Lynda Loudon, DVM, Medical Director
Dr. Lynda Loudon completed her B.S. degree at The University of Rhode Island in 1997 and went on to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University in 2003. She then completed her final clinical year at the University of Oklahoma. She completed a one year small animal internship at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in Bohemia, NY. Dr. Loudon has been an Emergency Veterinarian for the past 9 years as well as an intern director for the past 5 years.
Dr. Loudon’s professional interests include the triage and management of acute traumatic injuries in dogs and cats. She also finds great fulfillment in teaching emergency techniques to both veterinarians and technicians. Aside from her job as an emergency doctor, Dr. Loudon has founded the non-profit organization Healing Haven Animal Fund. The mission of this non-profit is to provide funding for urgent veterinary care for sick or injured animals that are homeless or whose guardian has financial limitations. She also writes a blog about dog and cat care and living a connected, joyful life with your pets. Dr. Loudon regularly visits local nursing homes with her special needs dogs Brody and Joey and also donates time caring for local feral cat populations.
Dr. Loudon has been the primary veterinarian to large profile abuse cases such as Maximus, the pit bull set on fire by his owner in 2007 and Joey, the pit bull thrown from a moving car in 2012. Joey and Dr. Loudon have appeared on Fox and Friends monthly for the past 5 months and have also appeared on multiple national news channels.
Dr. Loudon’s favorite activities include long distance running, yoga, writing and spending as much time at the beach as possible . She lives on the North Shore of Long Island with her husband Tim (also a veterinarian), their 2 year old son John, their three dogs Brody, Meg and Joey and her cat Tristan.