Appleseed Valley Veterinary Hospital

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2690 Lexington Ave
Lexington , OH 44904

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(419) 884-1074


TREATING YOUR PET LIKE A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY is our motto and our first objective. Our Doctors continue their education each year with seminars, meetings and hands on training courses aimed at promoting preventative health care methods, reviewing new medications and improving the lives of our patients with the aid of modern technology.  We have added the endoscope, ultra sound, digital radiography and in house blood screening. Additionally we offer "after hours" emergency care, all with the needs of our patients and clients in mind.  We carry most medications in the office but also include an online store through our PET PORTAL for those items we don't keep in stock.  We can have medications compounded specific to your pet when needed.  Having a PET PORTAL allows our clients access to their pet's records anytime day or night.

Though the majority of our patients are dogs and cats, we care for a number of pocket pets (rats, gerbils, hamsters, ferrets, lizards and snakes) as well as rabbits, birds, turtles and even pygmy goats. We offer special vaccine and wellness examination packages for litters of puppies and kittens.

Dr. Abel Hittinger and Dr. Jobe Hittinger are brothers who grew up in Richland County attending Madison Local Schools.  They channeled their love for animals and decided on a career in Veterinary Medicine while still in Junior High School.  As teenagers they worked for a local veterinarian on weekends and summers starting from the ground up by walking dogs, cleaning kennels and observing animal care.  In college they majored in Animal Science and received their Bachelor of Science degrees from Ohio State University and went on to attend The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine.  After obtaining Veterinary Medical Licenses, they began their practice at Appleseed Valley Veterinary Hospital in 1998 and acquired Clearfork Veterinary Hospital in 2005.  Dr. Angela Rospert, also an Ohio State graduate, joined the team in 2012.  Dr. Angela splits her time between the two offices. 

Our family oriented clinic gives TLC to all our patients from those we have seen from birth to our geriatric friends having special needs. Appleseed Valley Veterinary Hospital, TREATING YOUR PET LIKE A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY.