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Welcome to South Whidbey Animal Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Clinton, WA
Call us at (360) 341-1200

If you live in Clinton or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Eric Patrin is a licensed WA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

South Whidbey Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Eric Patrin has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Clinton veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (360) 341-1200 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Clinton veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! 

At South Whidbey Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Office Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 8AM - 6PM       /      Saturday: 9AM - 2PM      /       Sunday: Closed

Clinton Veterinarian | South Whidbey Animal Clinic | (360) 341-1200 | FAX: (360) 341-2728

11197 State Route 525
Clinton, WA 98236

Meet Our Skilled Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Patrin, DVM

    Years in Practice: 14

    Education: University of Minnesota, San Diego State University, Iowa State University

    Dr. Patrin is a native of Shelburne, Vermont and followed a winding road to Whidbey Island. He received his B.A in International Relations with a minor in Russian language and literature from the University of Minnesota in 1996.  After a short stint in the 'real world', Dr. Patrin left Minneapolis for San Diego, CA to pursue the biology courses needed for entry into Veterinary school.  After completing a B.S. in Biology from San Diego State University in 2002, he was admitted to Iowa State University's college of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduating from Veterinary school in 2006,  a promising opportunity surfaced in Oak Harbor, WA . 

  • Dr. Robert Jung, DVM

    Years in Practice: 12

    South Whidbey Animal Clinic is excited to introduce Dr. Robert Jung to our team!  Dr. Jung is a classmate of mine and a good friend.  He graduated from Iowa State University in 2006, where he was very involved with student clubs and leadership.  We are very excited that Dr. Rob has a special interest in exotic pets such as reptiles and small mammals. In addition to exotics, he has 10 years experience working emergency practice, and many years as a a commissioned officer at Presque Isle Downs race track. Dr. Rob was a competitive swimmer at Luther College, and has been head coach at St. Jude's swim team in Erie, Pa. Rob is an avid biker, swimmer, runner and has competed in The Ironman Triathlon Series. When not at work, Dr. Rob is spending time with his wife Cara, and their three children; Rowan, Stella, and Ryker.  The Jung family is very excited to be here on Whidbey and explore all that the northwest has to offer!

  • Dr.
    Jayne McKelvy

     Years in Practice: 18

    Dr. McKelvy graduated with honors from Washington State University in 2002 and has been with our clinic for the past 3 years. When she is not caring for Dr. McKelvy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our practice.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Everyone there is. knowledgeable, friendly & compassionate."
    Peggy B.
  • "The Drs and all of the staff there truly care about your pet and have gone above beyond for mine on numerous occasions. Thank you."
    Michelle S.
  • "They do a great job and have a happy staff and a lot of heart"
    Lyn J.

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