We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Jonesboro Animal Clinic. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education are very important here at Jonesboro Animal Clinic. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (318) 395-2273.

Dr. Marion Sewell – Veterinarian and Owner

Dr. Marion Sewell is originally from upstate New York. After four years in the United States Marine Corps as an aviation ordnanceman, Dr. Sewell moved to Louisiana where she graduated Cum Laude from Louisiana Tech University. Dr. Sewell earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Following graduation she relocated to Ruston, Louisiana where she has been practicing at Ruston Animal Clinic since that time. In 2009 Dr. Sewell took ownership of the practice from original owner Dr. Edwin Davis. Dr. Sewell enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, friends and pets. Dr. Sewell is also very active in organized veterinary medicine and has been serving on the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine since 2013. At this time she holds the position of President Elect of the LVMA Board.


Dr. Julie Roane – Veterinarian

Dr. Julie Roane was born in Washington DC and grew up in the northern Virginia area. Her undergraduate studies were done at Colorado State University and she graduated with her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia in 1972. She has worked at practices in Georgia and Virginia and was a partner in a practice in Winchester, Virginia which she sold in 2002. In 2004 she moved to Ruston to be near family and built a home on land that was originally settled by her great grandfather. She has been “semi-retired” since, working part-time at Ruston Animal Clinic since 2005, first for Dr. Davis and continued after Dr. Sewell purchased the practice. She shares her home with seven dogs, 5 dachshunds and 2 papillons which she shows in performance events; 2 goats and 6 chickens.


Dr. Josh Franklin – Veterinarian

Dr. Josh Franklin is a native of the Choudrant/Ruston area graduating from Choudrant High School in 1991. Dr. Franklin completed his veterinary training at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine after attending Louisiana Tech University. He has an extremely diverse background in veterinary medicine that ranges from owning his own practice in Jonesboro, LA for 5 years to equine sports medicine and surgery to veterinary emergency/critical care medicine. He is married and has two sons and one extremely cute Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.


Dr. Miranda Clark