Veterinarians & Veterinary Staff

Our team is committed to providing the highest level of care for pets. Get to know more about them below and don’t forget to request an appointment to meet them all in person!

Dr. Misha Ratcliff


Dr. Misha Ratcliff received a B.S. degree from the Auburn University in 1998 and received a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary. She joined Airport Veterinary Clinic in 2006 quickly becoming a partner then in 2021 owner.

Dr. Katelyn Hardin


She attended Mississippi State University as part of their Early Entry Veterinary Program and received a B.S. in biology in 2007 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She has been with Airport since 2015.

Dr. Alexis LaPrade


Dr. Alexis LaPrade is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the island of St Kitts. After her studies in St. Kitts, she completed her year of clinical rotations at Auburn University. Prior to veterinary school, she attended the University of Central Florida where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. Dr. LaPrade always had a strong passion for working with animals and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age. She was born and raised in Palm City, Florida. Dr. LaPrade enjoys spending her free time on the water fishing, scuba diving, and lobstering. She also enjoys hiking and generally spending time outdoors. She has one dog, named Georgie, whom she rescued during her time in St Kitts. Dr. LaPrade looks forward to taking care of your pets!  

Dr. Victoria Lyon


Dr. Victoria Lyon graduated from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science in biology and earned her DVM from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982.  She had been with Airport Vet since 1993. Now semi-retired, she is seeing patients one week per month.

Dr. Kelly Haeusler


She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University in 1987 . She now works now as a relief doctor a few select days a year


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The Niceville emergency is open 24/7 and the Destin emergency is open at 6:00pm-8:00am

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