Lebanon Road Animal Hospital

Long-Standing, Local Service at Our Animal Hospital in Hermitage

For more than 30 years, Lebanon Road Animal Clinic has provided exceptional veterinary service to Hermitage and our neighbors in Donelson and Mt. Juliet. We take pride in being the longest-standing locally owned animal hospital in our area. We strive to nurture the animal-human bond, and keep pets healthy physically and behaviorally through client education, and thorough veterinary care. Understanding the individual and unique needs of every one of our clients and patients is important to us, and we work to provide long-term veterinary treatment. As animal lovers ourselves, we understand your pet is a member of your family. By providing complete care and preventing medical issues before they start, we keep pets healthy and happy.

New to the area?

  • We will consult and work with your previous veterinarian to coordinate ongoing care for your pets!
  • We are a FULL SERVICE medical and surgical facility with a diagnostic laboratory and in-house pharmacy
  • Our practice has been serving the Hermitage, Mount Juliet, and Donelson area for over 50 years!
  • We are locally owned and operated
  • Certified Cat Friendly practice with a separate entrance for your feline companions!
Our animal hospital in Hermitage
Dog sitting on porch: Animal Hospital in Hermitage

Use the power of your pet's own cellular regeneration. Advanced technology stimulates healing to treat pain and accelerate post-surgical recovery.

Prevent medical conditions and illnesses before they become a larger issue with regular wellness care. Core vaccinations are included in every exam.

Use our convenient online pharmacy to request refills and view your pet's medication history. We strive to keep veterinary care easy and accessible.

Providing Comprehensive Care for Your Loyal Companion

Comprehensive veterinary treatment takes all aspects of your pet’s well-being into account. Because good pet care starts at home, we offer nutritional and behavioral counseling to give owners the tools and knowledge to raise thriving companions. We offer several varieties of prescription food, so please ask our veterinarian which one is right for your pet. As a certified Cat Friendly practice, we’re sensitive to the needs of cats and our team is trained to spot their unique behavioral cues. The following are some of the many services we provide:

  • Professional dental cleanings to prevent tooth decay and gum disease
  • Spay and neuter procedures with high standards of care to ensure safety
  • Advanced surgical procedures with anti-nausea medicine to keep pets comfortable
  • Dermatology to treat skin allergies and the infections that can arise from them
  • End-of-life care, including counseling and recommendations.
Dog on an exam table: Animal Hospital in Hermitage
Happy pup: Animal Hospital in Hermitage

I had been with Dr, Kay for 13 years. She had a lot of faith in Dr. Cleveland and I am happy to say I feel confident about bringing my boys to him. Thank you for your care.

-Danielle P.

Dr. Kay Baker and her staff are the greatest! Been taking my animals there for over 10 years and she is just the best. Would never think of taking my babies anywhere else.
- Vickie
Thank you all for all your concerns & careful thoughts through out all the years of our pets. We really do appreciate you all very much.
- Ronnie & Crystal
The doctor was kind, and I loved the way he really explained everything to me!!
- Christina

Dr. Cleveland and staff are very patient and attentive with both myself and my cats. They quickly address issues and comprehensively treat while keeping us all calm. We are in for routine exams, vaccines, and emergent care. All are quick and easy.


Thank you for taking care of Booty & helping me understand what is going on with her.
- Laura
Dr. Kay Baker has been my family vet for close to 16 years. There are none better or more caring than Kay and her staff. Thank you.
- Tim
Dr. Kay Baker is wonderful and so are her helpers. The level of care and caring are beyond compare! Five stars on every visit throughout the many years!
- Judy
Loved the way Dr. Kay handled our 17 year old kitty (Tommy) when she trimmed his nails today!
- Betty
Excellent caring staff and doctors.
- Chris
The prices were very reasonable, the staff was extremely caring and Dr Cleveland, the vet was very attentive and did a wonderful job of communicating what the cat needed.
- Madeline
Everyone was very gracious and handled the situation with care. We couldn't have asked for a better experience under such difficult circumstances.
- Marc & Beverly
We want to thank you all for being such great support during a very tough time. Kilo will be forever missed. Thank you for going out of your way to help him and us say our last goodbyes.
Thank you for all you do.
-The Couey family
The greatest compassion expressed by Dr. Cleveland and staff. 

-B. Dorian

Dr. Cleveland always takes takes time to answer all of our questions and never seems rushed. He gives our pets a thorough exam and seems genuinely concerned with their health. All of the staff at LRAH is always friendly and professional.

-William M

Always show great care for my dog.

-Rick H.

Everyone feels like family. They listen and respond accordingly, professionally, exceptionally.

-Astrid H.

Dr. Cleveland spent a great deal of time getting to know my pet and his needs. I feel we have an excellent plan of care that is approachable and comprehensive. 

-Katie L.

Lebanon Road Animal Hospital is the best I have found in the greater Nashville area. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the care is exceptional here. I am so glad they were recommended to me, and I will recommend them to others. Top notch.

Alli W


Keeping Them Healthy from the Start

When we work together to prevent medical issues in the first place, pets live longer and healthier. We believe strongly in prevention at our animal hospital, and some of the ways we show it:

  • All wellness examinations include required vaccinations to keep your pet up-to-date and free from dangerous diseases.
  • We help prevent gum disease with dental cleanings and education about at-home oral pet care.
  • We offer six-month long heartworm prevention to make it easier to keep your pet heartworm free.

We invite the pets and people of Hermitage and all surrounding areas to experience our veterinary practice. Contact us for an appointment today!

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