Our Hospital History

Belmont Shore Veterinary Hosptial in Long Beach, CA

hospital historyIn its 44 -year history, Belmont Shore Veterinary Hospital has had a long and esteemed record of exceptional veterinary care for the pets of the Long Beach area.

The hospital was founded in 1972 by Dr. Kenneth Ehlen. Over the next 4 decades the hospital has been lovingly passed to Dr. Zoelner in 1979, Dr. Loren Eslinger in 1994 and then to its current owners Dr. Rachel Sitler and Dr. Elyse Frank in 2007.

In June of 2003 the practice moved from its original location on Second Street to its current location on the corner of PCH and Loynes.  We now boast 3500 sq ft of beautifully remodeled space designed to provide the best possible experience for all our patients.