|About||From routine health maintenance to pet emergencies, our pet clinic works hard to ensure that your pet is always in the best of health. More than 20 years in practice has made us one of the most experienced veterinary hospitals in the Dayton Area.|
At Alex-Bell Veterinary Clinic, we recognize that pets are family too! Dr. Diehl and his associates strive to provide premium clinical care, boarding and grooming.
About our doctors:
Dr. Barry Diehl
Dr. Diehl is the founder of Alex-Bell Veterinary Clinic, Inc.
He is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His special interests include nutrition, dermatology, and dentistry.
For Dr. Diehl, caring for our animal companions is more than just a job; it has been a lifelong commitment. Growing up on a farm in southwest Ohio he had early to animals of many types and by nine years of age he knew he wanted to be a veterinarian. He took every opportunity to better his understanding of animal care in both his extracurricular activities and academic pursuits.
As a 4-H Club member he had developed a method to stimulated hair on his show cattle that lead him to national competition by the age of 14. After winning nationally he was chosen to meet President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson.
During his freshman year of high school his science fair project entitled “Development of the Chick” won state. The project caught the attention of Dr. Walter Vinzke who, as Dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, would later admit Dr. Diehl into the Veterinary College.
After graduation from veterinary school Dr. Diehl collaborated with Dr. Charles Vincent from Colorado State University on a two year research project that pioneered techniques for embryo transfer procedures. Dr. Diehl went on to lecture the procedures at state and national levels.
After completing his research Dr. Diehl then opened his own practice, Alex-Bell Veterinary Clinic, in Centerville, Ohio. Since opening he has had the opportunity to work with many clients across the U.S.A. as well as internationally. Due to his surgical experience he has had the opportunity to visit and consult with veterinary clinics in Japan and China. He has also come to care for Poli