Please be assured that your team at Loftin Veterinary Hospital is working to keep our clients and employees safe and healthy during this time of unprecedented crisis of COVID-19. Our team is working tirelessly to keep your furry friends healthy during this time. 

Updated Processes and Procedures:  To ensure the safety of our clients and staff alike, we have implemented and updated strict policies and procedures. Our process will be as follows:

  • Masks for staff
  • Common touchpoint cleaned throughout the day
  • Daily building and HVAC fogging with SNIPER disinfectant
  • The lobby remains closed to public and visitors

We appreciate your understanding and invite you to give us a call with any concerns or questions you may have at 337-856-8080. Thank you for your continued support and patience as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 

 

About Our Team

Loving Pets And Their Humans Since 1997

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All About Our Pet-Loving Team

Loftin Veterinary Hospital in Youngsville, LA is an extended family, and Dr. Loftin takes pride in recruiting and developing the best staff and veterinarians. The team members at LVH are dedicated to loving animals and caring for their owners. Many of the veterinary technicians have been part of the team for over a decade! This means that they develop long-term relationships with clients and patients, which improves patient care and client communication.

Years in Business

All About Our Pet-Loving Team

Loftin Veterinary Hospital in Youngsville, LA is an extended family, and Dr. Loftin takes pride in recruiting and developing the best staff and veterinarians. The team members at LVH are dedicated to loving animals and caring for their owners. Many of the veterinary technicians have been part of the team for over a decade! This means that they develop long-term relationships with clients and patients, which improves patient care and client communication.

Years in Business

Dr. William Loftin, Jr.

Dr. Loftin is the owner of Loftin Veterinary Hospital in Youngsville, Louisiana and Parkway Animal Hospital in Broussard, Louisiana. Dr. Loftin earned his bachelor’s degree in animal science from Louisiana Tech University and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 1995. William’s childhood experiences inspired him to become a veterinarian. William was born and raised in Delhi, Louisiana. Growing up in rural Louisiana, farm animals were part of everyday life, particularly the quarter horses his father bred. Even as a young boy, he was taught to care for and nurture animals. William and his family live in Lafayette with an ever-changing menagerie of pets. He stays busy helping to homeschool his children. William is also an avid bass fisherman.

Dr. Crystal Venable

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Dr. Mark Gentry

Dr. Mark Gentry knows the people and pets of Louisiana. He has practiced veterinary medicine in Lake Charles, Kinder, and Alexandria, as well as the Lafayette area. Dr. Gentry graduated from New Iberia Senior High in 1982 and LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He resides in New Iberia with his wife and son. In his spare time, Dr. Gentry enjoys woodworking.

Dr. Mike Venable

Dr. Mike Venable is a native of Church Point, Louisiana. After graduating from Notre Dame High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.   It was there that he met his wife Crystal, who is also a veterinarian. Together they traveled to beautiful island of Grenada to attend St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, and completed clinical year at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mike now lives back in Church Point with Crystal, their son Noah, and their 4 dogs and 2 cats. During his spare time, Dr. Mike enjoys playing golf (even though he is a terrible golfer), working out, cooking, and spending time with his family. Dr. Mike knows that in today’s busy world, it can be hard to make the time to get your beloved pets into the vet, and strives to remain on schedule (because no one likes waiting at the doctor’s office), while still giving each pet the time and attention they need. He will also discuss treatment options so that educated decisions can be made in the care of your pet that also fit your budget.

Tanya Usie, Office Manager

Tanya Usie has been part of the Loftin Veterinary Hospital family for over 12 years.  Receptionist, veterinary technician, kennel technician, Tanya has done it all!  In addition to managing the office, Tanya manages 2 children, her husband, and a new puppy.

Hallie, Receptionist

Lana, Veterinary Technician

 

Josh, Veterinary Technician

 

Kristian, Veterinary Technician

Jacob, Veterinary Technician

David, Kennel Technician

Sophie, Barketing Department

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