California Veterinary Specialists is proud to present our 7th Annual Veterinary Spring Forum, Sunday, March 22 featuring keynote speaker, Dr. James T. Giles, III. His topic, the role and medical management of military working dogs in combat...

Please join California Veterinary Specialists’ Angel Care Cancer Center in supporting the San Diego K9 Cancer Walk Benefiting Morris Animal Foundation on March 1, to help find a cure. Support our team led by our very own Leah Shufelt by walking or donating to her...

Congratulations to all those involved with the making of “My Friend: Changing The Journey” documentary that featured CVS and others dedicated to helping the fight against cancer in companion animals.

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and California Veterinary Specialists are teaming up for the 7th annual public service event providing free screening eye exams to Service Animals throughout the month of May 2014. Eligible service animals are invited to receive a free eye exam from our board certified ophthalmologist. Repeat clients from past events are welcome to part

Recently, the Morris Animal Foundation had their annual San Diego K9 Cancer Walk and this year California Veterinary Specialists was out in full force. CVS had a booth and offered raffle prizes, a doggie cake and lots of smiles for anyone who stopped by. A big thank you goes to Leah Larscheidt, our team captain and an employee at our Carlsbad location, for organizing team Angel Care for the Cure.

Come join us on Saturday, February 22, and support the San Diego K9 Cancer Walk Benefiting Morris Animal Foundation to help find a cure. California Veterinary Specialists will be there in full support of the Morris Foundation and will have a team walking as well. Our team name is Angel Care for the Cure and our Team Capitan is Leah Larscheidt. Please help support our team by joining us for the...

Animal and human healthcare thought leaders gathered in Seattle on Wednesday, December 11, for the first annual "Translational and Comparative Research Summit." The Summit raised awareness in the medical, research and investment communities about species-spanning approaches to healthcare, which are leading to breakthrough therapies and new standards of care.

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We are now accepting enrollment for dogs with palpable tumor, measurable cytologically or histologically confirmed malignancy for a non-invasive, non-thermal cancer treatment that brings newfound hope to the global cancer conversation. Please see ad below for more details and contact information.

One cat is very lucky to be alive with the help of some fast-acting Murrieta firefighters. On Wednesday, September 18, 2013, firefighters responded to a blaze at a smoke-filled home where the cat was found unconscious with labored breathing. The firefighters used one of their new oxygen masks designed specifically for animals to revive the fluffy Persian cat. The masks were donated by Californi

Thank you to everyone who helped make our grand opening celebrations at our new location in Murrieta a big success. The festivities began Sunday, September 15, with an Open House event that included many of our wonderful referring veterinarians, vendors, staff members and their families. On Monday the 16th, we continued our merriment with hosted tours of our new facility for our clients...

Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of our new location in Murrieta. To kick things off on Monday, September 16th, we are hosting an open house from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Tours of our state-of-the-art facility will be offered and you will have the opportunity to meet our wonderful staff and enjoy some refreshments. The first 100 guests will receive a free gift (one per household). The ...

Murrieta, CA, August 19, 2013 – California Veterinary Specialists in Murrieta will now be home to the only CT unit available for small animals within Riverside County. CVS in Murrieta moved into their facility less than a mile away from their old location and now has double the space and houses a Computed Tomography, also known as a CT or CAT scan unit, available immediately for referral use by...

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In case you missed it, check out last week’s KUSI-TV live segment with Dr. Ogilvie as he discusses cancer treatment for animals.

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Dr. Lin, a 2012 UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine graduate, is sharing her experiences during her first year as a veterinarian: One month into my internship at California Veterinary Specialists and I still feel like a bit of an imposter walking, into a room and introducing myself as the veterinarian. While I may look like I just graduated from high, school, the clients seem to find confidence

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- A canine cancer facility in Carlsbad is conducting a new study that could potentially be a game-changer when it comes to treating pets and eventually humans. “It has not been done,” said Oncologist and Internist Dr. Greg Ogilvie who is also Director of the Angel Care Cancer Center. “It’s a new area of research that is exciting and we hope will develop not only...

California Veterinary Specialist continues to work with medical industry partners to help create new therapies for the treatment of our companion animal family members. We have recently launched a Phase II double blind placebo controlled clinical trial targeting canine lipomas. The hypothesis is that an injection of Cl histolyticum purified collagenase (enzyme) will cause a rapid and durable reduc

Thanks to discounted services from California Veterinary Specialists and a generous donation from the FACE foundation, I am doing great and am going home today. Hi! My name is Sally and I almost died because of an intestinal obstruction. Like many people today, my family is having a difficult time financially and ...

CARLSBAD (CBS 8) - There's good news to report about a yellow lab who survived after being hit by two cars in Oceanside. Zeus was able to go home Thursday to continue his recovery - something that wouldn't be possible without the generous support of News 8 viewers. More than $12,000 has been raised to pay his hospital bill in full. In this video report, News 8's Jeff Zevely has more on...

UPDATE: News 8 viewers have now paid Zeus's bill in full. Watch News 8 at 5 p.m. today, when Zeus goes home! CARLSBAD (CBS 8) - He was run down and left for dead, but now a dog named Zeus is on the road to recovery. Zeus was hit by two cars in the North County over the weekend. While the two drivers took off, two Good Samaritans stepped in and rushed the dog to an animal hospital.

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Our own veterinary behaviorist Dr. Stefanie Schwartz recently appeared on "Swift Justice" with Judge Jackie Glass, as an expert witness regarding a Labrador Retriever accused of biting a Miniature Schnauzer.

Our very own veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Stefanie Schwartz was recently featured on PetLifeRadio PODCast episode #115, where she has answered with Dr. Bernadine Cruz some of the most common questions pertaining to achieving outstanding canine comportment.

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Join these experts for an enlightening series featuring the latest developments in cancer research and treatment. Have your questions answered by world-class oncologists!

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Recent natural disasters, including tornadoes and massive flooding, have impacted many areas of the United States and beyond. But this does not affect only people; wildlife, farm animals, and pets also suffer, if they survive. Emergency response teams must focus on providing basic needs to people, but relief efforts must also provide care for the nonhuman victims of these tragedies.

Our very own veterinary behavior specialist Dr. Stefanie Schwartz was recently featured on PetLifeRadio PODCast episode #113, where she has answered some of the most common questions pertaining to achieving outstanding canine comportment.

Join these experts for an enlightening series featuring the latest developments in cancer research and treatment. Have your questions answered by world-class oncologists!

Arno J. Mundt MD, Professor and Chair, Mary Ann Rose MD, Professor and Medical Director (North County), and Joshua Lawson MD, Assistant Professor and Chief of the CNS and Radiosurgery Service, toured the Angel Care Cancer Center in North County San Diego. A state-of-the-art facility founded in 2004 and staffed by board-certified veterinary medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and ...

Our own veterinary behaviorist Dr. Stefanie Schwartz was recently invited to appear as an expert witness at a recent taping in Hollywood of attorney Nancy Grace's TV show "Swift Justice" on CBS-Los Angeles. Dr. Schwartz was asked to give her professional opinion regarding a case of two mini Dachshunds who were accused of destroying the pet sitter's foam mattress.

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Mickey is a 6 year old shepherd mix brought in for a swelling on his lip. The owners reported that he was barking at something in the yard during the night , which is unusual for him. The swelling progressed rapidly and a blood test was done which helped us confirm a rattlesnake bite. Mickey is doing well after receiving antivenin, pain medication, IV fluids and antibiotics. The swelling ...

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In September of 2009, Jeffery Renick who is confined to a wheelchair, lost his faithful companion service dog, Howard, after a valiant fight with cancer. Bereft, with a golden retriever sized hole in his heart, Jeffery searched for new friend and companion and found Lucy, a happy energetic labradoodle that he hoped to place in training for Howard’s job.

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"In the middle of a stressful, sad day, a man walked up to our front desk and waited patiently as we worked with some very stressed out clients. And then he did something that made us all cry,” said Dr. Amy Carr ...

Daisy the dog is back on her feet, with help from California Veterinary Specialists in Carlsbad and generous donors to the FACE Foundation. Daisy, a year-old American bulldog mix, was hit by a truck Jan. 15...

The doctors and staff of California Veterinary Specialists are proud to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. We have grown so much in a decade! We opened our doors on April 1st 2000 with a staff of 13. What we lacked in numbers we had in heart. We now have three campuses in two counties and a staff of 150. We started our company with two specialties: emergency/critical care and internal medicine....

The CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, liver, pancreas and kidney. The treatment – which delivers beams of high dose radiation to tumors with extreme accuracy – offers new hope to patients worldwide. Though its name...

An open facility is more than a building design; it's a way of life at California Veterinary Specialists in Carlsbad, California. The doctors at this practice share space and cases in a convenient, free-flowing facility. There's no such thing as "my case" or "your case" at California Veterinary Specialists in Carlsbad, Calif. Every doctor shares cases, information, and expertise to ...

The Holidays are often a time of year that new pets are added to the household. A few things should be kept in mind once the decision has been made to adopt a puppy or kitten. They are often coming from situations in which they are housed with a large number of other pets, e.g. a pet store or animal shelter. They are often exposed to contagious diseases at a time that their immune system is ...
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