Dr. Deshotel is a 1989 graduate of LSU SVM (Louisana State University School of Veterinary Medicine). Dr. Deshotel moved home after working for two years in Arkansas. He purchased Northside Veterinary Hospital in 1991 and has since expanded the facility to provide better care for his patients. Dr. Deshotel lives in Mamou with his wife and three children where they raise cattle and spend lots of time enjoying the great outdoors with their family pets. Dr. Deshotel is proud of his cajun heritage and speaks fluent French.