Melanie Naquin, DVM

Dr. Melanie Leach Naquin was born in New Orleans, grew up in Slidell, and graduated from St. Scholastica Academy in Covington, LA. She received a BS degree from Louisiana State University in 1981. After 5 years of working at Standard Mortgage Corporation in New Orleans, Dr. Naquin returned to LSU to attend the School of Veterinary Medicine where she received her DVM in 1990. After working in Beltsville, Maryland for 2 years, she returned to Louisiana.

She worked at a small animal practice in Houma and Raceland, LA for 13 1/2 years. She joined our staff in 2006. Dr. Naquin loves all things purple and gold.

She has a krewe of cats, Betty Boo, Itty Bitty Ke Ke Mingo, Munchie, and Nemo Boogie Boy . She has a special interest in providing good dental care to the patients at Pontchartrain Animal Hospital. She has been married for 22 years to Dr. Wayne Naquin who also practices dentistry, but on humans!