VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital

Shiri Hoshen, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University


Shiri Hoshen, DVM

Dr. Hoshen grew up near Chicago and received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from Princeton University in 1993. She attended veterinary school at Colorado State University, graduating in 2001.

Dr. Hoshen is a member of the AVMA, NMVMA, and the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include general medicine and dentistry, acupuncture, and canine behavior. She is currently studying veterinary homeopathy.

She has one cat and three dogs. When not working, Dr. Hoshen loves reading and talking about dogs. It is almost pathological: behavior, evolution, and genetics are her favorite topics. Ever the pessimistic optimist, Dr. Hoshen persists in trying to teach her bored Afghan hound, Gaddie, to retrieve a dumbbell.


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 VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Center on (505) 292-5353.

VCA Vet Care is an Emergency Veterinary Hospital open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year including holidays.

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Hospital

9901 Montgomery Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111

(505) 292-5353