Dr. David Moores

DVM - Medicine & Surgery


Dr. Moores is a Covington native who attended St. Paul High School and Mississippi State University.  He then attended LSU's School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2003.  Since graduating from LSU, Dr. Moores has been working in small animal private practice as well as emergency medicine and surgery. Prior to opening Tchefuncte Animal Hospital in 2008, he worked at a veterinary specialty referral and critical care hospital in Metairie.


Dr. Moores, his wife Celeste, and two children live in Covington along with their two dogs.  He is an active member of Trinity Church of Covington and enjoys cycling, running, paddleboarding, and swimming. He has completed several marathons and half/full-Ironman races.  Dr. Moores loves spending time with his wife, son, and daughter and can often be found on the river or fishing with them. Dr. Moores is also a long-suffering Saints fan who was finally redeemed but now wants another championship!

Appointments & Reservations

Our veterinarians, Drs. David Moores, Laura Ferrara, and Adam Brown 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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