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Welcome to Kingsley Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Orange Park,FL
Call us at (904) 264-2419

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Kingsley Animal Hospital is a full service companion (cats and dogs) animal hospital. We place the care, diagnosis and treatment of your pet as our primary concern. We offer a comprehensive, progressive and compassionate approach to medicine and surgery. We offer a wide range of medical, surgical and counseling options – both traditional and holistic.

It is our medical staff’s commitment to provide quality care throughout the life of your pet. We provide services such as wellness exams, hospitalization, nursing care, vaccinations, pharmaceuticals, supplements, general surgery, digital x-rays, complete laboratory services, dental care, behavioral counseling and nutrition counseling.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family. Together, we take a proactive approach that can maximize your companion’s quality of life. We treat your pet as our own. We believe that preventative care and good nutrition are the keys to optimal health – for a happy and long life!

Client satisfaction is very important to us. We are a friendly, experienced team and know that it is through respect, integrity and exceptional care, that we earn our patient’s and client’s trust.

Dr. Thomas Fredenhagen
Orange Park Veterinarian | Kingsley Animal Hospital | (904) 264-2419

1070 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073

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  • Thomas A. Fredenhagen
    - DVM and Co-Owner

    Thomas A. Fredenhagen, DVM (aka “Dr. Fred”) was born in St. Augustine, FL and raised in Palatka, FL. He attended St. Johns River Junior College and the University of Florida, before receiving his DVM degree from Auburn University in 1976.

    After an internship in Tallahassee, FL he moved to the Jacksonville/Orange Park area to continue companion animal practice. He established and ran the Argyle Animal Clinic for 10 years. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for more than 40 years. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. He has worked with and been a board member of Safe Animal Shelter.

  • Karen Fredenhagen
    - Veterinary Technician and Co-Owner

    Karen Fredenhagen has been a Veterinary Technician for more than 25 years. Her areas of extensive experience include surgery, special needs, nutrition, acupuncture / homeopathy (studied under Dr. Peggy Flemming for four years), behavioral counseling and laser therapy.

    She also manages the staff and hospital business operations. She rescues owls, hawks and horses to name a few. Karen shows horses and has shown dogs. Karen has assisted at Safe Animal Shelter and served on the Board of Directors.

  • Grace
    - Veterinary Technician

    Grace joined the Kingsley Animal Hospital family in February 2015. Since then she has worked her way up from vet tech to our hard-working office manager. She has a deep love for dogs, especially boxers and pitties. 

    She's volunteered with organizations such as wildlife rescue centers and the Jacksonville Zoo. Her personal zoo at home includes 2 pups: Jimi (a chihuahua/dachshund mix) and Harper (a lab mix) as well as her first ever cat, named Neo. Her other passions include binge-watching shows on Netflix, going to the beach, and keeping up with her human son.

  • Samantha
    - Veterinary Technician

    Samantha officially joined our team in February 2017.  She graduated from the University of North Florida in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and aspires to be a veterinarian one day.  Samantha’s love of animals runs deep, but has specific affections for dogs, cats, horses, and wolves. 

    Samantha is also an avid reader of fantasy novels, collects painted ponies figurines, loves to draw using pastels and dabbles in painting and sculpting.  The household menagerie of pets includes three rescued dogs (Bella, Allee, and Treble), a toy poodle (Pearl), four rescued cats (Loki, Odin, Bandit and Othello), and her beloved German Shepherd (Denali)

  • Clyde
    Greeter and KAH Mascot

    Clyde was a kitten that came to us from the Safe Animal Shelter in 2001. He greets everyone as they walk into the hospital. He loves to be petted and have his belly rubbed, and may even climb up on your shoulder.

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