Alexandria Animal Clinic

Providing Compassionate Care for Your Family Friend Since 1968. Located at 4801 Masonic Drive just off the traffic circle, we are one of CENLA's oldest and most respected veterinary hospitals.

We are proud to offer quality products and services to all our customers, great and small.

We help a variety of animals including dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets, non-venomous reptiles, and amphibians.

We also help rehabilitate a variety of wildlife in conjunction with FOTAZ (Friends of the Alexandria Zoo).

Our staff members come from a variety of backgrounds, but we blend together to make a superb team.  Thanks for letting us help you and your pets.
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  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Closed for lunch weekdays 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Sat-Sun: Closed
  • After Hours Emergencies: CAEC (318) 427-1292
  • Dr. Monique Matherne

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Monique Matherne graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.  She has worked in this office since 2004.  She has a great husband and two wonderful children.  The family shares their home with 1 Weimaraners, a Schnoodle, 1 Scottish Terrier, 3 cats, 2 horses, and 2 goats.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2004
    Education:
    Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Melissa Putnam

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Melissa Putnam graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Masters of  Public Health from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.  She moved to Alexandria in July of 2018 to join our team. Dr. Putnam shares her home with her husband Matthew, two terriers, two cats and a bearded dragon.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Melissa Robinett

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Melissa Robinett joined our team in December 2017. She is a 1991 Graduate of the LSU School of Veterinary medicine. After 26 years of living out of state, the New Orleans native decided to come home.  She has a special interest in and a real soft spot for geriatric patients, helping them to thrive and be comfortable in their later years.  Dermatology is also an interest of hers.  She and her husband recently renovated an historic home in Washington, LA that they share with their 2 geriatric dogs Alfie & Webster and a new young pup, Miss Rougarou.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Education:
    Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Leah Ducote

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Leah Ducote is a native of Marksville, LA, she graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and joined our team in 2015. 
     Dr. Ducote shares her home with her husband Ben, daughter Lucy, Gump (dog), Shakira (cat), and a brood of hens. Her special interests include, dermatology and ophthalmology. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    LSU - School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Technicians

    Mary Fields
    Heather Fontenot-RVT
    Britney Bennett - RVT
    Chandler NesSmith - Vet Assistant
    Sarah Hamilton - Vet Assistant
  • Reception

    Brenda Roberts-Lead CSR

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Reception

    Suzie Jenkins - CSR
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 04, 2019
  • Kennel Assistants

    Evan McElwee
    Kaleigh Cutts
    Jurnee Gaspard
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 17, 2018