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Monday - Thursday
Mary Kay Blake
Veterinary Specialist 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.


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