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Caroline Sloan

DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Caroline Sloan Staff Photo
Veterinary Specialist
Caroline Sloan Staff Photo

Dr. Caroline Quinn Sloan obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pepperdine University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of California, Davis. She then went on to earn her Masters in Clinical Science while at Colorado State University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Sloan completed a small animal rotating internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital and a residency in cardiology at Colorado State University, VTH. Dr. Sloan has achieved Diplomate status with the American College Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology. She is a board-certified veterinary cardiologist.

Dr. Sloan worked for a year as an emergency veterinarian at VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Lawndale, California. She also volunteered with Mercer Veterinary Clinic for the Homeless and an SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic.

Dr. Sloan has a special interest in congenital heart disease. She also enjoys management of congestive heart failure and establishing long-term relationships with her patients and their families.

In spare time, Dr. Sloan enjoys sailing and surfing. We're very happy to have Dr. Sloan heading up our cardiology department at VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley. Please call us for scheduling information.

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Why does my animal need to see a Board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist?

Commonly called Cardiologists, these Specialists focus on diagnosing and treating disease of the heart and lungs, which include:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Damage to the heart muscle or valves
  • Coughing and other breathing problems
  • Congenital (present at birth) defects
  • Cardiac arrhythmias (problems with the rate and/or rhythm of your animal's heart)

What should I expect during the visit with a Board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist?

The Cardiologist will perform a complete and thorough physical examination on your animal, and based on these initial findings, additional tests will be discussed. Depending on your animal's condition, diagnostic testing or treatments may include:

  • Echocardiography - non-invasive ultrasound imaging of the heart
  • Electrocardiography (ECGs) - electrical reading of the heart's rhythm
  • 24 hour Holter Monitors - 24 hour ECG recording
  • Heart Registry Certification for breeding programs
  • Chest Radiography (x-rays)
VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley

22123 Ventura Blvd.

Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Main: 818-883-8387

Fax: 818-436-4660

Hospital Hours:

    Mon: 11:00 am - 12:00 am

    Tue-Thu: Open 24 hours

    Fri: 12:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Sun: Closed

Other Hospital Hours:

Our Emergency Department hours are:

Mon: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue-Thu: Open 24 hours
Fri: 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Our Specialty Departments are open on the following days:

Cardiology: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Internal Medicine: Monday-Friday
Oncology: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Neurology: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Please call VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley at (818) 883-8387 to schedule an appointment for specialty services or if an emergency should arise.

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