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Andrew Cruikshank

Andrew Cruikshank


Andrew Cruikshank


Dr. Andrew Cruikshank earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in 2002.  He then began a rotating internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, where he discovered his love for critical care. He then went on to complete a critical care residency at Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital in Los Angeles. Following his residency, Dr. Cruikshank stayed on afterward as a criticalist and ultimately accepted a position at ASEC as Medical Director.

Though Dr. Cruikshank is experienced in many aspects of veterinary medicine, he takes special preference to respiratory diseases, ventilator therapy, and endocrine disease.  Dr. Cruikshank has enjoyed sharing his knowledge and experience with up and coming veterinarians as a Clinical Associate Professor at Western University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Andrew and his partner haven recently relocated to Oahu, and live with their dog, Ginger, and 2 cats, Miss Moo and Lucy.  Andrew also enjoys traveling, baking, running, hiking and the beach.

Published Articles:

  • Effects of the canine rattlesnake vaccine in moderate to severe cases of canine crotalid envenomation, Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, Read Article

  • Feeding Tube Placement: Esophagostomy Tube, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 1st editor


University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital Rotating Internship

Animal Specialty & Emergency Center, Los Angeles Emergency & Critical Care Residency