Welcome to Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital!


Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital is a family owned, full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Metairie, Louisiana. Dr. Pat McSweeney and his wife, Beverly, opened the practice in April, 1992. Dr. Carol Carriere joined the practice shortly afterwards. Both Dr. Pat and Dr. C received their degrees from LSU in 1984. After graduation, Dr. Pat worked at the Louisiana S.P.C.A.. He was a regular guest on the morning news, WDSU, for 8 years answering questions and educating the community about their pets. He has also studied and taught the technical aspects of various drugs for major drug companies including Pfizer Animal Health and Boehringer-Ingelheim. Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital is a drug trial clinic for the industry, which is a prestigious honor.

The professional and courteous staff at Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Metairie and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.


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Dr. McSweeney Featured on French Television Travel Program!

The link below is for the French television show that had scenes filmed at the clinic last October. The show shows begins with scenes from our church 5 minutes and 29 seconds into the show (right after the slide trombone player). This show is a French travel show that filmed various aspects of south Louisiana through the eyes of various individuals. Pat was one of the individuals featured...

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We are published!

Dr. Carriere and I are clinical trial investigators for the veterinary industry. Thank you to all who have participated in these trials. We are changing science and helping animals! The results of one of these trials were published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association in February. A copy of this study is listed in Articles section above. This article results from a study we participated in with Pfizer Animal Health in 2010.


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