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Eastside Animal Hospital is proud to serve Pleasant Ridge and the surrounding area for everything pet related. Our team is committed to educating our clients on how to keep their pets healthy year-round. Eastside Animal Hospital pursues the latest advances in veterinary technology and medicine and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.


Eastside Animal Hospital 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. Our doctors have decades of experience treating serious conditions and offering routine pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our hospital comfortable and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our highly trained and pleasant staff.


We are happy to offer several 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 preventative, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (513) 472-5038 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you.


Our Pleasant Ridge Animal Hospital is very easy to find just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for our pet owners.

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

Dr. Orin Ashley

Dr. Ashley graduated with his BSC in Animal Science and D.V.M. from Tuskegee University in Alabama. He has practiced in the Cincinnati area since 1985. He has a special interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and experience treating exotics. Dr. Ashley currently has 4 cats and is affectionately called the “cat whisperer”.

Dr. Ellen Dryer

Dr. Dryer earned a BS in zoology from Miami University and received her DVM from Ohio State University. Dr. Dryer currently has 3 dogs and a horse.  She is an accomplished violinist and in her spare time she enjoys horseback riding.

Dr. Julia Lister

Dr. Lister was born in the US but spent much of her upbringing in the UK. As a teen, her family returned to the states in Seattle where she got her degrees in Public Health at University of Washinton and veterinary medicine at Washington State University.. She and her partner recently relocated to Cincinnati to be closer to his family. When not at work she spends time with her one-eyed cat Romeo and enjoys reading, silversmithing, painting, hiking, yoga and travel.


Robin Aoki
Practice Manager

Robin is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has her Bachelor’s in Technical and Applied Studies through the University of Cincinnati.  She is our practice manager at Eastside Animal Hospital but also fills the role of RVT.  She loves all her veterinary patients but takes a special interest in the exotic variety.  When Robin is not at work, you will find her spending time with her son and working with their extensive list of animals of the hoofed, furry, feathery and scaly variety.



JIll has worked in offices for 20 years, you will be happily welcomed by her at our front desk. She loves animals and has 2 dogs and 3 cats.  Jill loves meeting all of our patients and the pet parents.  She has done some rescue and has taken in many pets over the years that she loves to help in any way she can.

Veterinary Assistant

Breana aka “Breezy” is a Veterinary Assistant with plans to attend college to become a registered veterinary technician. In her free time, she likes to go horseback riding with family and friends. What she considers to be her kids would include her 2 dogs, 2 horses and 1 cat. She plans to attend college in the near future to further her career and become a registered vet technician. She has always wanted to work in a vet office and help animals, now her dream has come true. 


Veterinary Technician

Samantha is a Veterinary Technician with her Associates in Applied Science of Veterinary Technology.  She loves that she has a job that she's very passionate about.  When not at work she spends time with her four children, her cat and two ferrets. 


Veterinary Technician

Olivia is a Veterinary Technician who has been in the field for 8 years.  She is finishing her Associates degree so she can continue doing what she loves.  Olivia has a passion for animal care and is specifically interested in animal behavior and nutrition.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her partner and caring for their vast collection of reptiles. She also likes spending quality time outdoors with her Rottweiler named Rex.


Pre-Veterinary Student

Taylor is a Fourth Year Student at University of Cincinnati. She is majoring in Biology of Animals and is also president of UC's Pre-Veterinary Society. In her free time she enjoys visiting parks in the Cincy area, going to concerts and watching scary movies. Her goals are to further her career by attending graduate school and obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. We know Taylor is a smart young woman with tons of potential in the future.


Veterinary Assistant 

Kyleigh is a Veterinary assistant and she has a big love and compassion for animals and helping others. In her free time you will either find her at the barn with horses or roller skating! She has 2 dogs and they are very, very spoiled. Kyleigh says she has always wanted to work in a vet's office ever since she was a little girl. She now says her dream has come true, and she is eager to learn new things everyday!

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