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 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. 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.
This awesome bilingual Spanish-speaking pack leader has a total of 18 plus years of vet tech and vet office experience.
Family: Husband Gerald and Son Nathaniel
Hobbies: Hunting, Saltwater fishing, reading, and cooking
This awesome customer service representative has 15 plus years of vet office and tech experience.
Family: Husband Mike; Son Gavin and Daughters Kiana and Kendra ( yep! See below!)
Hobbies: Fishing, working in her flower garden, and being with family.
This awesome Long Islander turned Southern gal has 9 years of vet tech experience.
Family: Husband Jordan and Daughter Adeline.
Hobbies: Being on the beach and camping.
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.
Family: Husband Scott; Son Jeremiah and Daughter Marley
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, cutting grass, and being outdoors.
This awesome Tech is Southern raised and has 7 years of vet tech experience.
Family: Husband Derek and Son Ezra
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, hanging out with family, and fishing.
This awesome Tech is Houma born and raised and has 3 years of vet tech experience.
Family: Daughter to Cherisha
Hobbies: Reading, fishing, and shopping.
This awesome kennel tech is new to the business with only 6 months in but is eager to learn the ropes.
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.
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