Linworth Animal Hospital

Linworth Animal Hospital is a full-service practice that strives to offer excellent care to our patients. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. You and your pet will be treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with you. Call today to learn about our services or to schedule an appointment.

Linworth Animal Hospital was established in 1968 and has served Worthington and the surrounding areas for over 45 years. We have been members of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) since 1978. This association ensures a high standard of quality in all practice areas.

The hospital, located at 2133 West Dublin-Granville Road in Worthington, has 4,100 sq.ft. The hospital is equipped to handle all medical situations dealing with cats and dogs. There are four examination rooms, a pharmacy, laboratory, large treatment area, prep area, surgery room, radiology, and a general and isolation ward.

In addition to the medical areas, there are two consultation rooms, two offices, a reception and book keeping area, an employee lounge as well as a staff library.
  • 2133 W. Dublin-Granville Rd
  • Worthington,OH 43085
  • Phone: (614) 888-5170
  • Fax: (614) 888-1068
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:15pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours ER: MedVet Medical & Cancer Center for Pets (614) 846-5800
  • Dawn Truesdale, DVM, Hospital Director

    Dr. Dawn Truesdale graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in June of 2003. After graduating, she spent a year at Michigan Veterinary Specialist as an intern in emergency medicine. She began working at Linworth Animal Hospital in 1997 as a veterinary student, and joined the practice as a full time Veterinarian September of 2004.

    She is originally from St. Paris, Ohio, and now resides in Powell with her husband, Shawn, their daughter, Morgan, son, Gavin, dog, Dino and  two cats, Benny and Tillie.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 13, 2003
  • Kathy Sheridan, DVM, Hospital Director

    Dr. Kathy Sheridan joined the Linworth Animal Hospital family in May of 2008. She is a member of the AVMA and the OVMA. After graduating from The Ohio State University in 2005, Dr. Sheridan practiced medicine at a small animal hospital in Westerville.

    With the exception of a few years in Clintonville, Kathy is a lifelong Worthington resident and proud graduate of Thomas Worthington High School. She currently resides in Worthington with her husband, John, their sons, Owen and Whitaker, their dogs Charlie, Kermit D. Dog and Walter Payton and their cat, Bruce.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2005
  • Allen L. Gutin, DVM

    Dr. Allen L. Gutin received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Ohio State University in 1971 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muskinghum College in 1967. His initial veterinary experience was in the Washington D.C. area in a large multi-doctor companion animal practice, plus a small solo farm animal/horse practice. He returned to Columbus in 1974 and has since then continued his professional career at Linworth Animal Hospital.

    He is married to Jane, has three grown children, David, Daniel, and Sarah and three granddaughters, Sylvia, Mara and Mavis and one grandson, Evan. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jun 12, 1971
  • Teresa Linville, Head Registered Veterinary Technician/Hospital Administrator

    Originally from Bellefontaine, Ohio, Teresa is the daughter of veterinarian Tim Tillman.

    She graduated from Columbus Technical Institute (now known as Columbus State Community College) in 1985. She has been employed by Linworth Animal Hospital since April 1986.
     Teresa is a registered veterinary technician with the state of Ohio, and a member of the Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians. She is in charge of the technical staff at our hospital and the hospital administrator. Not only is she an excellent leader and technician, but she is also responsible for the bookkeeping and inventory at Linworth Animal Hospital.

    Teresa resides in Dublin with her son Connor, beautiful poodle, Diva and cat, Cheese Nubbin.
  • Lisa West, Registered Veterinary Technician/Front Office Manager

    Lisa joined the staff of Linworth Animal Hospital in March 1999. She is a graduate of Columbus State Community College, having graduated summa cum laude with an Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with a major in Animal Science from the Ohio State University in 1997. 
    Lisa is a registered veterinary technician with the state of Ohio, as well as a National Board certified technician. Lisa is also a member of the Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians. While a student, Lisa was employed by the O.S.U. College of Veterinary Medicine, in the large animal office. She has been a wonderful addition to our team at Linworth Animal Hospital. 

    Lisa resides in Marion with her husband, Lonnie, children, Lauren, Nolen, Avery and Hank, and her 2 cats, Monica and Otis.
  • Joanna Schwartz, Registered Veterinary Technician

    Joanna graduated from Columbus State Community College in 1997. She is a registered veterinary technician with the state of Ohio. She began working at Linworth Animal Hospital in the fall of 1995 with the responsibilities of evening and weekend care of our hospitalized animals. She has been a full-time registered veterinary technician with Linworth since June of 2000.  Joanna enjoys many outdoor activities, and traveling to warm places whenever possible.

    Joanna lives in Columbus with her husband, Chris and their cat Lobo and their dogs, Fritz and Lada.
  • Bridget Kabealo, Registered Veterinary Technician

    Bridget is originally from Troy, MI and moved to Columbus in 2003 to attend Columbus State Community College. She graduated with an Associate degree in Veterinary Technology in March 2005. She is a registered veterinary technician with the state of Ohio. Bridget joined the Linworth family in May 2005. 

    Bridget lives in Blacklick with her husband Dustin, daughter Maddie, son Noah, dogs, Linus and Poppy, cats, Luna Lovegood and Neville Longbottom and guinea pig Professor Flitwik. Bridget and her family are avid campers and enjoy traveling to many of the amazing state parks of Ohio.
  • Beth Fagan, Registered Veterinary Technician

    Beth joined our team in February 2008. She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado, in March 2007, with an associate of applied science degree. She is a registered technician in the states of Ohio and Colorado, as well as a national board certified technician.

    Beth resides in Columbus with her husband, Patrick, daughter, Jordan, son, Conal, two dogs, Michaeleen Flynn and Gouda, and cat Montana.
  • Hope Cortez, Registered Veterinary Technician

    Hope graduated from Columbus State Community College with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology in June of 2008. She joined the Linworth family in August of 2008. She is a registered veterinary technician in the state of Ohio.

    Hope resides in New Albany with her husband Joe, their cats Huckleberry Finn and Fiona and their rabbits, Ceviche and Pimento Loaf.
  • Taylor Linville, Veterinary Assistant

    Taylor started at Linworth Animal Hospital in August of 2016. Taylor was born and raised in Dublin and is currently a student at Columbus State Community College. She is planning to join the Veterinary Technician program in 2017. In her free time she enjoys volunteering at the Ohio Wildlife Center Hospital.

    Taylor resides in Dublin with her fiance, Jaime and their rabbit, BunBun.
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