Branchville Animal Hospital

Branchville Animal Hospital in Odenville, AL is a full service companion animal hospital. We are convenient to Moody, Leeds, and most of St. Clair County as well as many areas in metro Birmingham.  It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Thank you for taking the time to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer. Check back often to find out more about the latest in veterinary news and how to keep your pet safe & healthy! Please contact us at (205) 629-5589 for all your pet health care needs.

  • 10559 US HWY 411
  • Odenville,AL 35120
  • Phone: 205-629-5589
  • Fax: 205-629-5699
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  • Mon-Fri:7:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat: 7:30am - Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • Russell Bean , DVM

    Dr. Bean is the owner  and chief veterinarian at Branchville Animal Hospital.  He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2000 and also holds a bachelors in Animal and Dairy Science from Auburn.  Before starting Branchville Animal Hospital in 2005, Dr. Bean practiced small animal medicine in a north Atlanta suburb.  

    Dr. Bean and his wife, Karen, share their home with their two children, three cats, and one dog.  The whole family enjoys the outdoors in their spare time.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2000
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Paul Taylor, DVM

    Dr. Taylor joined the team in April 2012.  He is a Mississippi State graduate.  Dr. Taylor enjoys small animal medicine but also has experience with large animals and exotics.  He is an avid sports fan and outdoor enthusiast.  He and his wife Christy have three daughters and a son. They share their home with five dogs and a flock of chickens.
    Years in Practice:
    May 01, 2010
    Education:
    Mississippi State
    Interests:
    Small & large animals, exotics
  • Kylie Harmon, DVM

    Dr. Harmon joined the practice in May 2014.  She received her doctorate from Auburn University, but completed her undergraduate degree at Samford University here in Birmingham.  Dr. Harmon played softball while at Samford and still enjoys sports and spending time outdoors.  She has an interest in both small and large animal medicine.  
    Years in Practice:
    May 16, 2014
    Education:
    Auburn University
    Interests:
    small and large animals
  • Mee-La Lee, DVM, MPH

    Dr. Lee joined the team in June 2015.  A Washington state native, she completed her doctorate of veterinary medicine as well as a master's of public health at the University of Wisconsin.  Dr. Lee enjoys working with all kinds of animals.  In her spare time, Dr. Lee likes to play tennis, hike, and spend time outdoors.  

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    University of Wisconsin
    Interests:
    small and large animals
  • Justin Padgett, DVM

    Dr. Padgett joined the team in June 2016.  He is an Auburn graduate and most recently practiced mixed animal medicine in the Dothan area.  He is a Florida native with ties to the Birmingham area.  He and his wife share their home with their two sons and one dog.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Auburn University
    Interests:
    mixed animal medicine
  • Emily Soto, DVM

    Dr. Emily Soto has been part of the Branchville family since June 2016.  She currently is the primary doctor at our sister hospital, St. Clair Animal Care, in Moody.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    Auburn University
    Interests:
    mixed animal medicine
  • Ashley Rutter, DVM

    Dr. Ashley Rutter joined the team in May 2017.  She is an Auburn graduate and a Birmingham area native.  Dr. Rutter shares her home with a cat named Archer and a dog named Sadie, both rescues.  She and her boyfriend, Jason, enjoy hiking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with their new niece.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 19, 2017
    Education:
    Auburn
    Interests:
    hiking, reading, movies