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Meet Our Team

At Southside Animal Hospital we have a committed group of employees that are ready and able to provide you and your pet with the best care available. Dr. Loyd provides unparalleled services that set the standard for our practice. Our doctors and staff look forward to working with you soon! 


Dr. and Mrs. Loyd have been taking care of Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding Louisiana residents' pets for over 30 years. They are a locally owned and operated veterinary clinic offering full animal services including specialty surgery procedures along with a wonderful boarding facility. They look forward to welcoming you to their practice, Southside Animal Hospital.

Meet The Doctors

DrLoyd.jpgEdward K. Loyd, DVM

Dr. Loyd, a lifetime resident of Shreveport,  graduated from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978 and worked at Bossier Animal Hospital for four years before opening his own practice at Southside Animal Hospital in 1982.  He is married with 2 children.  His professional associations include the AVMA, LVMA and the NWLVMA

Certified Veterinary Techs

IMG_0117.JPGChasity, CVT

Chasity is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from Northwestern State University.  She has worked at Southside Animal Hospital since 2000.

Staff Members


We are ready to help you!


Meet Elizabeth, Megan, June and Hannah


Meet Tristan, Noelle and Claudia



Lisa and Alex [Pictured Above] are part of the front desk team that handle all of your calls and appointments as well as take personal care of you while you are at the clinic. They have become a favorite to many animals visiting the office! They know how to make the animals feel at home - they have access to the TREATS!

Office Administrator

MrsLoyd.jpgMrs. Darlene Loyd

Mrs. Loyd has played an integral part in the success and daily operation of Southside Animal Hospital for over 30 years.  She is a graduate of Louisiana State University Baton Rouge.  Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Loyd moved to Shreveport after college where she and Dr. Loyd started the practice together.

We look forward to serving you and your pet in the near future and we thank everyone who continues to make Southside Animal Hospital the premier veterinary clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am-5:30 pm


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Love the care Dr. Loyd gives his animal patients and their families ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ thanks to all the wonderful staff! Pam Windham"
    Pamela W. Shreveport, LA

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