VCA Causeway Animal Hospital

Beth A. Lagattuta, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, 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 attended Louisiana State University for 3 years of undergraduate learning before beginning Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. During her undergraduate years she continued working at Causeway Animal Hospital as a technicians assistant. In 2005, Dr. Lagattuta received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she returned to Causeway Animal Hospital where her journey in veterinary medicine began. Dr. Lagattuta now lives in Lakeview after repairing her Hurricane Katrina damaged home. She lives with her dog, Thai and her cat, Reese.

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.