VCA Causeway Animal Hospital

Metairie Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Anissa Peneguy

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Peneguy is a New Orleans native. She was born in 1969 and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian four years later when she watched Dr. Pelle deliver a litter of Dachshund puppies. She went to St. Pius ...
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  • Andra M. Ponson

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Ponson was born and raised in Slidell, Louisiana and graduated from Salmen High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Louisiana State University in 2003 and graduated ...
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  • Beth A. Lagattuta

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Lagattuta is a New Orleans native. For high school she attended Mount Carmel Academy. It was during high school that she began working at Causeway Animal Hospital as a kennel attendant. Dr. Lagattuta ...
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  • Marcelo Gentinetta

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Marcelo Gentinetta was born in Buenois Aires, Argentina.  After his family moved to New Orleans in 1979, he attended Holy Cross High School.  During that time he worked as a kennel ...
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  • Rachel Morse

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Louisiana State University

    Dr. Morse is a native of New Orleans, growing up in Metairie. Although she did not have numerous pets, she wanted to be a veterinarian since the age of 6, desiring to help God's creatures that could ...
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  • Martin St. Germain

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. St. Germain was born in New Orleans and was raised in the metropolitan area. He attended Cor Jesu High School and completed his pre-veterinary curriculum at LSU. Dr. St. Germain received his Doctorate ...
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  • Thomas A. Pelle, Jr.

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. Pelle is a life long resident of the New Orleans Area. He grew up in Lakeview and attended St. Dominic Grammar School. After graduating from St. Aloysius High School, he received his Bachelor of Science ...
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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.

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