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2127 Old Montgomery Highway Pelham, AL 35124

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Why Should I Vaccinate My Pet?

Pet owners in Pelham, Helena, Hoover and the area, are you asking yourself, "Why should I vaccinate my pet?"




  • Vaccinations are the best weapon against many viral and bacterial infections in pets. 

  • Millions of dog & cat lives have been saved through vaccines.

  • Vaccines are safe and well-tolerated by most pets.

  • Vaccines help your pet live a longer, healthier and happier life!....



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August 15th is Check the Chip Day

Microchips greatly increase the chances that your pet will be reunited if they are lost or stolen. However, a microchip will only work if the information linked to the chip is correct.  Stop by Oak View Animal Hospital on August 15th to have your pet's microchip scanned by one of our staff members to ensure its accuracy.






Vote for Oak View - Best Animal Clinic in Shelby County

Oak View Animal Hospital was proud to be named "Best Veterinarian" in Shelby County by Shelby Living Magazine in the past We would love if you would vote for us again this year - deadline is FRIDAY, August 18th!



Write in "Oak View Animal Hospital" on page 3 under Animal Clinic. Thanks!



VOTE HERE!

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Have We Seen Your Cat Lately?

Pelham/Helena/Hoover cat owners - Have we seen your cat lately? 



Common Incorrect Cat Myths:




  • Cats are naturally healthier with less problems than dogs

  • Feline health problems come from outside and don’t affect indoor cats

  • Cats will display visible signs of illness

  • Cats are self-sufficient and do not need veterinary care like dogs

  • ....



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Canine Influenza Vaccination (Canine Flu)

PELHAM PET OWNERS - OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED OVER A DOZEN CASES OF CANINE INFLUENZA IN THE SOUTHEAST



Vaccine Clinic from 11 am - 1 pm on Friday, August 11 at The Pampered Pet Resort - cash or check only! 



While there are few confirmed reports of canine influenza (canine flu) in Alabama, other Southeastern states have reported dozens of cases, with at least 6 being fatal, and Oak View Animal Hospital wants you to be aware....



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July 4th Pet Safety Tips

Pelham pet owners - July 4th pet safety tips for you!



For pets, Fourth of July traditions like fireworks and picnics can be scary and dangerous. Take precautions to keep pets safe before, during and after July 4th celebrations. More pets go missing in Pelham on July 4th than any other time of year – don’t let it happen to your family!



July 4th Pet Safety Tips – Before Festivities:



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Simple Tests - So Many Results

Pets can’t say how they’re feeling - it is usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. Cats are great at hiding their illness and symptoms from us. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible and Oak View Animal Hospital is your partner in your pet’s health.



Annual (and bi-annual as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the best ways to ensure that your pet lives a long, he....



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Itching? Scratching? Pets Get Allergies Too

Pelham/Helena pet owners – Does your cat or dog itch constantly? Do they obsessively scratch certain areas or lick paws? Notice a foul odor on their skin or ears, balding spots or discoloration?



Occasional pet itching is common – especially in dogs. Constant itching may be a sign of skin disease or allergies and can cause hair loss or skin damage. Additionally, it can be an annoyance to you, even keeping you up at night. If n....



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WARNING: Rabies Confirmed In Our Area

WARNING: RABIES CONFIRMED IN OUR AREA!  The Department of Public Health has confirmed two separate incidences of rabies in our area of Birmingham/Shelby County near Indian Springs and Oak Mountain. One cat and one raccoon that was attacked by a dog both tested positive for rabies within the past two weeks.



Rabies vaccinations are REQUIRED by state law for all pets!  Do not let your pets lapse on their vaccines for their safety as well as yours.  

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Shop 24/7 at Oak Views Online Pet Pharmacy & Store

Pelham pet owners - Oak View Animal Hospital offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7!



Have pet prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Oak View Animal Hospital's online pet pharmacy & pet supply store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered to your home when you need it. Convenient AutoShip and Remind Me p....



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Do Not Let a Mosquito Break Your Pets Heart! Protect Them from Heartworms

It takes one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart!



Pelham pet owners - Heartworms are a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets, particularly in Alabama with the prevalence of mosquitoes. Foot-long worms live in the heart, lungs & blood vessels of infected pets, causing lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and can be fatal if untreated.



How does my pet get heartworms?



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What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention? Protect Your Home & Family from Parasites

What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention? Protect Your Home & Family from Parasites



Pelham/Helena pet owners - Spring means fleas & ticks, which is bad news for you & your pets.  



Despite a tiny size, fleas and ticks cause misery for your pet. They stimulate allergies, cause infections & transmit disease - not only to your pet but to your family.






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Why Dental Health is Important to Your Pets

Pelham/Helena/Hoover residents - Dogs and cats experience the same dental problems as people, including plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to gingivitis and dental disease.



Besides BAD BREATH, dental disease:




  • Releases bacteria in the blood stream

  • Increases risk for heart, liver and kidney disease

  • Can cause severe pain and problems for your pet



Pets need regula....



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Ways to Help Reduce Pet Stress at the Vet

Pelham pet owners - Regular veterinary exams are important for all pets to live long, healthy & happy lives! We recommend all pets, even indoor cats and pets that appear healthy, have two exams each year to help us help you identify problems before they become serious.



We realize coming to the veterinarian can be stressful on your pets (and you).  As well, boarding your pets while you travel out o....



Greater Birmingham Humane Society Jazz Cat Ball Sponsorship

Oak View Animal Hospital is proud to support Greater Birmingham Humane Society and sponsor their Jazz Cat Ball on February 4th.  We hope to see you there!

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Pelham/Helena/Hoover area pet owners - New Year's Resolutions to keep your pets healthy & happy in 2017!




  1. Schedule two vet appointments this year- Pets need regular veterinary care to live long, healthy & happy lives.  Seeing your pet when he or she is feeling good during a wellness exam gives ve....



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Now Offering Pet Laser Therapy

Pelham pet owners - Oak View Animal Hospital is thrilled to offer our patients pet laser therapy.



Laser therapy is a non-invasive, pain-free treatment that helps to reduce inflammation, decrease pain and aid in healing. 



Pet Laser Therapy is Commonly Used to Treat:




  • Inflammation and pain after surgery (soft tissue and orthopedic)

  • Muscle strains/sprains 

  • Chronic ost....



Lost & Found Pets & Available for Adoption

Oak View Animal Hospital serves as holding facility for Pelham Animal Control – all pets picked up by Pelham Animal Control are brought to us. Call us at 988-3559 if you believe your pet was picked up. We have policies for releasing pets to owners (or put up for adoption) including when and how, vaccine compliance, spay/neuter and costs.



Check out the lost & found pets and those available for ad....



Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

To allow our hardworking vet hospital staff to enjoy the holidays with their families, Oak View Animal Hospital will be closed on Saturday, December 24th and Sunday, December 25th. 



You can still shop our online pet pharmacy & store 24/7 including on holidays. 



Avoid a pet emergency over the holida....



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Shop 24/7 at our Online Pet Pharmacy & Store

Pelham pet owners - Oak View Animal Hospital offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7!



Have pet prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Oak View Animal Hospital's online pet pharmacy & pet supply store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered to your home when you need it. Convenient AutoShip and Remind Me pr....



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Shelby Humane Society Ornament Sale Fundraiser

A perfect gift this holiday season – giving the gift of life!  You can be the difference in the life of a homeless pet by purchasing an ornament from Shelby Humane Society as a gift for everyone on your list.



Shelby Humane Society’s Ornament Sale is happening at Oak View Animal Hospital. 



Purchasing an ornament for $60 (checks payable to Shelby Humane Society....



Holiday Pet Safety Tips

DON’T SPOIL YOUR HOLIDAY WITH A PET MEDICAL EMERGENCY.



Take a few precautions to ensure your pet has a safe holiday!



Be careful what you let pets eat 

Avoid giving pets turkey skin, dark meat, gravy or buttery side dishes. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea, vomiting or even pancreatitis. Never give your pet bones – bones can get lodged in your pet’s intestine or throat. Chocolate is toxic to....



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November is Senior Pet Health Month

As your pet ages, their individual healthcare needs change and quality veterinary care becomes even more important for your senior dog or cat.



Since our pets age at a faster rate than humans, we recommend an exam every 6 months after your pet reaches age 7 in order to ensure your elderly companion is happy and healthy.



Dogs and cats cannot let us know when something is bothering them. Your pet may not be showing obvious symptoms of aging, but we are....



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National Veterinary Technician Week

It is National Veterinary Technician Week from the National Association of Veterinary Technicians - created to recognize the contributions technicians have on pet healthcare.



Our technicians are watchful eyes and discerning ears, assisting the doctors to help diagnose and treat, collecting specimens & performing laboratory procedures, preparing animals, instruments, & equipment for surgery, assi....



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Facebook Halloween Costume Contest

Oak View Animal Hospital wants to see your pet in their Halloween costume!



Email a picture of your pet in costume to info@oakviewah.com. We will post the photos to our Facebook page. Invite your friends & family to visit our page and vote for your pet by clicking the "Like" button on their picture.



The winners (3 pictures with the most "Likes") will be announced ....



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Shelby Humane Society Paws for the Cause 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run/Dog Walk

Shelby Humane Society is the only open-admission animal shelter in Shelby County and cares for over 5,000 lost, homeless & unwanted pets each year.  They rely on fundraisers such as Paws for the Cause to perform their life-saving missio - Oak View Animal Hospital is a proud sponsor of Shelby Humane and Paws for the Cause. 



Held Saturday, October 8th - Paws for the Cause is a certified 5k off-road cross-count....



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Labor Day Weekend Closing Hours & Boarding Reservations

Pet owners – traveling out of Pelham, Hoover or Helena for Labor Day?  Let your furry family members stay with us in our boarding kennel.



Traveling can cause enough stress and anxiety – you don’t want to worry about whether your pet is being well cared for. We offer a convenient solution by providing boarding in our safe, clean, and comfortable pet boarding facility in Pelham.



Our spacious and cheerful pet boarding area i....



Share Your Thoughts

Client satisfaction is important to us at Oak View Animal Hospital. Our vet staff takes great pride in providing every pet in Pelham, Hoover and Helena with the high quality veterinary care, boarding and grooming services they deserve. We believe that testimonials of our vet clinic from other Pelham pet owners is great way to get to know more about Oak View Animal Hosptial.



Welcome you to post a testimonial of your visit to Oak View Animal Hospit....



Be Kind to Animals Week

It is Be Kind to Animals Week and Oak View Animal Hospital wants to give you some tips to help make your trip to come see us more kind to your pets. We realize coming to the veterinarian can be stressful for your pets (and you!) As well, boarding your pets while you travel can cause anxiety when they are in a new place with unfamiliar sights, sound and smells.



Here are some tips to help make your next visit to



Simple Tests -- So Many Results

Pets can’t say how they’re feeling - it is usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. Cats are great at hiding their illness and symptoms from us. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible and Oak View Animal Hospital is your partner in your pet’s health.



Annual (and bi-annual as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the best ways to ensure that y....



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2127 Old Montgomery Highway
Pelham, AL 35124
205 • 988 • 3559
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2127 Old Montgomery Highway
Pelham, AL 35124
205 • 988 • 3559
Veterinary Website Design by Cheshire Partners