Welcome to Help for Animals
Your Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic
Call us at 304-736-8555


Help For Animals Inc operates as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization and was organized by our founder, the late Dorothy Cridlin, and a handful of volunteers for the purpose of curbing the pet overpopulation in the Tri-state area. 


If you live in Barboursville or the surrounding area in WV, Ohio, or Kentucky, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Kelly Pinkston is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Dr. Pinkson is now joined with our new veterinarian Brandy Jones DVM. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Help for Animals Clinic is primarily a high volume, low-cost, spay/neuter clinic. Kelly Pinkston is specially trained in state of the art spay/neuter procedures and has performed nearly 100,000 surgeries during her 28 years of practice. The Clinic also offers other veterinary needs such as vaccinations, wellness visits, parasite control, dental care, soft-tissue surgery, therapeutic and surgical laser procedures, etc. Dr. Pinkston can take care of most of your pet's general needs. Our newly remodeled clinic features a large waiting area, 3 examination / treatment rooms, and a full surgical suite to comfortably accommodate the needs of you pets and he or she can look forward to meeting their own Tri-State area veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 304-736-8555 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Barboursville pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.  

At Help for Animals Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Kelly Pinkston
Help for Animals Clinic
One Humane Way PO Box 250
Barboursville, WV 25504