Simon Veterinary Surgical becomes a WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprise in hopes of inspiring young women

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Dr. Simon demonstrates how to assess a CCL tear
Dr. Simon demonstrates how to assess a CCL tear
LOS ANGELES - Nov. 17, 2022 - PRLog -- Simon Veterinary Surgical is proud to announce its most recent certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

As a woman in a challenging field, Dr. Patricia Simon DVM, MPH, DACVPM, owner and founder of Simon Veterinary Surgical, believes that completing the meticulous process of becoming a WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprise is an essential step towards paving the way for future women as leaders in veterinarian medicine.

Dr. Simon explains, "it's well known that practicing veterinary medicine can be emotionally taxing. But in addition to that, I found that the majority of my advisors throughout my career were male; I had very few women mentors that I could lean on for support."

"Becoming a certified women-owned business is just one way that I hope to inspire future women veterinarians," says Dr. Simon. "I wish to be the mentor for young women that I never had."

Sure enough, Dr. Simon has already gathered a few young mentees under her wing, fostering their curiosity and guiding them through their educational journey towards veterinary medicine.

Dr. Simon added, "as girls, we were always told to be quiet and modest; that we shouldn't be too proud. It's time to correct that. Pride is a celebration and I'm very proud of my business. Gaining this certification memorializes how far I've come."

To learn more about Simon Veterinary Surgical, please visit

You can also follow Dr. Simon in action on Facebook and Instagram, noting her most interesting cases and adorable array of patients.

About Simon Veterinary Surgical
Simon Veterinary Surgical is a woman-owned small business serving the Greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Patricia Simon is a rare veterinary surgeon with comprehensive knowledge, experience, and proficiency in a wide range of orthopedic and advanced soft tissue procedures. Simon Veterinary Surgical is staffed with a team of experts to provide superior veterinary care. The pet hospital is fully equipped with a surgery suite, diagnostic imaging, and lab work in one location. Because of this, Simon Veterinary Surgical has become one of the most sought-after surgical hospitals in the area.

Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation's leader in women's business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 17,000 certified Women's Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and more than 350 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification.

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