VCA South County Animal Hospital

Dr. Jacques S. Drazsnzak, II, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University
MA, George Washington University


Dr. Drazsnzak grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the foothills of the Ozark mountains. After graduating from Fayetteville High School, he accepted an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship to attend the University of Miami in Coral Gables Florida where he graduated with honors with a degree in computer science and mathematics.

He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force and went to intelligence training school for a year in Texas. He served from 1992 until 1998 in several capacities as an Intelligence Officer, earned the Joint Service Commendation Medal, and received an Honorable Discharge.

During his service he completed a masters degree in education from George Washington University and attended the University of New Mexico to complete the necessary academic prerequisites for veterinary school.

In 1998 he was accepted to Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and moved to San Luis Obispo with his wife Allison, who is also a veterinarian.

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.

Central Coast Pet Emergency Clinic, 1558 West Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 489-6573

Atascadero Pet Hospital, 9575 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 466-3880