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Welcome to Animal Hospital of Montgomery

Your Veterinarian in MONTGOMERY AL  for over 40 years!
Call us at 3342722200

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 3342722200!

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If you live in MONTGOMERY or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Maria McCausland is a licensed AL 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.

Animal Hospital of Montgomery 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. Maria McCausland 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 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 3342722200 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! 

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


Louis Gotthelf, DVM
Maria McCausland, DVM
  Animal Hospital of Montgomery | 3342722200

3310 ATLANTA HIGHWAY
MONTGOMERY, AL 36109

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Angela Brewer
    Veterinary Assistant

    Angie has been a veterinary assistant on and off for the last 12 years at several clinics in the Auburn area.  Between veterinary jobs she was a firefighter in Shorter, Alabama.  She is now working with us in Montgomery.  She enjoys assisting with surgery as well as providing nursing care for dogs and cats in the hospital.

    When she is not working here, she loves photographing animals and landscapes.  She like being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and playing golf.   She is the mother of 2 adult children and 2 dogs and a cat. 

  • Dr.
    Louis N. Gotthelf
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Gotthelf graduated with high honors from Tuskegee University in 1978 receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Prior to that he attended the University of Florida, Gainesville where in 1972 he received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. In 1978, Dr. Gotthelf established the Animal Hospital of Montgomery. Dr. Gotthelf is licensed to practice in Alabama, Florida and Ohio, and he is USDA accredited to provide interstate and international health certificates for travelling pets. He is also an Alabama Certified Pest Control Operator (insecticide consultant)! 

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  • Dr.
    Maria McCausland D.V.M

    DR. MARIA MCCAUSLAND is a 1999 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Dr. McCausland and her husband, Mitch, decided to make Central Alabama their home.


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  • Carol Himsel
    Office Manager and Receptionist
    CAROL started her veterinary career with us over 15 years ago as a veterinary assistant. She moved to the Birmingham area for a while and when she came back to Montgomery, she became the manager of the Animal Emergency Clinic. When they closed, she came back to work for us as our office manager. Carol is married and with her husband, Jon, they spend lots of their free time with their extended families both here and in Indiana. Carol has 2 cats, Stinker and Thomas, and a Boston terrier named Bogie.
  • Kayla Jo Mooney
    Veterinary Assistant, Groomer

    KAYLA JO has spent the last 15 years working with us first as a veterinary assistant and then she received training as a dog and cat groomer. Kayla Jo runs Professional Dog Groomers, which is located inside our hospital. She is married to Gage, a high school coach, and has two sons, Joseph and Rhett. They keep her busy attending her church and she is involved in her son's baseball and football games. In her free time, Kayla takes care of her goats and chickens on her hobby farm.

  • Rocky

    Rocky is our house cat. He was abandoned in our bushes and was raised here as a kitten. He is about 8 years old and he can be found anywhere in the hospital. He might just make himself comfortable in your lap or he may take a nap on the counter at the reception desk. If there is something on the floor, Rocky can be found playing hockey with it tapping it with each paw as he runs across the floor. He also likes to play hide and seek!!!

  • Kimber Jones
    Veterinary Assistant, Receptionist

    Kimber has worked in the veterinary profession since 2002, for several veterinarians in the Tri-County area. She most recently worked several nights a week at the Animal Emergency Clinic. When it closed in June, 2015, she started working for us . Kimber currently resides in Tallassee, AL. with her husband Jimmy, as well as 4 cats, several chickens, 2 ducks, and a Great Pyrenees. They are parents to 4 amazing kids, and grandparents to a  beautiful granddaughter. In her free time, you will most always find Kimber on the water somewhere kayaking, camping, and spending time with her family! 

  • Kimberly Burton
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kimberly has been with us for over 6 years as a groomer's assistant and as a part time veterinary assistant. She is now working as a vet tech full time. She has one son named Prince and a dog named Tip.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "They've been taking care of my pets for 15+ years. Nothing terribly fancy but they are caring good people who know what they are doing"
    Elizabeth L.
  • "We are pleased and proud to work with and support the excellent care that Dr. Gotthelf and staff provide for all their furry friends. Thank you!"
    Stojan B.
  • "I love this place! My babies are so well taken care of no matter the reason we have to be here! They are the best and they love my babies!"
    Lisa Harrison F.

Featured Articles

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    Arthritis

    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease ...

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    Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria. Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of infected flesh, or contact with contaminated soil, water and even bedding. Certain environmental conditions ...

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    Dentistry

    Over 85% of dogs and cats have some type of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease simply means that the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place are being destroyed by oral bacteria. This preventable disease is the number one diagnosed disease in our pets, yet many animals suffer needlessly. Periodontal ...

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    Feline Distemper

    Feline distemper or feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of kittens and adult cats caused by the feline parvovirus. It is also called panleukopenia as it affects the bone marrow and causes low white blood cell counts. It is relatively common in unvaccinated cats and is often fatal, ...

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    Bloat and Gastric Torsion

    Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This ...

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    Tapeworms

    Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive ...

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    Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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    Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected hind leg. The second presentation is the older, overweight ...

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    Luxating Patella

    Luxating patella is a condition where the kneecap (patella) moves out of its normal position. Luxating patella is one of the most common knee joint abnormalities of dogs, but it is only occasionally seen in cats. It may affect one or both of the knees. In some cases it moves (luxates) towards the inside ...

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    Epilepsy

    Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used as well. Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain ...

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Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed