VCA Brentwood Animal Hospital

West Los Angeles Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Richard Martin

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DACVIM
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Dr. Richard Martin graduated from the University of Illinois in 1974. He completed a one year internship and a two year residency in internal medicine at the Animal Medical Center in New York City ...
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  • Robert Olds

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DACVS
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Robert Olds graduated from Washington State University in 1967. He completed a one year internship and a two year surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and continued ...
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  • Kimberly Carvalho

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DABVP
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Kim Carvalho graduated from Washington State University in 1992. She completed an internship at California Animal Hospital in 1993 and practiced in Southern California before joining VCA Brentwood  ...
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  • Christina Britto

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Christina Britto graduated from Ross University in 2006 and spent her clinical year at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City ...
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  • Vicki Thorrens

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Vicki Thorrens graduated from Purdue University in 1996. She completed an internship at West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in 1997 where she was selected outstanding intern. Dr. Thorrens is a native ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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