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Welcome to Parkview Pet Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Long Beach CA
Call us at (562)-425-8140

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (562)-425-8140!

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If you live in Long Beach or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Margaret Gamble, DVM is a licensed CA veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Parkview Pet Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Margaret Gamble, DVM has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Long Beach veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is 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 (562)-425-8140 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Long Beach veterinarian office 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 Long Beach pet owners.

At Parkview Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Margaret Gamble, DVM
Long Beach Veterinarian | Parkview Pet Hospital | (562)-425-8140

4103 N. Viking Way
Long Beach, CA 90808

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Maggie Gamble
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Maggie Gamble has been a veterinarian for over 30 years and has worked at various emergency clinics, animal hospitals, and shelters.

    Maggie Gamble, D.V.M. was born and raised in Southern California, and attended the University if California, Davis for both her undergraduate and graduate studies. She majored in Nutrition and then attended the School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1981. She has been a veterinarian for over 30 years, but has been an animal lover for her entire life. At the age of 12 she decided she wanted to become a veterinarian, and got her first job working with a vet when she was 16 years old. Throughout her life she has had a variety of pets including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, Amazon parrots, cockatiels, a python, an iguana, a tortoise, and even a tarantula.

    During her veterinary career she has worked at emergency clinics, various animal hospitals in the Long Beach and South Bay areas, and the Long Beach Animal Shelter, where she helped sick and injured homeless pets. In addition to working in many different animal hospitals during the past three decades, she also worked with marine mammals at Mainland and with exotic animals and the Sacramento Zoo. At Parkview Pet Hospital, she treats each pet with as much care as she gives her own pets, focusing on disease prevention through proper nutrition and healthy socialization through plenty of playtime, Maggie presently lives in the South Bay with her son, Ian, who also works at Parkview Pet Hospital. Their beloved cat, Obi, a special needs cat who was paralyzed in the hind legs for the most of his life, passed away recently.

  • Dr.
    Frank Borostyankoi
    D.V.M.

    Frank Borostyankoi, DVM, DACVS is a veterinary surgeon specialist practicing in Southern California with a special interest in minimally invasive techniques for orthopedic surgery. Dr. B also has vast experience in spinal surgeries and soft tissue procedures.

    With over 20 years of experience, Dr. B has become an internationally respected consultant for the veterinary community and pet owners. Most notably, he’s significantly contributed to the development of advanced orthopedic implants and the treatment of knee injuries through inventions in technology and lectures for veterinary education.

    Dr. B’s mobile specialty services are designed to bridge the gap between the family veterinarian and the multi-specialty practices by bringing advanced affordable surgeries to Parkview Pet Hospital.

  • Ian
    IT Specialist

    Ian has been working on and off at Parkview Pet Hospital since 2009, and fills in wherever he is needed (whether it be acting as an assistant or fixing a computer glitch).

    Ian Gamble practically grew up in a veterinary hospital! His mother, Dr. Maggie Gamble, would sometimes bring him to work with her on overnight emergency clinic shifts when she couldn't find a babysitter. As a result of his unique upbringing, he has had always had an interest in pets, as well as how animal hospitals operate. Ian has been working on and off at Parkview Pet Hospital since 2009, and fills in wherever he is needed (whether it be acting as an assistant or fixing a computer glitch). Ian graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2017 with a degree in information systems and business administration. He is currently attending Icon Collective Music Production School to learn more about audio engineering and studio production. He has releases on major record labels such as Dim Mak underkirue, his artist name. Although his primary love is music, a long-term goal is to develop a better practice management software system for veterinarians to better the lives of animals and veterinarians alike. He lives in Manhattan Beach, CA, and spends his spare time writing music. 

  • Breanna
    Veterinary Assistant

    She has been working as a veterinary assistant, receptionist, and kennel attendant for about two years and joined our practice in November 2017. She enjoys meeting all of the pets and getting to know their owners, and loves how every pet is a unique individual.

    Breanna Torres grew up in Bellflower, CA where she has had pets since the time she was born. After going through the experience of caring for her dog Rocky through kidney failure, she was inspired to find a job where she could help other animals. She has been working as a veterinary assistant, receptionist, and kennel attendant for about two years and joined our practice in November 2017. She enjoys meeting all of the pets and getting to know their owners, and loves how every pet is a unique individual.

    Breanna’s long term goals are to become a registered veterinary technician, and eventually become a veterinarian and run her own veterinary hospital. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family and her blue-nosed pitbull mix, Buster. She lives in Bellflower with her 2 yr. Old daughter, and is happily engaged to her 7th grade crush.

  • Dr.
    Larry Kosmiin
    D.V.M.

    Over the past ten years, Dr. Kosmin has worked as a consulting veterinarian for the City of Long Beach, City of Irvine, and the California Veterinary Medical Board. Currently, he is the Medical Director of the Stanbridge University Registered Veterinary Technician Program. And he works part time at Parkview Pet Hospital.

    Dr. Kosmin graduated from KSU with a DVM in 1966. He practiced for a short time in Missouri and then moved to CA four years later in 1970 to continue practicing. After practicing in Los Angeles until 1975 he moved to Orange Country and purchased Tustin Ave Veterinary Hospital. Shortly after purchasing the facility the Hospital became accredited by the AAHA and maintains that accreditation to this day. Dr. Kosmin sold the practice in 2003 and maintained an affiliation there until he retired in 2008. 

    Since his retirement, he has been active on the board of trustees of the SCVMA (Southern California Veterinary Medical Association) and was the president in 2010. Soon after that he was elected to the board of governors of the CVMA (California Veterinary Medical Association). He has also been consulting for the CA Department of Consumer Affairs (Veterinary Medical Board) as a contract Hospital Inspector. Also in 2010, he was the consultant for the City of Long Beach during their hunt for a full-time DVM.

    He is currently the Medical Director of the Stanbridge University Registered Veterinary Technician Program.

    In his spare time, Dr. Kosmin enjoys bicycling, traveling and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

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  • "Dr Gamble and her staff are great. She is very thorough and honest."
    Dennis S.
  • "Amazing staff and Dr. Gamble is the very best vet ever!"
    Lori P.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule - Please note doctor's hours are by appointment only.

Long Beach Office

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed