WE ARE OPEN!

We have returned to normal operating hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays (Mon-Fri). We are now closed on Saturdays and Sundays until further notice.

Meet the incredible team at Best Friends Animal Hospital!

Our doctors and support staff are here to care for your pets throughout their entire life. Every step of the way, we’ll be there for you when you need us most.

Dr. Anne Laurent

Dr. Anne Laurent

Medical Director

Dr. Anne is originally from Alexandria, Louisiana and now resides in Houma with 4 of her very own best friends.

Dr. Anne is a 2002 graduate of Louisiana State University. Prior to founding Best Friends Animal Hospital on February of 2010, she worked 7 years in private practice in Covington, La., 8 months in emergency medicine in Metairie, La. And 6 months in private practice in Morgan City, La. Her special interests include small animal internal medicine, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery.

In May of 2022, Dr. Anne reaches a milestone and celebrates 20 years as a veterinarian!

“My favorite part of each day is seeing the happy reunions between pets and their family”. After a pet who has been ill is finally well enough to go home, Dr. Anne says, “I never get tired of seeing the unconditional bond that exists between humans and their pets”.

Dr. Jaimie Armstrong

Dr. Jaimie Armstrong

Veterinarian

We are excited to announce our newest addition to the Best Friends Animal Hospital team, Dr. Jaimie Armstrong.

Dr. Armstrong grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana where her passion for animals started. Dr. Armstrong went on to complete her undergraduate and veterinary medicine educations, both at LSU, where she graduated in 2006. She has special interests in surgery, both routine and orthopedic, dermatology and exotic medicine.

When Dr. Armstrong is not seeing patients, she enjoys painting and photography but most of all spending time with her partner, son and her three dogs.

M. Ale'

M. Ale'

Practice Manager

This awesome bilingual Spanish-speaking pack leader has a total of 18 plus years of vet tech and vet office experience.
Hometown: Convent
Family: Husband Gerald and Son Nathaniel
Hobbies: Hunting, Saltwater fishing, reading, and cooking

Cherisha

Cherisha

Veterinary Technician

This awesome customer service representative has 15 plus years of vet office and tech experience.
Hometown: Houma
Family: Husband Mike; Son Gavin and Daughters Kiana and Kendra ( yep! See below!)
Hobbies: Fishing, working in her flower garden, and being with family.

Marlena

Marlena

Veterinary Technician

This awesome Long Islander turned Southern gal has 9 years of vet tech experience.
Hometown: Houma
Family: Husband Jordan and Daughter Adeline.
Hobbies: Being on the beach and camping.

Rachel

Rachel

Head Customer Service Representative

This awesome customer service representative is Clinton, La born and raised. And has a total of 15 plus years of vet office experience.
Hometown: Cutoff
Family: Husband Scott; Son Jeremiah and Daughter Marley
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, cutting grass, and being outdoors.

Chelsea

Chelsea

Veterinary Technician

This awesome Tech is Southern raised and has 7 years of vet tech experience.
Hometown: Thibodeaux
Family: Husband Derek and Son Ezra
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, hanging out with family, and fishing.

Kendra

Kendra

Veterinary Technician

This awesome Tech is Houma born and raised and has 3 years of vet tech experience.
Hometown: Houma
Family: Daughter to Cherisha
Hobbies: Reading, fishing, and shopping.

Kiana

Kiana

Kennel Technician

This awesome kennel tech is new to the business with only 6 months in but is eager to learn the ropes.
Hometown: Houma
Family: Fiance Christian
Hobbies: Fishing, eating, and sleeping.

Compassionate Veterinary Care in Houma, LA.

At Best Friends Animal Hospital, we provide comprehensive, high quality medical, surgical, dental, and preventative medical care exclusively for small animals.

Contact Us

Phone: 985-876-7722
Email: dr.annebfah@hotmail.com

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Location

2118 Coteau Rd.
Houma, LA 70364

TEMPORARY Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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