Employees

  • Dr.
    Carla Hubbard
    Veterinarian

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  • Dr.
    Stephen Collier
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Collier was born and raised on a farm in northwest Missouri. He earned a B.S. degree from the college of agriculture then his DVM degree in 1981 from the University of Missouri graduating summa cum laude and valedictorian of his class. He then proudly served as a captain and the base vet at Tyndall Air Force base for the next 5 years. He was the last USAF vet to serve in this capacity at TAFB. He then co-founded and co-owned Parkway Animal Hospital for almost the next 30 years developing an excellent reputation as a diagnostician and surgeon. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honorary memberships including being listed in “Who’s Who in America” and “Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine and Science.”                

       Over the last several years Dr. Collier has been an associate veterinarian at several local animal hospitals. He typically works at another animal hospital during the day then at Crittercare for evening hours almost every day. He also works at Crittercare on Saturdays and frequently does surgeries at the Crittercare office in Blountstown on Sundays.  

    Dr . Collier presently resides in Callaway. He is the father of twin children and has 4 grandchildren from his daughter. He remains very knowledgeable and passionate in taking the best possible care of his patients.

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    Doretha Jones
    Veterinarian

    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.

  • Dr.
    Betsy Powell
    Veterinarian

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  • Robyn Mccormick
    Veterinary Technician

    Hi, my name is Robyn, I have been in the Veterinary world for approximately 26 years. Animals have always been my passion since I was a little girl, my first dog was a toy Poodle who lived to be 15 years old.  I started at the age of 15 at a local Veterinary practice here in Panama City, while also attending school and completing online courses to be a veterinary assistant.  The Veterinary world is challenging but also rewarding at the same time, everyday you learn and see something new, it is never a dull moment. I'm also a volunteer for the Northwest Florida Great Dane Rescue out of Pensacola, fostering and medical needs for these gentle giants. This is a very rewarding job to have and I LOVE EVERY MINUTE OF IT !!!Emoji

  • Sam Sopko
    Veterinary Technician

    Sam is one of our current vet techs -- the one with the purple hair.
    She worked at the local Humane Society for 6 years before joining our team. You can still see her there as their part-time vet tech.
    Having had past experience with large exotic cats (internships), she was incredibly excited to learn that Dr. Hubbard sees all sorts of species!
    Sam has 4 fur kids: 2 cats that traveled with her when she moved from Las Vegas, 1 handicapped kitty that was thrown out of a car window at 6 weeks old resulting in a skull fracture, and a senior dog who spent 4 years waiting to be adopted at the Humane Society.
    She is very passionate about her job and always keeps a smile on her face.

  • Megan Pryor
    Receptionist

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  • April Melcher
    Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

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  • Tori Mccormick
    Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

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  • Gina Davis
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Angelina Adams
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Coty Chesnutt
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Patti
    HR / Receptionist

    Ever since I was a small child, I have had an emmence affinity for animals of all kinds.  Eight years ago I met Dr. Hubbard and her affinity was revealed while she was treating one of my animals. I personally witnessed her compassionate and empathetic care; I knew she would be my 'fur babies' doctor forever.  I am so blessed to have the opportunity to work for her and with her staff of people who share their compassion for your animals in the very same way.

  • Kaylen Winters
    Groomer

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  • Sedrick
    Security

    “Sedrick” the “security cat guard” of Critter Care has been part of our family since we opened in 2014. He was found by the Dollar General in Youngstown with a broken leg, poor kitten was semi-feral and about 6 months old. Due to Dr Hubbard’s compassion, she had to fix him, he was a little challenging at first being semi feral, trying to give him meds and therapy. After a few months, Sedrick was still skittish to most people but was starting to warm up to the staff but not the public. He would hide during the day and come out at night when we closed to protect the clinic from the boogie cats.  After about a year and a half he would slowly come out and greet clients but not let them really love on him. Today he is more loveable and social to all  the people and he is still our protector.

  • Shasta

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  • Jingles
    Secretary

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Office Hours

Panama City

Mon - Fri:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sat:

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Feedback from our clients

  • "These guys really care for the animals they see. I started using Dr Hubbard when i got chickens. No one wanted to treat them as pets but she was, at that time a mobile vet, and helped me with them. I've since used her for my cats and dogs add well. Now she's opened an office in Blountstown! Yay!"
    Sharon A. via Facebook
  • "My dog required surgery to fix a lady issue. Once they sedated her, they realized there were more problems than originally thought. Dr. Hubbard didn't charge me any more, and fixed my baby up. The care they show is second to none. Great, friendly, reliable staff."
    Caitlin S. via Facebook
  • "They saved my baby willows life. They are very reasonably priced and the staff is super sweet and helpful."
    Lisa D.