Office Hours

Hospital Hours

Mon - Fri:

8:00 AM - -6:00 PM


8:00 AM - -1:00 PM



Emergencies ONLY

Mon - Fri:

6:00 PM - -8:00 AM

Sat - Mon:

1:00 PM Saturday - -8:00 AM Monday

Welcome to Prytania Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in New Orleans LA

Call us at 504-899-2828

Prytania Veterinary Hospital is now open for emergencies 24 hours a day.
If you have an emergency, please call us at (504)899-2828.

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.


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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!"
  • "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."
  • "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!"
  • "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!!"
  • "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!"
  • "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!"
  • "I have a difficult dog and Dr. Ghere and the staff go our of their way to take the extra time she needs to be comfortable. The quality of the care at Prytania Veterinary us excellent."

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