Liberty Animal Hospital, PC

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3810 River Run Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35243

Driving Directions

(205) 970-0411


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Thurs: 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 7:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • To serve you better the hospital is closed the first Thursday of every month from 1:00pm – 2:00pm for client enrichment training. We will have a doctor available to take care of emergencies.

Liberty Animal Hospital P.C. is proud to serve Mountain Brook, Liberty Park, Cahaba Heights, Vestavia Hills, Irondale, Homewood, Birmingham and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don't hesitate to call us at (205) 970-0411. Thank you!

Liberty Animal Hospital, PC Services

  • Boarding
  • Chemotherapy/Cancer Treatment
  • Dental Care
  • Digital Radiography
  • Gastropexy
  • Grooming
  • House Calls
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Orthopedics
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • PennHIP Radiographs for Hip Dysplasia Screening
  • Pocket Pets And Chickens
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Surgery
  • TPLO and CBLO ACL Repair
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Liberty Animal Hospital, PC Staff Profiles

Dr. Barbara Monaghan

Dr. Barbara Monaghan grew up between Biddeford, Maine and Miami Lakes, Florida.

As the daughter of thoroughbred race horse trainers, she discovered Auburn University where she attended veterinary school and graduated magna cum laude in 1991. After practicing in New Orleans, Louisiana and Opelika, Alabama, Dr. Monaghan purchased Kelley Animal Hospital in 1997 and later partnered with Drs. Martin and Williams to open Liberty Animal Hospital in 2002.

Dr. Monaghan is active in all areas of companion animal medicine including orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, pocket pets and she has a special interest in dentistry and oncology. She is also active in organized medicine and currently sits as the Chair of the Council of Veterinary Service for the American Veterinary Medical Association, past-President of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, past-President of the Jefferson County Veterinary Medical Association, and sits on the Alabama Veterinary Medical Foundation. She is a member of the Junior League of Birmingham, Junior Achievement and a past board member of Children's Aid Society. She received Auburn University's Young Achiever Award in 2001 and Alabama Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2008.

Dr. Monaghan is married with three children, two dogs, two cats and a pony. She and her husband are both pilots. She enjoys competing in marathons and triathlons and reading.
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Dentistry and Oncology

Dr. Libby Coleman Todd

Dr. Libby Coleman Todd, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, joined the veterinary staff at Liberty Animal Hospital in November 2007.  She is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School, Mississippi State University and the Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine.  She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.  Upon her gradation from veterinary school, she was awarded the "Dean's Pegasus Award" as the outstanding graduate, as well as the "Gentle Doctor" award.  Dr. Todd practiced as a small animal veterinarian in Birmingham for eight years before coming to LAH.

Dr. Todd enjoys all aspects of small animal practice, but she has had some additional specialized training in the field of thanatology, or the study of grief and bereavement.  This education allows her to help our clients through the difficult time surrounding the illness and death of a beloved family pet.  Dr. Todd is also an active participant in the activities of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, devoting a portion of her time and energy to various activities that improve the quality of veterinary medicine available in our state.  Beginning in June 2010, Dr. Todd will serve as President of the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association. She and her husband, John, live in Cahaba Heights with their cats, Briscoe and Curtis and their dogs, Burn and Spark.
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Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Craig Martin

Dr. Craig Martin is a native to the Birmingham area. In June of 1991, he graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he joined his father, Elliott Martin, at Martin Animal Hospital and Pinson Animal Hospital from 1991 to 2002. In March 2002 he was joined by Dr. Barbara Monaghan and Dr. Cindy Williams to open Liberty Animal Hospital P.C.

Dr. Martin is Penn HIP Certified (technique for detection of Hip Dysplasia). He has always had an interest in surgery and orthopedics; and is trained in the Tightrope ACL repair method. He is a member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and Alabama Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a member of Jefferson County Veterinary Medical Association, where he has served as President and Treasurer.

Dr. Martin and his wife, Bess, have four children: Elle, Kennedy, George, and Mae. They attend Dawson Memorial Baptist Church; where he is a Young Adult Sunday School Teacher. He is a former board of directors member for Camp Smile-A-Mile. Dr. Martin is a member of the Airplane Owner and Pilots Association. He was a finisher in the Ironman Triathlon World Championship, Hawaii. His personal activities include flying, running, golfing, and scuba diving.
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Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Penn HIP Certified, ACL repair