Meet the Vets

Margaret Ferrell, DVM

Screen shot 2014-08-13 at 11.34.43 AMDr. Ferrell, a Birmingham native, began performing surgery at Alabama Spay/Neuter in 2010.

She is a 2009 graduate from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  She received specialized training from the Humane Alliance in Asheville, NC  to perform High Quality, High Volume, Spay/Neuter (HQHVSN) techniques and enjoys sharing her knowledge with other veterinarians who are compassionate about ending animal overpopulation and euthanasia of healthy, homeless pets. She is very thankful to the Lord to be blessed to work with such amazing team members who share her passion.

She has been married to the man of her dreams, Clark, since 2002 and together they are raising 4 children – 3 girls and a boy.  They share their home in North Shelby County with 4 rescued cats and a lovable black lab named Raven. Dr. Ferrell is a professed introvert who loves chocolate, cats, and great books.  She is an active member at Lakeside Baptist Church where she plays French horn in the orchestra and co-leads a young marrieds Sunday School class.

Gwendolyn Long, DVM

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Gwendolyn Long, DVM is originally from the Birmingham area and began performing spay and neuter surgery at Alabama Spay/Neuter in 2016. She graduated from Mississippi State University (Hail State!) with a degree in Biology in 2010 and graduated for Auburn University’s college of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She spent a year and a half as a veterinarian at the Birmingham Zoo before joining the Alabama Spay/Neuter team.

Dr. Long is passionate about helping to reduce pet overpopulation in Central Alabama. She was trained by the Humane Alliance in Asheville, NC to perform high-quality, high-volume surgery techniques.

Dr. Long and her husband, Henry, have been married since 2010 and have been blessed two daughters. They live in Shelby County with their 3 dogs, snake and horse. Dr. Long enjoys spending quality time with her family, reading, traveling and riding her horse. She and her family attend Helena United Methodist Church.