VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency
Center
1535 South Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90025

Tel:  310-473-5906
Fax: 310-479-8976
PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
Oncology services include:
Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Sue Downing, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
A graduate of the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Downing then completed an internship in
small animal medicine and surgery in Arizona. After completing a three-year residency in comparative oncology at Purdue
University, she successfully completed the requirements for certification to become a Diplomate (Board Certified
Oncologist) of the ACVIM in the specialty of oncology. Following certification, she worked for a local veterinary oncology
group, serving as Los Angeles Medical Director, before joining VCA ASEC.

Dr. Downing is a charter member of the ACVIM Foundation and has received recognition on the Veterinary Honor Role by
the Morris Animal Foundation. She also serves as a Commissioner at the Los Angeles Zoo and volunteers regularly with
Catnippers to sterilize feral cats.
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