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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rats

    Did you know rats make surprisingly affectionate pets? If you're thinking of bringing home a pet rat, here's what you need to know. Health Rats that are bred especially as pets are safe to keep and should be free of disease. But common conditions may affect your rats from time to time. Your veterinarian ...

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  • Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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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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  • Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

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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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  • 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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  • Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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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