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If you live in Kingman or the surrounding area in AZ, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Our Doctors are licensed veterinarians, treating dogs, cats, horses, and livestock . Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Manzanita Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Our doctors are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic a comfortable, and calm environment so your pet can relax and look forward to meeting his or her own Kingman veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 928-753-6138. Our Kingman veterinarian office is very easy to get to, with easy access off of I-40. You can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Kingman pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Manzanita Animal Hospital, we have been providing excellence in animal care since 1967.

Dr. Jerry Zitterkopf, Dr. Robin Waldron, Dr. James Anderson

Kingman Veterinarian | Manzanita Animal Hospital | 928-753-6138

2323 Detroit Ave
Kingman, AZ 86401


  • Jerry Zitterkopf

    Dr. Zitterkopf was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska in 1950 the son of Jake and Jeanette Zitterkopf. He was raised with one younger brother, Jack Zitterkopf. Dr. Zitterkopf's boyhood years were spent on an irrigated farm/ranch south of Lyman, Nebraska.

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  • J.D. Anderson

    Dr. Anderson is a native to Kingman, Az, born and raised into ranching family who raised cattle east of Kingman. He attended K-12 in Kingman and graduated from Kingman High School in 1988.

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  • Robin Waldron

    Dr. Robin Waldron is a native of Plymouth, England and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. He was educated at the University of Maryland and graduated from Tuskegee University Veterinary School in 1973.

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  • Terry Griffis,
    Office Manager

    Terry was born and raised in the Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley areas of Northern California and worked in the area of electronics. She and her family moved to Corvallis, Oregon in 1982 where she was a stay-at-home Mom and raised raised 4 of her children. She also did daycare, canning, quilting and learned how to build a computer with spare parts!

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  • Debbie Bowen,

    Having lived in North Dakota, Minnesota, and Oregon, Debbie moved to the warmth of Kingman in 2002. She has worked in the veterinary field for 15 years coming to us from Central Oregon Veterinary Group in Bend, Oregon. We have been happy to have her since 2007.

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  • Debbie Jean,

    Debbie Jean, "D.J.", was born and raised in California. After marrying, she and her husband moved to Central Oregon where they raised three children and were active in leadership for their local 4H groups.

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  • Cherie Bradley,

    Cherie joined the team at Manzanita Animal Hospital in December of 2010. She has over 20 years of previous experience in the veterinary field. Cherie moved to the Kingman area in 2009 with her husband and her pets from northern California where she had worked for the same veterinary hospital for 12 years.

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  • Debbie Martinez,

    Debbie spent her early years in Wyoming and came to Kingman with her parents and siblings when she was ten. She has been making an impact in the Veterinary field since 1998, gaining her CVT in 2005.

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  • Kathy Crowley,

    Kathy and her family moved to Kingman in 2014. They came from the Appalacians in Georgia in order to be closer to extended family. While living in Georgia, Kathy home schooled her 3 youngest children while re-connecting with family in the area. Before moving to Georgia, Kathy lived in the high desert of California.

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  • Ashley Crocker
    Veterinary Technician

    Ashley was raised in Oregon where the majority of her family still lives. She moved to Kingman in 2015 where she first started working in the animal medicine field. Before moving here she worked in a variety of fields including human pharmacies and an active "Zooguide" for the Oregon Zoo. Her passion for animals was always apparent even as a child, and is grateful for being able to say that she loves her job!

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  • "Have dealt with them extensively in my business of the equine industry and have nothing but good things to say about them. Very professional, always attentive to the problem, and very caring."
    Sean Tolan
  • "Best place to take your pet. Very caring people. My cat Max may not like it but we do. Very pleased with their service and their facilities and all the folks that work there."
    Laura Pyrzynski
  • "Best animal hospital around! The staff is amazing and my babies always get treated so well when I take them there."
    Jaclyn Spirtos
  • "It was after hours (7pm Saturday)and our kitty got her eye pushed out. We called and Dr Waldron and tech Sandra arrived quickly to help. They did emergency surgery to remove the eye and saved her life. They also realigned her jaw. We are very thankful they took great care of us and our kitty Allie. They were amazing and kept us informed about what was happening with our kitty. I definitely recommend them if you are needing a vet."
    Katherine Quattlebaum
  • "We have been clients of Manzanita Animal Hospital for over 13 years. Dr. Anderson has been our primary veterinarian for that time. He has never failed to give us the best possible care and advice for our dogs and horses. He is kind considerate and always willing to discuss our options!"
    Susan McAlpine
  • "The best care available, total trust in Dr. Anderson for all my horse and dog friends."
    Cheryl Edwards
  • "Best animal hospital around! The staff is amazing and my babies always get treated so well when I take them there"
    Jaclyn Spirtos
  • "First time visiting Manzanita Animal Hospital today. It was a great experience. I kind of wish Dr. Waldron could be our family physician."
    Amanda Tatton
  • "I had to make one of the toughest choices on August 16th ~ my baby girl could no longer walk. I brought her to Manzanita Animal Hospital & Dr. Anderson helped her cross the Rainbow Bridge. They loved on her as if she was their own. The staff is beyond compassionate ~ I wish I could remember all of their names but one lady really touched my � Debbie ~ thank you for sharing a hug & tears with me today....can't put into words how much they all mean to me."
    Earlene Mahar

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