Welcome to our Website!

 We are dedicated to being a trusted resource for outstanding internal medicine care! Dr. Treadwell is grateful for the trust her referring veterinarians

put in the care SVIM provides and we are honored to be part of their pet health care team!

We are decorating the hospital and collecting the wonderful gifts donated by local businesses. 

These gifts will be raffled December 3rd at the open house and all funds raised will go to the Food Band of NWLA and local rescue groups. 

The turn out was great!  Thank you to the veterinarians and vet techs who came out for Dr. Ribka's in-depth dental continuing educations. SVIM, Gulf South Dentistry, Patterson, Vetoquinol are all happy you came and hope you learned a lot! We planning CE dental labs for early next year!



 Shreveport Veterinary Internal Medicine


 Our mission is to provide state of the art health care for dogs and cats. 

We believe this goal is best reached through caring communication between owners,

the family veterinarian, and the SVIM team.  We are dedicated to providing owners and

veterinarians the information and services needed for optimal treatment of treasured pets.


Shreveport Veterinary Internal Medicine is a referral-only practice providingadvanced veterinary care for dogs and cats.

We create an environment with unique veterinary skills, patient care, and customer service.

 We diagnose and treat dogs and cats with diseases of many organ systems including:

  • Cardiac (heart)
  • Gastrointestinal (digestive)
  • Respiratory (lungs)
  • Endocrine (hormones)
  • Medical neurology (nervous)
  • Lymphatic
  • Hematology (blood)
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Lower urinary tract
  • Medical oncology (cancer)
  • Immune-mediated disorders
  • Nasal Disease

SVIM offers many advanced diagnostic tests including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided biopsy and aspirates
  • Endoscopy (foreign body removal, bronchoscopy, Upper and lower GI, Nasal, cystoscopy)
  • Tracheal Wash 
  • Blood pressure
  • CBC with manual differential
  • Blood Type and Cross Matching
  • Bone marrow aspirates
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Spinal taps
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Coagulation testing
  • Urinalysis (sediment and culture/sensitivity)
  • Cytology
  • Eye Pressures
  • Central Venous Pressure

We provide individualized care and treatment plans that include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Diabetes regulation
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Transfusion medicine (blood, plasma)
  • Critical Care
  • Pain Management
  • Diet and Supplement Recommendations
  • Breathing Treatments
  • Cushing's Disease Management
  • Detailed Treatment plan for complicated medical conditions