Welcome to Perkins Road Veterinary Hospital

Perkins Road Veterinary Hospital is a locally owned, full-service veterinary and boarding facility that has been providing exceptional small animal healthcare to the Baton Rouge metropolitan area of Louisiana since 2000. We offer advanced dental care, wellness exams, preventative medicine, laser therapy, laser surgery, boarding services, allergy testing, in-clinic diagnostics, dermatology, and more.

Not only are we a comprehensive veterinary hospital, but our veterinarian, Dr. Curt Ritchie, is one of the only American Veterinary Dental College Board Certified Veterinary Dentists and oral surgeons in the state of Louisiana. We welcome referrals for dental and oral surgery and procedures from all over the state. Dr. Ritchie’s experience and reputation as a specialist for cat and dog dentistry and oral surgery means that he can treat a wide range of conditions including broken teeth, a broken jaw, root canal, malocclusion, abscessed teeth, tooth resorption, mouth cancer/tumor, tmj, discolored teeth, and swelling under the eye among other things.

Whether you bring your pet to us for advanced dental care, routine wellness exams, or spaying or neutering, we are dedicated to delivering the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.

We understand that your pet is an important family member because we feel the same way about our own pets. We constantly strive to provide our clients and their pets with the most advanced diagnostics, medical, and surgical care available. We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet, and giving them the same loving attention and care.

We want to partner with you in keeping your pets healthy and happy throughout their lives so that they can be a part of your family for a long, long time. We promote preventive care services including annual checkups, vaccinations, routine diagnostics, advanced dental care, and parasite testing and treatment programs, all of which are key components to extending your pets’ time with you.

The service area for Perkins Road Veterinary Hospital includes Baton Rouge, Prairieville, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, New Roads, Zachary, Denham Springs, Walker, and beyond. If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don't hesitate to call us at (225) 766-0550.

Our Clinic

Perkins Road Veterinary Hospital
5215 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808


Phone: (225) 766-0550
Fax: (225) 766-0551

Our 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

*Saturday Lobby Only



Did you know Dr. Ritchie was the FIRST, and remains one of the only board certified veterinary dentists in Louisiana?

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What Our Clients Say

  • This is the best vet hospital in baton rouge. They loved and took great care of my puppy even after the visit ended. They blessed my dog with another chance of life that other vets didn't offer. Dr. Ritchie was available through email throughout my dog's cancer diagnosis. They treated my baby like family even after he passed. My new puppy will def be a patient for Dr. Ritchie.

    Taylor
  • High quality care at very reasonable prices for exams and shots. After years of struggling with digestive problems with my cat, Dr. Ritchie advised me to try a very easy and inexpensive solution that was never recommended to me to before. A few weeks later, problem solved. I feel that Dr. Ritchie is very attentive to details and less likely to jump to the most expensive solution first and instead start with practical, conservative measures before asking patients to fork out hundreds of dollars.

    Lauren
  • If you are looking for outstanding quality and care for your dog or cat, especially for issues related to oral and dental health, Perkins Road Veterinary Hospital is the only place you need visit.

    Tina