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Jan 2, 2019 by David Moores, DVM

Did you know Tchefuncte Animal Hospital in Madisonville, LA not only offers in store products but also is partnered with an online pharmacy?  Take a minute to check out our store here or on the link below and start saving!  Utilizing our store also helps keep costs down and keeps your sales tax money locally in St. Tammany Parish.  Thank you for checking it out! VetsFirstChoice online store Madisonville LA

Tips to insure a "Spook"tacular Halloween this Year.

Tips to insure a "Spook"tacular Halloween this Year.

Oct 19, 2018 by Dr Katie McConnell

With Halloween quickly approaching, it’s important to remember your pet’s safety along with all the family fun.  A few things to consider include… 1.  Chocolate is toxic to dogs and cats.  The amount of chocolate that is poisonous mostly depends on the size of the dog/cat and the type of chocolate.  Bakers chocolate is the worse type, followed by dark chocolate, followed by milk chocolate, and white cho...

Part 3: How to treat and prevent heartworms

Part 3: How to treat and prevent heartworms

Aug 31, 2018 by Dr Katie McConnell

          Part 3 of this series will discuss treatment and prevention of heartworm infection.  There is one main method of treatment used today. It is a medication called Melarsomine and is used for adulticide treatment.  Adulticide heartworm treatment refers to the process of killing the adult heartworms inside of the body. It is a multi-staged process that can differ mildly between veterinary practices and eve...

Part 2: Heartworm positive, now what?

Part 2: Heartworm positive, now what?

Aug 24, 2018 by Dr Katie McConnell

          Welcome back Madisonville!  Last week, we started a 3 part series on Heartworm Disease.  Today, I am going to discuss testing methods. It is recommended by the American Heartworm Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association that all dogs be tested annually for heartworms.  This insures early detection of infected dogs and proper prevention recommendations. Many types of heartworm preven...

Part 1: What is a Heartworm?

Part 1: What is a Heartworm?

Aug 17, 2018 by Dr Katie McConnell

          In this 3 part series, I am going to tackle the topic of Heartworms.  There are many aspects of the organism to discuss such as transmission, symptoms, treatment, and prevention to name a few.  I will try to touch briefly on the most important features of Heartworm Disease.  So, stay tuned to Tchefuncte Animal Hospital if you are interested in knowing a little more.       &n...

Appointments & Reservations

Our veterinarians Drs. David Moores, Laura Ferrara, and Mark Mikelonis are now accepting new patients. Bring your dogs, cats, reptiles, pocket pets, and rabbits to Tchefuncte Animal Hospital for veterinary care in Madisonville. 

Contact our office at 985-845-7484 today to schedule an appointment or for more information.

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