Dr. Hardy is a California native and grew up in the South Bay area. His love for veterinary medicine began at an early age while working in his father’s veterinary practices in Los Angeles and Redondo Beach.
Dr. Hardy studied Biology Sciences at the University of California Los Angeles and Tuskegee University before receiving admissions to the prestigious Tuskegee University school of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hardy graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and participated in a rotating internship at All Care Animal Referral Center in Fountain Valley.
Dr Hardy has since practiced at several Southern California Hospitals and Emergency Service Clinics as an Associate Doctor, Medical director, Chief of Staff and Department head.
Dr. Hardy is a General Practice veterinarian with special interest in Advanced Dentistry procedures including oral surgery and has written a chapter for a Veterinary Dental publication.
Dr. Hardy lives in Lakewood California with his wife, 2 kids and his Puggle.
When not in the hospital, Dr. Hardy enjoys swimming, video games, cycling, basketball and aviation. Dr. Hardy is also an Airline Transport rated pilot and Certified Flight Instructor.