Creating an experience where your pets are our family

Welcome to Vetcare Of Calera
Your Veterinarian in Calera AL
Call us at 205-668-4233​


Our mission is to provide the highest quality Veterinary Medical care in a friendly, relaxed setting. We hope you will refer your family and friends to our practice.

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If you live in Calera or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Keri Hicks is a licensed AL veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Vetcare Of Calera is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Keri Hicks has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Calera veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 205-668-4233​ or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Calera veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Calera pet owners.

At Vetcare Of Calera, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Keri Hicks
Calera Veterinarian | Vetcare Of Calera | 205-668-4233​

100 Hampton Drive, Ste. J
Calera, AL 35040

Testimonials

  • "I love Dr. Keri Hicks and her entire staff. They are very professional, knowledgable and kind-hearted. From the moment I walk in I have the greatest confidence my fur babies will be treated like one of their own. I highly recommend VetCare of Calera.... Great pricing, clean environment, friendly faces!"
    Gina / Google +
  • "I take all of my animals here. Two cats and two dogs. Dr Hicks is great and has even been willing to examine my exotics when I'm unable to make the trip to Birmingham (I brought her a frog fecal to test for common parasites). I have never had a negative experience. Reasonably priced and great service."
    kittakitta / Google+
  • "Love this place and the employees. We recently lost our dog due to cancer and they were extremely helpful, understanding and crying right along with us as they lost her too. Then afterwards they sent us a signed card expressing our condolences. Would highly recommend this great vet and staff"
    Josh / Google+

Our Location

Office Hours

Main Office

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:

Closed

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:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed


Open at 7:00 AM for pet drop off or pick up. Appointments and examinations begin at 9:00 AM on all days open for business by appointment only.


Featured Articles

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

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  • Is a Wet Nose a Sign of a Healthy Pet?

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