Nurturing Bonds Between Pets & People Veterinarian in Ruston, Louisiana

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Lagniappe means "a little something extra," and that's what we strive for here at Lagniappe Animal Health. Pets are an extension of the family; for all the joy and value they bring to our lives, we believe they deserve a lifetime of heartfelt care that satisfies their every need.

Our veterinarian, Dr. Ratliff, and her capable team pledge to deliver medicine at the highest level to the Ruston, LA community, which includes comprehensive wellness care and vaccines, full laboratory testing, dentistry, surgery, and boarding. Call us today at (318) 255-3303.

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Meet Your Veterinarian

Dr. Ratliff has a wealth of experience in veterinary medicine, having spent over a decade practicing emergency medicine and serving as Lead Veterinarian to the Department of Defense. She is also USDA certified. Dr. Ratliff believes that every animal and their family are special and deserve treatment and care that are tailored to fit their needs. She is also happy to help educate pet owners so they can choose care options that best suit them and their pets.

Dr Ratliff With Dogs

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Services Catering to Your Pet’s Wellness and Longevity

At Lagniappe Animal Health, we take great pride in seeing our pet patients flourish and go on to lead long, happy lives with their families. We recognize and value the bond you share with your pet, and strive to nurture that bond over the years with personalized care and clear communication.

Services Dr. Ratliff and her team are able to provide in Ruston, LA include:

Wellness Care

Teeth Cleaning


Helping Animals & Humans in Our Community

We take pride in our work, which isn’t limited to practicing medicine. Our team also oversees the Lagniappe Love Fund, which goes towards helping people who can’t afford veterinary care for their pets. We also work with Walking in the Sun Rescue, 4 Paws of Ruston, and PAWS of Northeast Louisiana to support and care for animals in need.

 If you’d like to help us support the animals and people in our community, call (318) 255-3303.

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