Mobile, Alabama



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Old Shell Animal Hospital offers a comprehensive range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best. Due to the shorter lifespan of cats and dogs, we emphasize the importance of annual physical exams for every pet. Regular check-ups and preventative care can help address and alleviate serious health problems and ultimately support a long, healthy life for your furry family members. Some of the services we offer include:


Wellness Services

Wellness services for your pet, involving routine checkups and vaccinations, 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.




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

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

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



Anesthesia Services

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

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

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

We are able to provide prompt medical care with our onsite X-ray machine and processor.



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


Laboratory Services

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

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.



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

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

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

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



Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available for your cat or dog.