About Us

Dr. JonesThe Jones Animal Hospital is privately owned and has served the West Los Angeles and Santa Monica area since 1981. Our goal is to provide the best high quality compassionate veterinary care to exceed our client's expectations. We have up to date in house veterinary diagnostic equipment for the most efficient diagnosis of your pet as possible. We work alongside the most complete veterinary diagnostics labs available with twice a day pick up of submitted samples with results within twenty four hours. The hospital also has an extensive medical library that is used to promote education. We are a private and friendly medical facility with a strong desire to do what is right for all animals.


Dr. Kenneth Jones graduated from UC Davis veterinary school in 1973 and has practiced veterinary medicine in the Westside, Santa Monica area ever since. After a three-year internsip he perfected his veterinary skill by focusing on all aspects of animal health. In 1981, he opened the Jones Animal Rights Hospital and devoted his life to improving the health and well being of all animals. Dr. Jones believes in life-long learning and desires to share his knowledge with others by keeping up to date in veterinary medicine and continuing education.

Dr. Kenneth Jones is currently licensed in California, Hawaii, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington. During trips to his house in Hawaii he has treated pigs, goats and lemurs. He has worked with Tigers, Bob Cats, Wolves, Jaguar, Leopards, and Lynx. He also has extensive knowledge about Virginia Opossums.

He has been active in the Los Angeles and California State spay and neuter programs attempting to make a dent in the feral cat population problem. He is currently working with shelter rescue groups trying to help abandoned dogs and cats.

Dr. Ramona Forelle has worked with the Jones Animal Hospitalfor 15 years. She took a leave of absence for also most two years to learn and perfect ultrasound. Now that she is back she has proven herself as the most kind and competent veterinarian who is dedicated to all pet's well being. She works with us one to two days a week and does all of out ultrasounds. When she is not with us she is at home taking care of her one and a half year old daughter.

Dr. Erich Stumpp has extensive experience working in emergency clinics and desires to persue in interest in Emergency, Critical Care and Internal medicine. After graduating from veterinary school he interned at various veterinary schools and large emergency practices for several years. He is a very proficient in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He and his wife are intensely invovled in rescuing homeless and shelter animals.