Five Top-Notch Local Animal Care Clinics


Whether you have a dog or an exotic pet, these five Cincinnati-area animal care clinics can help you keep your pets happy and healthy through regular checkups, home visits, or urgent care.

Illustration by Ben Kirchner

Grady Veterinary Hospital

Open 24/7, Grady offers support and medical services when your pets need it most, from emergency services and surgery to wellness checkups and boarding. The practice began more than 60 years ago, when Karl S. Grady opened the clinic across the street from its current location.
9255 Winton Rd., Finneytown, (513) 931-8675,

Howell Avenue Pet Hospital

This family-owned facility offers the ultimate in full-service veterinary care Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays. Vets Terri McCarty and Betsy Klerk and the staff specialize in offering routine preventative care to keep pets safe, healthy, and happy, including diagnostic, surgical, and dental care. They also offer home delivery for your pet’s food and medications.
317 Howell Ave., Clifton, (513) 221-3404,

Mike’s Mobile Veterinary Service

This by-appointment, full-service animal hospital comes to you, allowing you to skip the stress of having to transport pets. In your home, expert veterinarian Mike Cohen can offer a variety of services including spay and neuter surgery, microchipping, vaccinations, and more, in addition to general wellness checkups. Home visits are available across Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
(513) 505- 4043,

PetCare Animal Hospital

PetCare’s two locations offer expert veterinary care for cats, dogs, birds, and other exotic pets. The full-service clinic provides compassion-ate care for animals in every stage of their lives, from puppyhood to preventative and geriatric care. In addition to his practice, owner Peter Hill pro-vides veterinary care to exotic animals at the Newport Aquarium.
8610 Blue Ash Rd., Blue Ash, (513) 793-3032; 10555 Loveland Madeira Rd., Loveland, (513) 677-2930,

Plum Street Clinic

Downtown’s go-to full-service small animal clinic for more than 30 years is run by Robert Biederman (a.k.a. Dr. Bob), who’s experienced in all aspects of veterinary surgery, dental care, and endocrinology. Listen for yourself during his weekly local radio show on WMKV 89.3FM, when he offers friendly advice to pet owners, including tips for behavioral problems and how to identify warning signs when it comes to your pet’s health.
427 Plum St., downtown, (513) 961-1110,

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