Dr. Claus A. Helstedwas born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. After obtaining a Master of Science degree, specializing in Parasitology, from the University of Copenhagen, he achieved his childhood dream of becoming a Veterinarian, graduating from the Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 1984. After
practicing in mixed and small animal practicesin Denmark and England for ten years, he decided to pursue another lifelong dream of living and practicing in the Promised Land, finally settling in Rancho Cucamonga, California, as the owner of Upland Animal Hospital.
holds active licensesin the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut and Illinois.
In his spare time Dr. Helsted likes to spend time with his wife and two sons, not to mention his two dogs, two cats, one guinea-pig and one fancy mouse. He enjoys gardening and traveling around the Southwest which is part of the United States that has a natural beauty including wildlife and Native American Indian History that is especially dear to his heart.
Dr. Claus Helsted, DVM
Danish Veterinary Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Southern California Medical Association
California Veterinary Medical Association
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
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