Stringtown Animal Hospital

Stringtown Animal Hospital is an amazing full service veterinary medical facility. We provide outstanding care with compassion and positivity. 

We are here to help you prevent illness with examinations, vaccines, testing, and recommendations. When your loved one is ailing we focus our treatment plan around your families needs for testing, treatment, and long term support.

 Our entire veterinary team strives to  maintain high quality medicine in a caring and friendly environment. We view you and your pets as part of our family and are dedicated to providing exceptional service with patience and diligence. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our families. 

We want you to have the  knowledge you need to make important decisions that will allow your pet to live a long, happy, healthy life. 
  • 1320 Stringtown Rd
  • Grove City,OH 43123
  • Phone: 614-871-7705
  • Fax: (614) 875-7019
  • After Hrs ER: 614-846-5800
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  • Mon-Tues: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thurs-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat & Sun: Closed
  • Ellie Scott , DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Scott graduated from the Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Upon graduation, she practiced in Cape Coral, Florida at a busy 6 doctor practice. Upon her return to Columbus she practiced as a relief veterinarian traveling throughout central Ohio. She purchased Stringtown Animal Hospital in December of 2004. Her goal is to support and nourish the bond that her clients and their pets share by providing optimal veterinary care. She enjoys surgery and providing individual positive experiences with each patient visit. Dr. Scott’s family includes Lina and two German Shepherds, Riddick and Furiosa. She has a long term partner, Barry, that can often be seen maintaining the hospital property.

    Dr. Scott with Lina
    Education:
    Ohio University, BS; The Ohio State University, DVM
    Interests:
    Running, Traveling, Reading, Hiking, Music
  • Jim Carter, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Jim Carter grew up on a farm in Guernsey County Ohio and attended Ohio University for his undergraduate studies. He completed his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University in 1993. He is an avid conservationist and practices environmental protection for wildlife on his farm in Vinton County, Ohio. His gentle demeanor and compassion are a great comfort to his patients. Dr. Carter's family includes his dogs (Lina, Riddick, and Furiosa) and horses (Booboo and King).

    Dr. Carter with Riddick and Furiosa
    Education:
    Ohio University, BS; The Ohio State University, DVM
    Interests:
    Farming, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Quality Deer Management
  • Polina Rivers, DVM

    Veterinarian


    Dr. Polina Rivers is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. She completed her undergraduate studies at Oterbein University where she double majored in Molecular Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Rivers worked at a small animal practice in Springfield, OH. She currently resides in Marysville, Ohio with her husband, Justin, their son, Cohen, dogs (Ava and Jax), and cats (Zeus and Ped). During her free time, Dr. Rivers enjoys horseback riding, reading, hiking with her dogs, and spending time with family.


    Dr. Rivers with Jax.


    Education:
    Otterbein University, The Ohio State University
    Interests:
    Horseback Riding, Hiking with dogs, Reading, Family
  • Allyson Bond DVM, MS

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Allyson Bond grew up in Medina, Ohio, prior to moving to Columbus, Ohio to attend The Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies. After completing undergrad, Dr. Bond went on to pursue a Master's Degree in Animal Sciences, specializing in Cardiology prior to veterinary school. She graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bond has been practicing small animal medicine in central Ohio for 3 years now. She has a passion for surgery and internal medicine. Outside of work she loves to travel, ski, bike, and run with her dogs. She currently resides in Marysville, Ohio, with her husband Dr. Randy Bond, their son Reese, and their two dogs Riley and Dex.

    Dr. Bond with Riley and Dex
    Education:
    The Ohio State University, BS, MA, DVM
    Interests:
    Traveling, Skiing, Biking, Running, Family
  • Lori, RVT

    Registered Veterinary Technician: Team Leader

    Lori fell in love with the veterinary field after graduating high school.  She graduated from the Columbus State Veterinary Technician program in 2003.  Lori is very fond of beagles after adopting her 15 year old beagle Otis 13 years ago.  Lori and her husband, Steve, have Otis and 1 cat, Topaz.

    Lori and Otis
    Education:
    Columbus State Community College, RVT
    Interests:
    Beagles, Cooking, Family, Reading, Laughing
  • Nikki

    Veterinary Technician

    Nikki graduated from Columbus State Community College Veterinary Technician program in 2015.  Nikki has always had a love for working with animals.  She has a Shetland sheepdog named Bluejack at home.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and off-roading in her Jeep!

    Nikki with Bluejack
    Education:
    Columbus State Community College, RVT
    Interests:
    Family, Off Roading in her Jeep, Shelties
  • Jess

    Veterinary Technician

    Jess is currently attending Columbus State Community College and is starting the Veterinary Technician program this fall. She discovered her passion for helping animals after losing her kitten, Jin, to cancer. Jess and her husband, ChanRak, have three rescued cats: Mugen, Fuu, and Sokka. She has fostered, volunteered at shelters, and is now looking forward to completing her degree to become a Registered Veterinary Technician.

    Jess with Jin
    Education:
    Columbus State Community College,RVT
    Interests:
    Organizing, Helping Animals, Family
  • Jackie

    Client Relations Specialist: Team Leader

    Jackie graduated in 2010 with a degree in English from Columbus State.  She was born & raised in Columbus, Ohio.  Since childhood, she has shared a special bond with animals, dogs, especially.  She has 2 fur babies at home, a Siberian Husky, Gabby, and a feisty kitten named Cleo.  Jackie has a son, Matthew, who shares her love for animals of all shapes and sizes.

    Jackie with Gabby

    Education:
    Columbus State Community College, Assoc.
    Interests:
    Family, Karoake, Being with Friends
  • Charlene

    Client Relations Specialist

     

    Charlene graduated from Malone University in Canton, Ohio with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She was raised on a Holstein Dairy farm in Clark County, Ohio, and then was a zoo keeper at Busch Gardens and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida. When Charlene and her husband moved back to Ohio, she worked at an animal hospital in Columbus before joining the team at Stringtown Animal Hospital.

    Her family includes her husband, Greg, a Dachshund named Bug, a German Shepherd named Willow, and a cat named Remi.

     

    Charlene with Bug

    Education:
    Malone University, BS
    Interests:
    Family, Daschunds, German Shepherds, Animal Care, Running, Hiking
  • Janet

    Client Relations Specialist

    Janet is a familiar face to all of our clients. She originally started employment with the hospital before it moved to it’s current location. Janet's friendly personality and wonderful listening skills allow client needs to be taken care of effectively and efficiently.  Janet and her husband, Rick, are Grove City natives and have two daughters, Amber and Ashley.  Janet breeds German shepherds and currently has many dogs as well as two cats and an African Grey parrot named Domino.

    Janet with a litter of German shepherd puppies

    Interests:
    Family, Breeding German Shepherds, Singing, Traveling, Muscle cars