Welcome to Chagrin Animal Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Chagrin Falls,OH
Call us at (440) 708-2828

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (440) 708-2828!

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If you live in Chagrin Falls or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarians to care for your pets – look no further. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Chagrin Animal Clinic 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. James Eldridge and Dr. Caryn Scaravelli have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Chagrin Falls 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 (440) 708-2828 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Chagrin Falls veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Chagrin Falls pet owners.

At Chagrin Animal Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. James Eldridge, Dr. Caryn Scaravelli
Chagrin Falls Veterinarian | Chagrin Animal Clinic | (440) 708-2828

16680 West Park Circle Drive
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Chagrin Falls Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm


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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • James Eldridge, DVM

    Dr Eldridge graduated from from OSU in 1981. Six years later, he purchased Chagrin Animal Clinic. In 2007, he build a new facility and  moved the clinic to it's current location. Outside of work, Dr. Eldridge enjoys tending to his orchids, golfing, and attending meetings with his Rotary group.

  • Caryn Scaravelli, DVM

    Dr Scaravelli graduated from OSU in 1981.  She married Dr Eldridge a year later. When Dr. Scaravelli is not at work, she enjoys gardening, reading, and taking their beagle, Alley on long walks.

  • Jenny Van Hyning, RVT/Office Manager

    Jenny has her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Geography from Ohio University, and then went on to complete Cuyahoga Community Colleges’ Veterinary Technology program in 2010 and has worked as an RVT since. She came to Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2016 where she has since been a dedicated member of our team. When she’s not at work, Jenny enjoys hiking with her four dogs, gardening, and reading.

  • Andrea Ballas, RVT

    Andrea graduated from Cuyahoga Community Colleges Veterinary Technology program in 2002, and began working for the Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2004 as an RVT. She was with the clinic in its early years at the old building on Chagrin Rd. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys tending to her many animals, taking her beloved Rat Terrier, Finn to agility, and riding horses.

  • Megan Barrett
    Veterinary Technician

    Megan graduated from Stautzenberger College in July of 2018 from the Veterinary Technology program and began working at the clinic shortly thereafter. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horse Kalvin.

  • Shari Tarone

    Shari joined Chagrin Animal Clinic as a receptionist in 2015. Outside of work, Shari enjoys spending time with her three beagles, children, and grandchildren.

  • Amanda Bransteter

    Amanda has been with Chagrin Animal Clinic as a receptionist since July of 2018. She has always had a passion for animals and enjoys meeting all of our patients when they come for their visits! When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts and taking her beagle, Beau on adventures. She also enjoys reading, scrap booking and hanging out with her cat Vinny.


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I love Chagrin Animal Clinic and Dr Scaravelli, along with the rest of the staff. I have a daschund beagle mix and he's there regularly for nail clippings and check ups. The staff are so sweet, always say nice things about my dog, and take excellent care of him. Clearly they are incredibly knowledgeable and I fully trust my dog's health in their care.

    Facility is super clean, service is always quick.

    I recommend Chagrin Animal Clinic to everyone I know."
    — Brandy, Yelp, 5 stars
  • "I have complete confidence that my dog's best interest is always foremost at Chagrin Animal Clinic. Both Dr. Eldridge and Dr. Scaravelli take their time when examining and explaining things every time I have been there and I have been going there for years. I never feel rushed and always have all of my questions answered. I feel listened to and believe both of these excellent vets are very compassionate people. I would not consider going anywhere else. This is a place you can trust."
    — Patricia, Yelp, 5 stars

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