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Welcome to Crossroads Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in the City of Central.  Call us at (225) 261-6000 today for your appointment.

Crossroads Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital that has been serving the animals of Central and the surrounding areas since 2003. Dr. Tony LoBue is a Louisiana licensed veterinarian ready to treat all types of pets. Dr. LoBue has over 35 years of experience in veterinary medicine. Be assured that your four-legged best friend will receive the most comprehensive medical care available here at Crossroads Animal Hospital.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality Veterinary services for our patients, and the most caring and considerate treatment for their owners. We have advanced diagnostics, up-to-date technology, and are dedicated to practicing state-of-the-art medicine. Every member of our staff is committed to providing the very finest professional, personable, courteous, and caring service in every way possible to you and your pet. 

We are a full-service hospital offering preventive medical treatment and consultation, routine check-ups, surgical procedures and laboratory analysis for small and exotic animals.

We are also available 24/7 for any emergencies that your pet may experience. If during regular business hours, please call us at 225-261-6000 as soon as possible. If after hours, call our regular office number above and follow the directions to be redirected to one of our doctors.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your furry friend. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is giving them the best nutrition and preventing any problems that may arise with regular vet visits.

If you want to ask questions call us or come by. Crossroads Animal Hospital's office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions to 13933 Greenwell Springs Road on our Contact us page. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading the free informative articles we have throughout our website.

At Crossroads Animal Hospital, we treat your pet like a family member! 


At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services, helpful forms to assist you and an extensive Pet Medical Library for you to search for additional information. We hope you will refer your family and friends to our practice.

Feel free to browse through our site. If you want more information about our practice, please call us at 225-261-6000.

Thanks for visiting and we look forward to serving you.

Dr. Tony LoBue 
Crossroads Animal Hospital | (225) 261-6000

13933 Greenwell Springs Rd
City of Central, LA 70739


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Meet The Doctors

The staff at Crossroads Animal Hospital will provide your pet with the best care and attention possible.

  • Dr.
    Tony LoBue
    Veterinarian

    Dr. LoBue is a graduate of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983.  He practiced veterinary medicine in Texas for 17 years before moving back to Louisiana in 2003. Dr. LoBue has played an integral role in this community as a city council member, as well as a member of the City of Central Chamber of Commerce. 


  • Dr.
    Jena Ahr
    Veterinarian

    Dr.  Jena Ahr grew up in Frederick, Maryland and graduated from Louisiana State University in 2006.  She practiced in Baton Rouge for ten years before leaving to practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for four years.  Dr. Jena and her husband Case, son Martin, and dog, Cherry, decided to return to the Louisiana in 2020.  Dr.  Jena’s professional interests as a veterinarian include small animal internal medicine, surgery, dermatology, and feline medicine.  Her hobbies include antiquing, traveling, and experiencing new cuisine.  She is excited to be back in the state her family calls home to serve the greater Baton Rouge area!

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

    "The best staff, heck the best ppl ever!!! They saved my Spartacus' life!!! Doc, Ms. Donna, the whole dang staff from the Administration to the Groomers 👍👍👍👍👍 They will not empty your pockets for empty promises!!! You get a full detailed explanation as well the best thorough plan of action they're able to provide!!! Great boarding facility Standard and luxury (their standard is luxury compared to most) Best of all the real people with real people Outlook they understand that your

    Kasey D.

    "I was treate with a lot of respect, concern, and care!"

    Anonymous

    Dr. LoBue was very prompt to help me and Izzie and meet us at the clinic Sunday morning. Thanks for everything!

    Michelle B.

    "Doctor is very attentive and knowledgeable."

    Anonymous

    "This clinic is very professional and really cares about pets and interaction with the owners."

    Jennifer D.

    "We were taken in last minute for an emergency and have had quite a few visits since. Everyone has been very helpful. Made them things very easy for us."

    Kristina B.

    "I was very impressed with the time Dr. Tony took to explain everything about my dogs problem and the follow up call to check on her."

    Anonymous

    "Some of the friendliest people. Dr. LoBue and staff are gentle with my dog. Dr. LoBue takes his time to explain everything! We love Crossroads and the entire staff!"

    Bridgette C.

    "We love Crossroads and always have a great experience. Everyone is so nice. Our dog Daisy is always well taken care of and so happy after her visits. We have been very pleased with the grooming as well!"

    Haley W.

    "We love Dr. LoBue and his wonderful staff. He is great! He’s so sweet and very caring of not only our own dogs but of our fosters as well! We highly recommend him for your pet needs!"

    Allison B.

    "Doc and his staff are super amazing!!! I wouldn’t trust my dog to be boarded with anyone else!! I can always tell they take special care of my pooch while he’s in their care!!!! Thanks so much y’all really make a difference :)"

    Katie K.

    "My best friend deserves the best care she can get. And we found it at Crossroads! I spent a lot of time researching who we would place our faith in for Maggie's healthcare needs. All signs pointed to this place for a reason!"

    Tara R.

    "It's nice to see the same Doctor each time. Where I went before I saw a different vet each time and it was less personal. Also, Dr. LoBue is very thorough and explains everything, which is great!"

    Barbara T.

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Location & Hours

Office Hours

Monday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am

6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

4:00 pm-5:00 pm


7:00 am - 7:30 am drop-offs only.
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm pick-ups only.
Sunday: Boarding drop-off/pick-up only (*with reservations only).