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Welcome to Animal Hospital of Montgomery, LLC

Your Veterinarian in MONTGOMERY AL  for over 40 years!
Call us at 334 272-2200

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 334 272-2200!

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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. LOUIS GOTTHELF 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, LLC 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. LOUIS GOTTHELF 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 334 272-2200 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, LLC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Louis Gotthelf, DVM
Maria McCausland, DVM
  Animal Hospital of Montgomery, LLC | 334 272-2200



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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Louis N. Gotthelf

    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 for many year 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. She takes care of her many animals including her chickens, ducks, and goats. She is married and has 4 children. She enjoys all kinds of outdoor activities including hiking, kayaking, and camping.

  • Kim Burton
    Veterinary Assistant

    KIM has been with us for over 6 years as a groomer's assistant and as a part time veterinary assistant. She has a good eye for photography and enjoys everything to do with taking pictures from setting up the shoot, lighting, taking and printing photos. She has one son named Prince and a dog named Tip.


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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