VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital

Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.

  • ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Hotline

    ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center HotlineThe ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is staffed 24 hours with veterinary health professionals who have been specially trained in veterinary toxicology. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call the ASPCA 24 hour emergency Animal Poison Control Center hotline at (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee is applied to your credit card.

    Visit ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Hotline

  • The Pet Loss Support Page

    The Pet Loss Support Page
    The Pet Loss Support Page, hosted by Moira Allen, offers compassionate, comprehensive information on how to cope with the loss of a beloved animal companion. It provides a variety of helpful articles and tips, as well as a state-by-state guide to bereavement resources.

    Visit The Pet Loss Support Page

  • Bichons and Buddies

    Bichons and Buddies rescueBichons and Buddies is a charitable not-for-profit organization based in and serving Southern California. Staffed with volunteers, their goal is to rescue Bichons, Bichon mixes and other small dogs from high-kill shelters and to take in dogs from people who can no longer live with their original guardian or guardians. In addition to their rescue and adoptions mission, the organization seeks to educate the community regarding the necessity to eradicate puppy mills, the importance of spaying and neutering pets, and how to be responsible pet guardians.

    Visit Bichons and Buddies

  • HoPe Veterinary Center

    HoPe Veterinary CenterHoPe Veterinary Center (HoPe) is a non-profit corporation providing full service veterinary care to pets affected by poverty and homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area. HoPe operates with an all-volunteer staff and relies on donations from individuals, corporations and grants to fund the day-to-day operations of the clinic.

    Visit HoPe Veterinary Center

  • Lange Foundation

    Lange FoundationLange Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to saving impounded companion animals, and preparing them for a journey to a new safe, loving world. We are located in West Los Angeles and have a second location called St. Bonnie's Sanctuary in Canyon Country, CA.

    Visit Lange Foundation

  • Los Angeles Animal Services

    Los Angeles Animal ServicesLos Angeles Animal Services is the perfect place to look for your new furry family member, to get a voucher for a reduced fee spay or neuter surgery, to get a dog or horse license or if you have a dangerous or barking dog problem. They also answer questions and calls about wildlife. There are six LA City shelters serving approximately 60,000 animals annually and responding to 20,000 emergency calls involving an animal or person in danger each year.

    Visit Los Angeles Animal Services

  • Serenity Veterinary Care

    Serenity Veterinary Care

    Serenity Veterinary Care provides compassionate, painless, and loving in-home euthanasia for dogs and cats. Staffed by sensitive and empathetic veterinarians, they work 7 days a week, 365 days a year and are available whenever a pet owner needs them.

    Visit Serenity Veterinary Care

  • Tazzy Animal Rescue fund

    Tazzy Animal Rescue FundTazzy Animal Rescue Fund operates as a full functioning animal rescue, while focusing on senior and medically-challenged pets. Their goal is to offer these loving seniors a grand retirement no matter how much time they have left. A medically-challenged rescued animal can count on top rated medical care and a safe warm place with lots of love to rest until a forever home is found. Tazzy Fund also offers many community programs that assist pet owners, offering services that will allow people to keep their pets in the home and avoiding situations that would otherwise cause them to relinquish their pets to an animal shelter. These assistance programs include, medical care, pet food, medication, short-term boarding, nutrition counseling, spay and neuter programs and direction to resources available that they may not provide.

    Visit Tazzy Animal Rescue fund

  • Los Angeles Police K9 Patrol Unit

    Los Angeles Police K9 Patrol UnitThe Los Angeles Police K9 Patrol Unit assists Patrol Officers in the location and apprehension of criminal suspects; location of firearms and other crime evidence in perimeter searches; location of missing persons; and they are deployed to support SWAT operations. These highly-trained police canines’ invaluable contributions enhance the safety of both officers and the members of the communities they serve, helping to further the reduction of crime and the fear of crime.

    Visit Los Angeles Police K9 Patrol Unit


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care



TEL: (310) 473-2951
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The doctors and staff of VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital are ready and available to provide emergency and critical care for your beloved companion around the clock every day of the year. Staffed by emergency/critical care veterinarians and technicians, our emergency team is ready to provide your pet with the highest possible level of quality compassionate care should an urgent medical need arise at any time of day or night.

If you feel your pet is having an emergency, please feel free to immediately come to the hospital - we are ALWAYS available! You may speak with a member of the emergency team if you have questions/concerns by calling (310) 473-2951 at any time.