Old Shell Animal Hospital offers a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best.


Due to the shorter lifespan of cats and dogs, we underscore the importance of annual physical exams for every pet. Regular check-ups and preventative care can help alleviate serious health problems and encourage optimal longevity. A few of our services include the following:


Wellness Services

cat and dog wellness check up mobile al Providing wellness services to your pet involves routine checkups and vaccinations. This enables us to provide preventative care to protect your pet's health before they are ill. We also offer  puppy and kitten packages, as well as thorough screening programs for your senior pets. 


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We offer clean, comfortable pet boarding. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during our normal business hours Monday-Saturday. Learn more about our Boarding Services. 

Diagnostic and Therapeutic

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Our hospital is equipped to perform diagnostic and therapeutic services to manage your pet’s complete health care needs.  Our doctors run the appropriate tests and administer the necessary treatments to get your pets feeling like themselves again as soon as possible. 

Surgical Services

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We offer a wide variety of surgical procedures to meet your pet's needs.  We routinely perform spays, neuters, growth removals, de-claws, orthopedic procedures, and ophthalmic procedures in addition to many other surgeries.

Anesthesia Services

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Blood testing reduces the risks of anesthesia by ensuring that your pet's liver and kidneys can safely handle the anesthetic. We take great care to protect and improve the health of your pet. 

Cutting Edge Monitoring

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Our hospital has invested in state-of-the-art, automated vital signs monitoring equipment specially designed for use on animals. A trained assistant or Veterinarian will always be at your pet’s side, responding to feedback from the electronic monitoring system and using their hands-on clinical expertise to manage your pet’s proper anesthetic depth. 

Internal Medicine

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You can trust our clinic for top notch care. Our doctors attend Continuing Education yearly to ensure that they can make the best recommendations for your pet. We are here to be your pet’s advocate. 

Radiology Services

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pet dentistry  Our dental services include cleaning and polishing teeth. We also perform dental extractions and minor oral surgery. 

Laboratory Services

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We have the ability to run chemistry panels, hematology, urinalysis, and parasite testing on-site. However, we also utilize commercial labs for specialized diagnostics and consultations. 

Microchip ID

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We offer HomeAgain microchips. This is a permanent form of ID that helps your companion return to you, should he or she ever stray from home. 


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We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick products, and heartworm prevention to meet the needs of your pet. 

Custom Flea and Tick Control

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We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas and ticks in your house, in your yard, and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling

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We will provide guidance regarding your pet’s nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary regulation for growth, weight maintenance, and performance. 

Behavioral Counseling

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We can provide professional advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling, and aggression. 


grooming and bathing for cats and dogs in mobile, alabama  Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available for your cat or dog. 

Contact Info

Old Shell Road 

Small Animal Hospital
2658 Old Shell Road
Mobile, AL 36607


Our Location
Monday  7:30am - 6:00pm 
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

Take a Virtual Tour of our charming, animal hospital boutique located in mid-town Mobile since 1948.




Our Furry Friends Pet Gallery is sure to put a smile on your face. We love our patients!



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