30A Vet Celebrates One Year Anniversary in Gulf Place Sep 10

September 10, 2014 by SoWal Staff

Dr. Tonia Shatzel and the staff of 30A Vet in Gulf Place on the corner of Scenic Highway 30A and County Highway 393 will hold their one-year anniversary celebration and block party on September 10, 2014, from 5:30pm to 8:00pm.
Four-legged friends are welcome to attend the event to enjoy swimming pools, costume contests, and treats. The celebration will also feature raffle prizes, beer/wine, Sweet Henrietta’s cupcakes, and live music from The Forrest Williams Band.
Dog and cat costume contests are encouraged and awards will be given out for Best Costume, Pet Look-Alike, or Happiest Face. Winners of these dog shows will be awarded exciting prizes donated by, Furry Fanatics, Jade Nails, Allison Craft Designs, and more. Special guests in search of adopting pets in need of forever homes from Alaqua Animal Refuge are also invited to attend.
After graduating from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998, Dr. Tonia Shatzel practiced four years before opening Lanier Animal Hospital in Gwinnett County, Georgia.  In 2006 Dr. Shatzel became a part-time local to Walton County, and obtained her Florida Veterinary License in 2012 after which she started providing house calls on a limited basis. In January of 2013, she began the process of creating 30A Vet, providing mobile veterinary services while the hospital was being built.  
Dr. Shatzel and her caring staff have had the opportunity and pleasure of caring for and loving over 1,000 pets that call this area home and they wish to celebrate this occasion with the community. Guests are invited to bring a chair, their furry friends and a covered dish (optional).

30A Vet is a full-service boutique vet clinic for dogs and cats providing surgery, therapeutic laser, non-anesthetic dentistry, dental radiology, vaccinations, heartworm and flea prevention, and hospitalization on highway 30A in Gulf Place.  Dr. Tonia Shatzel and her staff work closely with each client, forming a partnership in order to create the best medical plan for your pet each and every visit. 

30A Vet office hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. 30A Vet is also available for emergencies. For more information or to make an appointment, call (850) 660-1892 or visit

30A Pet Center is a one stop shop provides dog grooming and training, pet sitting, veterinary care, and pet adoptions. Dapper Dogs Grooming, Furry Fanatics, The Dogs of 30A, and 30A Vet provide everything you need to keep your pet happy and healthy, all in one convenient location. Read more about this great South Walton resource in the business guide on


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