Call Us: (765) 664 0734

Gold Bead Treatments

The gold bead implant is our treatment of choice for hip dysplasia,
osteochondritis and osteochondritis dessicans of
the shoulder, arthritis of the elbow and knee,spondylosis of
the back, wobbler disease, and epileptic seizures.


Pet Tips

Understanding the golden rules of responsible pet ownership
is an essential part of caring for your pet



Gold bead implants are a permanent form of acupuncture.
Gold beads are implanted on the acupuncture points
on the dog's back and head.




The Durkes Veterinary Clinic is located in the Marion Animal Care and Control Center at 1021 East State Rd. 18, Marion, IN, 46952 

Our Clinic Hours:

Tues., Weds., & Thurs. - 8 AM to 5 PM.

Phone: (765) 664-0734
Emergency Phone Number: (765) 661-7873

The Staff of The Durkes Veterinary Clinic would like to extend a warm welcome to you as visitors of our website.

Our first location the Western Avenue Animal Hospital opened in Marion, In. in 1972. Now at our new location nothing has changed. We still specialize in companion animals and exotic pets; we provide superior treatment for your pet.

We have a very caring staff to serve you and your pets. We offer conventional medicial and surgical procedures and acupuncture as well. Offering this combination enables us to provide a full spectrum of services.

Our commitment is to provide the best veterinary care for your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in:

  • Routine preventive care for young & healthy pets
  • Early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages
  • Complete medical and surgical care as necessary during their lifetime.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and we are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire staff is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Durkes Veterinary Clinic Location

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Business Hours

Tues, Weds, & Thurs 8:00am to 5:00pm

Durkes Veterinary Clinic
1021 East Start Rd. 18
Marion, In. 46952
Phone: (765) 661-7873
Email: Dr. Terry Durkes

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This is a condition that can have many causes. Excess vertebral movement and improper diet during the growing stages of a dog can be causes of spondylosis.

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