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For Paws Blue Cross Animal Hospital

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1396 South Main Street
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 494-0611
Fax: (330) 494-9257

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DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8am6pm
Tuesday8am6pm
Wednesday8am6pm
Thursday8am6pm
Friday8am6pm
Saturday8am12pm
SundayClosedClosed
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Our Family is here to serve you. Here's a little more about us.


Dr. Jennifer Jellison

Dr. Jennifer Jellison, a native of Canton Ohio, grew up on 38th street and attended Glenoak High School. Following graduation in 1976, Dr. J earned her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from The Ohio State University. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State College of Veterinary medicine in 1985. In 2002, she earned her Penn Hip Certification and in 2006 Chief of Staff Certification.

On May 1, 2011 Dr. Jellison purchased the Blue Cross Animal Hospital from retiring Dr. William Leed and renamed the hospital “For Paws Blue Cross Animal Hospital”. Jennifer has made 

numerous public service announcements regarding child abuse as well as animal abuse. A frequent guest on Live with Kelly, Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America, NBC, ABC and Fox news broadcasts along with local and national radio shows as an animal advocate.

In 2011, Dr. Jellison received the Ohio State University Veterinary Medicine Alumni Recognition Award. In that same year Dr. J was inducted into the Glen Oak High School Hall of Distinction. Later that year, The Canton Repository readers voted Dr. Jellison as the first choice for favorite veterinarian!

In addition she has been featured in an episode of Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures about her work as a volunteer for Canine Companions for Independence. Jennifer loves to run, ride horses, and spend time with her three children, William, Maggie and Andrew. She lives in Canton with her husband, 4 Dogs and 5 Cats.

Why Trust For Paws Animal Hospital? Ask Jack Hanna!


Dr. Mandy Pullekins

Dr. Pullekins, is a native of Stuebenville, Ohio. Dr. Pullekins studied Agriculture and Animal Sciences receiving a Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science Degree at The Ohio State University. Upon graduation Mandy entered The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine graduating in the top 10% of her class and receiving a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

After Spending two months at For Paws as a volunteer assistant, Dr. Pullekins joined For Paws as the second veterinarian in 2012. Mandy lives in Akron with her husband, Andy, two rescue puggles, Bexley and Braxton, and their For Paws Project cat Oscar. Dr. Pullekins works with Dr. Jellison caring for Humane Society animals, and community projects and enjoys spending time with her family and dogs. Mandy and her two puggles are big Ohio State Buckeye Fans!


JR Johnson

JR Johnson is the practice manager, husband to Dr. Jellison and full time gardener at the hospital. Before meeting Jennifer, he had just left Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures as the Executive Producer for 10 years. During that time, JR traveled to every continent and 65 countries, including visiting Africa seven times to study and film animals in the wild with Jack Hanna.

Earning a Bachelor of Arts at Colorado State University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at The University of Chicago. A former United States Marine, Jerry is the proud Father of four sons, eight Grandchildren, three stepchildren, and two stepchildren of one of his sons. In his spare time, he loves to travel, spend time with Jennifer and visit his grandchildren and families.


Services

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. New Client Welcome

 
For Paws Project ​Saving one animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one animal. Click here to learn about how we are making this happen.

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8am6pm
Tuesday8am6pm
Wednesday8am6pm
Thursday8am6pm
Friday8am6pm
Saturday8am12pm
SundayClosedClosed
Emergency?

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency outside of business hours, please contact:

Stark County Veterinary Emergency Clinic

330-452-5116

4303 Whipple Ave NW,

Canton, OH 44708


 


Favorite Veterinarian

For Paws has been voted Canton's favorite Veterinarian FOUR times by the Repository's Reader's Choice!

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1396 South Main Street
North Canton, OH 44720
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  • Phone: (330) 494-0611
  • Fax: (330) 494-9257

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