A Lake Charles Animal Hospital

Our 5 veterinarians enable us to see you today! No appointment is necessary!

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide the highest quality of veterinary care to our patients and their owners in a caring, compassionate way, and to do so in a friendly and respectful environment.

Core Values

Compassion*Client Satisfaction*Committed*Dedicated*Integrity*Teamwork*Respect

Patients, clients, and staff are always treated with empathy and Compassion.

Client Satisfaction is the foundation of our clinic. We are Committed to consistently providing the highest quality of veterinary care.

Through trust, honesty, and communication our team is Dedicated to building and maintaining relationships based on Integrity.

We will treat each other with Respect and communicate effectively in order to achieve the highest level of Teamwork.

University Animal Clinic is a full-service pet hospital located in Lake Charles near the McNeese State University campus. We are a walkin practice, with multiple doctors on duty every day. This means that your pet can be seen the same day she gets sick almost without fail. Appointments are not needed. Just come in and your pet can see a doctor quickly.

University Animal Clinic has one major goal, which is to be the top veterinary practice in SW Louisiana. We are widely known as the place to go with a difficult medical or surgical case. In fact, UAC receives referrals from a 2 state area for orthopedic and difficult surgeries.You and your pet are the most important things to us. We look forward to working with you.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership we offer spays & neuters, oral & dental care, microchipping as well as other preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. University Animal Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Lake Charles and surrounding areas.

AAHA accreditation is another UAC commitment to you the client and your pets. AAHA accreditation means that we voluntarily choose to comply with strict AAHA medical and surgical standards and be inspected to prove this regularly.

Come to UAC if you want convenient, no-appointment medical care of the highest quality.



Have you heard of canine influenza or H3N2? There have been recent confirmed cases in 8 states and while not transferrable to humans, it is highly contagious to dogs. In some cases, dogs may not show symptoms but be carriers of the infection for up to 24 days. You can find information regarding Canine Influenza by clicking here, including symptoms and prevention tips. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to give us a call and we would be happy to speak with you!

Dentistry Services

50% of all dogs and cats have some form of periodontal disease. Left untreated, this can cause pain and tooth loss. We are committed to our patients' dental health and implement the highest quality care.

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Pet Education

At University Animal Clinic we believe in educating our clients on all procedures, preventative health, basic pet care, and training tips.

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We know that your pet is part of your family, so you can be assured that they are well taken care of when they stay with us.

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