Animal Medical Center of Moss Bluff

 We are located at 150 Sam Houston Jones Parkway in Moss Bluff.  We have been at this location since about 1990.  We have 3 exam rooms to see your pet in.  We also have a huge lobby area for you to relax in while waiting for your appointment.

Come stop by and see us today!

 

For your convenience we have put our Employment application and our New client sheet on this site.  If you have an appointment and you are a new client, you can fill out the New client sheet prior to coming into the office.  Also, if you are looking for an employment opportunity, you can fill out an employment application.  Both of these forms can be found under more info on the right hand side!


The outside of our hospital in Moss Bluff, LA
  • 150 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy
  • Lake Charles,LA 70611
  • Phone: (337) 855-9065
  • Pet ER 337-562-0400 (after hour emergency)
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  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • After Hours Emergencies:
  • Pet Emergency Clinic
  • (337) 562-0400
  • Dr. Harper listening to a dog's heartbeat

    Dr. Harper

    Veterinarian
    Dr. William Patrick Harper, DVM owns and operates the Animal Medical Center located in Moss Bluff, Louisiana.  He was born and raised in Lake Charles, LA and attended Lake Charles High School and McNeese State University.  He graduated from Louisiana State University school of Veterinary Medicine in 1981.  He has been practicing Veterinary Medicine for over 30 years and is just as passionate today as the day he decided to become a Veterinarian.  After graduating from LSU, he worked at a very busy 4 Doctor Veterinarian Clinic in the Houston Texas area for about a year, to gain experience in private practice before returning to open Animal Medical Center of Moss Bluff in August 1982.  After being located on Hwy 171 for 8 years, he moved his practice to the present location on Sam Houston Jones Parkway next to Jeff Davis Bank.  Dr. Harper and his wife Kathy have 14 pets.  His cats include a Domestic Longhair named Big Boy, 3 munchkin cats; Tamale, Stumpy, and Smudge.  His Dogs include 2 Bloodhounds, Jed and Ellie May, 3 Toy Australian Shepherds; Cowboy, Panda and Yogi, and 3 Miniature Dachshunds; Oscar, Zadok and Ray Charles.  Last, but not least 2 macaws, Jada and Topaz.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1982
    Education:
    Louisiana State University
  • Dr. Rings with her black cat

    Dr. Rings

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Patricia Rings, VMD is our part-time Veterinarian here at Animal Medical Center.  Dr. Rings was born near Pittsburgh, PA and went to college at West Virginia University, receiving a BS in Animal Science in 1976.  She then attended the University of Pennsylvania for Veterinary Medicine, and graduated in 1982.  She relocated to Houston, TX after graduating to be with her husband Terry.  From 1982-1984 Dr. Rings worked in League City, TX, then moved to Columbus, OH where her husband attended grad school.  She did relief and daily work there until 1987.  In July of that same year they moved to Lake Charles, Dr. Rings started relief work in this area in 1988.  In 2005 she started part-time work 2 1/2 to 3 days a week at Animal Medical center with Dr. Harper.  Dr. Rings and her family have a cat named Obi that is shown in the photo with her.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1984
    Education:
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Jennifer Smith

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    McNeese, Louisiana State University
  • Jodi Evans

    Clinic Manager
    Jodi has been with Animal Medical Center since August 2010.  She oversees all the daily tasks and assists in all areas of the clinic where needed.  She has been in the Pet Industry for about 15 years on and off and has been managing in the industry for about 10 years.  Jodi is a Veterinary Nutritional Advocate with Hill's and received a certificate in June 2011, she also received her certificate from the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications to perform Laser Therapy for companion animals in March 2011.   
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Interests:
    Listening to Live music, working in the yard
  • Jessica

    Full time Receptionist
    Jessica has been with Animal Medical Center since April 2008.  She is originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and moved to the Lake Charles area in 1989.  She was our full time Vet assistant until 2014.  She is now our full time receptionist up front.  She is a Veterinary Nutritional Advocate with Hill's, and received a certificate in December 2010, she also received her certificate from the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications to perform Laser Therapy for companion animals in December 2010.   In her free time, she enjoys gardening and riding motorcycles with her Husband Curt and spending time with her Pets.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Interests:
    Riding Motorcycles, Gardeining, spending time with friends
  • Amber Griffiths

    Full time receptionist
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 22, 2019
  • Laken Johnson

                         Part time Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Nicole Doucet

    Full Time Veterinary Technician
    Nicole has been our full time Vet Assistant since 2015.  She has been in the Pet industry since 2006, working at Downtown Animal Hospital, Calcasieu Parish Animal Services, and 4 Paws on the Bayou.  In her spare time she enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with friends and family. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Jenna Soirez

    Full time Veterinary Technician
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
  • Shannon Broussard

    Full time Vet Assistant
  • Shelby Herrick

    Shelby is our full time kennel attendant, and also does some Vet Assistant work part time.  She has always had a passion for animals, and especially horses.  In her spare time she enjoys riding, doing fun activities with friends and spending time with family.           
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Hailey Fender

    Kennel Assistant, going to Mcneese for Pre- Veterinary
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 16, 2017
    Education:
    Mcneese
  • Reggie Eagins

    Kennel Assistant, going to McNeese for Pre Vet
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 16, 2017
    Education:
    Mcneese
  • Corey Caldwell

    Part time Kennel Assistant, going to McNeese for pre-vet
    Education:
    McNeese