North Alabama Cat & Bird Veterinary Clinic

At North Alabama Cat and Bird Veterinary Clinic, our goal is to offer the best animal health care available. We respect the closeness of the family pet bond, and it is our purpose to help pet owners celebrate all aspects of this loving and caring relationship. Our practice focus is on improving the quality of life for pets as well as restoring and maintaining the wellness of all animals entrusted to our care.

North Alabama Cat and Bird Veterinary Clinic was founded in 1987 with a commitment of bringing professional and caring companion animal medical services to the Tennessee Valley. Our staff is dedicated to providing our clients and their pets with the highest quality medical care. You can be sure that your pet will be treated like a member of the family.

Our new state of the art medical facility and pet camp boarding lodge are equipped to handle the needs of a wide variety of animals, including cats, birds, dogs, and exotic pets. Our doctors are members of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Ask any of our clients and you'll see that our love for animals and our level of medical care is what distinguishes us. At North Alabama Cat and Bird Veterinary Clinic, we'll always be "Treating Your Pet with Tender Loving Care".

Vet check-up with small dog
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • After Hours Emergencies:
  • Please call 256-773-0844
  • Dr. Jan Strother, Practice Owner

    Dr. Jan Strother is the founder and Hospital Director of the North Alabama Cat & Bird Veterinary Clinic. She began practice at our previous location in 1987. Her special veterinary interests include avian and feline medicine and surgery. She is very active in both state and national veterinary medical associations and is the past president of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Strother is a frequent speaker on veterinary health care topics and has been a guest on Good Morning America, the Today Show, FOX Pet News, and many other radio and television shows to discuss pet health issues.

    Dr. Strother attributes the growth and success of the clinic to her wonderful associate doctors and staff, whom she feels are the most knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate veterinary health care team ever!

    Dr. Strother is an active member of the following organizations:
    •     Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
    •     Past President
    •     Public Relations Committee, Chair
    •     Delegate to the American Veterinary Medical Association
    •     Service Award 1991 and 1995
    •     Veterinarian of the Year Award, 2002
    •     American Veterinary Medical Association
    •     Council on Public Relations, 1994-2000,
    •     Chairman, 1997-1998
    •     Association of Avian Veterinarians
    •     State Liaison for Alabama
    •     North Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
    •     Past President
    •     Madison County Veterinary Medical Association
    •     Decatur Animal Shelter Friends
    •     Decatur Assembly
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1987
  • Dr. Elaine Moore

    Dr. Elaine Moore is an honors graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and has been with our clinic for 10 years. She is proficient in both ultrasound and radiology and has attended advanced courses in both Cardiac and Abdominal Ultrasound. Dr. Moore also has a special interest in Ferret Medicine and Surgery.

    In 1998, she received the Alabama Veterinary Service Award from the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association for her contribution in designing and initiating a Pet Health Fair in Madison County and for introducing the human-animal bond program, “Best Friends for Life” to Madison County schools.

    Dr. Moore is a proud mother of 3 children and is very active in coaching Hartselle AYSO soccer. She has several pets including cats, birds, dogs, and a horse. She is involved with the Life Training Program sponsored by the Kairos Foundation, a non-profit organization.

    Dr. Moore is an active member of the following organizations:
    • American Veterinary Medical Association
    • Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
    • North Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
    • Association of Avian Veterinarians
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1993
    University of Florida
    Ultrasound and radiology
  • Deana Aaron

    Veterinary Technician

    Deana likes to say she's the "crazy cat lady" with 1 token dog. She enjoys hiking and reading in her spare time.          

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Hinds College
    Hiking & Reading
  • Kevin Strother

    Practice Manager- including but not limited to:
    part-time plumber and electrician, network administrator, engineer, accounts payable, human resources, shipping department, auto mechanic, and chainsaw repairs :)
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2000