Memorial Beach Veterinary Hospital

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15 Healdsburg Ave
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Driving Directions

(707) 433-6916


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Thur: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Fri: 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • -No Appointments Between 12-2pm
  • -Doctor's Hours By Appointment Only
  • -See the "More Info" Tab for Specific Doctor's Schedules
  • -Clinic Days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Our goal is to provide excellence in veterinary care. We wish to offer a friendly "low key" environment conducive to good communication about special concerns you may have about your pets.

Our Vision

"We believe pets are family"

Our vision is to provide high quality, compassionate and progressive veterinary care. We strive to support the quality and longevity of our patients lives with a focus on preventative care to support them throughout all life stages.

We believe that pets are an extension of their human family, and we are dedicated to treating them as a part of our own family. We are sensitive to the cares and concerns that each client brings to our practice.

We practice a team approach to health care and strive to provide a nurturing environment where personal growth, professional knowledge, and quality of life for all our team is held in high esteem. This approach provides us with a strong foundation to maintain quality communication and education with all of our clients as well as within our own team.

Memorial Beach Veterinary Hospital Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laboratory
  • Laser Therapy
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Reptiles
  • Senior Care
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Memorial Beach Veterinary Hospital Staff Profiles

Dr. Martha Shafer

Veterinarian & Practice Owner

Dr. Martha (Marty) Shafer came to Memorial Beach Veterinary Hospital in 2004 and found her home. She started out by receiving her BA from Wesleyan University and her D.V.M. from U.C. Davis. In vet school she pursued a track in zoological medicine with emphasis on small animals & birds. She managed an Avian Research Lab while at Davis & completed her internship in exotic animal medicine at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas. 

Dr. Marty is the owner of Memorial Beach Veterinary Hospital where she enjoys working with pets of all species and her dedication, compassion and heart make her an excellent doctor.

Outside of work yoga and hiking are among Marty's many hobbies. Marty has two son's who keep her busy but light up her life. She also has a black and white kitty named "Owl" who is shy but very vocal around dinner time & likes to carry around her fluff ball, or "lovey", toy.   

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Dr. Cheryl Langbein


Dr. Langbein has been with Memorial Beach since 2011 and is a UCDavis alumni. She brings a lot of laughter and joy to the day and loves coming to work because of the intellectual challenge and the ability to make a difference in people and animals lives.

A lifelong horse lover she has been endurance racing for 20 years and has won several competitions all around the world. Her horse Reason to Believe is her most recent champion with her new horse Flash following hot on his heels.

In addition to the horses Dr. Langbein has 2 dogs: Luke who is a cute and cuddly Pomeranian and Annika the German Sheppard and Dr. Langbein's running buddy. Her cat Bobbi is sweet, talkative and love laps!

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Dr. Kirstin Jorgenson


Dr. Jorgenson is Memorial Beach's newest veterinarian, but she's not new to the practice! She started here as a kennel technician in 2008 and then decided to pursue her ultimate dream of becoming a veterinarian. 

A UCDavis graduate, she recently moved back to the area to be close to family and spend more time riding her horses on the family ranch. A lifelong horse lover she mainly rides dressage but does a little jumping for fun. 

When she's not hard at work she likes to read, watch Monty Python and hike the hills around beautiful Sonoma County.

Her animal family includes Calliope her mellow and gorgeous Aussie mix, Mr.Bates her sweet & noble black cat and Xander her crested gecko whose favorite past times include licking his own eyes. 

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