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Dr. Julio López was born and raised in Los Angeles.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine.


After receiving his DVM degree, Dr. López returned to Los Angeles to complete a one-year rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the world-renowned California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty Group, followed by a three-year residency in Internal Medicine.

He founded Jade Vets, a veterinary practice group focused not just on taking care of pets but the also the people that care for them and their communities. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer.


Dr. López has experience in all aspects of internal medicine with a special interest in diseases of the kidney and bladder, immune-mediated disease and endocrine diseases such as diabetes, Addison’s, Cushing’s and hyperthyroidism.  He also has extensive training in ultrasound and the diagnosis and management of heart disease.  In addition to the training gained during his residency, Dr. López has attended additional courses in endoscopy of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract as well as tracheal and urethral stent placement for patients with tracheal collapse and urinary obstruction from tumors.


Dr. López has lectured both nationally and internationally.  His paper describing an innovative procedure for obtaining urinary bladder biopsies using ultrasound guidance without the need for general anesthesia was published in the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.  He has authored chapters for The Clinical Veterinary Advisor textbook as well as The Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine.  He enjoys working with the media to ensure pet owners receive trustworthy information.


He practices in Los Angeles, CA.



Providing this disclosure is part of Dr. Lopez's commitment to increase transparency, in order to earn and retain the trust and confidence of pet owners, as well as members of the public and media.


Financial:  Besides his salary as a veterinarian paid by his current employer Dr. Lopez receives compensation for lecturing as paid by the continuing education organization hosting the event.


Non-Financial:  Dr. Lopez holds no current advisory or consulting positions with ANY company.


This Website is paid for personally by Dr. Lopez and is maintained ad-free.

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