Old Shell Animal Hospital is an enthusiastic advocate for healthy pets and their people. Below, we've compiled thoughtful links to websites that provide great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet care.

 

If you have any ideas for links that belong on this page, please let us know by email. We'd love to share your resource with our entire community of pet owners.

Pet Associations

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Unfortunately, we have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. As a result, the Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. This website contains inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline numbers, and many other resources.

 

American Association of Feline Practiioners

The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and contains a wealth of excellent information regarding feline health. Cat lovers are sure to find this site both interesting and educational.

 

American Veterinary Medical Association

The AVMA is a not-for-profit organization that serves as a voice to tens of thousands of practicing veterinarians. Their website also offers public resources regarding pet care, emergency care and collaborating with your local vet.

Pet Education

Petfinder

Learn about different dog breeds, view photos and read descriptions. This site will help connect you with a great breed for your family and even provide links to local shelter and rescues.

 

Pet Training & Behavior with Brian

Brian (and his dog Bubba) share valuable insights on pet training and behavior. He coaches dog owners on effective communication methods that lead to training success.

 

Cat Wellness News

This friendly resource hosts a wealth of information regarding feline health, general questions and handy facts.

 

Choosing a New Puppy

Thinking of bringing a new member into your family? This website is a nice start guide. It helps you process through important issues to consider before bringing a new puppy home.

 

Dog Time

Think of this site as a fun "online dog park" - it's a great community for dog owners. Plus, it offers reliable pet information.

Lost Pet 

HomeAgain Microchip 

Most pets lose their collars when they are lost.  Every pet needs an identification microchip. Please contact us to microchip your pet.  It is a non-invasive, out-patient procedure that offers a lifetime of peace of mind.  HomeAgain also offers up to $3000 Lost Pet Medical Insurance.

Pet Health

Heartworm Society 

Would you like to know more about Heartworms?  Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

 

National Animal Poison Control Center

This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center. Remember, the majority of medications available over-the-counter at your local pharmacy can be toxic and sometimes deadly to your pets.

 

Plants Toxic to Animals 

A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant. (http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/plants/)

Pet Bereavement

Rainbow Bridge 

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.

Veterinarian Resources

Veterinary Information Network 

VIN is the world’s first and largest online veterinary community.

Veterinary Schools in the US 

This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.

 

Contact Info

Old Shell Road 

Small Animal Hospital
2658 Old Shell Road
Mobile, AL 36607

251.471.2536
oldshellanimalhospital@gmail.com

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Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday          7:30am - 2:00pm
 Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm 
 Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm 
 Saturday 8:00am - 10:00am

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