Hospital Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Doctor's Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sun: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Our Staff


Angie Koster



Angie has been working in animal hospitals for six years but has worked with a variety of animals since childhood.

She enjoys fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, and many other activities. Angie has a four-year-old son, Hunter, that enjoys animals as well. The many pets that keep Angie and Hunter company are their mini mule – Stomp, chocolate lab – Zoe, their cat – Kevin, and numerous rescue chickens.


Melanie Clarke

Receptionist/Kennel Technician


As a young child, Melanie discovered her love for animals while spending time with her grandma's barn cats. She has been in a veterinary field for a couple of years now and absolutely loves it.

She enjoys working with the animals and caring for each pet as an individual.

Melanie lives at home with her cat Phil.

Elizabeth-Breitenbach-BS- Reception-Kennel-Technician

Elizabeth Breitenbach, BS

BS- Reception/Kennel Technician


Elizabeth is originally from Illinois but recently moved back to Indiana from Colorado, where she worked as a veterinary technician and wrangler.

Elizabeth loves animals, especially working with horses. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Cameron University in Lawton, OK, in Agricultural Business and Animal Science.

Recently married, Elizabeth looks forward to new adventures with husband Josh and their beloved Beagle, Beau. Elizabeth enjoys the outdoors, good books and spending quality time with her family.


Danielle Von Alven

Social Media Marketer


Danielle began working in the veterinary field in 2012 as an Office Manager. After leaving to stay at home with her now 3-year-old son, she has stepped into her role as Social Media Marketer, handling all forms of Social Media for the clinic.

She resides in Beecher with her husband, son and 6-year-old Golden Retriever, Jersey and Elvira, a 16-year-old black cat.


Heidi Paul

Senior Kennel Technician


Heidi has worked with animals as a kennel assistant at various clinics for over 30 years.

At home, Heidi has a 9-year-old Golden Retriever named Gracie that absolutely steals her heart! She also has a passion for caring for her many turtles and tortoises which include 2 redfoot tortoises, a pancake tortoise, and eastern box turtle, and an outdoor pond full of aquatic species.


Trisha Morgan

Senior Receptionist


Trisha has worked with small animals for the past ten years. Prior to working at animal hospitals, she has played a major role in caring and placing rescue animals.

Trisha has had many great dogs throughout her childhood, her first love Morgan was a black lab. Trisha now has 2 cats of her own that she just adores…Pumpkin – a long-haired calico princess with the attitude to match and Monkey – a tough but silly tabby boy.


Jan Perdue

Senior Receptionist


Jan has worked in the veterinary business for over 20 years.

She lives on a mini farm with two horses, two donkeys, a flock of chickens, six cats and three dogs.

Aside from taking care of her pets, she enjoys gardening and curling up with a good book.


Melanie Gonzalez

Senior Receptionist


Melanie grew up in Sharon, PA and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with a degree in journalism. After working at newspapers in NWI, Phoenix, Dayton, OH and Chicago, she switched fields and received her veterinary assistant certification from Harper College in Palatine, Il.

She enjoys traveling and lives in Hammond with her husband Ernie and their rescue dogs, Mama and Oscar.