Our Team

Meet the Cenla Animal Clinic team.


Team Cenla can’t wait to take care of your furr baby!

Get to know our team below!

Dr. April Brown

Dr. April Brown


Dr. Brown was born and raised in Leesville, LA. She attended University of Louisiana Monroe where she earned a B.S. in Biology in 1997. She later attended LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and recieved her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine title in 2002. She then did a rotating small animal medicine and surgery intership at Veterinary Specialists of South Florida in Cooper City, FL. She then moved to New York City and completed a residency in small animal medicine at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY. Dr. Brown has worked as an internist in New York, Florida, California, and Louisiana. She worked as an emergency veterinarian in Lake Charles, LA before moving to Alexandria and joining the Cenla Animal Clinic team in Pineville, LA in 2015. She has a beautiful daughter named Amelia. She also has 2 French bulldogs names Gibbs and Ziva and 2 cats named Franchesca and Penelope. Her favorite place to be is at the beach, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr. Karen Cousins

Dr. Karen Cousins


Dr. Karen Cousins is a native of Slidell, Louisiana. She graduated LSU with a B.S. in Animal Science and Technology in 2013. She later attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and upon finishing up her clinical year back home at LSU, received her DVM in 2019. Her interests include preventative medicine, exotics, and integrative medicine. She has two fur babies at home, Lola (dog) and Mama Mew (cat). She enjoys baking, eating out, travel, Netflix, and spending time with family.



Practice Manager

Makayla was born and raised in Monroe, La. She is currently enrolled at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She has one fur baby of her own, Molly (dog). Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family and ride her horses.

Your pet's health is our main priority.

Our staff at Cenla Animal Clinic is filled with passionate animal lovers who are here to help you and your pet!


Phone: 318-445-6211
Fax: 318-487-0333
Email: info@cenlaanimalclinic.com


1967 Monroe Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
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Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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