VCA McClave Animal Hospital

Hughes Sanders, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Western University of Health Sciences
MS in Biology, New York University


Dr. Hughes Sanders grew up in the small town of Tabor City, North Carolina.  His love for animals was apparent early on as he owned a menagerie of pets including rabbits, doves, and a tarantula.  Dr. Sanders earned his B.S. in Biology and Psychology from Warren Wilson College, an M.S. in Biology from NYU, and graduated from veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences.  After completion of veterinary school, he underwent a one-year surgical and medical internship at VCA California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty Group in West L.A. and has decided to make Los Angeles his home.  His areas of special interest include emergency/critical care, dermatology, dentistry, and soft tissue surgery.  In his spare time Dr. Sanders enjoys reading, hiking, biking, and spending time with his dog, Sonoma. 


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 McClave 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 818-881-5102. We are located at 6950 Reseda Blvd. Reseda, CA 91335.

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.