Compassionate veterinary care in Baton Rouge, LA
Bocage Animal Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA is a full-service companion animal hospital. It is our commitment to being dedicated to high-quality and compassionate veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young and healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.
You can depend on us.
We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own.
Our goal is to practice the highest quality of medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire health care team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.
Everything your pet needs under one roof
We are the all-in-one place for your pet’s needs. From veterinary services to boarding, we’ll be here to keep your pet feeling their best. Click a button below to learn more about our services.
Pet Wellness Exams
Pet Emergency Care
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. George "Bud" Smith III
Veterinarian / Practice Owner
George L. Smith III, also known to his clients as “Bud” or “Doc,” is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Smith is a graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has worked as a veterinarian for 24 years. Dr. Smith has dedicated his life to providing high-quality and compassionate care to pets and their owners in the Baton Rouge community for 21 years. He has been married to his lovely wife, Mary Lynn, for 30 years, and they have two wonderful daughters, Laura Catherine and Sarah Grace. He has a few other additions to the family: a cat named Oliver and a Golden Retriever named Rosie (who are very spoiled). Dr. Smith enjoys spending time in the outdoors, especially at “the farm” on his tractor.
Dr. Carter Loftin
He enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine but some of his favorites include Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Preventative Medicine, Shelter Medicine, and Dentistry.
When he isn’t working, Dr. Loftin loves spending time outdoors with his lovely wife, Melissa, and their three handsome dogs, Blue, Maverick, and Tank. As a two-time graduate of the university, Dr. Loftin is a very passionate LSU sports fan and loves spending his Saturdays in Tiger Stadium. He is also an avid soccer fan and follows both local and European soccer leagues very closely.