|VCA West Coast Specialty and
Emergency Animal Hospital
18300 Euclid Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
|PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
|Oncology services include:
|Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:
Mary Kay Blake, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Undergrad school: Wilmington College
Veterinary school: The Ohio State University
Residency: Medical Oncology Residency at the Animal Medical Center in NYC and Colorado State University. Radiation
Oncology Residency at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in conjunction with Colorado State University and UCLA
Department of Radiation Oncology.
Why did you choose to become a Veterinary Oncologist? I found an interest in educating clients and referring
veterinarians in cancer biology and the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. I also find an interest in offering patients
comprehensive veterinary oncologic care.
Why do you choose to practice at VCA West Coast? VCA West Coast provides the opportunity to work with exceptional
colleagues in a state-of-the-art facility.
What do you enjoy doing outside of practicing medicine? I enjoy cycling and traveling.
Arathi Vinayak, DVM, DACVS-SA, ACVS Fellow (Oncology/Surgery)
Undergrad school: University of Georgia
Veterinary school: University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Internship: University of Tennessee
Residency: Texas A&M University
Surgical Oncology Fellowship: Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center:
Board Certifications: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Dip ACVS) and Fellow Candidate,
Surgical Oncology (ACVS Surgical Oncology title to be conferred October 2016)