Our Veterinary Technicians

Cheri Davis 

Practice Manager/
Registered Veterinary Technician

Cheri began working at Parkside in May of 2003.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at St. Josephs College.  After a brief career in teaching, she attended Purdue University and achieved her degree in Veterinary Technology.  She has worked in the veterinary field since 1986.  She resides in Greenwood with her husband, Erik and their four boys, Declan, Joseph, Brayden and Noah.  They have two Pill Bull Terriers, named Mojo and Kojak.  They enjoy camping, sports, and taking their dogs to the park.

John Lamson

Veterinary Technician

John has worked as a veterinary technician since 2002 and started his career in veterinary emergency medicine.  He joined the team at Parkside in July of 2005.  John resides in Indianapolis with his wife Michele, and his two dogs, Jake and Mocha.  John’s interests include camping, hunting, fishing and general outdoor activities.

 

Julie Klimek

Registered Veterinary Technician

Julie joined the Parkside team in May of 2007. She attended Purdue University majoring in Animal Science and graduated from SanJuan College with her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2015. She has been working in the field of veterinary medicine since 1992. She enjoys assisting in surgery, dentistry and meeting new patients. Julie resides in Noblesville with her husband Kyle and their two boys, Kaleb and Korey. They also share their home with two Pit Bull Terrier mixes named Gumbo and Gatsby. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, and football, especially the Purdue Boilermakers and the New Orleans Saints. Boiler Up!

Jenny Murr

Registered Veterinary Technician

Jenny joined the Parkside staff in April of 2009, but has worked in the veterinary field since 2001. Jenny received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Purdue University. She also graduated Valedictorian in Veterinary Technology at Harrison College. She shares her life with her boyfriend, Tim, and their two dogs, Logan and Franky. In her free time, Jenny likes to cook and bake, visit with friends and family, and venture out of the “Fishers bubble” to watch Tim play guitar and sing.

 

 

Angela Hall

Veterinary Technician

Angela joined the Parkside staff in May of 2010 as a receptionist. She has since transitioned into a technician role. She received her Bachelors degree from Purdue University in Interior Design/Art History. After a brief design career, she decided to switch to another one of her passions, working with animals. Angela resides in Noblesville with her husband, Mark and daughter, Harper. They share their home with a beagle mix named Chandler and a black lab named Mosby. In her spare time, Angela enjoys spending time with her family, camping & playing volleyball.

 

Andrea Bullock

Veterinary Technician

Andrea joined Parkside in June of 2013 after moving to Indiana from Maryland.  Although she spent much of her life on the East Coast, she was born and raised in the Chicago area. She started out as a veterinary assistant while studying animal science at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and has now been working in the veterinary field for 16 years.  Andrea resides in Noblesville with her husband Bill, her daughter Bridget, two lazy cats, Marshmallow and Pebbles, one gimpy legged pit bull named Harpo and one completely snazzy ball python named Tola.  She loves spending lots of quality time with her family, whether it’s camping, hiking, traveling or just spending a day playing games.  When she’s not working or playing, Andrea spends her time volunteering with the Rural Area Veterinary Services, which provides no cost veterinary services to underserved areas in the United States and abroad.

 

Adriane Myers

Registered Veterinary Technician

Adriane joined the Parkside staff in February of 2013. She has been an animal lover since she was little. Her Great Aunt, who was a VP of a local animal shelter, would take her to pet stores on the weekends to try to adopt out pets. She loves all animals big and small and still helps spiders out of the house and tries to save worms on the sidewalk. Her dream in life is to open an animal sanctuary. She decided to make her passion a career and graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in 2010 and passed her boards the same year. She lives in Noblesville with her husband Jason, their two dogs, Pete and Ava and their new baby, Jackson, who was born in December!

Maria Walther

Registered Veterinary Technician

Maria joined the Parkside team in October of 2014 in order to complete her externship for The Vet Tech Institute. Because of her love and passion for animals, Maria decided to change her career path and left the insurance industry after 25 years. She received her Associates degree in Animal Science in December 2014 and at the same time became a permanent part of the Parkside family. Maria has been happily married to her husband, Gavin, since 1996 and has two amazing kids, son Michael and daughter Alex. She has two horses named Bear and Bentley and loves riding in her spare time. She also has two Yorkies, Grace and Cassie who are always by her side. Maria decided that four animals were not enough for her which is why she loves coming to work everyday! She enjoys spending her day loving on all of our client’s four-legged children!

 

 

Jessica Hogness

Veterinary Technician

Jessica joined the Parkside team in Jan 2015 after moving to Fishers, IN from North Dakota. She earned her degree in Animal Science from National American University in Rapid City, SD in 1999 and has been in the veterinary field ever since. Jessica is active in several Golden Retriever rescues, serving in multiple capacities within each group spanning multiple states. She has a strong passion for volunteerism, rescuing and re-homing her foster dogs, and values the importance of the human-animal bond! Jessica shares her life with her husband of 20 plus years, their two sons, three resident rescue dogs, a cat, a one current foster dog. As a family, they enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, sitting around the fire pit, and Hockey!

 

 

Larene Waldrop

Registered Veterinary Technician

Larene Waldrop is an RVT that joined our team in September of 2015. She graduated with an Associates in Applied Science from International Buisness College and Vet Tech Institute in 2013 and passed her boards the same year. Originally from Alabama, Larene didn’t grow up knowing what it was to take your pets to the vet. After high school she decided to change her life in a dramatic way by moving to Indiana for tech school, knowing no one in the state. Having lived here for four years now, she’s never regretted this descison and loves her randomly picked career and all the animals she meets and learns from every day. She lives with her boyfriend Alex, and they have two dogs, Sammy Davis Jr. and Angel.

 

 

Candice Benslay

Veterinary Technician

Candice joined the Parkside team in September of 2014. After pursuing a degree in Biology at Butler University, she decided to earn her Veterinary Technology degree at Harrison College and hopes to complete it in the near future. Candice enjoys meeting clients and patients at Parkside and the opportunity to learn from her co-workers. She shares her life with her boyfriend Corey, their Rottweiler-mix Diesel and their two brat cats, Cleatus and Toots. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors, boxing, reading and watching college basketball. GO DAWGS!

Jacqui Thomas

Veterinary Technician

Jacqui joined the staff of Parkside Animal Hospital in March of 2016. She graduated from International Business College in May 2015 for Veterinary Technology. She has always had a love for animals and the veterinary field. She currently lives at home in Greenfield, Indiana with her boyfriend, dog (Montana Blue), cat (Esme), and frog (Meatball #2). In her spare time, she enjoys painting and drawing and also cheering on her boyfriend with their car audio team.

Christina Robinson

Veterinary Technician

Christina joined the Parkside staff in January of 2014 and rejoined us back in November of 2016. She is originally from California, but came to us via Las Vegas. She loves French Bulldogs. She lives in Avon with her husband Andrew, their two dogs, Bam (French Bulldog/Boston Terrier mix) and Brie (French Bulldog) and their their box turtle Midori.

Our Receptionist

Brook Barnes

Receptionist

Brook joined Parkside Animal Hospital in November of 2007. She has been working in the veterinary field for almost 15 years. She loves working for Parkside and enjoys the clients and their pets. She prides herself on being a hardworking and dependable person. She has a Rottweiler named Layla and 3 cats, named Clover, Celeste and Kiwi. Brook lives in the Anderson area and is a graduate of Harrison College,formerly known as IBC. Brook is a very caring and compassionate person who loves animals of all shapes and sizes.

Laura Allan

Receptionist

Laura joined Parkside in early 2009.  She grew up in Westchester County, New York and has a degree from Mt. San Jacinto College.  While studying, she managed a stable that trained horses for showing and hunting.  She then coordinated the move of the horse farm to San Diego where she later enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed in Tampa, Florida.  During her four years in service, she met her husband, Dave, and moved with him to Indiana where they had three children.  Her love for both small and large animals brought her to Parkside where she gets to do what she loves, help animals.

Jenn Wilson

Receptionist

Jenn joined the Parkside family in September of 2015. Prior to coming to Parkside, she worked as a receptionist at another animal hospital in Fishers and has a strong background in customer service. She is an animal lover who prides herself on building long lasting relationships with clients. When not working, Jenn enjoys photography, live music, reading and doing fun things around town with her 3 kids! She has one dog, a four pound Chihuahua names Porkchop, who has quite a reputation around the office.

Danielle Yeary

Receptionist

Danielle joined the Parkside team in September of 2016. She has always had a love for animals and has volunteered at rescues prior to working at Parkside. When she isn’t working she is busy with her two young children and two Labs. She also enjoys the outdoors and hiking with her dogs.

Our Veterinary Assistants

Ian Ransford

Veterinary Assistant

Ian joined the Parkside family in November of 2015. He plans on attending Harrison College in the near future to pursue his degree in Veterinary Technology. Ian has a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever named Loki. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, bowling, and attending dog events such as dock diving, disc throwing, agility and barn hunts.

Jessica Orr

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica began working at Parkside in October of 2016. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois, during which time she worked part time at an animal hospital in the suburbs of Chicago. After college, she worked for a brief time as a baker and cake decorator before returning to her passion of working with animals. Jessica currently resides in Frankfort with her husband, Corbin, along with their dog, Koda, and cat, Taz. She enjoys spending time outside with Koda and Taz, hiking, reading, and working on the farm with Corbin!

Tarrin Cooper

Veterinary Assistant

Tarrin joined the Parkside team in March 2017. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2008. Tarrin is the great granddaughter of Clyde Beatty, a famous lion tamer, and performed in a circus for 16 years. She then graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2014. She is currently pursuing her degree in Veterinary Technology online. When she’s not working here, Tarrin enjoys teaching kickboxing, working out, playing with her fur babies (Ares and Sloan), and spending time with friends.

Carter

Hospital Cat

Carter joined the staff at Parkside in the Spring of 2013. He came to us for treatment from the Hamilton County Humane Society as a stray. He spent many weeks with us after his initial treatment and subsequent surgery. All of the staff members fell in love with him, and it was decided that he had to stay and be a part of the team! Carter primarily spends his days in the treatment area with the technicians. He enjoys lounging in various areas, playing with his many toys, stealing coffee stir sticks and providing us with affection on days we need it!

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