COVID-19 PETS

To help alleviate your concerns regarding COVID-19 in your pet(s) please download the information sheet with information from the AVMA, CDC, and USDA. 


COVID-19 Updates

During this difficult time, protecting the health and well-being of our clients and employees is a priority.
We have implemented some crucial changes to be compliant with the Covid-19 government issued stay at home order,
while still treating your pet with the quality care and service you've come to expect.
At this time, we are not changing our hours of operation or our on call services to accommodate your pets' needs.

* We are practicing social distancing by only providing curbside service with client-free lobbies.

* When you arrive at your appointment time, call the office and a technician will take your pet's information over the phone.

* A technician will come out to your car to retrieve your pet and bring it in to the office for treatment

* The doctor will then call you at your car and go over the exam, diagnosis and any treatments needed.

* The technician will take payment over the phone, whenever possible, and return your pet to your car

* We're communicating predominately by phone throughout your pet's visit.

* Visitation is suspended with the exception of end of life circumstances.

* At this time, if your pet has to be hospitalized, we are not allowing any outside bedding, dishes or toys.

* In compliance with the Governor's recommendations, we are suspending all elective surgeries until further notice.

* Our team is following enhanced cleaning protocols, excelling at personal hygiene, and not traveling.

* If you need refills on any medication or food, you must call ahead to place your order.
Then once you arrive call the office and a technician will bring your order out to your car.

* We have an online store available that can ship food and medication directly to your door.
Link to online shopping directly from our website 
lakeshorevethospital.com

Primary Location

3207 Campbell Street

Sandusky, OH 44870

419-621-9080

Welcome New Clients. Please do not use this form if you have an EMERGENCY or need to be seen in the soonest possible time frame. Please contact the office directly at 419-621-9080

Check out our New Online Store

More Selections for you Pet

Including Compounded Medications!

Click on the above link to shop for your pet(s) in our New Store

Welcome to Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
Your Veterinarian in Sandusky, OH
Call us at 419-621-9080

Patients are seen by appointment. To get your desired appointment time please call in advance.

We provide 24-hour emergency service to our clients and the surrounding area, including Holidays.

For your convenience we do not close over the lunch period.  Clients may pick up medications or patients during all open hours. Please call 48 hours ahead for refills so we can have it prepared for pick-up.

veterinarian_dog.png

If you live in Sandusky or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Brandy Nuhfer and Dr. Leslie Avery are licensed Ohio veterinarians, treating companion pets. Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital, Inc. is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Nuhfer and Dr. Avery have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Sandusky veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 419-621-9080 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Sandusky veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Sandusky pet owners.

It is our desire to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients and offer the best possible service to our clients.

Brandy Nuhfer, DVM | Leslie Avery, DVM
Sandusky Veterinarians | Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital, Inc. | 419-621-9080

3207 Campbell Street
Sandusky, OH 44870

  • "Very professional and caring staff. Always there to answer my questions. We've had numerous vets over the years-this one is one of the best."
    Greg and Joetta ~ Sandusky, Ohio

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

    Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

    Read More

    Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

    Read More

    Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

    Read More

    Rats

    Did you know rats make surprisingly affectionate pets? If you're thinking of bringing home a pet rat, here's what you need to know. Health Rats that are bred especially as pets are safe to keep and should be free of disease. But common conditions may affect your rats from time to time. Your veterinarian ...

    Read More

    Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

    Read More

    Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

    Read More

    Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

    Read More

    Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

    Read More

    Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

    Read More

    Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

    Read More

Location

Find us on the map

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Lakeshore Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed