Welcome to Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital

Serving pets in Jasper, Texas and the surrounding Southeast Texas area for over 30 years.

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Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital has been serving pets in Jasper, Texas and the surrounding Southeast Texas area for over 30 years. Our mission is to provide you and your pet the best possible health care for the life of your pet.

Our hospital team is friendly, well-trained, and committed to you and your pet. We pride ourselves in providing top quality health care for your pet, as well as, educating you, the owner, to make smart and informed choices about your pet's health care, from the time of a new puppy or kitten through the golden years.

Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital is a place where genuine care, comfort and high quality veterinary medicine for our patients is our goal. We pledge to provide the finest client service, a kind word, and a "can-do" attitude. Our hospital experience celebrates a love of pets and people, instills a sense of well being, and honors the best in each of our clients and their pets. We at Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital know that a pet is more than just a pet, it is a member of the family.

Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our veterinarians are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 409-384-8731 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

WE CARE!!!

Dr. Dusty Taff , Dr. Lori Coleman and Dr. Holly Wolfe
Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital | 409-384-8731

2378 US Highway 190 West
Jasper, TX 75951

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Meet Our Veterinarians

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Dusty Taff

    Dr. Dusty Taff graduated with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in 2004 after completing his Bachelors Degree Animal Science in 2001. Dr. Taff joined the team at Fain & Smathers in November 2010 and is now part owner. Dr. Taff has wanted to be a veterinarian since childhoood while growing up on a family farm in Oklahoma. He enjoys spending time with his wife Lyndi and playing with his three wonderful children, sons: Kasten and Keagan and daugher: Kynli Jo. Dr. Taff has a Corgi named 'Jett' and a Golden Doodle named 'Ollie'.

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  • Dr.
    Lori Coleman

    Dr. Lori Coleman graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2016. She and her husband Blake are looking forward to living back in their hometown of Jasper and raising their children here. They also have a four legged child named 'Bailey'.

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  • Dr.
    Holly Wolfe

    Dr. Holly Wolfe graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Wolfe joins us from Cincinnati, Ohio. She enjoys hiking, biking, jogging and wood-working and taking care of her four-legged babies. Her words to live by are ' I can do all things through him who strengthens me.' Philippians 4:13

Featured Articles

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  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • How to Help Your New Cat Feel Welcomed in Your Home

    Adopting a cat or kitten? Here's what you can do to help your cat adjust to its new home. ...

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed