Our Doctors - The Village Veterinarian - Destin, FL

The Village Veterinarian

Destin, FL 32541




Our Doctors




Dr. Dave Henderson DVM

Dr. Henderson


Born and raised in Oklahoma, Dr. Henderson graduated Vet School in 1983 from Oklahoma State, and completed his Vet Internship in Paris, Texas. He came to the Gulf Coast in 1988 were he purchased The Village Vet from Dr. Jake Purvis. Dr. Henderson has also built and sold the Once Animal Hospital in Ft. Walton Beach, located on Eglin Pkwy. With his father a remarkable Vet as well, Dr. Henderson's compassion for animals is deeply rooted. Dr. Henderson loves the Gulf Coast and everything that it offers. Whether your animal is small or large, Dr. Henderson will provide the best care for your pet. (Sorry, no exotic pets.)

Dr. Amy Nesius

Dr. Amy Nesius


Dr. Amy Nesius received her Bachelors Degree in biology from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.  From there she obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine.  Upon graduation, she moved back home to the sunshine state to start her career. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.  She and her partner, Chris, are the proud parents of a sweet boy and girl, Christopher and Everly; and their two dogs, Willie and Bentley, as well as two horses, FDR and Casanova.