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THANK YOU NEW ORLEANS FOR VOTING US ONE OF THE BEST VETERINARY HOSPITALS YEAR AFTER YEAR!! 

Welcome to Prytania Veterinary Hospital 

Celebrating Over 25 Years As Your Veterinarian in New Orleans, LA

Here's To Another 25 Years and Beyond!


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woody-hartzog-bandana.jpgPrytania Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pets in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We also offer boarding, bathing, and basic grooming services for dogs and cats of all sizes.

Our doctors have over 100 years of combined experience, and all of our staff members train year-round on the latest medical practices and animal behavior & handling.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for New Orleans pet owners.

At Prytania Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the family members they are.

Meet The Staff

Learn more about our friendly staff

  • Jennifer Foster, D.V.M
    Veterinarian
    Dr. Jennifer V. Foster grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and fell in love with animals in the swamps of the St. John's River. Dr. Foster graduated from Tulane in 1994 with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. She graduated from The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. Dr. Foster practiced for 10 years at Causeway Animal Hospital in Metairie, but she's an uptown girl at heart. After working at Prytania Vet part-time for a year, she joined full-time in June of 2012. Dr. Foster is a member of the SLVA and AVMA and has served as president and on the board for the SLVA. She is interested in internal medicine, ultrasound, surgery, and taking care of her clients as well as her patients. Dr. Foster is married to David Foster, her high school sweetheart. They have two daughters, Savannah and Clementine, and a Border Collie named Sweet Emma. Dr. Foster enjoys live music and is a choreographer for and member of the Camel Toe Lady Steppers.
  • Rachelle Biondolillo, D.V.M
    Veterinarian
    Dr. Rachelle Biondolillo graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She practiced at Algiers Animal Clinic from 1997 to 2001, and at Audubon Veterinary Hospital from 2001 to 2003 before joining Prytania Veterinary Hospital in 2003. Dr. Biondolillo was an attending doctor at the Animal Emergency Clinic from 1998 to 2008. Her special interests include internal medicine, gastrointestinal disease, dermatology, dentistry, surgery, ultrasound, and feline medicine. She also enjoys education and devotes time to illness prevention and behavior counseling. In her free time, Dr. B enjoys being outdoors, gardening, traveling, and cat hugging. She is married to Bryan Barry and they have two cats, Payton and Drew Brees Barrymore, and a short-legged dachshund mix named Daisy.
  • Nancy Nathan, D.V.M
    Veterinarian
    Dr. Nancy Nathan is a New Orleans native. After graduating from Isidore Newman School, she received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her DVM from Tufts University in 1986. She and Dr. Brian Ghere opened Prytania Veterinary Hospital in September 1992. She returned to New Orleans after practicing veterinary medicine in Canada for three years after Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Nathan is a member of the AVMA, SLVA and the CVMA. She has a special interest in animal behavior as well as feline medicine. Dr. Nathan has two daughters, Caroline and Emily. She also has two cats, Angel and PurrPurr, a three-legged longhaired Chihuahua named Joy, and a shih-tzu named Frankie. She is thrilled to be back in New Orleans where she enjoys walking in Aududon Park and bike riding.
  • Brian Ghere, D.V.M
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Brian Ghere received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 1986. He also studied at the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa during his senior year. In September of 1992, he founded and opened Prytania Veterinary Hospital with partner Dr. Nancy Nathan. Dr. Ghere is a member of the AVMA, LVMA, and SLVA. He has served as president of the state and local veterinary associations and was on an executive committee for the National Association. Dr. Ghere is married to Dr. Mary Elliott Ghere and is the proud father of 5 daughters: Taylor, Laney, Aubrey, Callie Anne, & Josie - with a 6th on the way! - and one son, Rhett. They have two cats: a senior named Salsa, and Remoulade, who was rescued from the Denham Springs flood in 2016, and two dogs: a Frenchie named Ringo, and Westley, a schnauzer mix. He is an avid outdoors man, racquetball player, and dad-joke teller.

Prytania Veterinary Hospital Location

4907 Prytania St.

New Orleans, LA 70115 USA

504-899-2828

Our Regular Schedule

New Orleans

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

What our clients say about us

  • "Prytania Vet does such a great job of taking care of my dog while also being kind and friendly! They always keep me up to date on everything so I know when I need to bring him in and what he is due for. They are very thorough and caring so I never have to worry!"
    Chelsea
  • "Dr. B is attentive, caring, and understanding. She always explains her methods, and strives to explore alternative options in care. I am completely confident in her and her staff, as everyone makes it a point to genuinely care about my pet."
    Taylor
  • "Dr. Foster and everyone on staff have been so patient and kind with both of my dogs, especially my older one who is very uncomfortable and scared at the vet. Love this place!"
    Lauren
  • "I love that the all the staff and vet work to make my dog happy when she's there, going out of the way to make her feel as comfortable as possible for shots. I have never seen so many people so calm and welcoming and good with animals!!"
    Anonymous
  • "I love Dr. Nathan, she is the reason I come to Prytania Vet. I feel that she truly cares about my dogs and gives me every possibility/reason/idea/ect about what to do and how to best take care of my dogs! She is the nicest person and always takes her time with every appointment that I have with her. I appreciate her care and thoughtfullness that she always gives!"
    Laura
  • "We've taken all of our pets for the last 23 years to Prytania Veterinary Hospital. Excellent care, extremely friendly and caring staff - a place where one can rest assured that your pet is in the best of hands!"
    Sharon
  • "I have a difficult dog and Dr. Ghere and the staff go out of their way to take the extra time she needs to be comfortable. The quality of care at Prytania Vet is excellent."
    Linda

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