Casey - Vet Assistant

Casey, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician Team member since 2018 Casey is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Ever since she was a young girl, she has always had a passion for animals. According to Casey, she is “so happy to now have a career in Veterinary Medicine where she gets to help and care for animals every day.”…

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Taray - Practice Manager


Practice Manager Team member since 2018 TaRay is a Ponchatoula native and third generation graduate of Ponchatoula High School. She entered the field as a Veterinary Assistant in 2013. In 2017, she proudly took on the role of Client Communication Coordinator at Animal Care Center.  She has shined as the Practice Manager since mid 2021….

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Brittany - Vet Assistant


Vet Assistant Team member since 2017 Brittany started working in the veterinary industry in 2017. She loves working with animals because it allows her to be their voice. She knows that saving 1 animal may not change the world, but it will change the world for that 1 animal. She strives to always show the…

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Team member since 2009 Mrs. Barbara has been married to her husband for over 47 years and has 2 grown sons and 9 grandchildren, plus 4 dogs. She believes family is a very important part of life. Anytime she is seen in passing, she greets you with a smile, which is just one of the…

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Darrineshia - Certified Vet Assistant


Certified Vet Assistant Team member since 2019 Darrineshia has been a long-time residence a Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She graduated from Northshore Technical Community College with an associate’s degree in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2020. She is currently at Certified Veterinary Assistant with hopes of becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician. Darrineshia’s motto is to have…

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Cari - Vet Assistant


Vet Assistant Team member since 2017 Cari is from Ponchatoula. She chose to work in this profession because she loves animals and wanted to make a difference in their lives. Growing up, Cari and her family always brought their animals to our clinics and she always thought the job seemed fitting. According to Cari, “working…

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Denise - Pet Care Center Lead


Pet Care Center Lead Team member since 2007 Denise has worked at our clinics since 2007, mainly at Pet Care Center. She started with us as a receptionist and has since moved into the role of Pet Care Center Lead. She’s worked in customer service since 1999 and values our clients as well as their…

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Kacie - Kennel Assistant Lead

Kacie, RVT

Lead Kennel Technician Team member since 2017 Approximately 1 year after starting at our clinics, Kacie took the role as Lead Kennel Technician. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program with honors and an Associate’s Degree from Northshore Technical Community College in 2020. She then passed her my state boards and became a Registered Veterinary…

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Alexis - Inventory Manager


Inventory Manager Team member since 2018 Alexis (known as Lexie around our clinics) is a lifelong resident of the Ponchatoula-Hammond area. She is a graduate of Ponchatoula High School. Lexie then graduated from Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration. She started working at our clinics in 2018 as…

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Kayla - Lead RVT

Kayla, RVT

Lead RVT Team Member Since 2019 Kayla Hano-Canik has been a lifelong resident of Springfield, Louisiana. She graduated from Baton Rouge Community College with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2014. She then received a passing score for the VTNE and became a Registered Veterinary Technician shortly after graduation. She has…

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