Dublin Veterinary Clinic

The Dublin Veterinary Clinic is a long established animal hospital dating back to 1966 when it was converted from the Dublin Blacksmith Shop into a small veterinary clinic at 32 West Bridge Street. Our animal clinic is proudly listed on the Registry of Historic Places.  Drs. Todd and Brigette Lightell, whom are husband and wife veterinarians, have owned the animal hospital since 2010.  Along with our Associate Veterinarian Dr. Rebecca Clementz, all doctors have extensive experience in veterinary medicine and surgery. Our dedicated hospital team provides compassionate and exceptional care for your pets in a caring, family atmosphere. In addition to caring for your furry friends such as cats and dogs, we also care for exotic pets such as rabbits, ferrets, reptiles, and pocket pets. We strive to give both you and your pets the personal attention that we feel you both deserve. We are excited to meet you, and take care of you and your family's pets!

Our Mission

What makes Dublin Veterinary Clinic unique is our unwavering commitment to building strong long lasting relationships with our clients & their beloved pets.  We pride ourselves on consistently delivering professional and personalized customer service to our clients.  We strive to constantly deliver high quality veterinary medicine and surgery to people’s pets, while providing the most up to date treatment options.  We also provide supportive, ongoing client communication and education.  Our animal hospital follows the safest vaccination guidelines set forth by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), which ensures the safety and health of our animal friends.  We also constantly engage in continuing education, in order to attain the highest standards of care for our clients’ pets.  We eagerly treat exotic patients as well, which sets us apart from other veterinary hospitals around Dublin and Columbus.

Please feel free to send your pet's medical records to recordsdvc@gmail.com


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  • 32 West Bridge Street
  • Dublin,OH 43017
  • Phone: 614-889-2196
  • Fax: 614-889-1078
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours Emergencies: MEDVET (Worthington) 846-5800
  • Jill Kristy

    Office Manager

    Jill has been working in the veterinary field since 2002, and joined the Dublin Veterinary Clinic in 2008. She has been our Office Manager since 2011, and continually impresses us daily with her outstanding management, technical, and interpersonal skills. We all love her unwavering awesomeness as a leader.  She has one daughter (Tapanga) and one son (Deacon). They also have two four-legged children: Alexis & Spade (both large breed mixed dogs). In her spare time, Jill enjoys spending time with her children and pets. She also enjoys horseback riding, scrapbooking, and four-wheeling.

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    Matthew Porter

       Assistant Office Manager

    Matthew has been a valuable member of our team since 2013. He has previous experience working in an animal kennel, and received many awards in Veterinary Assisting while attending the Tolles Career Center in high school. Matthew has future aspirations of becoming a Veterinary Epidemiologist. His optimal goal is to study zoonotic diseases at The Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia.  Matthew's continual enthusiasm for veterinary medicine is infectious to all of us here at Dublin Veterinary Clinic. He has a German Shepherd/Husky mixed breed dog named Shadow. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys reading current veterinary journals, doing creative writing, and being an active member in his local church.

  • Amanda Rittgers, RVT

        Veterinary Technician

    Amanda joined our team in 2018, and graduated from Columbus State Community College's Veterinary Technology program in 2017.  She has previous experience working at Medvet's Emergency and Cancer Center for Pets.  Amanda's professionalism and ability to always display grace under pressure are some of her greatest attributes.  She has two dogs, one cat, and one snake.  In her spare time, Amanda enjoys crocheting, reading, walking her dogs, playing video games, and running the projector at Grace Point Sanctuary.
  • James Hodges, RVT

        Veterinary Technician

    James joined Dublin Veterinary Clinic in 2019.  He moved here from Virginia, and graduated from Northern Virginia Community College's Veterinary Technology program in 2017.  We enjoy James' compassionate and caring demeanor.  He has special interests in oncology, pathology, dentistry, and ophthalmology.  James has three cats (Peanut, Popcorn, and Macy).  His hobbies include hiking, eating out, attending concerts and Sci-Fi Conventions, cooking, and playing video games


  • Josh Wernick, RVT

    Veterinary Technician

    Josh joined our veterinary team in 2020.  He graduated from Columbus State Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017.  He has extensive experience working in small animal hospitals prior to joining Dublin Veterinary Clinic.  We all appreciate Josh's strong work ethic, maturity, and ability to learn new skills quickly.  In addition to spoiling his own pets, Josh enjoys exploring the great outdoors while riding his motorcycle.
  • Carley Ladu

    Veterinary Assistant / Pre-Veterinary Student

    Carley joined Dublin Veterinary Clinic in 2019 as a talented Veterinary Assistant.  She has extensive previous experience in a high volume, fast paced veterinary clinic.  Carley has aspirations of becoming a Veterinarian someday.  She currently attends The Ohio State University as a pre-veterinary student. She also volunteers at a local Humane Society.  Her desire for learning all that she can about veterinary medicine is admirable.  She has two cats (Lightning & Dart), and two dogs (Rocket & Finn).  Carley enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with her family and friends when not honing her skills to become a future Veterinarian.
  • Margot Ehrlich

    Veterinary Assistant/Veterinary Student

    Margot joined our team in 2020.  She is a second year veterinary student at The Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.  Margot has an unquenchable thirst for learning as much about veterinary medicine, before becoming a Veterinarian in the near future.