Dr. Jim R. Carson III, DVM


Dr. Carson graduated from Texas A&M; College of Veterinary Medicine;in 1978 and has been practicing in Lafayette since 1981. He has and always will have a passion for the pets and people of Lafayette. Dr.

Dr. Jim R. Carson IV


Dr. Jim started very early in veterinary medicine, but mostly that was just running around this place and doing everything his dad told him not to.

Dr. Emily Courville


Meet Dr. Emily Courville, a passionate veterinarian whose love for animals began at a young age. Hailing from Rayne, Louisiana, Dr. Courville’s childhood dreams always centered around helping animals.

Dr. Erica Fontenot


Dr. Erica Fontenot brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to our team at Carson Animal Hospital. Despite not having a lifelong calling for veterinary care, Dr.

Dr. Kelsie Marks


Meet Dr. Kelsey Marks, the newest veterinarian at Carson Animal Hospital. Born and raised in Lafayette, it was always clear that she would return home after school. Dr.

Practice Manager


Practice Manager

Working with animals has been my passion since I was very young. I grew up on a farm here in Lafayette and always knew my favorite place to be was outside with our animals. I started with Carson Vet Clinic in October of 2017 and have been a technician for almost 18 years.

Veterinary Technicians