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Julie Wheeler D.V.M.

Dr. Julie Wheeler is originally from Champaign, IL but we won’t hold that against her! She attended undergraduate school receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Religion at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. 

Lee Capone D.V.M.

Dr. Lee Capone, Lakeshore’s previous owner and founder, has decades of experience behind him and is still very much a part of our team. He regularly consults about his long-standing clients and is here on a part-time basis. He can also be seen here in the afternoons grabbing a cup of coffee and catching up. 

Sarah Gautreaux D.V.M.

Born & raised in New Orleans Dr. Gautreaux has had an exciting adventure in becoming a veterinarian in Mandeville.

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Renee Purdy

Renee Purdy

Renee was born and raised in New Orleans and graduated from Louisiana State University. After graduating, she lived in both London and Chicago working in the financial markets as a futures trader. In 2008, she transitioned to the veterinary field and has been the hospital manager at Lakeshore since 2015. She lives with her husband, daughter, and their pack of rescue dogs. She is an active animal advocate and co-president of a local animal rescue and works hard to ensure all of our client’s and patient’s needs are being met. She is excited to join Dr. Gautreaux and Dr. Wheeler in becoming a partner and part owner in Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital.

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