Meet Our Veterinarians
Dr. Paul Bronold
Fear Free Certified
Dr. Bronold is a 2006 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced emergency medicine in Nashville for 2 years before joining the Animal Medical Center Family in April 2011. He has 2 dogs who keep him very busy – a French Bulldog named Bruiser and a Boxer named Harley. He loves Auburn football but has learned to say “Roll Tide.”
Dr. Ashley Rutter
Fear Free Certified
Dr. Rutter was born and raised in the Birmingham, AL area. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Auburn University in 2013 and then went on to graduate from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Dr. Rutter strongly believes in preventative medicine and early detection of health concerns for our pets. Her professional interests include internal medicine, primarily cardiology and ultrasonography. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, drawing, reading and finding time to complete a puzzle. Dr. Rutter lost her heart dog Sadie in 2021 but has two cats, Archer and Grey Cat who keep her plenty busy.
Dr. Lawrence Possien
Dr. Possien’s Bio is Coming Soon!
Dr. Timothy Colbert (Retired)
Dr. Timothy L. Colbert is a native of Orlando, Florida. Upon graduating from the University of Florida, he attended Veterinary School at Auburn University. In 1974 he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and re-located back to Orlando where he was in practice for 26 years. In April of 2002, Dr. Colbert and his wife, Carol, moved to the Birmingham area to be closer to their five daughters. Upon moving, Dr. Colbert purchased a clinic in the Southside area of Birmingham, Lakeview Pet Wellness Center. In August of 2003, he opened Columbiana Road Pet Wellness Center. Dr. Colbert is a member of AVMA, AAHA, the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce, and the Vestavia Hills Rotary Club. He is actively involved in Hand in Paw, an affiliate of the Delta Society, and he is an officer in the Jefferson County Veterinary Medical Association. He and his family are members of Shades Mountain Baptist Church. In his spare time, Dr. Colbert enjoys cycling, flying radio controlled airplanes and is an avid tennis player.