About Cherry Grove Animal Hospital

Cherry Grove Animal Hospital has been providing companion animals with quality veterinarian healthcare for over 40 years to the Cincinnati the Southwest Ohio area. The professional & courteous staff at Cherry Grove Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are a full-service veterinary medical facility committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Cherry Grove Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

Appointments & General Inquiries

For after-hours Emergency Information, call MedVet of Cincinnati

Cherry Grove Animal Hospital
8407 Beechmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45255

Our Team

Dr. William Rueger, Jr.
Dr. William Rueger, Jr.DVM, Owner
Years in Practice: 31
Education: Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Rueger is the son of a pediatrician and a nurse, so he naturally thought about a medical career. His family operated a farm in central Ohio, which helped develop his interest in caring for animals. After graduation from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he spent the first few years of his career treating horses, cows, goats, and sheep, as well as house pets. He then made the decision to focus on small animal medicine & surgery and has been providing caring quality medical care for the pets of the Anderson Township area for nearly thirty years. His hobbies include fishing and roasting coffee.

Dr. Ashley Drop
Dr. Ashley DropAssociate Veterinarian
Years in Practice: 2
Education: Ross University of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Ashley Drop is originally from Pennsylvania but decided to move to the Ohio area after graduating from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She has a strong interest in diagnostic medicine as well as surgery. She has been in small animal medicine since graduation and has enjoyed the growth that has come with that focus. When she is not at home enjoying time with her three dogs, Raiden the Great Dane and Zenzi and Coovara, her two German Shepherds, she is spending her free time hiking or playing ice hockey.

Kathy Loehrke
Kathy LoehrkeRVT

Kathy earned her Veterinary Technician degree in 1988 from the University of Cincinnati, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She has been a valued team member of Cherry Grove Animal Hospital for 28 years. Her hobbies include gardening and bird watching.

Susan Jones
Susan JonesVeterinary Assistant

Susan has been with Cherry Grove Animal Hospital since 1993 working hard every day at being an awesome animal health care provider. Her work interests include helping owners understand how to provide great at home care for their loved pets.  Other hobbies include hot yoga, kayaking, hiking, and most outdoor activities. She is a self proclaimed foodie-sweet tooth activist and coffee consumer.

Angela West
Angela WestVeterinary Assistant

Angela has dedicated over 15 years to caring for the pets at Cherry Grove Animal Hospital. She enjoys spending time with her two children and Labrador Retriever, as well as hiking, biking, and new outdoor activities.

Denise Simmons
Denise SimmonsKennel Assistant

Denise has been a member of the Cherry Grove team since October of 2001. She enjoys working with all the furbabies and clients. Her love for animals started at a very young age helping on her grandparents farm. She has two wonderful children and two stepsons. She has two dogs and six cats. She enjoys nature, hiking, wildlife, boating, and motorcycle riding with her husband.

Jeannie Araujo
Jeannie AraujoOffice Manager

Jeannie has over twelve years of veterinary office experience, the last five of which have been at Cherry Grove Animal Hospital. She earned her degree in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University in 2006. Her hobbies include travel, music, anything related to The Vampire Diaries, watching hometown sporting events, and spending time with her family.

Sherry Bevington
Sherry BevingtonReceptionist

Sherry joined the Cherry Grove Animal Hospital team in April 2019. She brings six years of previous customer service experience. Sherry has two adult children in Minnesota and California. She enjoys visiting them when she can. Her other hobbies include fishing, cooking, and shooting pool with her husband, as well as spending time with her two rescue dogs.

Our Hospital

Cherry Grove Animal Hospital's office
  • Mon, Wed: 7:30AM – 7:00PM
    Tues, Thurs, Fri: 7:30AM – 6:00PM
    Sat: 7:30AM – 12:00PM
    Sun: Closed

    Closing times are approximate, so please call first

We Your Pets