Welcome to Best Friends Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Madison AL
Call us at (256) 464-5030

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (256) 464-5030!

WELCOME clients and pets. We hope you find our website useful. You can take a tour of our hospital and meet our staff. You may also enjoy our case of the month and our Best Friends Picture Gallery . If you are a new client, please fill out the new client information sheet; this will save you time on your first visit. Please call us if you have any questions. We hope you enjoy.

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Dr. Robert Racelis
Madison Veterinarian | Best Friends Animal Hospital | (256) 464-5030

34 Hughes Rd Ste E
Madison, AL 35758

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Office Hours

Closed every third Saturday of the month

Best Friends Animal Hospital

Monday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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  • What to Do If Your Pet is Stung

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  • Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    Do you dread hitting the road with your pet? These tips may make the trip more comfortable and enjoyable for you both. ...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask At Your Senior Pet's Next Check Up

    Want to keep your senior pet healthy and happy? Ask these six questions at your pet's next check up. ...

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  • Why the Controversy About Pet Vaccinations?

    As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

    There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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  • Managing Pet Allergies in Kids

    Are you concerned that your child's allergies may mean that you will have to give up your pet? Although rehoming a pet may be necessary if allergies are severe, most children can live with pets if you are willing to make a few changes. The Problem About three in 10 people who have allergies are allergic ...

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in a ...

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

    Have you ever heard that a wet nose is a sign that your pet is healthy? Although that's often the case, it's not always true. A moist nose can benefit your pet in several ways, but it doesn't necessarily guarantee good health. How Does a Wet Nose Help My Pet? Have you ever been woken at 5 a.m. by a cold, ...

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  • "Love the staff and doctors at this place! Highly recommend them. They have helped me with my rescue dog and trust them on matters I am not sure about"
    Grace Waggoner Winn
  • "I never realized y'all had a FB page! �

    Anywho, I've been taking my fur babies here for the past (almost) 10 years. I would never consider taking them anywhere else! Dr Racelis and his staff are amazing and you can really tell they love animals. � Do your fur babies a favor and take them here. �"
    Danaye Shiplett
  • "Seriously, I cannot even find enough words to express how awesome Dr. Racelis is!"
    Jaclyn Suzanne Brisk
  • "Piper is NEVER happy to go see the Doctor, but once she gets in the door, it's like she's home. She loves the receptionist, the staff,and especially the Doctor and they love her�"
    Anita Jackson