About us

Meet Our Team

Dr. Eugene "Buddy" Garcia

Dr. Eugene Garcia was born and raised in New Orleans, where he graduated from Holy Cross high school in 1969. He went on to graduate from Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975. Dr. Garcia served four years in the United States Air Force as base veterinarian and clinical veterinarian for the USAF Military Working Dog Referral Clinic of Europe.

Prior to his military service, Dr. Garcia practiced small animal medicine at a large private practice in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. After two years at the helm of the Referral Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dr. Garcia opened his own practice in 1978 at Bayou Animal Clinic in Slidell, Louisiana.

Dr. Garcia has three dogs, Dolly, Ollie and Molly. You can find them at our clinic every day, as they love to come to work with Doc!