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VCA Airline Animal Hospital


5105 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA, 70001

  • Closed

  • Mon:

    7:30 am - 7:00 pm

  • Tue-Wed:

    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

  • Thu-Fri:

    7:30 am - 7:00 pm

  • Sat:

    7:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Sun:


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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA Airline Animal Hospital is conveniently located in Metairie on Airline Drive (70001), at the corner of Carnation near Transcontinental, just minutes from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Elmwood Industrial Park, and the Saint’s Training Facility. Our friendly, knowledgeable, caring staff have been serving the companion animal community of Metairie, River Ridge, Elmwood, Harahan, Kenner, and Jefferson since 1953.

In addition to providing full service medical and surgical services, our state-of-the-art, AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited facility provides complete wellness care for all of your dog or cat’s life stages from birth through the senior years, including the option of joining our Care Club. Care Club is a convenient, monthly payment plan that covers wellness care for every stage of your precious companions life, along with early diagnostic screening. Through the use of comprehensive, electronic medical records we will also carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to your pet's long-term health...

Free First Exam for New Clients

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Accreditations & Affiliations

In case of Emergency

Call the hospital immediately.

Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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Animals Seen

Cats and Dogs

Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority
and excellent service is our goal.


Our Team Overview

From New Orleans, Metairie, River Ridge, Harahan and Jefferson; the friendly, professional staff at VCA Airline Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their goal to help pets live long, healthy lives.

Each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to, to ...
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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at vcacharities.org.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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