Welcome to our
Pelham Veterinary Clinic
We Treat You Like Family
Since 1981, Oak View Animal Hospital has provided top quality veterinary care to dog and cat owners in Pelham, Helena, Hoover, Alabaster, Indian Springs and other areas of Shelby County and Jefferson County. Dr. Jay Price, Dr. Elizabeth Robinson, Dr. Tricia Bradac, Dr. Bill Whitfield
Improving Lives Through Personalized Care
As pet owners ourselves, we believe annual preventative care with wellness exams, vaccines, parasite screenings, heartworm test
Have Peace of Mind
Oak View Animal Hospital was named "Best Veterinarian in Shelby County" by Shelby Living Magazine and one of the "Best Veterinarians in Birmingham" by Birmingham Magazine Best of Birmingham. Plus residents in Riverchase, Hoover & Pelham named us "Favorite Veterinarian" and "Favorite Dog Groomer" on Nextdoor! As an active member of the Pelham and Shelby County community, we look forward to meeting you soon!
Call us at 205-433-0600 so we can help you create additional memories and celebrate more birthdays with your pets!
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Our Veterinary Services
Here at Oak View Animal Hospital, we strive to give the animals of Pelham, the best service possible to ensure they leave happy and healthy after every visit. Our professional veterinary team combined with our top-of-the-line equipment allow us to help your pet in the safest and most effective ways possible. To view all our services, click here.
Meet the Doctors
Elizabeth B. Robinson, DVMManaging Veterinarian
Dr. Robinson is a veterinarian with an emphasis in small animal medicine that has been with Oak View Animal Hospital since January 2007. She became a partner in 2012.
A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Dr. Robinson says being a veterinarian is the perfect combination of her lifelong love of animals and the medical sciences. "What I enjoy most about my job is interacting with our clients and the feeling when you know you have truly made someone happy by helping their pet," she says. "Another great thing about my job is that I am constantly challenged and therefore able to learn something new every day, which makes me better at my job."
Tricia Bradac, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Tricia Bradac was raised in a very small town in Western New York called Holley. During high school, she began working for a veterinarian close to home who had graduated from Auburn...and the rest is history.
Dr. Bradac began college in New York but soon transferred to Auburn University where she obtained her B.S. in Zoology in 2001, M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2004 and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.
Bill Whitfield, DVMAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Bill Whitfield is a native of Birmingham and graduated from Ensley High School in 1972. He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 1978 and worked three years at Forestdale Veterinary Clinic before opening his own veterinary hospital, Riverchase Animal Clinic, in 1981. After twenty-seven years, he sold Riverchase Animal Clinic in 2008 and joined Southlake Animal Hospital for 10 years before coming to Oak View. Bill has been married to Suzanne since 1974, and they have two grown children, Valerie (Salinas) and Ben, plus 1 grandson (Henry Salinas) and a granddaughter. At home, Dr. W has 2 long-haired dachshunds (Molly and Cami), a wirehaired dachshund rescue (Aubie), and Max the cat, who Suzanne found abandoned in Cullman. Bill’s hobbies include traveling and reading about history - especially American history and biographies - and spending time outdoors at his getaway in Clay County, Alabama.
News & Events
April 30th, 2019
Remembering your pet’s medications and heartworm preventatives are vital to maintaining the health, and well-being, of your pet. Monthly heartworm prevention (or those administered by a veterinarian every 6 months) must be given on schedule to maintain their effectiveness. Here are some tips and tools to remind you when to administer your pet’s heartworm prevention medication....
February 4, 2019
A veterinarian in Shelby County, Alabama just south of Pelham has confirmed a case of rabies in a raccoon that bit a dog. Contact Oak View Animal Hospital in Pelham to keep your pet protected!...
January 25, 2019
Did you know that dogs and cats experience the same dental problems as people? Pets can get plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to gingivitis and dental disease. Dental disease is THE most common disease in dogs. Recent studies show that 85% of cats and 92% of dogs over age 3 have periodontal disease. Don't let your pet be a statistic- schedule their dental cleaning appointment today!...