VCA Causeway Animal Hospital

Client Services

  • Receptionist

    Sheila Cothern

    Sheila was born in Akron, Ohio but has lived in Louisiana for the past 50 years. She has worked in many different areas such as tax preparer, network administrator, General Manager of an Irish pub in the French Quarter and went back to school at the age of 45 to become a Certified Medical Assistant. Sheila worked for an OB/GYN for 8 years. Sheila has been a client of VCA Causeway Animal Hospital for 14 years when she got her sweet yorkiepoo Aran Girl. Because of her love of animals she decided to change careers once again to join a wonderful team to help and care for the beautiful animals of our clients. She resides in Metairie with her daughter, Tiffany, and her grandson Aidan who is the light of her life. She also has two awesome pups Esme and Bailey and kitty Holly who she adopted from our clinic!

  • Receptionist

    Dawn Hymel

    Dawn was born and raised in New Orleans.  She has worked for VCA Causeway since 2001.  Dawn reloacted to Dallas for a few years after Katrina, but her love was for New Orleans so she came home and came back to VCA Causeway.  Dawn has always had animals, she loves dogs but has a fondness for cats.  She currently has 4 at home.  One sweet little boy she calls SiClops (because of his one eye!) that she adopted from Causeway.

  • Receptionist

    Mary Ann Romero

    Mary Ann was born and raised in New Orleans.  She joined the VCA Causeway family July 2007.  She started working for Causeway as a boarding attendant, but after relocating to Georgia due to Katrina she returned to Causeway and began working in our reception area.  Mary Ann has 3 daughters and will soon be married to her love Richard.  Like most of the staff at Causeway Mary Ann has 4 animals that were rescued from VCA Causeway.  Daisy, Charley her two wonderful dogs and Zoey and Hannah her two cats.  Mary Ann's dream was to always work for a veterinarian and she enjoys every minute.

  • Receptionist

    Glenda Seeling

    Glenda Seeling is a native of Choctaw County, Alabama. She married her great husband in October of 1997 and moved to New Orleans, his home town. They now make their home in Kenner with their wonderful cats.
    She started working at Causeway Animal Hospital in January of 1998. She can't imagine working anywhere else.
    As Customer Service Representative she tries to make every client's visit here as pleasant as possible and the wait to see the doctor as short as possible.
    Since moving to Louisiana and working at Causeway Animal Hospital, she has met and made terrific lasting relationships with clients and patients.

  • Receptionist

    Chasity Walsh


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.