Dr. Robert Vennen grew up in Slidell, Louisiana and attended Northshore Highschool. He completed a four year animal science degree at LSU then attended LSU Veterinary School, graduating in 2014. After graduation Dr. Vennen worked for 5 years at Riverlands Animal Hospital in LaPlace, Louisiana. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but he has special interests in orthopedics, nutrition, and surgery. He joined the Ark Animal Hospital team in November of 2019. Dr. Vennen currently resides in River Ridge with his wife Lauren (also a veterinarian), and their 2 dogs, Riley and Benny. On his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, wood-working, and ,of course, cheering on the tigers baseball and football.