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meet the team

We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Veterinary Medical Center in Slidell, LA.

Providng exemplary care

Our Team

We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team at Veterinary Medical Center. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education are very important here at Veterinary Medical Center. We strive to have a state-of-the-art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (985) 847-0591.

DR. Jeff Perret


Jeff Perret was born and raised a city boy in New Orleans. After deciding to pursue a career in veterinary medicine in his teens, he attended the University of New Orleans, graduating in 1986 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology. Four years later, he received his DVM degree from the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, where he was lucky enough to serve for 2 years as the student caretaker for LSU’s live tiger mascots Mike IV and Mike V. After stints in private practice in Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Mandeville, LA. Dr. Perret purchased Veterinary Medical Center in Slidell in 1997. He has been married to his lovely wife Lisa for 34 years and has 4 grown children. His practice is limited to dogs and cats, with a special interest in surgery.

DR. Jeanne Richardson


Dr. Jeanne Richardson grew up in Mandeville and has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was a small child. She attended LSU’s undergraduate animal science program where she met her husband Briton. She graduated from LSU veterinary school in 2013. They now live in Mandeville with their two daughters, Louise and Elise, and their Labrador, Fred.

DR. Marie Faucheux


Dr. Marie Faucheux is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University in 2016. While earning her doctorate, she became a certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist through the medical veterinary acupuncture program, Curacore. After graduating, she moved to Las Vegas and practiced there for several years. Upon starting a family, she was ready to return “home” to Louisiana. She enjoys treating her patients with both western medicine and acupuncture medicine. In her free time she enjoys pilates, baking, and traveling.

Erin Marquez

Practice Manager – Technician

Melissa Kurucar

Kennel Tech

Stephanie Nikolas

Head Tech

Melissa Welsh

Head Receptionist

April Cooper


Ansley Anderson

Technician/Kennel Tech

Yvonne Frey