About Us

Our Staff

Angela Olivier: Hospital Manager

Angela began working at Garden District Animal Hospital in 2004 with Dr. Stuckey. She became the Office Manager of Garden District Animal Hospital when Dr. Anderson purchased the clinic. Angela grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana and attended local schools. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. Angela is married to her cooking partner, Chris, and together they have a daughter named Molly. When she is not at Garden District Animal Hospital providing seamless visits for clients, you can find Angela cheering on the LSU Tigers to victory!

Shyquinca Ford: Receptionist/Vet Assistant

Shyquinca has been with Garden District Animal Hospital since 2012 when she was a student at Louisiana State University studying Animal Science. She graduated from LSU in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and continued her training and work at Garden District Animal Hospital. When she is not caring for animals of all shapes and sizes, you can find Shyquinca binge-watching Netflix or Hulu with her trusty companion, her dog Cody. She also likes to bake cupcakes, read and do a little online shopping in her downtime.

Keith Tullier: Veterinary Assistant

Keith came to work at Garden District Animal Hospital in 2014 after working at Associated Vet Services. He is a graduate of Brusly High School. Keith also owns and operates a thriving pet sitting business. He is married to his wife Jamie, who indulges his interests in the didgeridoo (a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians and made of hollow wood) and the quirky behavior of cats.

Kristen Paquette: Veterinary Assistant

Kristen joined the team at Garden District Animal Hospital in 2017. She is a graduate of Northshore High School, and is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at Baton Rouge Community College, where she anticipates completing her studies in 2019. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys riding horses, spending time with her dogs, Bacardi and Stella, and catching a nap whenever she can!

Devin Guthrie-Brown: Veterinary Assistant

One of our newest employees, Devin began working at Garden District Animal Hospital in May of 2018. She graduated from Belle Chasse High School, and is currently a student at Louisiana State University. Devin has had a variety of employment opportunities including work at a dental office and at the LSU Recreation Center. She is the proud owner of two rescue pets: Gretel, her dog, and Kirby, her cat. Devin enjoys taking care of her pets, reading, puzzles, eating out, watching musicals, and building things.

Taylor Eshpeter: Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Since 2017, Taylor has been a highly motivated team member at Garden District Animal Hospital. She is from the Gonzales area and is currently at Louisiana State University studying Animal Science. She hopes to apply to the veterinary medicine program in 2019. Taylor lives with her parents, five dogs, and one cat. In her downtime, Taylor enjoys shopping, outdoor activities, swimming and playing with her dogs.

Hanna Dudley: Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Originally from Georgia, Hanna graduated from high school in Prairieville, Louisiana. Garden District Animal Hospital is very proud to announce that Hanna is currently attending Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Hanna will be marrying her fiancé, Scott, in December, and they will be sharing their home with their two dogs, Dixie and Brownie; their cat, Panda; and Dusa the snake. In the bit of spare time that Hanna can find, she enjoys cooking, fishing, and hunting.

Katie Briuglio: Receptionist

Katie is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a graduate of St. Mary’s Dominican High School. She attended Louisiana State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with a concentration in Science and Technology in August of 2018. Katie has been working in the field of animal care since she was in high school.

Katie’s pet family includes a giant, fluffy, orange cat named Teddy who has completely captured her heart. While at LSU Katie became a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. Her current hobbies include binge watching shows on Netflix, walking around the lakes, and watching LSU football. Geaux Tigers!

Stephanie Cayson: Veterinary Technician

Stephanie graduated from high school in 1985. She attended Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona as well as Penn Foster College. She has been a Veterinary Technician for 30 years, working in San Diego, California; Tupelo, Mississippi, and for the past few years Baton Rouge. She is very excited to be part of Garden District Animal Hospital and looks forward to spending the rest of her career as a Veterinary Technician right here.

Stephanie has three children including Sydney, who is 28, Jordan, who is 25, and Conor, who is 22 years old. Her fur baby family consists of Levi, Lola, Lilly, Chumacha, and Batman.