Dr. Howard Brown, Owner

Dr. Brown was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. His undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Texas at El Paso, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Dr. Brown graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine 1998 and has practiced in the Los Angeles area ever since. Dr. Brown purchased Pet Vet Animal Hospital in 2005. He is married with two grown children and two grandchildren to keep him busy.

Following a clinical year of study at Tufts University in Massachusetts he began practicing medicine in California working as an associate in a small animal practice in Simi Valley. Subsequently Dr. Brown began working in emergency medicine and as a daytime relief Veterinarian around the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas. His emergency medicine background gave him the opportunity to treat a wide variety of illnesses and surgeries. Our philosophy at Pet Vet is focused primarily on the love and care of animals. The well being of your animals is paramount to us. Dr. Brown and his team of professionals are all here to serve our clients and their pets with modern day medicine and old fashioned love.


Roger Koodish, Registered Veterinary Technician

Roger has been working at Pet Vet Animal Hospital as a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2005. He has worked in the veterinary field since 1998 at various hospitals in the Los Angeles area. Roger graduated with a degree in Agriculture-Veterinary Technology from Pierce College in 2000, and he became a California Registered Veterinary Technician in 2001. Before he changed to his current veterinary career, Roger worked in the hotel industry for 10 years. Roger graduated with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the Conrad Hilton College at the University of Houston in 1990. Roger is a Los Angeles native, but he has also lived in Chicago, Miami, San Diego, Houston and Austin. In 1993, Roger returned to his hometown, where he lives today with his wife, son, five cats and a dog. When not at work, he enjoys sporting events, concerts, travel and family activities.


Shaun Cunningham, Veterinary Assistant


Theresa Terry, Lead Receptionist