Meet Our Doctors
David Dawson, DVM
Dr. Dawson has received "Best Veterinarian" several times in local media and was recently honored by the Santa Barbara Independent as "Local Hero" for his veterinary care, for working with Pets of the Homeless and for taking on Emergency Services for pets in time of need (when CARE hospital shut its doors).
Mary Ashley Waikart, DVM
Dr. Waikart has been working in the veterinary field since 1999. During veterinary school, Dr. Waikart was chosen as one of two students in the country to participate in the elite US Navy marine mammal program in San Diego. This incredible experience sparked her love for Southern California and she moved here from her hometown in South Carolina shortly after graduating from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007