Welcome

1

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about our veterinarian services or your animal's health care needs.  We love animals as much as you do and we look forward to working with you and your pets. We know a healthy pet is a happy pet!


1

The Carville Veterinary Clinic was founded by Dr. Charles Carville in 1990.  Dr. Carville received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy (West Point) in 1973 and served in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer and Airborne Ranger for 7 years.  He returned to his hometown of Plaquemine to pursue his second career in veterinary medicine, graduating from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1973 and opening his practice in 1990.  Dr. Carville has 30 years of veterinary experience.  He and his wife, Donna, are the parents of four children and seven grandchildren.

Dr. Katie C. Berthelot is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Carville and graduated from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003, exactly 20 years after her father.  Dr. Berthelot has 10 years of veterinary experience.  Dr. Berthelot and her husband, Ty Berthelot, reside in Plaquemine with their three young sons.

Our family extends to the clinic in providing you with a loving and compassionate family atmosphere at our hospital.  We enjoy not only getting to know your pets but also getting to know you and your family.


We are a full-service veterinary hospital that offers a wide variety of services:

  • diagnostics and treatment
  • state of the art digital x-rays
  • video otoscopy (ear images)
  • dental procedures
  • surgery
  • endoscopy
  • vaccinations
  • preventative health care (routine checkups)
  • boarding services
  • emergency services for our clients

We NO longer offer grooming services. We apologize for the inconvenience.



google

 

Our Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Contact Us

Testimonials

See what our patients have to say about us!

  • "My cat Edward goes there he loves them and they love him couldn't have picked a better place to go to tyvm for caring for my baby Edward when he goes there for his visits."
    Katina Thibodaux
  • "Been going there for years. Great service and really nice people."
    Kelon Theriot
  • "Loved the professionalism and kindness from everyone there, highly recommended place to take your pet! Very loving environment."
    Kelly Stewart
  • "Friendly, considerate, and experienced staff. Family business with consistent, you don't see a different person every time you go. Prices are the best in town as well. I've been bringing my pets here for years."
    Savannah M
  • "They we're good with my cousins puppy. Great and attentive."
    Gavin Tullier

FEATURED ARTICLES

Read About Helpful Topics

  • Special Needs

    Travel When traveling with a bird, you need to create a microenvironment that mirrors the bird's regular habitat. Portable cages are available, although you need to be careful about any collapsible parts. Be sure to have plenty of toys in the traveling cage and give your bird food and water regularly. ...

    Read More
  • Stages of Life

    Like people, dogs behaviors and health change through different stages of their lives. By knowing what to expect, you won't be thrown off balance when your dog suddenly adopts a unexpected behavior or shows signs of "unlearning" behaviors you thought it had mastered. Puppies Adolescence Old Age ...

    Read More
  • Special Needs

    Travel Because rabbits are more often prey than predator in the wild, they experience a great deal of stress whenever their environment changes. Traveling is stressful for rabbits and should generally be avoided. However, when you do need to travel with your rabbit, remember that you still need to be ...

    Read More
  • Special Needs

    Travel Taking a cat out of its regular domain is causes extreme stress. That's why your cat races out of the carrier and hides as soon as it comes home from the vet. It is not recommended that you take cats on trips. Find a friend or pet sitter who can come to your home and feed and play with your cat ...

    Read More
  • Types of Birds

    Color. Song. Playfulness. These are some of the reasons people choose birds for pets. Birds don't take up a lot of space and they are very social creatures. Pet birds fall into two categories: the parrot-types and the non-parrot species. Parrots are characterized by a curved shape of their beaks. They ...

    Read More
  • Socialization

    With People Generally, rodents are sociable creatures with their own kind — and with people. But they do have to have a level of comfort with people before they can relax and have fun. Be sure to acclimate your small animals to anyone who will handle them. Give them time to become familiar with each ...

    Read More
  • Special Needs

    Travel By Car Many dogs enjoy car rides, especially with the window down, the air blowing across their coats, and the movement, sights and sounds. But some dogs are fearful of car rides or behave in annoying or dangerous ways. You need to take your dog on a few short car rides to understand how it behaves ...

    Read More
  • Socialization

    Cats are easily stressed, which is why they depend so much on routine. As a result, anything new can be a problem for them. You need patience and consistency to give cats time to get comfortable with any changes, new people and new behaviors. With You With Another Cat With a Dog or Other Pet ...

    Read More
  • Socialization

    With People With Children and Infants With Multiple Dogs With Cats and Other Pets With People It is important to get your dog used to meeting new people from the youngest age possible. Some breeds are naturally sociable; others are reticent. You'll want your dog to be friendly without being ...

    Read More
  • Types of Reptiles

    Reptiles and amphibians together are known as herptiles. These animals are grouped together because they are ectothermic, which means that they cannot regulate their body temperature internally, but must use their environments to control temperature. Common temperature-regulating activities include basking ...

    Read More