Our Practice

Towne South Animal Hospital is a reliable and compassionate family veterinary clinic located in Shreveport, LA.  Our goal at Towne South Animal Hospital is to offer the very best in veterinary care to our patients. We believe in continuing education and learning as much as possible so we can offer the highest quality and most up-to-date veterinary care. This holds true for our veterinarians and the rest of our staff. Our patients and their owners deserve to have the very best care when they walk through our doors. We have served the Shreveport-Bossier area since 1974. In 2014 & 2015 Towne South was named one of the LSU Top 100 Tiger Owned Businesses. We are also proud to be the first AAHA accredited clinic in Shreveport. We have held our AAHA accreditation since 2007.

  • Dr. Hunter

    Medical Director

    Dr. Leia Hunter began practicing at Towne South Animal Hospital in October of 2011. She graduated from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge in May of 2010, finishing in the top 3 of her graduating class. After receiving her veterinary license, Dr. Hunter completed a one-year medicine and surgery internship at The Ohio State University. Dr. Hunter is originally from Bogalusa, Louisiana and met her husband while attending undergraduate school at LSU in Baton Rouge. Her personal interests include spending time with her two children, reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels, and watching LSU and Saints football. Her veterinary interests include surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, and internal medicine. In January 2017, Dr. Leia Hunter became the Towne South Team’s Medical Director.

  • Dr. Mackey

    Veterinarian

    Dr. April Mackey began practicing at Towne South Animal Hospital in January of 2012. Dr. Mackey, a Shreveport Native, graduated from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She previously lived and worked in Las Vegas, Nevada for 3 years prior to joining our team. Dr. Mackey graduated from Byrd High School and also attended Louisiana Tech for her undergrad degree. Dr. Mackey has a husband and son at home. Outside of work Dr. Mackey enjoys cooking, fishing, watching football, and spending time with her boys. Her veterinary interests include wellness, dermatology, internal medicine, and dentistry.