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Welcome to Friendly Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Huntington Beach,CA
Call us at (714) 845-5722

Sometimes what we need more than anything else is the loving care of a good friend -- and that's why we're happy to welcome you to the official website for Friendly Animal Hospital. We look forward to serving as your friendly vet in Huntington Beach CA. Please take a moment to examine the many features spotlighted on this website -- and then get to know us even better by scheduling a visit to our clinic.

Meet Your Huntington Beach Veterinarian

Every Huntington Beach veterinarian on our trusted team brings a world of experience, skill, and compassion to our clinic's patients. Dr. Medina, Dr. Righter, Dr. Kohltfarber, and Dr. Tran can provide a wide range of care, from expert diagnoses and treatment to a lifetime of pet owner guidance and education. Your pet is in good hands no matter which vet he sees!

Services at Friendly Animal Hospital in Huntington Beach

Friendly Animal Hospital in Huntington Beach can keep your pet in optimal health and comfort for many years to come. Our "one-stop shop" includes such valuable services as:

  • Wellness exams - Regular wellness exams can keep your pet "in the pink" by alerting us to any health problems that need to be treated.
  • Low-cost dental care - We offer special rates on full-service pet exams, cleaning, anesthesia and extractions.
  • Daily low-cost vaccines - Our great deals on essential vaccines make it easier than ever to protect your pet against deadly disease threats.
  • Affordable spay and neuter surgery - Spay and neuter surgery is an important preventative wellness procedure. That's why we make our sterilization surgeries available at affordable rates.
  • Ear care - Trust our vet team to handle ear infections and other troublesome conditions that might cause pain and/or hearing loss.
  • Orthopedic surgery - Save up to 30 percent on our basic or advanced orthopedic procedures.
  • Ultrasound and digital radiography - In addition to ultrasound imaging to view your pet's insides in real time, we also provide state-of-the-art digital radiography (X-rays).
  • Laparosocopic gastropexy - This preventative procedure can keep your pet from experiencing the emergency known as bloat.
  • Grooming - Our grooming services keep your pet's hair, skin, nails, and anal glands in optimal condition.
  • Emergency and urgent care - When your pet is in trouble, turn to our clinic for prompt, effective emergency and urgent care.

We Welcome New Patients!

From our affordable wellness services to our advanced treatment options, your pet will have access to all the primary veterinary care he needs right here. We welcome new patients, so schedule your first appointment by contacting our clinic today!

Dr. Long Tran
Friendly Animal Hospital | (714) 845-5722

6832 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Maria Medina

    Dr. Maria Medina graduated from the University of Philippines where she studied Veterinarian Science. She trained for two years overseas in Singapore and then once she obtained her Veterinarian license, Dr. Medina began practicing in the United States with Banfield. In her free time, she enjoys showing dogs. She has produced many American champions. Not only is she a phenomenal Veterinarian and an animal lover, Dr. Medina has won two bodybuilding competitions in the Philippines. If Dr. Medina had to make a career change she would be a professional tennis player. She would give Serena Williams a run for her money!

  • Dr.
    Rick Kohltfarber

    Dr. Rick Kohltfarber was born on the Kona side of the main island of Hawaii. He spent his childhood working with animals on his family’s dairy farm in Oregon and their goat farm in Nevada. With the passion for animal care growing stronger every year, he decided to pursue a lifelong career as a veterinarian. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Nevada at Reno, Dr. Kohltfarber obtained his DVM degree at Western University of Health Sciences, California. Dr. Kohltfarber excelled himself in Small Animal Medicine and fostered a special interest in orthopedic corrective procedures. He also devoted a significant amount of time in mastering the art of minimally invasive techniques. Beyond being an excellent surgeon, Dr. Kohltfarber enjoys playing basketball, mountain bike riding, hiking, and camping. As a new edition to the family, Olive, a rescued Brussels Griffon-Pug mix, fills up Dr. Kohltfarber’s daily schedule.

  • Dr.
    Tran

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Office Hours

We will be closed in observance of the following holidays; New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Monday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Saturday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Sunday:

7:00 am-9:00 pm

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I have been taking my animals (dog and cat) here for the past few years and am very impressed. My cat has diabetes and so has needed a little more intensive care than my dog, but every time they are so good with her even though she is extremely timid. My dog has been getting groomed here for the past 2 years or so and is finally no longer scared of the groomer. Billie, the groomer, is so sweet with my dog and is very patient. He even gets a cute kerchief after grooming. They were able to do a medicated bath for him most recently since he has been so itchy from the heat."
    Sam T.
  • "Great service, friendly staff, and the place look great! Remodeled for our pets and us! We found our vet! Thank you!"
    Fili E.
  • "I visited Friendly Animal Hospital this evening and brought in my two Boston Terriers for their first visit and I was super impressed. The facility is extremely clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. I met with Dr. M and she was very thorough and you can tell she loves and job and cares for the animals she treats. Their prices were very reasonable and I will visit their clinic again for my future vet needs."
    Robert J.