Janet Guidry, Lead Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2001

Education: SLCC
What I like best about working at CPVC: Working with animals. Meeting new people and working with my co-workers and Doctors.
Janet shares her home with Tyson her dog, barn cats, horses, goats, pigs, and chickens.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Horse racing and spending time with the family.


Cali Bouillion, Receptionist

Team Member since 2014

What I like best about working at CPVC: Working with the animals, talking with our clients, and learning new things every day.
Cali shares her home with Rees, a German Shepard, Frankie, a terrier mix, and Mini Dachshunds named Tee and Oscar.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Spending time with family. Reading, cooking, baking and hanging out with friends.


Josh Hamilton, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2016

Education: Bachelor's degrees in Political Sciences- UL Lafayette
What I like best about working at CPVC: The friendly and professional atmosphere as well as our wonderful clients and patients.
Josh shares his home with Lucy the dog and Gremlin the cat.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Collecting vintage vinyl records and bicycle riding.


Annette D. Baudoin, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2016

Education: BA and Masters degree in Elementary Education, plus 30 Certification in Administration and Supervision. Retired after 30 years in education
What I like best about working at CPVC: The people I work with, meeting clients and working with the animals.
Annette shares her home with Georgie, a Golden Retriever/Chesapeake dog mix, and her cats Pinkie, Jimmy and Binks.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Reading, working in my yard and spending time with family.


Andrea “Pinky” Mire, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2017

What I like best about working at CPVC: My love for the animals, Dr. Jackie and the staff.
Andrea shares her home with sixteen pets. Pinky is the adoption coordinator for Lafayette Animal Shelter and has the special job of caring for CPVC pets on the weekend and the holidays.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Loves dogs and reading. Loves helping with her grandchildren.


Payton Istre, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2018

Education: Attending School. Future plans are to attend LSU-SVM once finish Pre-Veterinary course work.
What I like best about working at CPVC: The atmosphere is awesome. I love everyone I work with. Every day is never a dull moment.
Payton shares her home with Dow, Sam, Holly and Scrappy (the dogs). Four cats Lotis, Chubby Butt, Righley and Nelja. She has one hedgehog named Polly and guinea pigs Zelda and Leia. She also has Reptar and Tommie, (the rats), along with the bunnies Bunbun and Winston and a bearded dragon named Thistle.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Kayaking, fishing and hiking.


Gabrielle Ardoin, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2018

Education:Louisiana State University in Agricultural Education and several years’ experience in 4-H and FFA.
What I like best about working at CPVC: “I love working with people and caring for animals, so CPVC was the perfect place for me!”
Gabbie shares her home with Kujo, a domestic shorthair cat, Remy, a Blue Heeler, and Gracie, a Labrador mix.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, farming, and blogging. She currently holds the rank of blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and also works as a kid’s instructor at Gladiators Academy in Breaux Bridge.


Debbie Trahan, Clinic Coordinator

Team Member since 2018

Background:Business Owner/Manager
What I like best about working at CPVC: I love the “caring” attitude towards our clients, patients and co-workers. The family atmosphere of the practice makes it a great place to work.
Debbie shares her home with a deaf Boston Terrier named Homer.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Gardening and cooking for the family.


Courtland Blanchard, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2020

Education: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
What I like best about working at CPVC: Taking care of all the patients and giving them treats at the end of the appointment. Making sure they leave “dressed” with a colorful bandana!
Hobbies/Pass Times: When not studying, enjoys watching TV, driving around town, and taking care of her two nieces.


Steffi Howdeshell, Veterinary Assistant

Team Member since 2020

What I like best about working at CPVC: Every day is a new challenge. Almost every vet assistant will tell you “because I love animals.” At CPVC we are closest to the patients whether in treatments, diagnostic testing or providing daily care for the animals in the hospital.
Steffi shares her home with Duchess, Socks, Spirit, Mabeline Blaze, Luckie, Big Red, Little Red, Low Rider, Slip Away, Mollie Ray, Lil Boy, White Foot, and Ava Mae.
Hobbies/Pass Times: Riding horses, spending time on the farm working with the animals, and fishing.


Kermit, Kitty, and Pita, Resident Cats