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Dr. Rita (Jung) Johnson, DVM, MPH

Dr. Rita (Jung) Johnson is a native of Evansville, IN and actually worked here at St Joe Vet before attending veterinary school. At Purdue, she pursued small, large and exotic animal medicine. She previously worked in emergency and exotic medicine in Louisville, KY and a mixed animal practice in Floyds Knobs, IN. She has a special interest in preventative health care, the prevention of zoonotic diseases (diseases passed from animals to people) and the human-animal bond.

 

Dr. Johnsons free time is spent involved in outdoor activities with her husband, two rowdy kiddos, a mischievious Belgian Malinois (Maya), and a super cuddly Golden Retriever (Violet).

Credentials

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 2009

 

Masters of Public Health, University of Louisville, 2012

Dr. Amanda Kline, DVM

Dr. Amanda Kline is a native of Henderson, KY. She graduated from St Georges University. She has a special interest in surgery.  She is great asset to our practice and has a gift of putting people at ease.

 

Her baby boy keeps her busy these days. She enjoys travel and family, gardening and most outdoor activities. Jeep riding with her husband is a top summertime activity.

Credentials

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

St Georges University, 2011

Dr. Alice Wyatt, DVM, CCRP

Alice Stewart Wyatt is a native of Evansville, IN and attended Purdue University for her undergraduate and graduated from Purdue Veterinary School in 2009. After vet school she spent a few years practicing in Florida and then moved back home. She became certified in veterinary orthopedic manipulation while in Florida, and this started her interest in alternative therapy and senior pet care. In 2015, she expanded her alternative therapy tract, and became certified in animal rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee. Having 2 Dachshunds of her own, she takes special interest in offering alternative therapies along with standard veterinary care to all pets, but enjoys those with special needs.

 

Her husband, Dan, is an avid golfer, a general manager of a golf course, and a private golf instructor. They have two doxies, Barley and Hops, a hound dog, Rye and a cat named Birdie. When not at St. Joe, Alice enjoys filling in at our local Animal Emergency Clinic, being active outdoors, working on home improvement projects, or Dan and her are traveling.

Credentials

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 2009

 

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, University of Tennessee, 2015

Judy Voegel, RVT

Judy has seen St Joe Vet Hospital through many changes since joining the practice in 1985. The value of her experience with people and pets is unmeasurable. Judy is our practical joker, so keep an eye out for her.

 

When not following her daughter's activities, she is likely to be discussing Purdue sports, walking her Australian Shepherd Dixie, or brushing her cat Jubil (who refuses to groom himself). She also loves gardening, fishing, the Yankees & Packers! She has two grandkids that keep her & her husband busy at Holiday World on her day off.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 1982

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Ashley Sellers

Ashley has worked in animal care for many years prior to pursuing her fitness career. She came back to us because she missed veterinary medicine so much and we are very happy to have her back! She will often be that smiling face welcoming you in the door, but really she is a "jack of all trades" and pops up in multiple areas of the hospital. Her return has really rounded out our animal care team!

 

Ashley spends her free time with her husband and sons, their pup Scooter and cats. Of course, Ashley still spends much of her free time at the gym. Don't let her tiny stature fool you. She's the strongest one in the building!

Experience

Customer Service Representative & Veterinary Care Specialist

 

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Julia Steiner, RVT

Julia is a native of Evansville and a graduate of Reitz Class '02. She went straight to Purdue and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in both Animal Agribusiness and Veterinary Technology in 2008.


Julia's husband is a wildlife biologist and she has two sons to keep her on her toes. The rest of the family is filled with their German Wirehaired Pointer named Ziba and 2 cats, Stanley, and Wesley. She enjoys time with family and friends, cooking, boating and reading.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 2007

Jessica Hewig

Jessi has worked in animal care for many years with both large and small animal patients. Jessi is a native westsider and graduate of Reitz High School.

Jessi spends her free time with her husband and son at sporting events. The remainder of her free time is with her pets; dogs Chewie & Bo, cats Dave, Fat Cat, Momma Cat, and Whitey. She also has horses, a donkey and chickens to keep her busy.

Experience

Veterinary Care Specialist

Since 2001

 

Sarah Hammond, RVT

Sarah is a registered veterinary technician born and raised in Evansville. She graduated from Murray State University in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology, then immediately started her career here. She first fell in love with St Joe Vet during her internship in the summer of 2015. She has special interests in dentistry and rehabilitation. She is currently getting a specialization in canine rehabilitation.

 

She enjoys spending free time with her cats, Heather & Tessa and her dog, Bailey. She is also one of the most positive people you will meet and can put anyone in a better mood.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Murray State University, 2016

Adreanne Faust, RVT

Addie is a Purdue Bachelor of Science graduate of the Veterinary Technology program. She is originially from Muncie, IN and moved to Evansville in 2014. She is excellent with patients and clients. 

 

She enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her pups, Chance & Evee! She also has a rabbit named Whiskey and a Chinese water dragon named Chakra. Addie also enjoys reading, playing cards, kayaking and wineries! She also has the gift of adding joy to your day. We are so happy and lucky to have her!

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 2014

Katie Mason

Katie is one of the smiles at our reception desk. She is a great asset for our office. She is excellent with clients, an amazing multi-tasker, and has great follow through with questions and concerns for the clients behalf. We are better at office communication because of Katie.

 

Katie's free time is spent parading her kids around to soccer, baseball and softball games and pampering her four-legged kiddos; pups Macy & Maddie, and cats Max, & Marley.

Position

Customer Service Representative

Shelby Rudisill, RVT

Shelby is a Harrison College Graduate. She is originally from Rockport, Indiana and moved to Evansville in 2016 when she started to pursue her degree. Shelby has a passion for emergency Medicine and surgery due to the fast pace and quick decision making that is required.

 

In her free time, she enjoys gaming, as well as hiking with her dogs, Marley and Gremlin who is her newest addition. We can't forget her feline friends Mia and Raiden. Shelby is also a huge advocate of resucing dogs.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Harrison College, 2017

Lea Carr, RVT

Lea is a native of Evansville, Indiana. She is a Reitz High School Graduate, and earned her RVT at Harrison College. Lea's veterinary interests include behavior, rehab, and reproduction.

 

Lea spends her free time with her husband, friends, family, as well has her pets. She has 5 dogs, Noah, Zeus, Penelope, Butch & Roxy; 3 cats, Sabrina, Envy, and Nemo, and a Bunny named Oreo. She also, loves music, the outdoors, Reitz Football, and volunteering with her church's youth group. 

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/Nurse

Harrison College, 2016

Stacie Clark, RVT, CCRP

Stacie is a registered veterinary technician born and raised in Warrick County. She is a graduate from International Business College/Vet Tech Institute in Indianapolis. Her passion, within vet medicine, is in rehabilitation therapy and working with geriatric patients. She has added depth to our alternative therapy group, due to also being a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.

 

She spends her free time with her husband and son, as well as all her furry friends, Diesel, Sir Phig Newton, Heath, Jasper. She enjoys camping, and volunteers as a firefighter with the Yankeetown Vol. Fire Department. She also stays busy knitting, exercising, cooking, baking, spinning wool into yarn, and decorating cakes. 

 

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/Nurse, International Business College/Vet Tech Institute, 2008

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, University of Tennessee, 2013

Katelyn Eubank

Katelyn has a huge heart and a soft spot for animals. Luckily, she is one of our front desk receptionists and gets to meet most of our clients and patients. She has her degree in early childhood education, but has been in customer service for over 5 years and loves making a great 1st impression.

 

She loves spending her free time with her husband and son, as well as her extended family. She loves anything Disney, and her favorite Disney move is Toy Story. She also enjoys spending time at the gym...she is a sucker for lifting heavy weights and blaring music as loud as it can go in her headphones.

Position

Customer Service Representative

Allison Thornton, RVT

Allison is a registered veterinary technician born and raised in Warrick County. She was a 2009 graduate of Boonville High School, then attended Murray State to obtain her RVT. She is passionate about animal nutrition, "Our friends heal better, when their bodies have proper nutrition."

 

She loves spending time with her family, including her dogs, Reed, Pippa, and cat Kovu. She hikes with Reed often, and spends a lot of time volunteering with the Warrick County 4H. While at college, Allison adopted her heart dog, Dunker, who passed in July of 2017. She owes her career to him, as he taught her the most.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/Nurse

Murray State University, 2013

Alli Reker

Alli is a registered veterinary technician and grew up on the westside of Evansville. She was a 2016 graduate of Mater Dei High School, then attended Purdue University where she obtain her Bachelors Degree, recieving her RVT credentials. She has work at here as a kennel tech, intern, and now is full time as an RVT. Alli has always wanted to be a vet, but after entering college, and doing additional research she determined becoming an RVT was a better fit for her.

 

She currently just has barn cats; however, will be getting getting a dog of her own in the future. Alli loves spending time with family and friends. In her free time, she loves being outside, hunting, camping, and hiking!

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 2020

Allison Turpen

Allison is also a native of Evansville. Her main responsibilties are assisting our animal care team and nurses by taking care of our boarding and hospitalized patients. She is also wanting to pursue further education to obtain her RVT. 

 

Allison has two pets that are super playful. Bubbles, her cat, loves running around the house, and Kennedy is her 3 legged lab mix that she adopted.

 

Position

Veterinary Assistant

since August 2018

Katlyn Marshall

Katlyn is at Murray State University as a PreVeterinary Student. She has been a kennel assistant for several years since first job-shadowing for a high school class. She is back here to work at every school break and some weekends.

 

She has a cat named Kimber, that she lovingly calls "little football" and a black lab, named Tikka, that she calls "Black Bean".

Position

Veterinary Assistant

 

Virginia Sanabria

Virginia is currently a student at the University of Southern Indiana and is interested in a career in veterinary medicine. She helps support our technicians with the treatment and care of all of our boarding and hospitalized patients.

 

She is active in 4H with her dogs; Buddy & Indy. Buddy has won Grand Champion in Showmanship at the fair!

Position

Veterinary Assistant

 

Carmen Alford

Carmen is a 2019 Reitz High School graduate, and plans on attending the University of Evansville to study Physical Therapy. She assists our animal care team and nurses with taking care of our boarding and hospitalized patients.

 

Carmen was very involved in athletics while she attended Reitz. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family traveling, going to concerts, and playing board games. Carmen has a 5 year old Lab/Chow mix rescue who is very loving and smart.

 

Position

Veterinary Assistant

Kerri Fehrenbacher

Kerri is a native westsider. She is a '01 graduate of Reitz High School and a graduate of University of Southern Indiana. Project Management is her main focus around the clinic, if someone needs something, they tell Kerri; however, she will quickly jump in where ever she is needed.

 

She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and her boy/girl twins, doing most anything outdoors. She has a black lab named Cynder, who loves everyone she sees, and who is famously known for eating some of the strangest things.

Credentials

Bachelors Degree in Marketing with Minor in Finance

University of Southern Indiana, 2005

 

Ann Jung

Ann is a native of Evansville, Indiana. She is responsible for many things here at the clinic; however, her main responsibility is handling our accounts payable.

 

Ann enjoys spending time with her husband, as well as her extended family. If you happen to see Ann outside of work, she will likely be boasting about her 4 grandchildren!!

 

Position

Accounts Payable

Madi Eagan

Madi is a current student at Reitz High School and also attends Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center and studies animal science. She assists our animal care team and nurses with taking care of our boarding and hospitalized patients.

 

Madi enjoys playing soccer at Reitz and during the summer enjoys spending time with family and friends boating and camping at Lake Barkley. She has a black lab, Tobey, who enjoys eating, chasing everthing in the yard, and going on car rides with her.

 

Position

Veterinary Assistant