VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital

Dan Severson, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University


Dr. Dan Severson is a Kailua native and attended Damien Memorial High School, and he's proud of it! He obtained his undergraduate degree from Bradley University and attended veterinary school at Colorado State University. He performed his residency at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Severson joined VCA Kaneohe as Chief of Surgery in 1997 and has a special interest and extensive experience in orthopedic surgery. His past experience includes a two-year internship at Darien Animal Hospital in Connecticut, three years at Cornell University, and six years at Companion Animal Hospital, formerly in Kailua.

Dr. Severson shares his busy home with his wife Maureen, son Zachary, dogs Cici and Kaimana, and cat Cat (short for Catahula). When Dr. Severson is not providing his services as one of the foremost surgeons in Hawaii, he is an avid soccer player and reader and also spends time body surfing.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.