• Although these are difficult times we are still open to see your pets if they need us.
    Our lobby is still closed to clients but we are having great success with our curbside service. Please feel free to call and schedule your pet's appointment anytime!

Welcome to Paws Inn Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Dayton, OH
Call us at (937) 435-1500


  Where Your Pet Is Our Priority!   

   Paws Inn Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary hospital serving Dayton, Ohio since 1996.We recently changed ownership in 2018; however, our goals remain to provide the highest quality professional health care for your pet in a friendly, relaxed setting with affordable pricing.   Our facility also offers a spacious boarding kennel and grooming services for dogs and cats to conveniently fulfill all of your pet's needs.  We are proud of our hospital and staff and are pleased that you have chosen us to care for your pet. 

Our pharmacy has also expanded to include an online pharmacy to offer more options for your pet’s medication needs .

Our facility also offers a spacious boarding kennel and grooming services for dogs and cats to conveniently fulfill all your pet's needs. 

We realize the special place your pets occupy in your hearts and we work hard to involve you in their care. We appreciate you voicing all your concerns so we can provide the best care possible.

Please browse through our site and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay current on all we have to offer.  Thank you for visiting and we look forward to helping you enjoy many years with your healthy friend and faithful companion.




At Paws Inn Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Ms. Mandy Combs
Dayton Hospital Manager | Paws Inn Animal Hospital | (937) 435-1500

8926 Kingsridge Drive
Dayton, OH 45458

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Emmy Baker

    Emmy is originally from Springboro, Ohio. She has had a lifelong love of animals which began on the small farm on which she grew up. Although she has worked in other occupations in the past, she has found true fulfillment in working as a pet groomer who can make animals look and feel their best. Emmy says, 'I consider myself to be very lucky to work with animals every day. I truly love my job.'

  • Mak McClendon

    Makayla started her vet career at Miami Valley Career Tech School where she studied veterinary science. After graduating in 2017, she remained in the animal field until she started working at Paws Inn in July of 2019. She lives with her boyfriend of three years in Kettering where they care for their four dogs and two cats. They also enjoy an array of nerdy hobbies. She enjoys working with the clientele and helping animals get the care they need. 

  • Kaitlin Stall

    Kaitlin started here at Paws Inn in 2018. She is one amazing customer service rep! You can find her at the front desk and definitely on our phone lines everyday. She lives in Kettering with her husband Chad, Baby Tucker and their dogs Charlie and Ethel. We can't forget Eve the cat.

  • Alex Shubert

    Alex started working in the kennel while he was in high school and decided to make a career of animal care. You will see him in our exam rooms everyday helping our doctors and patients during their appointment. He lives in Kettering with his family and dog Carmel.

  • Brittany Hardin

    Brittany graduated from Sinclair Community College in 2010 with her associates in Communication Management. She worked in customer service for several years before realizing that something was amiss. She joined our team in July 2013 as a Receptionist and was able to combine her love of helping people with her love of animals. This year she decided to crosstrain and now you will see her in exam rooms and at the desk. She lives in Cincinnati with her boyfriend Ben and their three dogs Archer, Lana and Mabel and Berlioz the cat.

  • Kala Fankell

    Kala graduated from Miamisburg High School in May of 2008. She started working at Paws Inn in October of 2008 in the kennel while she attended the MVCTC to get her Veterinary Aide certificate. In August of 2009 she rejoined the team and started working up front. Now Kala works as a surgery and exam room assistant. Kala is attending Penn Foster college to obtain her Veterinary Technician degree. She and her husband Tony live in Miamisburg with their kids Bentley and Ava, dog Rogan, and a whole pack of kitties!

  • Mindy Callahan

    Mindy graduated from MVCTC with a certificate in Office Administration and worked in various office positions over the years. She started working as a veterinary receptionist in 2007 and quickly realized her true calling was helping people and their pets. Luckily for us, she joined the Paws Inn team in 2009. You can find Mindy in every area of Paws Inn. She works as a surgery and exam room assistant and also at the desk! Mindy is a long-time resident of Germantown and loves spending her time with her 4 daughters and her 5 grandkids.

  • Mackenzie Phillips
    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio Mackenzie is a 1997 graduate of West Carrollton High School. After graduation, she attended The University of Cincinnati where she obtained her Veterinary Technicians license in 2001. She has a houseful of rescue pets and we are lucky to borrow her on Saturdays from her full time job at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.

  • Tracy Chamberlain

    Tracy was raised in Dayton, Ohio and is a 1993 graduate of West Carrollton High School. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend The Ohio State University. There she received a bachelor's degree in Zoology while working at The Columbus Zoo as a keeper. She then returned to Dayton and has been working as a veterinary assistant in our surgery and exam rooms ever since. She joined the Paws Inn team in September 2004. Tracy is the proud parent of her son Quinn and lives in Springboro with him, her dog Alex and 4 cats!

  • Serenity Salome
    Kennel Manager

    Serenity has been our kennel manager for over a year but has worked here with our boarding pets since 2016. She makes this a home away from home for so many furbabies. Serenity lives in Middletown with her daughters Sam and Adia. Plus her dogs Henry and Otis and kitties Larkin, Oliver, Church and Charly.

  • Mandy Combs
    Practice Manager/Owner

    Mandy graduated from Miamisburg High School in 1993 and started working as a veterinary receptionist. In 1996 she became Medical Manager of Paws Inn. Mandy happily spends her days at Paws Inn helping clients and patients have the best experience possible. She is so proud to be part of the long history of compassionate, quality care at Paws Inn. She lives in Centerville with her partner-in-crime Ryan and 4 kids Keara, Celeste, Kylie, Silas, 2 dogs, 4 cats, 2 hamsters and 1 leopard gecko!

  • Dr. Lisa Mendenhall
    Head Veterinarian/Owner

    Dr. Lisa Mendenhall was raised in Eugene, OR.  She acquired a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.  After volunteering for a Veterinary Clinic she realized her passion for animal care and medicine.

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  • Dr. Jessica Rossel

    Dr. Jessica Rossel is an graduate of The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a an amazing addition to the Paws Inn family. 

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