Meet Our Doctors

Alaine Donnes Lafaso, DVM

Born and raised in Thibodaux, Dr. Lafaso graduated from LSU Veterinary School in 2004.  After an extensive renovation of a local horse barn (known to the local community as the old Peltier farm or the old Nicholls Farm), she opened Acadian Animal Hospital in 2008 in Chackbay, LA.  She resides in Chackbay with her husband Tony and their four children, JJ, Eli, Leo, and Amelie and a host of animals (1 dog, 3 cats, and a horse).


Keely Shine, DVM

Dr. Keely Shine was born in Lafayette, Indiana and moved to Louisiana in 2018 to attend vet school at LSU. Dr. Shine graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2013. After graduation she joined the United States Navy, where she has served for the last 11 years. Dr. Shine loves large and small animal medicine. She runs an ambulatory large animal veterinary service when she is not at Acadian Animal Hospital. She also owns a CrossFit gym so in her spare time you can probably find her working out or coaching classes. Dr. Shine has a German Sheperd and 2 horses. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Bovine Practitioner and American Association of Equine Practitioners. 

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