Dr Pal's Small Animal Practice Boarding & Grooming

"Treating our patients as we would want to be treated"

Dr. Pal's Small Animal Practice Boarding and Grooming is a full-service animal care facility located in Strongsville, Ohio. We combine a caring and skilled staff along with an excellent facility to take great care of your dog or cat. The doctors and the staff of Dr. Pal's Small Animal Practice are dedicated and committed to provide loving, caring, compassionate, high quality veterinary care to your companion.
  • 21782 Royalton Rd
  • Strongsville,OH 44149
  • Phone: (440) 238-7179
  • Fax: (440) 846-0260
  • Emergency: (216) 375-5465
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  • Mon, Thur: 8:00AM-7:30PM
  • Tue, Fri: 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • Wed, Sat: 8:00AM-1:30PM
  • Sun:CLOSED
  • Emergency? Call: 216-375-5465
  • Dr. Denes T. Pal, DVM

    Dr. Pal graduated from the University of Veterinary Sciences of Budapest, Hungary in 1992. He permanently moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1993 and started working in the surgery department of the Veterinary Referral Clinic in Bedford Heights, Ohio. In 1995 he took the position of an emergency veterinarian at the Emergency Pet Clinic and he remained there until 1999.
    In 1997 Dr. Pal and his family purchased Danielle's Boarding Kennel in Strongsville, Ohio and he opened his veterinary practice there.
    In 2003 a new addition on the existing kennel building was completed, so now he could provide state of the art veterinary care in a friendly spacious environment.
    Dr. Pal lives with his wife and two children on a nearby farm. They have four rescue cats and two rescue dogs. 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1992
    Education:
    University of Veterinary Sciences of Budapest,
  • Dr. Denise Igoe, DVM

    An Ohio State University graduate, Dr. Denise Igoe has significant experience as a former practice owner in small animal medicine/surgery and emergency medicine. Dr. Igoe is certified in veterinary chiropractic and veterinary acupuncture with her special interests in lameness and athletic performance. Her other interests include showing horses, design, and gardening.
    Education:
    Ohio State University
  • Dr. Nancy Deucker, DVM

    Dr. Nancy Deucker graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and owned her own companion animal hospital in Medina for many years before coming to us to assist in the care of your special family members. Her special interests in the office are puppy training, skin issues, and surgery. At home, she likes to hike, garden, ride horseback, ballroom dance, build furniture, and in her spare time find solitude at her farm in southern Ohio.
    Education:
    Ohio State University
  • Lisa, RVT

    Lisa has been working with Dr. Pal since November of 2006. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology Program at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus in May of 2011. Lisa is married with one daughter and she has two cats; Binks and Simba. Lisa is also a grandmother to her daughter's cat, Zazu.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2006
    Education:
    Cuyahoga Community College
  • Sarah, RVT

    Sarah is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She graduated in 2006 from Cuyahoga Community College where she received an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working at Dr. Pal's since 2006. Sarah has three dogs, Lily, Shirley and our clinic dog, Iggy. She loves elephants and gardening.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2006
    Education:
    Cuyahoga Community College
    Interests:
    Iggy
  • Jessica, Receptionist

    Jessica has been working for Dr. Pal's Small Animal Practice as a receptionist since October of 2010. She graduated from the University of Akron Wayne Campus in 2008. She loves to play volleyball and spending time with her family. Jessica is married and has one son, Nathan.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 2010
  • Chelsea, RVT, Groomer

    Chelsea has been working at this facility since 2004. She graduated from Animal Care at the Medina County Career Center specializing in the grooming of pets. Chelsea also graduated from Stautzenberger College with an associates degree in Veterinary Technology. Chelsea is married with a baby on the way. She has a Bull Mastiff named T-Bone, an American Bulldog, Scarlett, a cat named Harley, some chickens and a leopard gecko. She enjoys crafting, being outdoors and gardening. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2004
  • Laura, Groomer

    Laura has been grooming at this facility since 2013. She graduated in 2003 from Animal Care at the Medina County Career Center, specializing in the grooming of pets and has been grooming ever since. Laura has rescued Pomeranian's, two cats and two turtles. She enjoys spending time outdoors and playing board games with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
  • Britney, Receptionist

    Britney has been working for Dr. Pal's Small Animal Practice as a receptionist since February 2015. She currently is attending Cuyahoga Community College to become a Veterinary Technician. Britney LOVES cats, especially her orange cat Alani. She also enjoys making people laugh and telling jokes. You can always see her with a smile on her face,  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Interests:
    Cats and Pickles
  • Maria, Kennel Manager

    Maria has been working for Dr. Pal's as the Kennel manager since February 2015 and dog trainer. She is in charge of making sure the kennel runs smoothly and that the animals are well taken care of. Maria attended the National K-9 Learning Center School for dog trainers and has been a certified professional trainer for over 6 years. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Alecia, Veterinary Assistant

    Alecia has been working at Dr. Pal's as a Veterinary Assistant since 2014. She is currently working towards her Bachelors of Science in Nursing, with hopes to become a Physician Assistant. Alecia enjoys traveling, reading and horse showing. She owns a Shih Tzu Japanese Chin mix, who is the apple of her eye. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Ashley, Receptionist

    Ashley has been working as a Receptionist at Dr. Pal's since February 2016. Ashley loves to have fun and cheer on her favorite Cleveland team the Cavs! 

    Years in Practice:
    May 26, 2016
  • Beth- Kennel/Groom Assistant

    Beth has been working as a Kennel and Grooming Assistant at Dr. Pal's since November 2014. She currently is attending Tri- C to become a Veterinary Technician. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Melissa, Veterinary Assistant

    Melissa has been working as a Veterinary Assistant at Dr. Pal's since October 2016. She graduated from  Animal Behavior College in 2015. She loves her cat Milo and crafting. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Megan, RVT

    Megan has been working as a Registered Veterinary Technician at Dr. Pal's since March 2017. She graduated in 2006 from Cuyahoga Community College where she received an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has two cats, Jorge and Jack and a pitbull named Jameson. But her secret love is for Siberian Huskies... SHHHH don't tell Jameson. Megan loves to hike with Jameson and his best friend Fargo (a pug) and cuddle with her 3 furry creatures. 
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 28, 2017
  • Tori, Receptionist

    Tori has been working as a receptionist at Dr. Pal's since June 2016. She currently is attending Cleveland State University to obtain a B.S. in Biology. She has a boxer mix named Jaxson, and an orange cat named Butterscotch. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and binge watching Netflix shows. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016