Learn More About Our Team of Experts in Maurice, LA

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We're eager to take care of you and your four-legged friend at Maurice Veterinary Clinic. Before you visit, take the time to learn more about our skilled, compassionate team and our friendly staff. Schedule your pet's visit today!

Our Veterinarians

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Dr. Dacques C. Pourciau

Graduating from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, Dr. Dacques completed his preceptorship at the famous 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas afterward. From there he began his career in Carencro where he worked as a veterinarian at Evangeline Downs. In 2005, he was offered a position at the Center Ranch in Centerville, Texas. During his tenure there, he was able to advance his knowledge of equine reproductive work and lameness. In 2010, he and his family moved to his wife's hometown of Maurice. They opened Maurice Veterinary Clinic in March of 2011 and have been Building Friendships, One Pet at a Time ever since. Dr. Dac and Neysa have three children: Beau who is 16, Everett who is 10, and Aliegh who is seven. They have seven horses, two dogs, and many cats! In his spare time, he loves cooking and spending time with his family and friends.

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Dr. Holland Gaines

Dr. Gaines graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. After graduation, she completed a Small Animal Internship in Atlanta, GA. For 6 years, she was an associate veterinarian in a small animal practice in Florida before relocating back to Louisiana in 2012. Dr. Holly and her husband wanted to get back to their roots and get closer to family here in Louisiana. She has been a practicing small animal veterinarian in Lafayette and surrounding areas over the past four years. Dr. Holly enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a special interest in surgery, ultrasound and internal medicine/oncology.

Dr. Holly and her husband have two daughters, Ava – 8 and Mya – 6. In her spare time, she spends time with her family. Her four-legged kids are 1 yr old kitty brothers, Napoleon and Wellington. She is very excited about the future and looks forward to getting to know you and caring for your pets.

Office Management

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Mrs. Neysa Pourciau - Office Manager

Neysa began her career in the veterinary field after graduating high school and has been the manager at Maurice Veterinary Clinic since before it was even a clinic.     While she loves cats and dogs, her passion has always been horses.   When she isn’t working, she loves to spend her time with her family and friends.  Along with 3 wonderful kids, Beau, Everett and Aliegh, she also has 7 horses, 2 dogs, and 10 cats.

Clinic Animals

Staff

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Mrs. Kallie LeBlanc

Pets: Comet, Avery, WhoLeo, Pixie, Lil Pup, Ralph, Jaybez, Anubis, Tommy, Stich, Guy, April

Kallie has always had a true passion for animal care. When she was younger she was an equestrian rider and has always had dogs. She has been in the animal care field since 2010. She started as a kennel tech and is now a veterinary technician . She is certificated for performing Equine Infections Anemia diagnostic testing. At home, she enjoys caring for her sweet baby boy, five dogs, five cats, and two horses. Kallie loves working with animals every day and is known to give the most kisses to all of the doggies and kitties.

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Mrs. Alexis Primeaux

Alexis started her career in the animal care field in January of 2016. She has a background in nursing and a great love for animals. She is a very experienced and knowable Large Animal Technician. You are always sure to see her on the road with Dr. Dac! Alexis has five dogs and seven horses. She and her husband are excited to be pursuing a dream of theirs and starting their own cattle herd! On Alexis’s time off she loves to work cows and compete in team sorting.

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Gwendolyn Hebert

Pets: Judd, Sam, Shawee, and Sunnie

Gwendolyn has always had a love for animals, while horses have always been her go to. She grew up on a farm, showing livestock in 4-H. She has always dreamed of working at a Veterinary Clinic. After graduating High School in 2020 she got certified as a Veterinary Assistant. Gwendolyn and her boyfriend plan on building their own family and farm one day. On her days off she enjoys cooking and spending time with family. She owns one dog and two horses so far.

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Brandie Merrill

Pets: Luna, and Ruto

Brandie has been in the animal care field for only 6 months, but has worked in customer service for over ten years. She is eager to make the most of her position here at MVC, and plans on making this her career. She has a dog and a cat, and a deep love for all animals. She prides herself in detail and organization, and truly loves helping people. In her free time, she and her Fiancé love to travel and go hiking. She enjoys cooking for her friends and family, and spending time with her pets on her patio.

 

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Chumani Munoz

Pets: Banques and Remington

Meet the newest member of our MVC family! Her name is Chumani, meaning “Morning drops of dew”. She is originally from the beautiful Texas Hill Country. She has been in the animal care field for almost a year. In high school, she was highly involved in FFA and did volunteer work for assorted animal rescue groups. She also spent some time on the LSU Livestock Judging team! She now volunteers at various AYRA rodeo events. In her free time, she loves riding horses, spending lots of time with her friends and family, and relaxing with her sweet pups.