Our Team

Vickie S. – Practice Manager

vivkie (200x150)Vickie has been the Practice Manager of the The Paw Patch Place for thirteen years! She loves seeing all of our happy, healthy patients every day. Her favorite things about our veterinary clinic are our clients, their pets, and our family atmosphere.She is the proud Nana of four beautiful granddaughters!  She loves spending time with them, making art, baking, and watching scary movies. She loves Golden Retrievers and Dobermans because both breeds are great with kids!


Candy A. – Lead Veterinary Technician


Candy has been working in the field of veterinary medicine for 25 years! Candy attended Cedar Valley Veterinary Technician program several years ago and she joined our team in 2012. Candy loves the family feeling we have between staff members and clients. Her favorite part of working in the veterinary field is always getting to do something different! Candy enjoys reading, drag racing, and gardening. Candy’s favorite breed is “wiener dogs” because of their spunky personalities. She has her own dachshund,Harry Potter, at home along with two chihuahuas, Tater and Belle, and a cat, Neo.

Charlotte T. – Registered Veterinary Technician

Charlotte joined the Paw Patch Place team a few months ago and is already loving it! She completed her degree at The Vet Tech Institute and has been working in the field of veterinary medicine for 5 years! Charlotte loves getting to see cats everyday, old cats, kittens, and adults! But she loves dogs too! Her favorite breed is the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel for their eternal puppy looks. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys seeing live music and eating spicy food. In fact, one of her tabby cat is named Spicy Frank Sriracha! He has a feline lynx point sister named Sage.

Sabian B. – Registered Veterinary Technician

Sabian became a part of the Paw Patch Place family this year! She is a new graduate from the Vet Tech Institute and we couldn’t be happier with her! She loves caring for the wide variety of furry (and sometimes feathery) patients we see here at The Paw Patch Place and our caring, family-like team keeps her smiling each day! She couldn’t choose a favorite breed, because she falls in love with all of them! Outside of veterinary medicine, she likes to spend time with her loved ones, go to the movies and sleep! She is a proud pet mom to two dogs, Molly- a beagle, and Rummy- a bloodhound mix.

Courtney D. – Veterinary Assistant

courtneyCourtney has been working as a veterinary assistant at The Paw Patch Place since the summer of 2015. She was previously employed  during her high school career as a kennel assistant . Courtney completed her undergraduate degree at Purdue University. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is being able to work with new animals every day. She loves our veterinary clinic because of our warm family feeling. Courtney’s favorite breed is the French Bulldog, who could resist that adorable squishy face! She currently resides with a three cats- Angel,Crick and watson,  a snake- Colonel, and two rats- Hatty and Jabber!

Julie P.- Veterinary Assistant

001 (800x600)Julie joined the Paw Patch Place team 5 years ago. She received her training from the Indianapolis Veterinary Technician Institute. She loves working at the Paw Patch Place because we have “the coolest staff ever”. Julie considers herself a cat-person and loves being able to work with cats and kittens every day. She loves all kinds of cats but the fluffier the better! She is the proud owner of two dogs-Link and Cooper, 5 cats-Ozzy, Ninja, Nico, Bug, Bear, a guinea pig- Debbie Gibson, and a tortoise-Tortie. When she isn’t at work or playing with her own herd of animals, Julie likes to play video games.

Kyle M. – Receptionist

kyle (200x150)Kyle considers herself a “Jack of all trades, Master of none”. Kyle first entered the field of veterinary medicine when she joined our team as a receptionist 9 years ago. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is working with different kinds of dogs. She likes mixed breed dogs because they’re always a surprise and they have lots of personality! In her spare time, Kyle enjoys reading a good book, travelling to new places, and spending time with family (especially her two grandchildren). Kyle has two dogs at home, Benson and Emerald.

Saprina G.- Receptionist

Saprina has been a wonderful addition to our team! This is her first venture into Veterinary Medicine, but she is already in love with it! Saprina loves seeing how all the dogs and cats are happy when they leave. She  enjoys working with the animals and the rest of our team every day. In her spare time Saprina likes roller skating, salsa dancing, and cooking. Her favorite pets are the little ones, because they are so cute and love to cuddle. Her own pup is certainly small, he is a Chihuahua named RayRay.

Micheala M.- Groomer

michaelaMichaela brought her grooming skills to our veterinary hospital in May of 2015. She has been professionally grooming for eight years and trained at the Petsmart Grooming Academy. She loves working in our clinic because of our supportive staff that treats you like family. Micheala enjoys grooming because of the connection she makes with her clients and their pets. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Her favorite breed is a mutt because her house is full of them! She owns 3 dogs-Callie, Carina, and Linus, and a cat named Lyin.