Meet The Team

Discover the Faces Behind the Care

Meet Our Animal-Loving Crew!

At Riverlands Animal Hospital, our exceptional team is more than a group of professionals; we are a dedicated family devoted to the health and happiness of your pets.

From compassionate technicians to skilled doctors, each member brings a unique expertise, crafting a personalized and nurturing environment for your furry companions.

Discover the stories, skills, and shared passion that make our team an integral part of your pet’s wellness journey.

Our Doctors

Dr. Lance Gremillion


Dr. Joseph Garon Jr.


Joseph Garon: Alumnus of St. Charles High School in LaPlace. He then attended  Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine  where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1994. His work interests include surgery, dermatology and catching up with old and new clients. On his spare time he enjoys fishing, LSU football, coaching baseball and spending time with his wife Darlene and 3 children.

Dr. Catherine Garon, DVM, ACVIM

DVM, Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist

Graduated in 1995 from  Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine . She completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Mesa Veterinary Hospital and a three year residency in small animal internal medicine at the  University of Missouri. She is board certified and a Diplomate of the  American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Garon is a veterinary internal medicine specialist. She treats patients on a referral basis and performs many specialized procedures. She offers heart ultrasounds (echocardiograms), abdominal ultrasounds, endoscopy, and feeding tube placement. She enjoys gardening & listening to jazz music. 

Dr. Jennifer Crawford


Dr. Crawford grew up in the small town of Pinehurst, in northern Idaho. She completed three years of undergraduate work at the  University of Idaho, then attended  Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine , graduating in 2001. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has special interest in dermatology, ophthalmology and dentistry. Dr. Crawford currently resides in Montz, with her husband, Martin, 2 children, 2 dogs, 3 cats & 2 fish. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, and reading mystery novels.

Our Staff


Practice Manager



Sarah Ashley








Paige C.


Paige L.