Abita Veterinary Practice

21471 Hwy 36
Abita Springs, LA 70420

(985)892-5252

abitavet.com

Abita Veterinary Practice welcomes you!


Pets are valuable companions that flourish with proper care and a loving home. With their lifespans not being as long as ours, we want to keep them with us for as long as we can. Our goal here at Abita Veterinary Practice is to help you achieve the longest life possible for your loved one. Our staff deeply cares for all of our patients as they do for their own pets and we are dedicated to help you make the best possible decisions about your pet’s health.

We are a full service small animal hospital that can help provide diagnostics, treatments, and medication for the health and well being of your pet. We have an on-site laboratory and x-ray for fast and efficient diagnosis for the treatment of dogs and cats. We offer soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and dentistry for your pet. Some surgeries may require general anesthesia while others may only need a local anesthetic. The same is true for dentistry; stop by to see if your dog qualifies for an anesthesia free dental. In addition, we have other basic services that include wellness exams, health certificates, vaccines, microchips, pediatric counseling, geriatric counseling, bathing, grooming, and boarding. We also offer house calls to the Abita Springs residents.

We have a full on-site pharmacy and work in conjunction with compounding pharmacies as well. In addition, we offer heartworm medication, flea/tick medications and pet food.

We have a computerized record system that helps provide accurate medical records. We are able to keep a structured record of all your medications and medical history.

We hope that we can be a valued service to both you and your pets. Thanks for visiting our website!

Abita Veterinary Practice offers the VIN Client Information Library

Please browse our website to learn more about our animal clinic and the services we provide for companion animals in Abita Springs and the surrounding areas. Read information in our Pet Library, view videos, take a virtual tour of our veterinary hospital, read testimonials, and find details about upcoming events. Please call our office today at (985)892-5252 for all your pet health care needs.

Clostridium difficile

What Is Clostridium difficile?Some strains contain genes that allow them to produce toxins. It is the toxins, not the bacteria themselves, that make a person or ...

Read more ...

Congenital Patellar Luxation

Patella luxation, or knee dislocation, can range in severity from a patella that can be luxated (dislocated) only in extreme extension and then snaps readily in ...

Read more ...

Dogs Don't Get Heart Attacks, But They Do Get This

Dogs almost never develop the same sort of hardening of the arteries, known as atherosclerosis, that makes middle-aged men and women clutch their chests, drop ...

Read more ...

Canine influenza expert calls for better border protection

As the H3N2 strain of canine influenza circulates beyond Chicago, Illinois and spreads to other Midwestern states — Wisconsin and Indiana among them — one exper ...

Read more ...

Is it Time to Get a Dog or a Cat?

There you were, all grown up and moving into your very first place after graduating from college. As we unloaded the U-Haul at your new place at grad school, I ...

Read more ...

Veterinarians, schools emphasize yearly pet checkups

A campaign by a veterinary coalition to highlight the value of preventive health care for pets finds practitioners and veterinary schools giving more attention ...

Read more ...