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2378 US HWY 190 West
Jasper, Texas  75951
409-384-8731    Fax 409-384-5491

David C. Fain, DVM                Royce D. Smathers, DVM                    Dusty Taff, DVM

Summer Job/Externship Opportunity:
Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
David Fain, DVM    Royce Smathers, DVM    Dusty Taff, DVM
Rt. 5 Box 172 (2378 US HWY 190 West), Jasper, Texas 75951
Phone 409-384-8731
Fax 409-384-5491
Email  fsvet@yahoo.com
Website   www.fainandsmathersvet.com

Type of Practice - Mixed (90% Small and 10% Large)

Living arrangements provided/weekly stipend
Emergencies and 24 hour Service
Hours: 8-5 M-F 8-11:30 Sat   Closed Sunday
3 Veterinarians    4 Receptionists    6 Vet Assistants    2 Kennel    1 Office Secretary

The hospital was built in 1993 (6000 sq ft). There are 5 exam rooms, 2 surgery suites, a treatment/prep area, x-ray room, indoor ac/heat kennels, a large waiting area, isolation, and a large covered equine center/barn with 2 stocks, a turnaround, and a padded recovery room.  We are equipped with a Idexx QBC, Catalyst, Vetstation,  ultrasound, ECG, Cardell blood pressure, nasogastric scope and a cryosurgical unit. 

Jasper is a mid-sized town with small town values surrounded by lakes nested in the Pineywoods of East Texas.

Interested Veterinary Students feel free to contact us at the above phone number or email address and make arrangements to visit our hospital. Ask for Molly Parsons. 

Office Hours

Monday8 am5 pm
Tuesday8 am5 pm
Wednesday8 am5 pm
Thursday8 am5 pm
Friday8 am5 pm
Saturday1st Sat8-12
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8 am 8 am 8 am 8 am 8 am 1st Sat Closed
5 pm 5 pm 5 pm 5 pm 5 pm 8-12 Closed