California Pet Specialty

123 Main St.
Carlsbad, CA 92009


Dr. Bill Herndon DVM

Diplomate ACVIM Cardiology


Dr. Bill Herndon DVM

Bill attended the University of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas obtaining a bachelor's degree in biology (major) and chemistry (minor).  After graduating from veterinary school at Mississippi State University (2000) he completed his internship and cardiology residency training at the Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2003). A portion of his residency included working at Cardiopet VRC in Little Falls, NJ (2001). 

Early in his career, he performed clinical research focused on evaluating new blood testing for dogs and cats with cardiopulmonary disease. PubMed searchable publications

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Interesting facts:

Since moving to California from Washington DC over 18 years ago: Bill has given over 38 hours of continuing education to veterinarians in the region (excluding intern rounds) and examined over 2,650 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. 

He is board certified veterinary cardiologist and a member of the ACVIM, AVMA, CVMA and SDVMA.