Our Chief Veterinarian

Dr. Todd Kopit, our Chief Veterinarian, volunteered his services through the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (“SCVMA”) at city and county sponsored vaccine clinics for over 20 years.  His long history of working in many facets of animal health and welfare is noted below in his Curriculum Vitae. Dr. Kopit’s experience, love, and compassion for all animals and his dedication to help pets and their owners is unparalleled.

Curriculum Vitae of Todd L. Kopit, DVM


     Loara High School Graduate
     Cypress Junior College, AA Degree
     Oklahoma State University, Residency & BS Degree in Animal Science
     University of the Philippines Veterinary School
     Oklahoma State University Veterinary School, DVM Degree

     California Veterinary License 
     USDA Accreditation

     DEA License


     California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
     Southern California Veterinary Medical Association (SCVMA)
     American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
     American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)  
     Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)
     Healthy Pets Healthy Families Coalition, LA County Dept of Public Health, Animal Services Division
     California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (CAVMRC)


     Companion Animal & Feral Cat Sterilization Programs

     Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation – Domestic, Exotic & Wildlife

     Shelter Management 
     Zoonotic & Parasitic Diseases

     Animal Dentistry
     Disaster Preparedness, Rescue & Emergency Response
     Instinctual, Habitual & Induced Animal Behavior    
     Legislative Issues re: Animal Welfare, Endangered Species & Environment Preservation


     Owner / Sr. Veterinarian, Stanton Pet Hospital, Orange County, CA  
     Emergency Veterinarian, Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic
     Relief/Associate Veterinarian, Orange County, CA
     SCVMA Sponsored Public Rabies Clinics Coordinator & Field Volunteer Veterinarian
     SCVMA Secretary, OC Chapter
     SCVMA Treasurer, OC Chapter
     SCVMA Vice President, OC Chapter 
     SCVMA President, OC Chapter
     CVMA Board of Governors
     CVMA Grievance & Liaison Committee
     CVMA Disaster Response Coordinator, Section G
     CVMA Disaster Relief Response Coordinator, Riverside & San Bernardino Counties
     U.C. Davis Liaison for the New Generation Committee
     Orange County Animal Shelter Advisory Board (Orange County Animal Care)
     Interim Chief Veterinarian, Orange County Animal Shelter 
     Interim Director of Veterinary Services, SPCALA (Long Beach & Hawthorne facilities)
     Chief Veterinarian, Healthcare & Emergency Animal Rescue Team (fka: Society for California Veterinary Vaccine Care)