VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital


Five Doctor, AAHA certified hospital, 35% Avian/Exotic patients.  Exposure to a wide array of Avian and Exotic patients with a predominance of birds and rabbits


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • One DVM is ABVP-Avian.
  • One DVM is ABVP-Feline.
  • Our hospital also works closely with four 24 hr.  hospitals within a 5 mile radius so there is an wide array of specialists within the geographic area.

Educational Resources

Extensive library available, computer/Internet access available


Extensive mentoring is offered by all the Doctors. The student's experience is inherently flexible which allows them to follow the DVM with the most interesting cases.

Student Supervision

Dr. Frank Lavac



Practice Information

VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital
2421 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403

ph: 310-828-4587
fax: 310-453-1452

email: FrankLa [at] mac [dot] com

Updated: 11/18/10
Signature on file: Frank Lavac MS, DVM, ABVP-Avian