COMMUNITY ANIMAL CLINIC

Community Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility located in Palm Coast, Florida.  The professional and courteous staff at Community Animal Clinic seek to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership and preventative health care, as well as providing health-related educational opportunities for our clients.  Community Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Palm Coast and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out how Community Animal Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet. 
  • 15 Old Kings Rd. North, Suite 1
  • Palm Coast,FL 32137
  • Phone: 386-445-1822
  • Fax: 386-446-4495
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  • M/Tu/Th/F: 8:00a-5:00p
  • Wed & Sat: 8:00a-Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • After hrs emerg: St.Aug.EC 447-9466, Flagler AH 439-1606
  • Debra Hyatt Pearson, DVM, Practice Owner, a.k.a. "Dr. Hyatt"

    Dr. Hyatt is a Florida native who called University of Florida (GO GATORS!) home while she spent 9 years pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Masters in Teaching, and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.  After 9 years, it was time for the real world and Dr. Hyatt started her veterinary career in 1998 with Community Animal Clinic and has been here ever since.  Dr. Hyatt enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband of over 17 years, Andrew, and her two beautiful children, Trevor and Delaney.  Her critters include rabbits, Sparkles the kitty, a crazy little Maltese named Flurry, and a Golden Retriever named Wrigley (yes, she's also a Chicago Cubs fan).
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1998
    Education:
    University of Florida
  • Donald Walker, DVM

    Dr. Donnie Walker was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.  He attended the University of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences.  In 1978, he graduated from Auburn University with a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Walker first practiced veterinary medicine in his hometown of Louisville for four years.  Then, in 1982, he moved his family to Palm Coast, FL, and opened Community Animal Clinic.  Dr. Walker's family includes Carol, his wife of over 40 years, daughter Erin and her husband Clyde Sanders, and daughter Kelly and her husband Chad Brasol. Through his two daughters he has four grandchildren, Tanner, Walker, Tayler, and Makena.  He and Carol have a cat named Audrey and a sheltie named Maili.  In his spare time, Dr. Walker enjoys running, woodworking, playing with his grandchildren, and anything associated with the University of Kentucky WILDCATS!
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1978
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Mila Henderson, DVM

    Dr. Henderson moved to Florida at the age of twelve from California.  She transferred to the University of Florida for her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Linguistics) after completing her A.A. degree at St. Johns River Community College in Palatka, FL. Dr. Henderson spent the first two years after her UF graduation as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco, North Africa, teaching technical English to business students. After returning to Gainesville, FL, in 1991, she completed her Master in Elementary Education while serving the UF student community as an academic advisor in the College of Health and Human Performance.  Her outside volunteer interests at an animal sanctuary/veterinary clinic led to her interest in veterinary medicine, and in 2008 she started the veterinary program at UF's College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in 2012.  Her first job as a veterinarian was in shelter medicine before joining Community Animal Clinic in February, 2014.  Dr. Henderson lives with her two parrots, two cats, and two dogs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    University of Florida
  • Karen Dickson

    Karen began her career with the clinic over 20 years ago and enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Medicine from surgery to dental care.  Karen is a native Floridian who loves the Florida lifestyle and is continually furthering her education through Daytona State College.  She leads a very active life and enjoys cycling, kayaking, surfing, and many other outdoor activities.  She also takes great pleasure in spending time with her husband, Mike, and her son, Michael, and traveling whenever possible.  Karen currently has one feline friend named Sam. ~GO GATORS!~

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1989
    Education:
    Daytona State College
  • Alan Adams

    Alan moved to Flagler County in 1973 and graduated from FPC in 1983.  He moved to Atlanta but returned to Flagler Beach in 2000.  Alan has been with Community Animal Clinic since returning to the area.  He enjoys working with all dogs and cats but he holds a special place in his heart for Golden Retrievers.  In his spare time, Alan enjoys composing and recording his own music.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2000
  • Danielle Milano

    Danielle moved to Palm Coast from South Florida.  She has always loved working with animals so it is no surprise that she has worked with them for over 20 years!  When Danielle isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her partner, Tom, her children, Walkker and Haidyn, and her three cats.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1990
  • Laura Nowman

    Laura has been working at Community Animal Clinic on and off since 1984.  She has one daughter, Megan, and two beautiful grandchildren.  In her spare time, she like to bake and craft.  She has one dog named Kimber.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1984
  • Nadine Oros

    Nadine first moved to Florida in 2006 from frigid New England. She left in 2010 to live in South America and travel the world. Upon her return to Florida in 2014 she joined the Community Animal Clinic family. Her doghter Boo! was her ultimate sidekick. R.I.P. <3  In her spare time she enjoys games of all kinds.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Education:
    Daytona State College, University of Central Florida
  • Susan DeSalvo

    Susan moved to Palm Coast from Long Island, N.Y. in 2016 with her husband and one of her four sons.  She has two beautiful grandchildren.  Her fur babies are Harley, a Yorkie, Arya, a Doberman, and Gucci, a parrot. She also cares for and maintains a large Koi pond. She enjoys spending time with family and is a Harley Davidson enthusiast.  She also loves painting and making old things look new again.  She has been in veterinary practices for over 12 years.  Susan loves meeting new people and their fur babies!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
  • Denise Hanson

    Denise started in the veterinary field in 2010 and joined the Community Animal Clinic in January, 2018.  She does not have any fur babies but does have two children and a fish.  In her spare time, she likes to watch both football and NASCAR with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Dawn Smith

    Dawn joined Community Animal Clinic in 2017.  She enjoys working with cats and dogs of all kinds.  Please adopt, don't shop.
    Years in Practice:
    Dec 14, 2018