Staff

Meet the friendly staff at the Animal Hospital of Montgomery

  • 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 12 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 one son, Joseph. 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.

  • 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
    Groomer's Assistant

    KIM has been with us for over 4 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.

  • 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!!!

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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