A native of Kenner, Louisiana, Laura has always had a passion for medicine and animal care. After graduating from Mount Carmel, Laura enrolled in the UNO Pre-Veterinary curriculum. Laura graduated in the spring with a bachelor degree in Biological Sciences. She hopes to one day attend LSU's School of Veterinary Medicine. Laura is an extremely skilled technician and has experience working at a small animal surgical specialty center as well as a busy after-hours emergency clinic. She is also a certified laser technician. Her years of experience and commitment to always providing the best nursing care, make Laura a true asset to our DAH technician team.
Ashley was born in Baton Rouge and graduated from St Amant High School. She has several years of clinical experience as a physicians assistant at the Baton Rouge Cancer Center. Animals have always been an important part of Ashley's life and growing up her family had rabbits, dogs, cats, ferrets, goats, a squirrel and even a box turtle as pets. She recently decided to combine her medical knowledge with her love for animals and is now studying to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. Ashley is enrolled in the Penn Foster Technician's Program. She and her husband have two beautiful daughters, Danielle and Rosalie, along with four legged children, Ginger (the Min Pin), and Esme & Tiger, the cats.
Debbie started working for Dutchtown Animal Hospital in January 2013. She has been in the veterinary field since 2008. Debbie also has been employed in a family run pet store, and was vice president with an American Eskimo Dog rescue. Debbie has an interest in pet nutrition and is available if you have any questions about our veterinary diets. She has many personal pets and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Becky has been around animals her entire life, and has worked with animals since 2012. She has worked in many different areas,including dog grooming and boarding. Becky has always had a love for all animals, and currently has two cats, Roo and Zazzy, who she rescued from a shelter. Her employment at Dutchtown started in 2015, and she is the younger sister of our head technician, Laura. She currently lives in Metairie and holds a bachelors degree in Film. She enjoys Asian culture and cuisine.
Kayli started working at Dutchtown Animal Hospital in March of 2016. She was always raised around animals throughout her childhood. In the past she has owned up to 12 animals which included dogs, cats, a rabbit, and even a fish. Kayli has always dreamed about working in the animal field and feels this is her calling. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster to get her Associates Degree for a Veterinary Technician. Kayli and her fiancé, Caleb, currently own a lovable terrier mix named Trigger and plan on owning more animals in the future.
Depore is originally from the lower ninth ward of New Orleans, Louisiana but grew up in the country of Belle Rose and Donaldsonville. As a young boy he took part in cub scouts, peewee football, basketball, and baseball.He has been part of a family filled with animal lovers, which has inspired him to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. He has had many pets over the years, including horses, ducks, chickens, parakeets, dogs, rabbits, and a 4-H show hog. His current favorite animal is his schnauzer. He has a passion and love for the care of animals. He is currently a student pursuing his bachelor degree in Animal Science. After his undergrad education is complete he plans on pursing his dream of being a Veterinarian.
Adam joined our team in September of 2016 as an animal handler. He is originally from Maine and is a veteran of the Navy. He and his wife have been active in animal rescue and have fostered multiple dogs. He currently owns 3 dogs and recently welcomed twin girls into his family. Adam has become an integral part of Dutchtown Animal Hospital and we are happy to have him part of our team.