About Us


Experienced Veterinary Professionals at Your Service

We are a full-service veterinary clinic that offers general and some specialty pet care. We offer a wide variety of diagnostic services, X-ray examinations, surgical procedures, vaccinations, and routine checkups.

We pride ourselves on working closely with you to offer your pet the best professional medical care available. We are a high-quality vet clinic that you and your pet will both love to visit. We are dedicated not only to treating your pet but also implementing preventative care to keep them healthy and happy.

Our experienced and qualified team provides services that aid in making pets thrive. Through continuing education, we stay up to date with the most recent developments within the veterinarian field and are devoted to exercising compassion in all of our interactions. Not only do we provide quality care to your pets, we also support you as the caretaker.

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Our Team

Dr. Brayton Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Brayton graduated from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. He previously earned his master’s degree in Coastal Zone Ecology from the University of West Florida. He has worked in the Santa Rosa County area since his graduation from Tuskegee University, and he established Woodbine Animal Clinic in 1999.

Dr. Brayton lives in Pace with his wife and three children. They have four dogs and two horses. He enjoys boating, fishing, and many other types of outdoor activities. He also enjoys classic car restoration.

Dr. Lindsey Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Lindsey is a 2008 summa cum laude graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM). Prior to graduating from the AUCVM, she attended Troy University and graduated with honors with a degree in Biology. She has worked at our clinic since 2009.

Dr. Lindsey has a special interest in ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery. She lives in Milton with her husband and two children.

She has two dogs, one cat, and one horse. She enjoys many outdoor activities, spending time at the beach or the river, and is an avid Auburn Tigers football fan. War Eagle!

Dr. Faulkner Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Faulkner graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Faulkner graduated with honors with a degree in Poultry Science from MSU. She is Fear Free® Certified. She is originally from the Memphis metropolitan area. She has two Vizslas and one cat. She enjoys spending time at the beach, kayaking, and reading.

Brenda Office Manager

Brenda has worked in the veterinary field since 1992. She worked as a receptionist at Woodbine Animal Clinic since 2003 and is now our Office Manager. She enjoys educating clients and spoiling their pets. She has two sons and they all enjoy the beach, swimming, boating, riding jet skis, fishing, and football. Her and her boyfriend are Jeep® enthusiasts and often go rock crawling in North Alabama and Tennessee. Their furry family members are Flea, Tic, Minxie and Snoop, four fabulous felines.

Tonya Customer Service Representative

Tonya has been with the clinic since April 2006. She grew up in Colorado and moved to Asheville, North Carolina after high school, where she met her husband, Willie and they married in 1990. She and Willie moved to Pace in 1998. Tonya is the proud mom of three grown children and even prouder Nana to three precious grandchildren. They also have 2 cats and 4 dogs that complete their family. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family and babysitting her grandbabies. She is also an avid football and basketball fan. She loves the Denver Broncos and high school and NCAA basketball. She loves her co-workers and enjoys working with our patients and their owners.

Kim Customer Service Representative

Kim has been with Woodbine Animal Clinic since 2016. She is a U.S. Army veteran who served 5 ½ years and was stationed in Germany for four of those years. It was there she met her husband, Mario and have been married since 1990. They have two grown children, Angelia and Justin, and two grandsons, Jayce and Lincoln. Her fur babies include two dogs, Benji and Ziggy, and one cat, Roxy. She has always enjoyed working in an office atmosphere and is enjoys working with animals and being a part of the Woodbine Animal Clinic Family.

Melissa Customer Service Representative

Melissa has worked in the veterinary field as a Customer Service Representative since 2001 and has been with Woodbine Animal Clinic since August, 2020 and enjoys helping clients and their pets with anything they need. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and is the grandmother (Mimi) to six grandchildren. She is the fur mom to her two dogs, Bernice and Gypsy and to one grand dog Oakley.

Holley Customer Service Representative

Holley has worked in the field of veterinary medicine for since 2005. Starting in Virginia, then southeast Georgia and now here in the Florida panhandle. She has experience in multiple positions in the field and enjoys helping pets and their owners with anything they need. While not having any human children of her own, she enjoys spoiling all of her nieces and nephews, as well as her furry, feathered & scaly children. She has an English Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Piggy Jane, a bearded dragon, five fabulous felines, chickens, and her beloved betta fishes! Her free time is spent with her husband Peter, visiting extended family and traveling to spooky destinations.

Bianca Certified Veterinary Technician

Bianca began working at the clinic in May of 2014 as a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT). She was born and raised in Pensacola. She graduated from Pensacola State College with her Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in 2014. She has wanted to work with animals in the veterinary field for as long as she can remember. As a certified veterinary technician, she strives to help animals and educate their owners.

She feels that being a CVT is very rewarding. Although it can be difficult at times, she would never trade it for another profession. She has one four-legged baby, a dog named Concrete. She loves to relax on the beach and spend time with family and friends.

Haven Veterinary Technician

Haven is Dr. Brayton's eldest daughter. She began working at the clinic in June of 2010. She fell in love with the work and never wants to do anything else. She loves hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. Her true love is being around horses and horseback riding. She has two horses, an American Quarter Horse named Kitty and a Thoroughbred named Duncan.

She also has two dogs, Chocolate Labrador Retrievers named Haiti and Finlee, and a cat named Taz. She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician Program at Pensacola State College (PSC) and is working towards becoming a licensed veterinary technician. She has also completed her Fear Free® training.

Cheri Veterinary Technician

Cheri has been a Veterinary Technician at Woodbine Animal Clinic since 2009 and has been in the veterinary field since 1997. She is a Hill's Veterinary Nutrition AdvocateSM, which enables her to better understand the benefits of proper pet nutrition and management of medical conditions with special diets and confidently communicate it to the owners of her patients.

Cheri also has a special interest in pet dentistry and enjoys client education and communication. She is happily married and has a son. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and watching college football. Go Dawgs!

Chassity Veterinary Technician

Chassity has enjoyed being a veterinary technician at Woodbine Animal Clinic since 2004. She is a mother to a handsome son and many fur babies. She enjoys assisting with surgery and spoiling the animals in the clinic. She has had many different types of pets in the past, including lizards, snakes, and birds.

Currently, she and her family share their home with two wonderful dogs, Cain and Lexie, two cats, Mali and Kai, and a bearded dragon, Percy. She loves spending fun time with her son, going to the beach, and other outdoor activities.

Karrie Veterinary Technician

Karrie grew up on a dairy farm in Tennessee with cats, dogs, and of course, cows! She and her family moved to Navarre in 1980, and Karrie has since been a resident of Santa Rosa County. Her biggest love in the animal kingdom is cats! In 1996, she got to work with the big cats at the Gulf Breeze Zoo, along with all the other animals there. That is where she met her husband Eddie, who was the elephant keeper. Karrie and Eddie now live in Milton with their three cats. Karrie has worked as a veterinary technician since 2000 and looks forward to helping our clients keep their pets healthy and happy for many years to come.

Julie Veterinary Technician

Julie has been in the veterinary field for approximately 30 years. She has accumulated a small herd of Chihuahuas, an exuberant Lab mix, two "tri-pod" kitties, one bird, three bearded dragons and a Mustang horse. She is married and has three grandchildren that she loves to squeeze every chance she gets!

Shawna Veterinary Technician

Shawna has worked in the veterinary field since 2017; starting out as a volunteer, she became a Veterinary Receptionist at an Emergency Veterinary Hospital and proceeded to become a Veterinary Technician. She joined Woodbine Animal Clinic in November, 2019. She is CPR and First Aid certified for cats and dogs. Shawna has been an animal lover all of her life. She has had many types of pets such as cats, dogs, horses, pigs, cows, chickens, hamsters and goldfish. Her current fur babies include Izzy, a Jack Russell Terrier and Jimmie Thomas, a Blue Heeler, a cat named Richard Allen, and her two horses Ava Lynn, a Missouri Fox Trotter and Honey Bee, a Tennessee Walker. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, watch NASCAR, ride her horses, swimming, boating and kayaking.

Katherine Veterinary Technician

Katherine has been working at Woodbine Animal Clinic since February of 2021. She has worked as a veterinary technician since 2007 and was a volunteer/kennel assistant before that. Katherine has always had a passion for working with animals and plans to continue to do so for as long as possible. Katherine enjoys spending her free time with her fiancé, Andrew, and their fur children Maui, Mako and Pua. Together, they enjoy trips in their Jeep® and exploring the outdoors.

Autumn Veterinary Technician

Autumn started at the clinic in July 2016. She graduated from Auburn University in December of 2018 with her Poultry Science degree. She hopes to one day attend Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She loves spending time with her fiancé, John, and her 5 yellow labradors: Milly, Ronnie, Piper, Woody, and Leader. She loves spending time outside while training dogs, as well as hunting and fishing.

Michayla Veterinary Technician

Michayla has trained at Woodbine Animal Clinic since June, 2019, accruing the CVA certification at the Veterinary Science Career Academy at Tate High School. Michayla officially became part of the Woodbine Family in August, 2021. She graduates high school in May 2022, with her diploma as well as her CVA certification. Michayla plans to attend Pensacola State College in the Veterinary Technology Program for her CVT certification. When not working or at school, Michayla loves going to the beach and spending time with friends and family. Michayla loves animals of all kinds, she has a three-pawed cat named Koa, who thinks he rules the house; and two dogs, Joy--a Beagle mix who is always happy and Ziva--a Shiba Inu that thinks she's a cat!