Shelby Humane Society
Adoptions and lost & found in Shelby County and city municipalities
Greater Birmingham Humane Society
Adoptions & lost & found for pets in Birmingham, Jefferson County and its municipalities
Adopt a Golden Birmingham
Oak View Animal Hospital Adoptions
Our sister vet clinic, Oak View Animal Hospital in Pelham, often has pets available for adoption.
Lost or Found a Pet in Birmingham area?
The Greater Birmingham Humane Society's division of Animal Care & Control has provided animal control services to Jefferson County and its municipalities.
The Woodlawn location of Animal Care and Control is located at 6227 5th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35212. However, the public and animal control officers may use the Greater Birmingham Humane Society’s Snow Drive facility for certain services. The Snow Drive facility is located at 300 Snow Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209.
Please call 205-591-6522 to report stray dogs and cats, injured dogs and cats, or for assistance with animal complaints.
Lost or Found a Pet in Shelby County?
If you are located within a city, contact your local municipality for the applicable animal control information. The Shelby County Animal Control does not have jurisdiction within a city.
If in unincorporated Shelby County, go to the Shelby Humane Society at 381 McDow Rd.
Columbiana, AL 35051.
Lost or Found a Pet in Pelham?
Pelham Animal Control can be reached by calling the Pelham Street Department at (205) 620-6416 from 7:00 A.M.- 3:30 P.M. Emergency animal control calls after normal working hours should be made to Pelham Police Department at (205) 620-6550. Our sister clinic Oak View Animal Hospital serves as holding facility for Pelham Animal Control – all pets picked up by Pelham Animal Control are brought to Oak View Animal Hospital. Call 988-3559 if you believe your pet was picked up. They have policies for releasing pets to owners (or put up for adoption) including when and how, vaccine compliance, spay/neuter and costs.
Lost or Found Pet in Hoover?
Hoover Animal Control can be reached at (205) 444-7760 or by mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. An Animal Control Officer is on call 24/7 to handle emergency calls and their office hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Alabama Wildlife Center
For wildlife emergencies contact Alabama Wildlife Hotline at (205) 621-3333. Staffed from 8am to 9pm, 365 days a year, the hotline provides free advice and information to Alabamians on how to deal with wildlife problems and emergencies such as: how to reunite baby animals with their parents, what to do when an injured, sick or orphaned animal is found, how to handle nuisance situations humanely and how to provide temporary emergency care for a wild animal in need. When you call the hotline you leave a message with your name, number & description of the situation and a hotline staff member will usually be able to call back within 30 minutes.
Patton Chapel Animal Clinic
Our pet boarding facility fills up during busy weekends and holidays. Try our sister clinic Patton Chapel Animal Clinic in Hoover at 822-4779 - they have a large boarding kennel and safe & loving environment and staff.
Fritz The Brave
This is a website dedicated to feline asthma. It is a great resource for feline asthma and inhalers.
American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health.
Greater Birmingham Humane Society’s Dixie’s Group
Dealing with the loss of a pet? Find pet grief support with Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
Pets at Peace
Valleydale Animal Clinic utilizes the services of Pets at Peace for pet cremation services.
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
Pet Health Sites
Online Pet Pharmacy & Store
Hand in Paw
Home Again Microchipping
Update your pet’s microchip information
Your Pet Owner Portal & Appointment Request
In keeping with our commitment to provide modern medicine, excellent patient care and outstanding service, we are excited to introduce you to your Pet Owner Portal!
This portal through ePetHealth offers you 24/7 access to your pets medical information, as well as ability to make appointments.
Custom CareCredit application form for Valleydale clients.
Choosing a new puppy
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
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.
Pet Dermatology Website
This is a website that is helpful for that itchy pet.
Veterinary Schools in the US
This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
Novartis Animal Health
This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Information Network
VIN is the world’s first and largest online veterinary community.
Affiliated Animal Hospitals
Avondale Animal Hospital - Birmingham
Patton Chapel Animal Clinic - Hoover
Oak View Animal Hospital - Pelham
Southern Veterinary Partners