VCA Airline Animal Hospital

Connie McMillan, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Louisiana State University


Dr. Connie McMillan was raised in the New Orleans, Louisiana area and attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has always wanted to be a veterinarian but her life took a different course. After years in the printing industry she decided it was time to pursue her dream and returned to school. Veterinary Medicine is her second career, and she is thrilled to finally be living her dream of working with animals. She graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Her undergraduate work was completed initially at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and veterinary prerequisites were completed at the University of New Orleans After graduating veterinary school she completed a Medical and Surgical Internship at Southeast Veterinary Specialists before joining the VCA team in Metairie. Recently she transferred to the Airline location where she is now Medical Director. She lives in River Ridge with her two dogs, Honey a beautiful tri-pod mixed breed, and Grits, a deaf Staffordshire Bull Terrier.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

We recommend:

  •  MedVet

1937 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005 



  • Southeast Veterinary Specialists

3409 Divison Street, Metairie, LA 70002