Julie Lada

Bio Dr. Lada was always the kid trying to take every animal home, from stray kittens to baby birds to bullfrogs. The creepier the better, with spiders, rats, and snakes being among her favorites! With two main passions in high school – literature and science – she initially chose a journalism major, but changed course […]

Allison Valentijn

Bio Dr. Allison Valentijn grew up in north central Indiana, where she developed a love for animals and science from a young age. Her family always had a particular affection towards Old English Sheepdogs, but always supported Dr. Valentijn with her interests in other types of animals. In middle school and high school, she volunteered […]

Danielle Pace

Bio Doctor Pace hails from Crown Point, Indiana, and for as long as she can remember, she wanted to become a veterinarian. A Boilermaker at heart, Dr. Pace attended undergraduate and veterinary school at Purdue University. Having externed at the Nashville, Birmingham, and Columbian Park zoos, she has a deep interest for everything wild. She […]

Courtney North

Bio North received her veterinary degree from the University of  Pennsylvania in 2003. She subsequently completed a year-long internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. North’s affinity for animals of all kinds […]

Nicolette Fiessinger

Bio Dr. Fiessinger grew up in Dayton, Ohio. She knew from a young age that she wanted to be a veterinarian, and started volunteering at shelters and horse barns to gain animal experience in high school. She also spent some time in Italy working with exotic animals during veterinary school. Dr. Fiessinger attended University of […]

Haley Boswell

Bio Dr. Haley Boswell was born and raised in a small Southern Indiana town. It was clear from a young age that Dr. Boswell loved animals and the love continued into adulthood. She volunteered and worked at numerous veterinary clinics and shelters, along with going on a handful of veterinary service trips abroad while on […]