VCA Family Animal Hospital

Carrie White, DVM, DACVIM, Medical Director

DVM, Tufts University
Certifications: DACVIM
B.S. Animal Science, University of Vermont


Carrie White graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. This was followed by a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, Connecticut, and an internal medicine residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. She became a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2009. She stayed on as a staff internist at the AMC from 2009-2012. In 2013, she moved back to Honolulu, Hawaii, where she grew up, and she is currently an internist at VCA Family Animal Hospital. Carrie’s professional interests include hematology and infectious disease.


The Animal Medical Center Employees Award for Veterinarian of the Year, 2009 The Martin A. and Beatrice R. Weiser Memorial Award for Outstanding Research Project and Presentation, 2008


Carrie White, DVM, DACVIM, Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM (medicine and oncology),
“Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia” in BSAVA Haematology and Transfusion Medicine
manual, 2nd edition in press.

Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM (medicine and oncology), Carrie White, DVM, DACVIM,
“Disorders of Platelet Number” in BSAVA Haematology and Transfusion Medicine manual, 2nd edition in press.

Susan Hackner, DACVIM, DACVECC, Carrie White, DVM, DACVIM, “Bleeding and Thrombosis” in Tobias and Johnston Small Animal Surgical Practices, in press.

Carrie White, DVM, DACVIM, Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM (medicine and oncology),
Jenny Kelsey, PhD, Elizabeth Gray, PhD, Canine Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors: Associations with Spay/Neuter Status, Breed, Body Size and Phylogenetic Cluster, J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 2011 v. 47, p. 210–216.

Carrie White, DVM, Nyssa Reine, DVM, DAVCIM, Feline Non-regenerative Anemia, Compendium, May, 2009;31.  


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Family Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 808-484-9070. We are located at 98-1254 Kaahumanu St. Pearl City, HI 96782.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.