Southside Animal Hospital

Southside Animal Hospital "Treating your pets like one of our own" We combine compassionate care with the latest in medical technology and treatment.

We believe your pet deserves the best veterinary care available and we take great pride in making sure every pet is treated like a member of the family. Our friendly team provides veterinary health services including vaccinations, wellness exams, dentistry, surgery, ultrasound, digital radiology, and boarding. We are conveniently located across from the Target shopping center. We pride ourselves o

n having a warm, welcoming clinic and offering a comfortable visit for you and your pet. We look forward to serving you and your family!

05/17/2024

She was so grateful to be found.

05/16/2024

Thousands of pets get lost every day. Please do not let your pet be in that number. Microchipping is a simple, quick and painless procedure that can be the difference between your lost pet being returned to you, or your pet ending up on the streets, scared and alone, unclaimed in a shelter, or even....

05/07/2024

NATIONAL PET WEEK Beginning the first full week in May, National Pet Week celebrates the relationship and the circle of life between pet and human. The week is also an opportunity to review your pet's health to help ensure a long and lasting relationship. The relationships between animals and humans...

05/03/2024

National Specially-Abled Pets Day is observed on May 3 to encourage people to adopt, love, and support differently-abled pets. Owners of differently-abled pets participate in the celebration by sharing their experience of caring for a specially-abled pet and the challenges and breakthroughs of the j...

04/27/2024

World Veterinary Day is marked on the last Saturday of April, which is April 27 this year. It is a day to celebrate the noble profession of veterinarians. The day provides recognition for those who have dedicated their lives to helping animals, and it honors the profession’s role in the health and...

04/25/2024

Buying children new pets can be beneficial for both the child and the pet—if the right pet is chosen for the child at the right time. A day that reminds us of that fact, and one that also celebrates the joys of children’s pets, is National Kids and Pets Day. This holiday falls on April 26th each...

04/24/2024

A mark that will last forever Every day for past 12 years, the lives of Madison Best and her family have been much brighter than they would have otherwise been. That’s because, over a decade ago, they welcomed this sweet dog named Dixie into their hearts and home. “She’s been with me and by my...

04/19/2024

NATIONAL PET ID WEEK National Pet ID Week is always for seven days starting April 17. It gives pet owners an excellent opportunity to review the steps they can take to ensure their pet has the best chance of being recovered should the animal become lost. An estimated one in three pets will go missin...

04/11/2024

NATIONAL PET DAY National Pet Day on April 11th dedicates the day to those pets who may not always get the companionship and attention pets deserve. While loving our pets is something we do every day, the observance encourages helping out orphaned pet companions. It will improve their health and enh...

04/10/2024

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month is celebrated in April every year. This is a special month dedicated to raising awareness among pet parents and animal lovers about pet injuries and providing emergency care in case of injuries. Have you ever wondered what you would do if you find yourself in a...

04/02/2024

Heartworm Awareness Month, observed in April, aims to bring awareness to all pet owners about the deadly heartworm disease and how they can prevent and cure it. Did you know that heartworm disease can lead to the death of your beloved pets? Yes, heartworm disease in dogs and cats can result in sever...

03/30/2024
03/28/2024

Many families are gearing up to go on egg hunts and eat tons of candy for Easter this weekend. But before you jump into this spring holiday’s festivities, be sure to read over the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s (APCC) list of the top four most common pet dangers associated with Easter to k...

03/20/2024

Take a minute to ‘paws’ and honor National Animal Poison Prevention Week, held during the third full week in March each year. This year, it takes place from March 17 to 23. This week educates pet owners on what can poison their pets, how to spot the signs of poisoning, and how to help pets if th...

03/13/2024

NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day and the dedicated K9 units who've served since World War II. A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. We rationed oil, leather, and rubber. The military draft men into service. Wo...

03/07/2024

She honked her horn but nothing happened ... A woman was out driving in Southeast Missouri when she spotted what looked like a wig in the middle of the road. Confused and a little concerned, she slowed down — and soon realized it wasn’t a wig at all. The lump of hair lying motionless on the road...

03/06/2024

Professional Pet Sitters Week takes place during the first full week in March. Throughout the week, pet sitters are recognized and appreciated for the incredible job they do. For many households, pets are more or less a part of the family. Thus, when pet owners are indisposed, by work or travel, pet...

03/03/2024

While pets bring unconditional love and joy to our lives, not having opposable thumbs can present some limitations. On March 3, National If Pets Had Thumbs Day, we are given the opportunity to imagine what life would be like if our fuzzy little friends had that extra digit. Would they use it for goo...

03/01/2024

Bringing home a furry friend in need — it's all about giving a second chance and finding a loyal companion for life. It is estimated that there are millions of homeless cats in the United States each year who are just waiting and hoping for a family to take them in and love them! International Res...

02/26/2024

She never expected that. When Sage Horn and Jakob Mattern first met, he wasn’t really a cat person. Horn, on the other hand, has always been completely head over heels for her kitties, and pretty soon, Mattern was too. “[He] knows that I LOVE my cats so dearly, they’ve been such a huge and spe...

02/20/2024

Bringing our beloved pets to the vet to be spayed or neutered can be a difficult task for many pet owners. Some pet owners may view spaying or neutering as more harmful than beneficial for their furry companions, but the truth is that these procedures not only help our pets but the entire animal com...

02/14/2024

It’s Responsible Pet Owners Month, the month of February. Everyone knows that the 14th is a time to think of love, yes. But for the whole month, and every minute, who really loves you more than your dog, cat, or other furry or feathered friend? We’ve read books and watched movies where dogs or c...

02/12/2024

Each year our poison control experts see a rise in cases around February 14, many involving chocolate or lilies, a flower that’s potentially fatal to cats. Valentine’s Day can be as much fun for pets as it is for humans—as long as dangerous items are kept out of paws’ reach! Pet-Safe Bouquet...

02/07/2024

Pet Dental Health Month in February is when we remember that our furry friends don’t carry a toothbrush around with them and so their teeth may need a little attention. Whether a dog, cat, rabbit or other species, let’s remember our pets by lovingly looking after their teeth. Dental checks are a...

02/03/2024

“Romeo sometimes plays it cool. This time was different." Errol’s family adopted him from a local rescue when he was just a tiny puppy and have been loving life with him ever since. He’s had a lot of adventures since then, and one of his favorites is playing with his friends — especially Rom...

01/31/2024

Every dog has his day or month and that month is here! January is Unchain a Dog Month. There is nothing a dog likes better than being free. These beautiful creatures thrive on the love and companionship of their human friends. Being tethered for long hours is detrimental to their physical and psycho...

01/20/2024

“I still can't believe it" When Scott Taylor’s dad called to let him know that his bird feeders had recently been filled with all different kinds of beautiful birds, Taylor grabbed his camera and was there in a heartbeat. He adores photographing birds and was excited to hopefully get some memora...

01/17/2024

Walk Your Dog Month is an annual observance celebrated in January to highlight the importance of regular exercise and outdoor activity for dogs. This month-long event encourages dog owners to make a commitment to walk their furry friends more often, providing numerous physical and mental benefits fo...

01/16/2024

Due to the weather, our office will close at 12 today.

Please don’t leave your pets unattended outside over the next couple of days!!  We are available to board your pets if y...
01/15/2024

Please don’t leave your pets unattended outside over the next couple of days!! We are available to board your pets if you cannot provide an adequate shelter for them. Call us at 337-564-6502

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1709 W Prien Lake Road
Lake Charles, LA
70601

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