VCA Mesa Animal Hospital

Laura McGowan, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Biography

Dr McGowan grew up in Victorville, California. She graduated from Victor Valley Senior High school and then received her Bachelor's Degree at the University of San Diego. Dr McGowan began her veterinary career as an educator at the Balitmore Zoo working with the Birds of Prey. She also worked as a veterinary technician prior to attending Veterinary school for several veternarians in the Victor Valley area. Dr McGowan attended Ross University and the University of Minnesota where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She is married with 2 children. She loves dermatology but in addition she enjoys birds, rodents and other exotic pets.

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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, please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics.

Animal Emergency Clinic 12180 Ridgecrest Rd., Ste.122, Victorville, CA 92395       (760)962-1122    Open after 6pm on weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and holidays.

VCA Victor Valley Animal Hospital 11696 Hesperia Road, Hesperia, CA 92345               (760)244-8022   Open until 8pm on select days.

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