Bio


  • Matt Traylor, DVM, Practice Owner

    Matt Traylor, DVM, Practice Owner

    Dr. Matt has over 13 years of veterinary experience in fields that include equine medicine, food safety and small animal medicine and surgery.  He enjoys fishing and hunting.  With his wife, Dr. Michelle, they have 2 "two-legged" kids,  Reed and Reagan. They have 6 four-legged kids, Cooper, Rocky, George, Spencer, Emma and Hershel.

  • Michelle Traylor, DVM, Practice Owner

    Michelle Traylor, DVM, Practice Owner

    Dr. Michelle has been in private, small animal practice for over 12 years.  Her veterinary medicine interests include soft tissue surgery, radiology, ophthalmology and dentistry.  In her spare time, she enjoys growing beautiful tall bearded irises in her garden.

  • Alex Hebert, Receptionist

    Alex Hebert, Receptionist

    Alex has a great passion for caring for animals and takes great pride in assisting the doctors with examinations and treatments.  He plays a vital role in the day to day operations of the practice.
    Alex currently has 2 dogs, Aubrey and Parker, both Chihuahua mixes.  In his spare time, Alex likes to paint with acrylic on canvas and watch scary movies with his friends!

  • Carrie Thibodeaux, Veterinary Assistant

    Carrie Thibodeaux, Veterinary Assistant

    Carrie is a Lake Charles native and attended Barbe High School. Carrie has a sweet Pit Bull named Biscuit. She loves to watch Netflix, and is also learning how to crochet.

  • Megan Aguillard, Veterinary Assistant

    Megan, Veterinary Assistant

    Megan has been working as a veterinary assistant for over 3 years and has been with Southside Animal Hospital since August 2013. Megan also has experience in the emergency room setting. Megan has had many types of pets over the years, including a bearded dragon. Megan is originally from Grand Lake, and enjoys spending her time outdoors. She has 2 dogs, Gunner and Peanut, and 4 rabbits.

  • Rachel Guillory, Veterinary Assistant

    Rachel, Veterinary Assistant

    Rachel has been with Southside Animal Hospital since January 2014. She is a native of Lake Charles and attended Barbe High School. She is very compassionate and a great asset to our team. Rachel loves learning all aspects of veterinary medicine, as she hopes to attend veterinary school one day. She likes to read in her spare time, and she has 3 cats, Diablo, Jasper and Ramses.

Contact Us

(337) 564-6502

Address

1709 West Prien Lake Rd.
Suite A
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Hours

Monday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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