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About Our Lafayette Vet Hospital

At Animal Care Hospital, we take great pride in being the trusted Lafayette vet practice of the surrounding communities of Acadiana. Providing the highest standard of care to dogs and cats alike. We are proud to serve Lafayette, LA and the surrounding Acadiana area. We are a team of highly trained and educated animal health professionals who are dedicated to caring for your pet. Animal Care Hospital was a 2013 nominee for Veterinary Economics Hospital Design People's Choice Award and was featured in Veterinary Economics for their facility's design ( CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE)

We believe in practicing the highest standard of veterinary medicine while creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for you and your pet. We also strive to communicate with you throughout your pet’s care so that you can be better informed.

Today, we continue to focus on creating a welcoming, stress-free environment for both you and your pet, with the ultimate goal being to provide the veterinary services your pet needs to enjoy a happier, healthier life.

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Meet Our Lafayette Vet and Staff

Animal Care Hospital is proudly led by our very own Lafayette vet, Dr. Michael R. Guidry. Since 1988, Dr. Guidry has been caring for injured animals and has built a successful career on his compassionate, skilled care.

We also have serveral incredible veterinary assistants on our staff.

Desiree also has several areas of expertise, including microchipping, flea counseling, preventative care, and fecal analysis. A pet lover herself, she currently has a dog and cat of her own.

Lynn Bourque is our practice manager and has more than three decades of animal care experience ans ensure the smooth handling of your visit to Animal Care Hospital. Lynn, alongside our receptionist Misha Davis, ensure the smooth operation of our animal hospital. Misha is the friendly voice you'll hear on the other end of the phone when you call to schedule an appointment or ask a question about our services!

Lafayette Veterinary Services Offered

We take a lot of pride in offering a wide range of Lafayette veterinary services, ranging from routine wellness care to emergency care for both dogs and cats. Our most common service provided is that of routine wellness exams and vaccinations, though we also provide nutritional counseling and flea/tick/pest prevention as part of our preventative care services. We also offer microchipping, which can be done in a matter of minutes in our office, to increase your chances of being reunited with your pet if he or she becomes lost.

In addition to our wellness care services, we can also perform many surgical procedures in our office, including spay and neuter. If your pet is experiencing symptoms of a medical problem, we also offer radiology, ultrasound, and other diagnostics to get to the bottom of the issue.
Additional services offered include:

  • Hospice care and euthanasia
  • Boarding for dogs and cats
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Emergency care during office hours

Schedule an Appointment With Our Veterinarian in Lafayette LA

To request an appointment with our veterinarian in Lafayette LA, simply give our office a call. Our team at Animal Care Hospital would be happy to answer any questions you may have about our practice, our staff, or our services offered.

You can reach us by calling (337) 981-0909 or emailing pets@achlafayette.com.

Please contact us today if you have any questions about how we can care for your pet. Thank you, and we look forward to your next visit!

We proudly serve the Maurice, Duson, and Rayne areas.

Mission Statement

To provide comprehensive, high quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional customer service and excellent patient care, while providing employees with desirable, fulfilling employment.


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Location & Hours


Office Hours


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am to 12:00 pm (OPEN THE 2nd & 4th SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)