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Welcome to Friendship Veterinary Center
mall and large animal medicine and surgery in Fredericksburg, TX
Call us at (830) 997-9946

Visit our new state of the art facility at 2087 South US Highway 87


Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (830) 997-9946!

If you live in Fredericksburg or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your animals – look no further than Friendship Veterinary Center. Robert L. Lastovica and Casey T. Pitmon are licensed Texas veterinarians with years of mixed animal experience. The health and well-being of your animals is very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give them the care they deserve.

Founded in 1993, Friendship Veterinary Center is a full-service animal hospital. We welcome both emergency cases, as well as patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our state of the art facility, opened in 2018, features multiple examination rooms, an isolation ward, premier surgical and lab equipment, and a functionally designed large animal setup. Beyond first-rate pet and livestock care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so you and your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting with our veterinarians.

The best veterinary care for animals includes ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (830) 997-9946 or email us and we will get back to you promptly. Our Fredericksbug clinic is very easy to get to – just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Fredericksburg pet owners.

At Friendship Veterinary Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Robert Lastovica
Casey Pitmon

FREDERICKSBURG Veterinarian | Friendship Veterinary Center | (830) 997-9946
2087 S. US Hwy 87

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Robert Lastovica

    Robert Lastovica, DVM, graduated from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. He has been engaged in mixed-animal practice since 1988 and established Friendship Veterinary Center in 1993. Dr. Lastovica served on the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners from 2001 to 2008. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Society of Theriogenology.

  • Dr.
    Casey Pitmon

    Casey Pitmon, MS, DVM, graduated in 2006 from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine after receiving her master’s degree in Animal Nutrition in 2002. Dr. Pitmon worked in a high volume, mixed-animal practice in Dripping Springs, Texas, before joining Friendship Veterinary Center in 2017.

  • Lauren Marley
    Receptionist / Veterinary Technician

    Lauren Marley has been working at Friendship Veterinary Center as a receptionist and vet technician since 2015. When returning to the work force after being a stay at home mother to her two boys, working at the vet clinic seemed to be a natural choice. Lauren enjoys getting to know each and every one of our clients and patients.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The DVM Lastovica is a down to earth, loving and caring doctor and family man. He has a passion for every animal that walks through his doors, whether it be big or small. He is a doctor you can actually talk to AND GET AHOLD OF ON THE PHONE!!!! Any other vet, you'd have to call and leave a message whether its an emergency or not. He knows his stuff and is not afraid to share his knowledge with other people to help them learn and grow, and care for their pet!

    I will continue to always trust in Dr. Lastovica with any needs I will ever have with my furry family members!!!!"
    Kelly T.

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