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“Thank you so much for taking care of Bonnie through her surgery. I appreciate it and it makes it much easier for me when I know she is in good hands.”

Christy Porterfield and Bonnie

“You most certainly have the gifts of love and compassion. Thank you again for being so diligent in finding the problem with our sweet Miss Piggy.”

Heather, Tony and Piggy Smith.

“I want to thank you for all the TLC you showed my cockatiel, Deros, and me over the years...”

Linda Huebner

“...the people in our lives for whom we are most grateful. You folks are among those people. We do not know what we would have done without you this year.”

Steve and Dianne Durbin

“I will not take my animals anywhere else!!! The staff and doctors were absolutely FABULOUS, kind, courteous, caring and understanding.

Dennis A.

“What more could you ask for? Warm, caring staff, competent doctors that take their time with their clients and are genuinely caring. A clean, bright environment.”

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“You can tell the staff at Carriage Hills Animal Hospital truly cares about the well-being of animals. They are courteous, caring, and go out of their way to make sure your animals are healthy and happy.”

Troy (K) W.

“Thanks to the dedication of the vet himself and his staff, my dog overcame a bout of pancreatitis which could have been fatal if the doctor had not met me after hours.”

Courtney T.

“I am so proud to say that I use this group of Vets and tech...“Dr Van” explained everything to me and it was a much more reassuring process than it could have been. My hats off to all the staff!!

Shannon P.

“Our dog was injured one evening just before business hours ended. I called expecting to ask about an emergency vet but they told me to bring my dog in even though they were closed. They took great care of her!

Melissa S.

“The vets and all the staff are friendly and want to make sure the owner feels comfortable with any procedures or meds given to the pet. They are great!

Sharion V.

“Thank you so much for taking wonderful care of me after removal of my oral cancer. My Mommy and Daddy are so grateful to everyone there at Carriage Hills.”

Bella Pate

Comprehensive & Compassionate Veterinary Cancer Care for Pets in Montgomery AL

Pet Cancer Treatment

We know you never want to hear the word cancer when it comes to your pet. Rest assured that you have made the most compassionate choice for pet cancer treatment with Carriage Hills Animal Hospital.

We know that many pets respond quite well to cancer treatments, without the disturbing side effects common in human patients. Nevertheless, we take special care to ensure the comfort and security of every cancer patient and provide information, understanding, and support to each pet owner.


Comprehensive Pet Cancer Care

At CHAH, our experienced staff handles cancer diagnosis, surgical treatment, chemotherapy, and referrals for radiation therapy with compassion and dignity. Our pet cancer treatment strategy is multifaceted, allowing for the best possible outcomes.

  • Accurate diagnosis—With our wide array of advanced diagnostic technology, we are able to quickly reach an accurate diagnosis and tumor staging, allowing us to build the best plan of attack against your pet’s cancer. Many times, biopsies can even be obtained in a minimally invasive manner through the use of our laparoscopic equipment or ultrasound. We also offer access to MRI services when needed.
  • Surgical treatment—Often, the foundation of cancer treatment is surgical removal of cancerous tissues. Our skilled and experienced surgeons are adept at performing these types of procedures, allowing us to effectively excise much or all of the diseased tissue.
  • Chemotherapy—Depending on the type and severity of your pet’s cancer, chemotherapy may be a cornerstone of the treatment plan. A carefully tailored chemotherapy protocol will be created for each patient for optimum success.
  • Radiation therapy—Should your pet require radiation therapy as part of a cancer treatment plan, we are happy to refer you to a radiation oncologist at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. We work closely as a team to provide a comprehensive treatment protocol, and our veterinarians continue to monitor your pet’s progress and support you throughout.

Your Carriage Hills veterinary team offers extensive experience in addressing the many needs of patients and pet owners dealing with cancer. Our veterinarians have experience in veterinary oncology and surgery. Dr. Ann Allen Salter has a particular interest in medical oncology with extensive experience in the diagnosis, staging, and use of chemotherapeutic drugs in companion animals.

Contact us with your questions or to make an appointment.


Additional Support

Information is power, especially when dealing with a life-threatening disease.  Some excellent pet cancer resources are available online, including the following: