Dr. Karen Gordon graduated from the first class of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Dr. Gordon has been a practicing veterinarian in Shreveport for 34 years, operating her own business. She was on the original board that formed Animal Welfare, Inc. and has served on the board of The North Louisiana Jewish Federation. Dr. Gordon is a member of the local, state and national veterinary medical associations.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana honored Dr. Gordon as one of eight recipients of the 2006 Angel Award for her work with Right to Play in improving the quality of life of Louisiana?s children. This prestigious award came with a $20,000 donation to Right to Play to help Dr. Gordon continue her mission of providing a playground for children of all abilities.