Meet our caring and compassionate veterinary care team.
Cindy graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Purdue University in 1986. Along with her Veterinary Technician degree, she also has two Bachelor’s degrees. She has four Golden Retrievers, one cat, one guinea pig and one rabbit. Cindy loves working with her dogs in different sporting venues such as agility, obedience and UKC nosework. She also raises Future Leader Dogs for the blind. Her greatest joy is learning about the clients who are paired with the Leader dog puppies she has raised and hearing about how the dogs have changed each person’s life for the better. Cindy is also a talented quilter! Pictured with her is her 6th Leader Dog puppy named Kane.
Jessi is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has been working at Veterinary Services since 2006. She and her husband, Greg, have 2 daughters in college. One is studying vocal performance with plans to begin her graduate degree in the fall. The other is an undergraduate piano performance major. Jessi enjoys traveling with her family when she is not working and has two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
Shannon joined our staff in February of 2010. She graduated from Purdue University with her bachelor degree in Veterinary Technology in 2007. She lives in North Webster with her husband, Paul, and their three children, Chloe, Peyton, and Wyatt. With both girls in school, they are very busy with homework and after school activities such as dance and softball. When not busy with work and home chores, Shannon’s family enjoys visiting the different zoos in the area, swimming, kayaking and watching movies. Shannon’s furry family includes two Labrador retriever mixes (Zeek and Rigby), a Chi-Russell (Rango), and five female cats (Corona, Snickers, Rosetta, Tiger Lilly, and Trinity). Amazingly, all get along great! There may be a tussle every once in a while, but everyone seems to back to their routine without too much hassle!
Jen began working at Veterinary Services in late 2011. She graduated from Michigan State University Veterinary Technology Program in 2009. Although she and her husband moved to Ft. Wayne from Michigan, they remain loyal Michigan State University fans. Go Green! Jen has 2 children, Josh 11/13 and Josie 7/16. Her fur babies include a golden retriever mix named Cadence and a miniature poodle mix named Bella. She enjoys spending time with her family, staying active, camping, and watching Spartan sports.
Heather began working at Veterinary Services as a high school intern in August of 2007 and has been working here ever since! She graduated from Purdue University’s Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program in 2014. Heather currently has 2 dogs, 2 cats and 7 goats! When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Zack. Heather also enjoys gardening, hiking with her dogs and anything involving the outdoors. Here at Veterinary Services, she is our Patient Care Technician. From extra blankets to monitoring pain and intravenous fluids, we can be sure our patients are in good hands with Heather!
Danielle started working for Veterinary Services in April of 2015. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at IBC in Fort Wayne. She and her husband, Chris, live in a happy home with their many fur babies. They have a black lab and a Pomeranian (Colt and June Bug), 7 cats (Mugi, Maki, Moxxi, Mishka, Buddy, Mooser and Mouse), 11 laying hens and a fish. Danielle also enjoys drawing and painting whenever she gets free time.
Lilly graduated from International Business College, Vet Tech Institute in February of 2016. She began working at Veterinary Services in March of 2016. Lilly has 5 rescue pets: 1 mixed breed dog named Steve, 2 cats (Cotton and Momo) and 2 Guinea pigs (Otis and Marvin). In her spare time, she enjoys camping trips and traveling with her close friends and family.
Kelsi joined Veterinary Services in 2017 after graduating from the Vet Tech Institute here in Fort Wayne and passed her national exam to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She is married, has two children, a Yorkie mix named Chloe, and a cat named Nemo. In Kelsi’s free time, she loves hanging out with her family, coaching her kid’s soccer teams, DIY home projects and playing the piano.
Doris has been at Veterinary Services since 2004. She works in the mornings assisting with surgeries and dentals, helping with appointments, or filling in wherever needed. She is also in charge of our Facebook page, submitting coupons, and sending out email reminders. When not at work, Doris keeps up with her busy family, supporting her children in their athletic and music activities. She and her husband, Bob, have 4 children. As is typical in the veterinary field, all of her pets are rescues; her family includes a mixed breed dog and 3 cats.
Heather moved to Ft. Wayne and began working as an assistant at Veterinary Services in May of 2015. She first started working in the veterinary field in 2009, during a high school internship. Heather is currently obtaining her Veterinary Technology degree. She and her fiancé have a dog, a cat, and a Chinese Dwarf Hamster.
Ann got her start working with pets in 1988 at East State Veterinary Clinic and has continued her love of animals. She has been working with Dr. Jill since 1995. The one-on-one of a small practice keeps her in touch with our clients. Ann’s job is keeping things organized and also helping with the animals. She has six cats of her own on the “plantation” she shares with her husband, Larry.