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Welcome to Airport Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Pensacola, FL
Call us at 850-476-0172

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Do you remember how your son's eyes lit up when his new puppy licked his face for the first time? Or how careful you were to choose just the right kitten for your daughter's birthday? Everyone at Airport Animal Hospital has a special memory about a favorite pet, and we understand exactly how important that relationship is to you and your family. As fellow animal lovers, we are committed to ensuring the highest level of support, information and service to give your companion the best life possible.

Our Web site is full of valuable information about treatment options; advice for maintaining your pet's health; and even a complete Pet Care Library with detailed resources about animals and their care. On this site you also will find specifics about our practice, including office hours, driving directions, new client information, appointment scheduling and an introduction to our highly trained staff. Giving your pet the best possible care is our first priority. We hope you will contact us at our Pensacola office with questions, or to schedule an appointment. Thank you for visiting our site!

We are proud veterinarians serving the K9 unit!

Airport Animal Hospital 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. Walter Gandy has 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 Pensacola veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. 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 850-476-0172 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Pensacola veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Pensacola pet owners.

At Airport Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Walter R. Gandy, DVM, Lesley Gandy, CVT/RVT, BS
Pensacola Veterinarian | Airport Animal Hospital | 850-476-0172

6209 N. 9th Ave
Pensacola, FL 32504

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Airport Animal Hospital


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


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8:00 am-12:00 pm



Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Walter R. Gandy

    Dr. Walter Gandy  is a 21 year veteran of the U.S. Army who faithfully served tours as an officer in both Kosovo and Iraq. After his service, he followed his dream of animal medical care by graduating from one of the nation’s premier Veterinary colleges at Louisiana State University. Walter has many family ties to Pensacola and has spent much time here in the Pensacola area over several decades

  • Lesley Gandy

    Lesley Gandy is a certified veterinary technician in Florida and a registered veterinary technician in Louisiana.  She studies at Baton Rouge Community College and did her clinicals at Louisana State University.   She also has Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Maryland Heidelberg, Germany campus.  She also worked as a technician at LSU in the exotics department, internal medicine, rehabilitation department and large animal reception.

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  • Jessica Scheper
    Practice Administrator

    Jessica is a native of Virginia Beach, VA and was also a resident of the New Orleans area for 10 years. She has worked as a stable manager at a Hunter/Jumper Equestrian Facility and as a Veterinary Technician at Ark Animal Hospital on the east bank of New Orleans.

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  • Michelle Williams
    Lead Veterinary Nurse

    Michelle was born in Pennsauken, New Jersey and was the only girl of four children. Her family moved to West Palm Beach, FL when she was 13 years old. She became a veterinary technician after graduating high school in 2002 and moved to Pensacola in 2008.

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  • Payden Bynog
    Veterinary Nurse

    Payden is originally from Bunkie, Louisiana and moved to Pensacola in May of 2016. She graduated from Louisiana State University with her Bachelor's degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

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  • Val Mullins
    Pet Stylist

    Bio coming soon...


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  • "Best vet experience I have had so far. I brought my pup in for her second vet visit and couldn't be happier with the staff."
    Felix P. / Pensacola, FL

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