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Heat and Swimming Safety Tips for Pets in Cropwell, AL

With summer finally here, it’s important to remember how dangerous the heat and sun can be for your pet. Like us, they can fall victim to heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke if they spend too much time outside on warm days. And while the sun certainly plays a factor, it doesn’t have to be out for the heat and humidity to become too much for your pet to handle. At Pell City Animal Hospital, we believe in keeping pet parents fully informed about the risks of heat and sun exposure for their dogs and cats, because our pets don’t know Continue Reading

Barney’s Journey with Laser Therapy

In early August of this year, a sweet pup, lost and in need of care, showed up at the home of a family in our area. This wonderful family took the pup in with the hopes of uniting him with his owners. Unfortunately, on Friday, August 16th, the pup got hit by a car and needed immediate medical attention. Pell City Animal Hospital told them to bring him in! Sandi Paws Rescue, a wonderful organization that takes in strays, pulls puppies/adult dogs from shelters, provides medical care, sets up foster homes and then finds permanent homes for these fur babies, Continue Reading

Is Your Cat Getting the Care They Deserve?

When was the last time your cat saw the vet? If you can’t remember, chances are it’s been too long! If you can remember, that’s great! We hope you said it’s been in the past year (and that another yearly appointment is already scheduled!). Cats need annual wellness care just like dogs do. Yet, due to the independent nature of cats and their ability to masterfully hide illnesses, cats rarely get the wellness care they need and deserve. Additionally, the mere stress of getting cats to the vet, and the anxiety of being in an animal hospital, can all seem Continue Reading