We will be closed on December 14th and December 15th for dental training.

Update: Our clinic is fully open and masks are optional. Click here to learn more.

Oates Veterinary Clinic

Committed to providing you with full-service veterinary care since 1971.


Welcome to our clinic

If you live in Kenton, Ohio, or the surrounding central Ohio area, we would love to be your veterinary hospital. Our doctors and staff are committed to providing you with full-service veterinary care for your dogs and cats. In operation since 1971, Oates Veterinary Clinic welcomes both emergency cases as well as patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care.

Our Services

Our goal is to also make our clinic as comfortable, pet-friendly, family-friendly, and calm as possible.

Wellness + Preventive

Wellness and preventive care are essential to helping your pet live a long, healthy, and happy life.

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We provide routine, advanced procedures, elective surgeries, and orthopedics for your pet.

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Dental Care

Maintaining strong dental health and receiving regular cleanings are vital to your pet’s health.

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Laser Therapy

We’re pleased to offer laser therapy as part of our comprehensive suite of services.

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Your furry friend will be cared for by a highly skilled veterinary team while you’re away.

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We’re proud to offer a wide range of grooming services to keep your pet looking and feeling their best.

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What to Expect

We welcome you to our veterinary family and wish to make your visits here as comfortable and pleasant as possible.


Thank you for choosing Oates Veterinary Clinic Your kind words mean so much to us.

“I’ve been taking Zoe to Oates since she was a pup almost fourteen years ago–a good age for a Golden.
Carol, Monica, Bill and the staff could not be better. They provide expert vet care and lots and lots of TLC.”
Margaret C.

“Bob and I can not say enough good about the Doctors and staff. They love your pets like their own. With 12 cats, this is important to us. I will be with them as long as I have pets! They are a blessing from God!”
Karen B.

“I couldn’t begin to say enough about Oates Veterinary Clinic. They are amazing in every way. The doctors and the staff are knowledgeable and really do love what they do. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.”
Michelle H.