Melody McElroy, DVM

Dr. Melody grew up in Houma Louisiana. She has always aspired to be a veterinarian and took the first step to achieving this goal by receiving an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2002 from Northwestern State University. She continued her education and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Louisiana State University in 2004. In 2010, she graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has since worked in private practice in Houma Louisiana, Woodbridge Virginia and Ponchatoula Louisiana. Dr. Melody is also currently servicing as a veterinarian in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corp Reserve where she maintains the health and wellbeing of the Military Working Dogs that keep our Soldiers safe. After her recent deployment to the Middle East, her family moved Folsom and have embraced the community as their own.

Dr. Melody and her husband, Patrick, enjoy spending time with friends and family and traveling. They currently have 3 dogs and 1 cat just welcomed their first 2-legged baby, Lucas!

She looks forward to providing quality care to the four-legged family members of the Folsom community


Michelle Thomas, Office Manager/Veterinary Assistant

Michelle was born and raised in Pine, LA. She graduated from Franklinton High School. After working for Southeast Hospital for 5 years, Michelle decided on a career in veterinary medicine. She has become an integral part of Folsom Village Veterinary Hospital after working here for 15 years. She has a son, Maddox, who attends school in Franklinton and is active in sports. She also has a cat named Skipper T.


Melissa Hoffman, RVT

Melissa has been in veterinary medicine for over 10 years. She graduated in 2011 from Delgado Community College with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She obtained her RVT license in July of 2011. Melissa and her husband live in Independence with their daughter and two nephews. They also share their house with two dogs and two cats.