Dr. Lisa Labrecque, DVM
Dr. Labrecque earned a B.A. degree in English from Tufts University in 1984 and then went on to a decade-long career in publishing. In the mid 1990s she went back to school to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. She completed the post-baccalaureate premedical program at Mills College, then went on to U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her DVM degree.
Her past experience includes wildlife rehabilitation, working with African elephants, and research with sea urchins. She now devotes her time to small animal practice, rescue work, and spay/neuter programs. Dr. Labrecque is a firm believer in the power of the human animal bond, and her practice philosophy reflects this theme. She shares her home with two dogs, two cats, and an ever-changing assortment of wild birds that she rehabs and then releases. In her spare time she enjoys ice skating, yoga, reading, and traveling.
Dr. Emily Clore, DVM
We are very pleased to have Dr. Emily Clore join our team of exceptional Veterinarians at San Diego Pet Hospital. Dr. Clore specializes in small animal veterinary services. She has a special love for dogs and cats that began as a young child and led her to the study of veterinary medicine. Dr. Clore is excited about the unique nature of the practice at San Diego Pet Hospital. It is her belief that only with clear and thorough communication of your pets condition and possible treatment options can you, as an owner, make a wise decision for the appropriate care of your loved ones. Dr.Clore was attracted to San Diego Pet Hopsital by our exceptional reputation on review sites such as Yelp, and in the community of veterinary hospitals in San Diego County. Additionally Dr. Clore is excited about our new Hospital’s state-of-the-art remodel. Please join us in a warm welcome to Dr. Emily Clore.
Dr. James Ransom, DVM
Dr. James Ransom is originally from England and moved to San Diego with his family in 1993. After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego, he spent a year working in research before attending veterinary school. He graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA in 2009. At San Diego Pet Hospital he treats a wide variety of pets including cats, dogs, and various exotic species.
Dr. Ransom enjoys traveling and volunteering his time with non-profit organizations. Over the past two years he has travelled extensively with World Vets, most recently to Guatemala, Colombia, and Peru for spay and neuter clinics and to help educate underserved communities in South and Central America. He also volunteers his time participating in spay and neuter clinics in Tijuana.
Dr. Ransom would love to meet with you and your pets to discuss preventative care, proper nutrition, and any general health concerns you may have. Call and make an appointment with Dr. Ransom today!
Dr. Daniel Frankel, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Daniel Frankel is from the East Coast and graduated from Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1993. He then went onto study at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. While there he earned numerous academic awards including the Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement in Veterinary Medicine.
After graduating in 1998, Dr. Frankel worked two years of general veterinary practice in Wyoming before being accepted and completing a one-year Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph – Ontario, Canada. He rounded off his training in a three-year Small Animal Surgical Residency and Masters of Science program at Colorado State University. Six months later he was accepted as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgery.
Dr. Frankel has authored several scientific articles on topics including total hip replacement and surgical treatment of liver shunts. Dr Frankel has advanced training in TPLO, TTA, Total Hip Replacement, Fracture Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Frankel’s special interests include stifle surgery and cranial cruciate ligament repair, fracture repair, soft tissue surgery, arthroscopy and oncological surgery. He has been providing referral specialty surgical services in Southern California since 2004. Dr. Frankel is available for consultations to discuss your pet’s specific orthopedic needs and options available.