Dykes Veterinary Clinic ... Professionals with compassion


We are excited to announce a new addition to our clinic family. Please welcome Dr. Abby Long as our newest veterinarian.

Dr. Long grew up in Dothan, Alabama.  She graduated from Auburn University with her Doctor of Veterinay Medicine degree in 2012.  

Dr. Long joined a busy veterinary practice in Birmingham, Alabama.  She worked there until joining us in June of 2017.

Dr. Long has a strong interest in Oncology and soft tissue surgery.

Dr. Long, her husband, 4 dogs and 1 cat live in Gulf Shores.Dr. Long loves spending time with her husband and pets, the beach, water activities and Auburn football.  



If there’s ever a natural disaster or situation requiring evacuation in the area where you live, you’ll want to be ready to keep not only yourself safe, but your pets, too. You’ll want to think about how to be prepared for three types of disasters:

  • Immediate, such as a gas leak or house fire, when evacuation is necessary right away
  • Short warning, such as a toxic spill or fire in the neighborhood, when you have to grab your pets and a few supplies and leave within a short period of time
  • Seasonal disaster, such as hurricanes, floods or forest fires, when you’ll need a plan for gathering your pets, packing up supplies and evacuating

___ Have copies of your pets' microchip information and contact information for the microchip company in the event your pets get lost.

___ Have current photos of your pets in case one of them is lost.

___ Buy carriers appropriate for your pets’ sizes; the carriers should be easy to transport.

___ Always have on hand at least a one-month supply of your pets’ medications.

___ Make sure your pets’ vaccination records are current and you have copies.

___ Periodically check your pets’ collars to make sure they fit properly and tags are securely fastened. If the collar can slip over a pet's head when you pull on it, you may lose him if he panics and pulls back from you.

___ Choose potential evacuation destinations – for example, homes of relatives or friends, pet-friendly hotels – in different directions so you’ll know where you’re going in the event of a disaster.

___ Periodically print out a list of phone numbers for animal shelters, animal hospitals and hotels that are pet-friendly.

___ Take an animal first-aid class if one is offered in your community and put together a first-aid kit for pets.

___ Put all the information mentioned above (copies of your pets' microchip information; current photos of your pets; pets’ vaccination records and contact information; list of phone numbers for animal shelters, animal hospitals and hotels) in one easily accessible place in your house or garage so you can get these items at a moment’s notice for a quick exit.


Dyke's Veterinary Clinic team of doctors from left to right:

Dr. Brent Walker, Dr. Christopher Schreiber, Dr. Abby Long and  Dr. David Dykes.

About Us

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.


Mon: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tue: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Wed: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Thu: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

If you have an emergency after hours or on weekends call us at 251-943-3211 and you will be provided with the
phone number to call to reach an on call Veterinarian.

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"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.