Dr. George has been with Santa Monica Pet Medical Center since 1991. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from UC Davis in 1986. He then went on to receive his DVM from UC Davis in 1990. In addition to practicing general Western medicine and surgery, Dr. George has a special interest in traditional Chinese medicine and is certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. He is also a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture and has traveled to China with members of the Chi Institute to further his knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine.