4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Fourth of July traditions like fireworks and picnics can be frightening and dangerous for pets. Take precautions to keep your pets safe before, during and after July 4th festivities. More pets go missing on July 4th than any other time of year – don’t let it happen to your family! July 4th Pet Safety Tips […]

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Simple Tests – So Many Results

Simple tests.  So many results. Pets can’t say tell us how they’re feeling—it’s usually how they look or act that tells you something is wrong. You play a key role in helping your pet combat illness and stay as healthy as possible. Annual (and bi-annual as the pet ages) exams and blood tests are the […]

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WARNINGS: Rabies Confirmed In Our Area

WARNING: RABIES CONFIRMED IN OUR AREA!  The Shelby County Department of Public Health has confirmed two separate incidences of rabies in Shelby County near Oak Mountain and Indian Springs. One cat and one raccoon that was killed by a dog both tested positive for rabies within the past two weeks. Rabies vaccinations are REQUIRED by […]

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Shop Our Online Pet Pharmacy & Store 24/7

Patton Chapel Animal Clinic offers you the convenience to shop online 24/7 for your pet’s prescriptions, food and supplies delivered to your door! Hoover pet owners – Our online pet pharmacy and store with home delivery provides affordable, quality pet medications, food and supplies delivered to your home when you need it. Convenient AutoShip program […]

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Warning: Heartworm Risk for Your Pets

Hoover pet owners – It takes one bite from an infected mosquito to break your pet’s heart! Heartworms are a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets, particularly in Hoover and 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 […]

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

What’s the Best Flea & Tick Prevention? Protect Your Home & Family from Parasites Hoover pet owners – Although a year-round problem, springtime means an increase in 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 […]

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Reduce Pet Stress at the Vet

Hoover pet owners – Regular vet appointments are important for 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 identify problems early. Going to the vet can be stressful on your pets (and you).  As well, boarding your pets at […]

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