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2954 NE Catawba Rd.

Port Clinton, OH 43452 US


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Welcome to Catawba Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Port Clinton, OH
Call us at 419-797-2180

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If you live in Port Clinton or the surrounding area in Ohio, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Matthew Lenke is a  licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Catawba Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and takes routine wellness, medical, surgical and  emergency patients. Dr. Matthew Lenke is experienced in all aspects of veterinary medicine including , internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, dentistry, alternative medicine, surgery and preventative medicine. Beyond first rate pet care, we have a  comfortable hospital, and a calm, friendly environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own veterinarian.

We have a number of resources available to assist you in caring for your pet. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing preventative medicine, such as heartworm prevention, vaccines, parasite control and nutrition. If you have any questions, please call 419-797-2180 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Catawba Veterinary Hospital, Inc. is accessible and easy to find. Directions can be located on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Catawba Veterinary Hospital, Inc. pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Catawba Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

 Dr. Matthew Lenke  
Port Clinton Veterinarian | Catawba Veterinary Hospital | 419-797-2180

2954 NE Catawba Rd.
Port Clinton, OH 43452

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I had a great experience with the Catawba Veterinary Hospital staff. They are always so gentle with my apprehensive kitty. Also, the people that live on PIB REALLY appreciate that the Vet comes to the island! For me it isn't just a matter of convenience. It minimizes the trauma my cat experiences. Instead of almost an hour on a boat in addition to the appointment and car ride, I have only a short car ride to and from the visit. I send them a giant THANK YOU!"
    Great friendly staff when we needed a vet while on vacation. ~ Caroline, Put-In-Bay, Ohio
  • "Dynamite! I called during the same day of service and said I'd be in the area and when I got there they were happy to squeeze us in!! My dog was looked after and we were sent on our way wishing 20mins!!! Excellent when racing for boats!!!! Thanks to the catawba vet for always being there for our 7 pets!!!!!!!!!"
    Kirah ~ Put-In-Bay, Ohio
  • "The staff is always helpful, friendly and caring. Dr Lavigne is one of the most gentle and caring vets I've had. I love the fact that she is willing to research for you and always provide answers for whatever the questions or situation is. Dr. Lenke is another wonderful vet I have had experience with at Port Clinton facility. He provides wonderful care for my pets as well. Vets and staff always make you feel comfortable and at ease. I have recommended Catawba Vet Clinic to friends and some family members in the area."
    Tami and John ~ Naples, Florida
  • "Our experience was wonderful. Dr. Lavigne and the staff were amazing! Very caring and Always took the time to explain things. They treated my cat like family and I am so thankful for all their caring, concern and knowledge."
    Lindsey ~ Port Clinton, Ohio

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