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Banfield Pet Hospital® - Forest Park

Banfield Pet Hospital® - Forest Park

1881 E Dublin-Granville Rd | Columbus, OH 43229

Call 614-594-8971
Monday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital Xray
  • Surgery/ Dentistry
  • Highly trained, caring staff
  • Over 67 years combined experience
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Declawing
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Forest Park Veterinary Clinic is a complete veterinary hospital with services ranging from general medical care, surgery, radiology, dentistry and diagnostic services for dogs and cats. Our three veterinarians bring a wide-range of expertise to provide your pet with the professional, medical care that you would want for them.

Our doctors and staff treat each patient as if they were their own. We want the best medical care for all of our patients. We pride ourselves in being a loving and caring medical group with the professionalism that you would expect from your own doctor.

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James Lehnerd
James Lehnerd

Dr. James A. Lehnerd is a 1971 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He took over ownership of the Forest Park Veterinary Clinic in 1974 and over the years has built it into the high quality medical practice that it is today.

Dr. Lehnerd has been very active in his community and state and local professional organizations. He was one of six founding Veterinarians for the Columbus Veterinary Emergency Service which has evolved into MedVet, one of the largest and best emergency and specialty veterinary clinics in the country.

His two children are grown, so he lives with his wife Susi and their two dogs Abbie & Rocky. He has 3 Grandchildren that he enjoys spoiling often. In his free time, he enjoys spending time on the golf course (weather permitting).

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Christina Little
Christina Little

Dr. Christina Little is a 2005 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she completed a year-long internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, New Jersey. She then moved back to Columbus and started working here in 2006. Since then she has build a great rapport with our clients and staff and has been recently named Staff Manager in addition to her Veterinary duties.

She and her husband have two daughters, Ashley & Gracen, and share their home with their and their Vizsla, Savannah and a miniature pinscher named Snoop. She loves to travel to visit her family in Vermont, where she grew up, and always hopes to take advantage of the great ski hills. She also enjoys reading, gardening and hiking.

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Wendy Tsai
Wendy Tsai

Dr. Tsai has been a great help to us over the years filling in when our Veterinarians need some much deserved time off. In the summer of 2013, she joined our family on a more permanent basis working a couple of days during the week.

She loves spending time with her husband (a Veterinary Cardiologist at Medvet) and her three beautiful children. She also has fun playing with her adorable pets.

Dr. Tsai also works with Citizens for Humane Action Animal Shelter during the week performing surgeries for their adoptable animals.

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Shannon Mahoney
Shannon Mahoney

Dr. Shannon Mahoney graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the Spring of 2017. We were fortunate to have her join our practice in July of 2017. She grew up in Pennsylvania and fell in love with Columbus while attending school here and lucky for us, she decided to make Columbus her hometown.

In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, playing the guitar or trumpet and multiple sports including basketball, softball and Australian football.

She has one adorable cat who she loves dearly. We are very fortunate to have her as a part of our team.

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Susan Reed
Susan Reed

Dr. Susan Reed is a 1990 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She started working at Forest Park while in veterinary school and was hired by Dr. Lehnerd after graduation. She has worked both full-time and part-time in the practice over the years, she was even doing fill in work with us while living in California! She has an extensive background in emergency medical care.

Dr. Reed works full time at Batelle Reseach Facilities in Columbus, Ohio and fills in for us on her days off.

When not at work she enjoys hiking, swimming, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Tom and their dogs. Her favorite place to visit on vacation is Hawaii.

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