently located.  Just check the map below for directions.

At Dykes Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

  Dykes Veterinary Clinic

  512 W Laurel Ave

   Foley, Alabama 36535


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Meet Our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    David Dykes

    Dr. David Dykes grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. He decided in eighth grade, after listening to a Veterinarian during career day, that he would enjoy being a Veterinarian. He never wavered from his course and he graduated from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 1982. He lives in Magnolia Springs with his wife, three dogs,three cats, birds, two frogs and a snake. He has a special interest in orthopedic surgery. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his three grandchildren and family. He also enjoys fishing and spending time on the water.

  • Dr.
    Christopher Schreiber

    Dr. Christopher Schreiber grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. He decided to be a Veterinarian at the age of five while visiting his uncle and getting to 'assist'. He graduated in 2008 from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and immediately went to Oklahoma State for an internship in theriogenology (animal reproduction). He lives in Foley with his wife,two children,one dog and 3 cats. He has a special interest in animal reproduction and orthopedic surgery. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and flying.

  • Dr.
    Abby Long

    Dr. Long grew up in Dothan, Alabama. She lives in Gulf Shores with her husband, two dogs and a cat. She graduated from Auburn University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and oncology. In her free time she enjoys the beach, Auburn football, and spending time with family and friends. 

  • Dr.Chad Stinson

    Dr. Stinson grew up on a farm and knew early in his life that he wanted to be a Veterinarian. A native of Greenville he now resides in Foley with his dog Bella. Dr. Stinson received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in December 2013. He received his Doctor of Veterinary medicine from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2020. In his free time he likes to hunt, fish, and enjoys college football. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Foley. He joined our clinic in May 2020 he has a special interest in surgery. 

  • Dr. Ashley Smothers

    Dr. Smothers grew up in the country with animals as her best friends. She knew from an early age that she wanted to help people and their pets. She lives in Fairhope with her husband and two dogs. She received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 2014. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. In her free time she enjoys reading,gardening, and cooking. She joined our team in July 2020. She has a special interest in preventative  medicine and surgery.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Foley Office

Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Wonderful,caring staff....Dykes Vet Clinic was highly recommended to us when we moved here."
    Linda Janssen
  • "They listen and truly care! So thankful to take my furbabies to an awesome vet!!"
    Audra Mize
  • "The sincere compassion for each and every one of the hundreds and hundreds of animals we have had taken to Dykes whether for an injury, needing to be sent to the Rainbow Bridge or just basic vetting, is above and beyond the norm. This goes for the doctors and staff."
    Director, Stray Love Foundation, Inc.