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Dr. Katie's Heat Stroke Insights

Dr. Katie's Heat Stroke Insights

Jul 20, 2018 by Katie McConnell, DVM

Heat Stroke in Dogs: what you need to know! Heat stroke, or non-fever related hyperthermia, is a real concern in Louisiana during the summer.  As the temperature and humidity begin to rise, we need to remember our four-legged friends. My dog, Goji, reminded me of that fact just yesterday.  We went for our usual afternoon golf cart ride/run around the farm. He loves this time to chase squirrels and run amok. After about ½ of a ...

Dr. Katie's Ear Insights

Dr. Katie's Ear Insights

Jul 19, 2018 by Katie McConnell, DVM

If I had a nickel for every ear infection diagnosed, I would be on a remote tropical island drinking pina coladas right now.  But, life has something else in store for me. Anywho? Otitis Externa, or inflammation of the external ear canal, as seen in many a lab, poodle, doodle, beagle...need I go on.  Most of the time at Tchefuncte Animal Hospital, we find the inflammation is caused by an overgrown of either bacteria or yeast. These in...

Don't Forget Boarding Reservations!

Don't Forget Boarding Reservations!

Jul 6, 2018 by David Moores, DVM

Going out of town soon? Don't forget to make those boarding reservations for your pets!  All too often, we get calls from frantic people who are leaving town and they realize they forgot to arrange care for Fido and Fluffy.  We have a full service boarding facility for dogs and cats.  We have spacious glassed in runs and an outside Astroturfed play area with sun shades. Our staff play with and exercise the dogs in the outdoor a...

Dr. Katie's Gastrointestinal Insights

Dr. Katie's Gastrointestinal Insights

Jun 25, 2018 by Katie McConnell, DVM

For those of you I've had the pleasure of meeting at Tchefuncte Animal Hospital in Madisonville, I probably told you about either my Great Dane puppy, Barbie, or the very "special" rescue, Gojiberry.  The two are part of my daily conversations.  I use their stories to help explain everyday issues you may face with your furbaby and to illustrate how every dog is different.     Today I'm going to address...

Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our New Website!

Jun 21, 2018 by David Moores, DVM

For those of you who've visited our website: www.tchefuncteanimalhospital.com, in the past, we hope you like our new look!  For those who are visting for the first time, we hope you are able to find what you're looking for easily. Welcome to our new website! Dr. Ferrara, Dr. McConnell, Dr. Mikelonis, and myself (Dr. Moores) are here to serve you and your pets. Please take a few minutes to check out our site, learn about what we do...

Appointments & Reservations

Our veterinarians Drs. David Moores, Laura Ferrara, Katie McConnell, 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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