VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital

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4011 Ocean Beach Highway
Longview, WA 98632

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(360) 425-0850

VCAoceanbeach.com

Email: AU470@vcahospitals.com

  • Hours:
  • Mon-Tue 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wed-Fri 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sat- 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sun- 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

<p> The VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital has been in Longview Washington&nbsp;at its present location for&nbsp;40 years.&nbsp; Ocean Beach has earned the reputation for excellent client service and the best in veterinary&nbsp;preventitive medicine and medical care for your beloved pets.</p> <p> We at the VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital welcome you as well as your&nbsp;dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets ferrets and other exotic pets.</p> <h3> Local Medical Issues</h3> <p> 85% of adult pets have periodontal disease.&nbsp; Does your pet have bad breath?&nbsp; That could mean dental plaque has accumulated on his or her teeth.&nbsp; Untreated&nbsp;tooth and gum disease not only can result in tooth loss but allows bacteria to enter the bloodstream and cause damage to valves of the heart.&nbsp; February is Pet Dental Health month.&nbsp; The VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital is offering a discount of 20% on all dental cleanings in January, February and March 2014.&nbsp; Call today for an appointment for a dental exam for your pet.</p>

VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital Services

  • Adult and Senior Wellness
  • Allergy and Itchy Skin Relief
  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Chemotherapy
  • DNA Breed Testing
  • Dental Care
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Digital Radiology
  • Dog Boarding
  • EKG
  • Ear Checks
  • Endoscopy
  • Euthanasia Services
  • Flea and Tick Control
  • Full Diagnostics
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Health Certificates
  • Health Exams
  • Hospitalization
  • Immunizations
  • In-House Endoscopy
  • In-House Laboratory
  • In-House Pharmacy
  • In-Office Surgical Suite
  • Intensive Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Isolation Ward
  • Laser Surgery
  • Nail Trimming
  • New Kitten and New Puppy Packages
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • OFA X-Ray
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oxygen and Transfusion Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Control
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Routine Surgeries
  • Sevoflurane Anesthesia
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Spays and Neuters
  • Tonopen
  • Ultrasound
  • Urology
  • Vaccinations
  • Video Otoscopy
  • Weight Management Program
  • Wellness Exams
  • Wellness Testing

VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Malisha Small, DVM

<p> Dr. Small graduated from Kansas State University in 1995. She worked at an exotic and small animal general and referral practice in Miami, Florida for a couple of years before deciding to move to California. There she worked in a general practice in Fremont on the east bay of San Francisco for several years before moving to Los Angeles. She worked at VCA Wilshire Animal Hospital in Santa Monica for five years before deciding that the traffic was too much and felt the call to the Pacific Northwest. She has been at VCA Ocean Beach Animal Hospital since 2006. In addition to her duties as Medical Director, Dr. Small practices general medicine and surgery. She has a special interest in exotic animals, especially reptiles and amphibians. She currently lives with a ball python, leopard gecko and a pomeranian named "Butters".</p> Show More

Education:
Kansas State University

Dena Baumgartner, DVM

<p> Dr. Dena Baumgartner, born and raised in northern California, graduated from Oklahoma Sate University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 on a US Army Health Professions scholarship. She then entered active duty as a captain in the US Army Veterinary Corp. She was stationed in northern California for two years where she treated military working dogs, government mules and horses and military members’ pets. Dr. Baumgartner spent her last year in the military stationed overseas in South Korea. After she finished her tour of duty she moved to Crivitz Wisconsin, with her husband, to start their family. She spent four years practicing small animal and equine medicine in rural northern Wisconsin. Dr. Baumgartner and her husband met in the northwest, while doing their college internships. They both loved the area and decided to return to live with their son, in 2014. She has two dogs, a Boston Terrier and a German Shorthair Pointer.</p> Show More

Education:
Oklahoma State University

Aaron Gilbertsen, DVM

<p> Dr. Aaron Gilbertsen was born and raised in the Longview/Kelso area.&nbsp; After graduating from Kelso High School, he attended Perry Technical Institute, where he studied industrial computing and process control.&nbsp; He then worked in the pulp and paper industry for Georgia Pacific and Weyerhaeuser for three years before deciding to return to school to pursue and education in veterinary medicine.&nbsp; He received a BS in biology from Central Washington University in 2009 and completed his DVM from Washington State University in 2013.&nbsp; Dr Gilbertsen is excited to return to his home town to practice veterinary medicine after spending the last&nbsp;7 years in central and eastern Washington, and looks forward to spending time with friends and family.&nbsp; His professional interests&nbsp;include canine, feline and reptilian medicine and surgery.&nbsp; Outside of work, Dr. Gilbertsen enjoys many outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and mountain biking as well as spending time with his wife, infant son and their personal zoo, which consists of 3 dogs, 4 cats, a ball python, a red-tailed boa constrictor and a bearded dragon.</p> Show More

Education:
Washington State University