SERVICES & PRODUCTS
At Driftwood Animal Hospital we endeavor to provide comprehensive medical services which are objectively constrained by 43 years of experience in the general practice of Veterinary Medicine. Below is a list of the typical services and procedures that we offer. In the event that either we or you perceive the need for a higher level of expertise or diagnostic technology, we will be delighted to arrange for consultation with a nearby board certified specialist for assessment and resolution of your pet’s problem.read more
Dr. Michael Fitzgerald was born and raised in New Orleans and attended The University Of Mississippi as an undergraduate student. He then attended The University of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating with a V.M.D. degree in 1970. Dr. Fitzgerald then traveled to The University Of Bern in Bern, Switzerland as an intern, following which he returned to New Orleans as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Dept of Pharmacology at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. Dr. Fitzgerald entered private companion animal practice in Kenner in the mid-seventies at Boulevard Animal Clinic in Kenner and founded Driftwood Animal Hospital in Kenner in 1978.
Jeanne Mallas Fitzgerald was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University Of Wisconsin with degree in education. She moved to New Orleans as a gifted educator to direct The Le Monde Enfants School. She and Dr. Fitzgerald married in 1974. Jeanne joined The Driftwood Animal Hospital full time in 2006 as office administrator, medical assistant, patient coordinator and chief pet whisperer.
Clients are welcomed and encouraged to be actively engaged in designing the individual preventative care programs for their beloved pets with their wishes and budgets in mind.read more
Driftwood Animal Hospital is a secure 2,400 square foot hospital which was completed in 1978 and completely remodeled in 2007. We offer a safe and comfortable climate control facility for hospitalized and established boarding patients.read more
where we are
The hospital is located on the corner of 36th St and Florida Ave, one block west of the corner of Williams Blvd and 36th St, and one block north of the corner of West Esplanade Ave and Florida Ave.
We share the corner of 36th Street and Florida with Seven Oaks Academy, Garden Specialties, and Sakura Hibachi & Sushi Restaurant.read more