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

  • 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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  • 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!

  • 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 for the past 7 years. She joined the Paws Inn team in September 2004. Tracy is the proud  parent of Quinn, her loving dog Slider and 4 cats.

  • Mackenzie Phillips-Kinser
    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.  Once her schooling was complete, she married her husband, Nick.  From there, her family grew and she now has 5 dogs, numerous cats,  and a rabbit!

  • 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. Mindy resides in Germantown with her husband, four daughters, a dog, and a 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.  Kala is attending Penn Foster college to obtain her Veterinary Technician degree.  She and Tony live in Miamisburg with Baby Bentley and her 2 dogs, Rogan and Hoss, who she loves very much.

  • Brittany Hunt

    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. She lives in Kettering with her boyfriend Ben and their two dogs and 2 cats.

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We close for lunch on Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri from 1pm-2pm


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