Dr. George Cuellar, Owner/Practice Partner

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Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and moved to Mexico City then to California with his family in 1961; Dr. George Cuellar graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Biochemistry and went on to earn his graduate degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Cum Laude 1984. A few years later he earned his MBA from California State University, Northridge in 1986.

His first job was as an associate veterinarian in a four-doctor practice in the San Fernando Valley where he met his wife Melissa and years later they have three children: his son, Jonathan, born in 1988, his daughter, Alison, born in 1990, and his daughter, Brenna, born in 1997. In addition, there are the “four-legged” children: three dogs: an English Pointer, Abby, a German Shorthaired Pointer, Sadie, an Italian Greyhound, Luigi, three cats: Sebastian, Carter, and Buddy, and Timmy a California desert tortoise. Dr. Cuellar spends his off time enjoying a variety of sports but his favorite is going to Los Angeles Kings Hockey games.


University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry

University of Georgia
DVM, Veterinary Medicine

Cal State University, Northridge
MBA, Masters in Business Administration


  • Owner and president of Southern California Veterinary Hospital in Woodland Hills
  • Regional VP for a large multi-hospital nationwide group
  • Advisory Board Member for the California Veterinary Association
  • President and member Board of Trustees of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association
  • President and member Board of Governors of the California Veterinary Medical Association
  • Scientific Program Committee Chair for the Wild West Veterinary Conference in Reno
  • Co-Chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the Pacific Veterinary Conference
  • Board-certified specialist in canine and feline practice as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP C/F) certifying in 1992, 2002, 2012.
  • Areas of focus: internal medicine, dermatology, and surgery