Our Veterinarians

Dr. Gary Latos

Veterinarian

580e498f19b3c_drlatosprofile.jpgDr Gary S Latos grew up in the Chicago area and received his undergraduate degree at Western Illinois University. He attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois and graduated in 1980. He practiced at a busy 5 veterinarian practice in Chicago for several years before moving to Albuquerque, NM. He spent 16 years in Albuquerque, managing an emergency clinic for 10 of those years. In 1998, he came to Los Angeles and began working in Woodland Hills and Tarzana where he started his work in exotic animals. He has worked with Lockwood AnimaL Rescue Center, a wolf santuary, for the last four years, and The Nature of Wildworks in Topanga for the last 8 years.

Besides working with exotics, Dr Latos enjoys surgery, emergency medicine, endocrinology, and cardiology. He is always responsive to his clients needs, and understands their concerns for their pets. He looks forward to working at Veterinary Angels and establishing a professional relationship with all his clients and and their pets.

When not practicing veterinary medicine Dr Latos enjoys traveling, hiking, and movies. He lives in Woodland Hills, and has a 15 year old dog, Lucca.


Dr. Maritxu Ravenscroft, DVM

Veterinarian - Surgery

Maritxu Ravenscroft

Veterinary Angels Medical Center is excited to announce the addition of Maritxu Ravenscroft, DVM to our practice family. Dr. Ravenscroft moved to the US from France nearly 20 years ago. Graduating from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014, she has since worked in shelter medicine and general private practice. Dr. Ravenscroft enjoys working on multiple species including reptiles, small pocket pets, small ruminants, as well as dogs and cats. Veterinary Angels Medical Center is a full-service state-of-the art veterinary hospital in Agoura Hills. Whether your companion is furry, feathered, or covered in scales, his or her health is as important to us as it is to you!


Dr. Sarah Young

Veterinarian- Ultrasonographer

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Dr. Sarah Young was born in Sweden to British parents and was fortunate to experience life in several countries before settling in California as a teen. She received a BS in Biology in 1991 at UC Davis, and went on to complete the rigorous UC Davis veterinary school curriculum, receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.

Dr. Young completed a veterinary internship in Ventura County before entering private practice and practiced mixed and small animal medicine for 10 years. General practice showed her the tremendous value and benefit of ultrasound in medical diagnosis and treatment, and she began intensive training in ultrasound techniques and interpretation.

Dr. Young subsequently purchased Echo Service for Pets, a mobile ultrasound service for companion and exotic animals, and has been providing veterinary ultrasound services for over a decade.She greatly enjoys helping animals and their owners with accurate and timely ultrasound care to assist in medical diagnosis and treatment. In her free time, Dr. Young delights in hiking with her dog, camping, scuba diving, horseback riding and travel.


Dr. Bruce Barrett

Veterinarian - Surgery

Dr. Bruce Barrett graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1993. He has a special interest in orthopedics and reconstructive soft-tissue surgery. From Tibia Plateau Leveling Osteotomy and Medical Patellar Luxation correction to traumatic fractures and skin grafts, he performs them all. Dr. Barrett has been licensed and certified to do TPLO since 2002 and has successfully performed more than 2,000 TPLOs. He is also certified to do the Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Biometrix taught at The Ohio State University. In addition, he is also trained and licensed to do PennHIP evaluations. Dr. Barrett has completed a surgical internship and started a residency but did not complete it for personal reason. Although not ACVS board certified, he regularly attends the surgical symposium annually to stay current and informed in his career . His special interests include breeding and showing English Cocker Spaniels and going to the movies, as well as swimming, dancing, and traveling. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association. Favorite shop: Starbucks.


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