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Conveniently located on the corner of Riverdale Street & Friars Road
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Brian Peterson, DVM UC Davis, San Diego native


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Friars Road Pet Hospital - Cats and Dogs


(619) 282-7677

Our Veterinarian Mission

We are a full-service veterinary practice and animal veterinarian for dogs and cats. We are veterinarians and a privately-owned, locally-owned San Diego animal hospital. In fact, Dr. Brian Peterson, the founder and owner, is a native of San Diego.

We have been located in the Mission Valley vicinity of Friars Rd and Mission Gorge Rd for over 20 years. Our patients and clients come from the communities and neighborhoods of Allied Gardens, Grantville, Del Cerro, San Carlos, Mission Valley, Serra Mesa, Linda Vista, Birdland, Kensington, Normal Heights, College Area and North Park.

Our San Diego animal hospital offers our patients and clients expertise in dogs and cats. The problems we treat include those of skin and ears, digestion (vomiting and diarrhea) and parasitic. Our veterinarians perform general surgery services, including affordable spay and neuter. Our animal services offers internal medicine treatments and diagnostics, including x-rays and laboratory testing, including blood and urine. Our veterinarians do allergy testing. We offer veterinary specialty procedures, including orthopedics and ultrasound, via specialists who come to our facility. We also perform dentistry, including teeth cleaning and dental home care to keep teeth and gums healthy.

We love to see puppies and kittens for their first vaccines and deworming. We specialize in dog and cats but, of course, we do annual shots for adult patients, too. As rewarding as anything else, though, is taking care of our senior patients and helping them to a long, happy life. If you are looking for a San Diego Veterinarian you found it with Friars Road Pet Hospital.

Brian Peterson

DVM UC Davis


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8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


8:00 AM – 12:00 PM



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