5232 Jackson Dr
La Mesa , CA 91941
USA

P: 619-462-4800
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Pet Emergency & Specialty Center (PESC)


The Pet Emergency and Specialty Center (PESC) of San Diego is made up of two different animal hospitals---one is located in La Mesa, and the other in South County. Both hospitals are open 24/7 for emergency care to a wide range of animal species, including dogs, cats, birds (such as poultry), reptiles, exotic pets, and small animals.
Todd Cecil, DVM DABVP (Avian)

Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Cecil worked as a zookeeper at the San Francisco Zoological Society where he developed a keen interest in exotic species. He received his veterinary degree from U.C. Davis and a postdoctoral fellowship at Mississippi State. Todd has been with the PESC since 2006. He received his Aquatic Veterinarian Certification in 2014. Dr. Cecil is very active in local organizations that support care, ownership, and rescue of exotic pets and wildlife.