Dr. Diane Stacy
DVM & Owner
Dr. Diane Stacy, D.V.M, began her career in veterinary medicine after receiving her D.V.M. from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1982 with a concentration in mixed-animal medicine. Before getting accepted into vet school she worked two years as a Vet Lab Tech. O’Neal Lane Pet Hospital is the dream small animal/large animal practice she wanted to open, like her hero, noted British veterinary surgeon and writer James Herriott. Diane also studied ratite medicine at Texas Veterinary Medical School and has worked on ostriches, emus, and other ratites.
Diane is a member of local, state and national veterinary associations – BRAVMA, LVMA and AVMA. She is a member of the National Association of State Animal Health Officials, 2015 President of the Southern Animal Hospital Association, and a member of the Louisiana Pet Overpopulation Advisory Board. She combines her years of experience and and expertise in the field with compassionate, medical care for your pet.
Diane is married to Dr. Mike Stacy, and they have two children – Jeffrey and Patricia. Jeffrey is studying Environmental Engineering at BRCC/LSU after a stint in the U.S. Coast Guard. Patricia graduated in Biological Engineering at LSU and has been working as a field engineer in oil and gas in PA. Mike and Diane have two rescue dogs: Alley, a Golden Retriever, and Baxter, a.k.a. Drools, a pug.
When not at O’Neal Lane Pet Hospital, Diane enjoys playing with the critters, gardening, biking, and fishing with friends. She is kept busy in the State Veterinarian’s Office and was voted LVMA Veterinarian of the Year in 2015. She attends St. Andrews United Methodist Church and supports mission activities.