to South Shades Crest Animal Clinic.
Located at 2304 John Hawkins Parkway (Highway 150) in Hoover,
our facility provides comprehensive medical services to pet
owners in the Birmingham area. We emphasize preventative
medicine and nutrition and encourage regular physical
examinations, vaccinations, flea and tick control as well as
responsible pet ownership. Our wide-array of facilities
and services help you provide the best possible health care for
Although we are always here to
provide care to sick or injured animals, we strongly encourage
all pet owners to provide preventative health care for their
pets. Starting your puppy or kitten off on the right track
means starting its vaccination series as early as six weeks of
age. After your pet's vaccination series is complete,
yearly physical examinations and vaccinations are recommended to
maintain the health of your pet.
Heartworm prevention is an
important part of preventative care. Starting as a puppy
or kitten, you can protect your pet from deadly, and very
costly, heartworms with a once-a-month tablet given orally.
Nutrition is also an important
part of your pet's health. Our veterinarian and staff are knowledgeable
in the different dietary products available and can help you
decide what is appropriate for your pet's nutritional needs.
In the the South, flea and tick
prevention is very important to maintaining your pet's
health. In order to protect your pet from the diseases
carried by fleas and ticks, a once-a-month topical treatment,
which can be used in conjunction with shampoos and area
treatments, which will keep your pet free from both fleas