Staff and Technicians

Hospital Administrator

Christie Romero Broussard is our current Practice Manager. She joined our hospital team in 2014 as a vet tech, after being a stay at home mom of 5 and running her own bakery. She took over as manager in 2018. She strives to make sure that each patient gets the utmost care.


Brianna Duhon is a full time veterinary technician, kennel assistant, a Fear Free Certified Professional. Brianna has 6 dogs, 2 cats, and big loveable cow. She is a certified veterinary assistant from Animal Behavioral College. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing at home with her husband, hunting, fishing and playing with her fur babies.

Haley Seals is a full time vet technician assistant who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University. Haley is an Army Brat who, after having lived all over the country, decided to settle in Lake Charles following her graduation from McNeese. Haley enjoys crocheting and spending time with her Hamsters Benji, Ronnie, and Annabelle, and her dog, Tootsie Roll.

Ethan Freehling is a part-time kennel assistant and a full-time animal science major at McNeese State University. Ethan plans to one day work at a zoo. He has two cats, Inky and Slim Shady. He also has 12 snakes. Ethan’s favorite snake is his baby Nala, a Jaguar Carpet Python. On the weekends, Ethan likes hanging with friends and playing paintball.

Hayden Laughlin is a full time vet assistant and kennel attendant. She enjoys spending her time with her own dog Riley. She is going back to school to be a certified veterinarian technician.

Dillon LeDoux is a part-time vet assistant and Kennel Technician. He is studying full-time at SOWELA Technical Community College, majoring in Information Technology. He enjoys spending time with his Dachshund-Beagle mix Zoey, and his Chihuahua Bella, as well as travelling and trying new foods.

Lauryn Fulkerson is one of our part time vet techs. She is also a full time McNeese nursing student. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her fur babies! She has two dogs named Avery and Ranger. She loves every dog that comes in as much as her own!

Crystal Gamez is a part-time vet assistant and kennel assistant. She’s currently a student at SOWELA, and will transfer to McNeese to be a full-time animal science major. Crystal loves spending time with her family and friends, but mostly with her own dog Remington.

Jessyca Steward is a part time veterinary assistant, kennel assistant, and receptionist. She is a full time student at Mcneese State University, studying Animal Science and Pre-veterinary medicine. Jessyca loves to spend time with her family and friends, and playing fetch with her dog Boudreaux.

Debbie Martin: Bio to come!

Lindsey Detraz is a freshman at McNeese University, majoring in Agricultural Education. On the side of work and school, she is a Louisiana FFA state Officer. She has a border collie and Australian Sheppard mixed named Cinch.

Timberlee Howell is one of our part time kennel assistants. She is energetic and always happy to meet and care for your fur babies. She is currently enrolled at McNeese as a full time Pre-Vet student. When she is not at our clinic she is busy studying or spending time with her family and her own fur baby, Apollo.

Kennel Assistants

Joshua Crawford is one of our parttime kennel assistants. He will be beginning his first semester in Pre-Vet at McNeese in the fall. He enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and playing with his dogs. Josh has a chihuahua named Rocky and a blue-haired yorkie named Pepsi. Joshua loves helping animals and plans to further his education in veterinary medicine.


Mary Willis has been with Prien Lake Animal Hospital for more than 15 years. She will always greet you with a smile at the door or on the phone. She is loyal to our clients and knows all of them and their beloved companions by name. Mary and her loving husband, Butch, have two daughters, seven grandchildren, a yorkie named Scarlet, and a cat named Phoebe. When she is away from work, Mary loves spending time with all of her family. She also enjoys riding bicycles and weekend getaways with Butch.

Allie Pickle is a full-time receptionist and full-time mother to Stella Jo. Allie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also loves to go deer hunting with her dad and grandfather. Her favorite things to do is to spend time with her daughter and listen to music.