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

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:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • How to Help Your New Cat Feel Welcomed in Your Home

    Adopting a cat or kitten? Here's what you can do to help your cat adjust to its new home. ...

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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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