LVCC member since: 2020
Favorite Part of your job: I love getting the opportunity to use my veterinary knowledge and experience to help care for our patients alongside my fellow veterinarians and veterinary nurses . I’m fortunate to be part of such a dedicated and caring team who I have the opportunity to learn from every day.
Pets: A German Shepard named “Klaus” and two poodle mixes named “Lucy” and “Winston.”
Hobbies/Pastimes: In my free time, I enjoy traveling, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. John Leonards is a native of Roberts Cove, Louisiana and attended Notre Dame High School. After high school, Dr. John attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. He went on to attend Louisiana State University where he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. His medical interests include dermatology and internal medicine. Dr. John is currently an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association, and Acadiana Area Veterinary Association. He is married to Dr. Lara Leonards, and together they have two sons, John William and David. Their pets include three dogs; a maltipoo named “Lucy”, a cavapoo named “Winston”, German Shepherd named “Klaus” and a cat named “Ginger”. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends.