Dr. Bill Whitfield - Associate 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 Animal Hospital.

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 (Ivy). 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.