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Welcome to Westwood Pet Care . . .

a full service veterinary hospital located in Dothan, AL. We offer comprehensive small animal medicine and surgery. With a full service laboratory, pharmacy, x-ray and surgical facilities, our experienced veterinarians and professional staff provide skilled diagnosis and treatment of illness in household pets. Preventive care, dentistry and surgery are emphasized at Westwood Pet Care. State of the art medical care with a personal touch is our goal.  We proudly offer discounts to our military, law enforcement, and senior clients.

While our main focus is medicine and surgery, we also offer pet boarding, bathing and pet care products as services to our valued clients. Making life better for pets and more enjoyable for their people is a way of life to us. We are here to help keep your pets healthy and happy, help with problems, should they arise, answer your questions, provide personal, caring services and, above all - to help you enjoy your pets.

Caring for pets and their people!

Mission Statement

Westwood Pet Care strives to provide the best companion animal medicine possible, to improve our skills, and to deal compassionately with pets and their people. Good preventive care, appropriate diagnostics, successful treatment – these are the goals of every veterinarian, but at Westwood Pet Care we strive to add the personal touch that has for many years made pet owners feel special here.

Dr. Gerald Fontaine
Dothan Veterinarian | Westwood Pet Care | 334-678-8996

5650 West Main
Dothan, AL 36305

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-9:00 am

Sunday:

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Westwood has the most kind staff and Dr. Fontaine is great! When we had to put our dog down they handeled it so kindly and even sent us a sympathy card! Sometimes the little things like that really mean so much during such a difficult time. Now we take our new puppy to them and recommend this office to everyone. Very reasonable prices and military discount too!"
    Kelly N.
  • "It's one of the best places to take your animals to in dothan to recieve the best care for them. At Westwood the very friendly staff will always be there to assist you in good times and sad times. To me Westwood is more than a vet, there my other family!!"
    SamanthaandRashod P.

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