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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.

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    Maybe, you've heard that goats will basically eat anything they can put in their mouth. This might give you the impression that they're simple animals to take care of, but this isn't the case. Goats need proper nutrition and enough space, among other things, to grow strong and healthy. Therefore, before ...

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    There are many benefits to owning a donkey, horse, or mule. However, it is important to know that these animals (all belonging to the sub-family called equus) require special housing, feeding, and care for a healthy life. Here are a few important considerations to make before bringing a new animal home. Housing ...

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    Sheep are adorable with their naturally wooly coats. With all that wool comes responsibility, though. If you're considering raising sheep, you should know what it entails to take care of them. That way, you're prepared for their arrival and aren't overwhelmed after you adopt them. Housing What type ...

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    Did you know that pigs are a lot cleaner than the reputation they have? While they do roll around in the mud, this keeps them cool. They're actually one of the cleanest animals. They, however, require care, just like any animal. Before you take on more than you can handle, you should educate yourself ...

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    Chickens

    Choosing a Pet Chicken Maybe, you want the luxury of freshly laid eggs. Maybe, you think chickens are interesting animals and would make good pets. Before you rush out and purchase a coop and chicken feed, you should understand what's entailed in keeping them healthy and safe. General Information Make ...

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    Turkeys

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    Ducks

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    Fish

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    Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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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