Veterinary Services


Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

Emergency & Urgent Care

Emergency & Urgent Care

Types of Pets Seen

Because knowledgeable, experienced veterinarians practice at Pickens Animal Rescue Veterinary Hospital, we can care for many types of pets:
Dogs, Cats and Rabbits

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Pocket Pets
  • Reptiles

Pickens Animal Rescue Veterinary Hospital offers discounted services to persons in need and local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for these discounts, please call us for more information.

Our Doctors

Michelle Cox, DVM
Michelle Cox is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her clinical training in Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University. Dr. Cox mostly practices on dogs and cats, but also sees sheep, goats, rabbits and the occasional ferret. She has a special interest in cardiology, emergency medicine, and end of life care.

Dr. Cox completed her undergraduate studies at Berry College where she majored in Animal Science with a minor in Chemistry. While attending Berry College she became involved with Southeastern Guide Dogs and went on to train six guide dogs for the visually impaired.

Dr. Cox currently lives in the Jasper area with her fiance’, their 3 dogs and 11 chickens. In her free time she enjoys hiking, canoeing, gardening, and knitting.