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meet the team!

Our Veterinary Team

Welcome to Tchefuncte Animal Hospital! Our veterinary team looks forward to meeting you. Learn more about us below.

Team

About Tchefuncte Animal Hospital’s Veterinary Team

Tchefuncte Animal Hospital welcomes you and all of your pets to our veterinary hospital in Madisonville, Louisiana. At our hospital, Dr. David Moores, Dr. Laura Ferrara, and Dr. Adam Brown provide comprehensive veterinary care for dogs and cats.

Dr. Adam Brown, DVM - Medicine & Surgery

Education

Dr. Brown grew up in West Monroe, LA, where he graduated from West Monroe High School. After high school, he attended Louisiana Tech University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Sciences. He then attended LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2016. He practiced small animal medicine and surgery for five years before joining the team at Tchefuncte Animal Hospital.

Personal

Dr. Brown and his wife, Kelli, live in Abita Springs with their cats Otto, Paisley, and Praline. Their favorite thing to do is travel. Dr. Brown likes to fish, golf, and play baseball in his spare time. He is a massive fan of the Saints and LSU Tigers. As a former member of the LA Tech Band of Pride, he also enjoys playing music. Since growing up in North Louisiana, he loves attending festivals, going to as many Mardi Gras parades as possible, and just exploring what South Louisiana has to offer!

Dr. Laura Ferrara, DVM - Medicine & Surgery

Dr. Ferrara has been a resident of St. Tammany since 2003 after graduating from LSU’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She was born and raised in Baton Rouge and attended St. Joseph’s Academy and Louisiana State University. Dr. Ferrara has been practicing small animal medicine and surgery in Mandeville/Madisonville since graduation.

Dr. Ferrara and her husband, Joe, a dentist, have enjoyed living in Madisonville with their children, Rebecca and Noah, and their two dogs and two cats. She is an active member of St. Anselm Catholic Church, serving as a Eucharistic Minister. Dr. Ferrara loves music and the arts, and she was a member of the LSU Golden Band from Tigerland for three years. She loves spending time with her family and friends, especially when cheering on the Tigers and Saints!

Dr. David Moores, DVM - Medicine & Surgery

Education

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 worked in a small animal private practice, emergency medicine, and surgery. Before opening Tchefuncte Animal Hospital in 2008, he worked at a veterinary specialty referral and critical care hospital in Metairie.

Personal

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, paddle boarding, 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!

Mariea Sweitzer, Practice Manager

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Emily Ogle, Clinical Lead Technician

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Madisen Smith, Veterinarian Technician

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Madelin Thigpen, Veterinarian Technician

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Loren Seifried, Veterinarian Technician

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Monique Threeton, Veterinarian Technician

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Jacie Little, Veterinarian Technician

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Caroline Browning, Veterinarian Technician

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Delia Anderson, Kennel Technician

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Cassy Harwell, Kennel Technician

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Ali Lapeyronnie, Kennel Technician

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Michelle Rauch, Reception

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Megan Mailfald, Reception

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We proudly serve the pets in Madisonville, LA, and beyond.

It is our mission to partner with our clients to nurture and preserve the human-animal bond by providing compassionate, expert, and affordable veterinary. We see patients from communities all over, including Covington, Mandeville, and St. Tammany Parish.