Dr. John Savell is a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana and was graduated from Louisiana State University in 1992 with the Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Lake Charles for 6 years and another 5 years in the Hampton area before taking ownership of Deer Park Animal Hospital. His hobbies include jogging, reading, hiking, kayaking, boating, and visiting Civl War battle sites in Virginia. He is married to Karen and has 2 daughters, Shelbey and Katelyn. His professional associations include: AVMA and a member of the Veterinary Laser Surgical Society.