Animal Surgical and Emergency Center


Observing and assisting the senior doctors in the Emergency Critical Care Department. Externships are also available with our surgical department, radiology and imaging department, and cardiology department.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Board certified specialists in surgery, cardiology, emergency and critical care, radiology and internal medicine.

Educational Resources

  • Journals: JAVMA, JVECCS
  • A full library of textbooks on site
  • VIN and computer access for internet-based information sources
  • UCLA Biomedical Library four miles away
  • Daily rounds


The students will accompany the senior doctor, participating in examinations, diagnostics, and procedures; students are also expected to attend daily rounds.

Student Supervision

At all times, every day. The senior doctors are present and students will be working under their guidance at all times.



Practice Information

Animal Surgical and Emergency Center
1535 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Ph: Surgery Dept 310-473-5906
Emergency/ICU 310-473-1561
Fax: 310-479-8976


Updated: 8/14/09
Signature on file: Emily Southward, DVM