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Dr. Rita Johnson, DVM, MPH

Dr. Rita 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, 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 son 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

Dr. Alice 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 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 traveling with her husband.

Credentials

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 2009

 

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, University of Tennessee, 2015

Dr. Janna Rhoades, DVM

Dr. Janna Rhoades is a native of Evansville, IN. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the caribbean island St. Kitts, West Indies. For her clinical year, she attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.

 

She completed a rotating internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners Specialty and Emergency hospitals in Florida. She was accepted into a surgical internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in San Antonio, Texas. During her second internship, Dr. Rhoades decided to move forward with general practice and move back home. She is currently pursuing further education in canine rehabilitation.

 

Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and 3 pets. She has a cat, Pumpkin, and a mixed breed dog named Killian.  

Credentials

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, 2017

Ashley Sellers

Ashley has worked in animal care for many years. She took a short time off to pursue a fitness career. She came back to us because she missed veterinary medicine so much while also starting her family. 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. She rounds out our veterinary team.

 

Ashley spends her free time with her husband and sons and their pup Scooter. 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 Manager & Veterinary Care Specialist

 

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

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 7 years and loves making a great first 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

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 days off.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 1982

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 French Bulldog named Porter 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, CCRVN

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. Sarah has a specialized certification 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

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Veterinary Nurse, Canine Rehabilitation Institute, 2021

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 & Reggie! 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 lucky to have her!

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse

Purdue University, 2014

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. We can't forget her feline friends Mia and Raiden. Shelby is also a huge advocate of resucing dogs. Shelby can be one of our practical jokers and is a kid at heart! She also really enjoys "spooky season".

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

Alli Reker, RVT

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 is now starting to pursue further education in canine rehabiliation.

 

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

Meredyth Brown

Meredyth is an Evansville native and joined us with a variety of animal health experience. She was a long term employee with the Vanderburgh Humane Society and loved participating in improve the quality of life of her patients and helping them find forever homes. She also has veterinary assistant experience and has been a great asset to our team.

 

She is always stays busy, but loves spending time with her children and pets in her down time. 

Experience

Veterinary Care Specialist

Since 2010

 

 

Katlyn Marshall

Katlyn graduated from Murray State University in May 2020 from the PreVeterinary program and is currently a veterinary medical student at Lincoln Memorial University. She progressed from a kennel assistant to veterinary nurse over the past several years since first job-shadowing for a high school class. She is back working at every school break and some weekends. In three more quick years at Lincoln Memorial, she will be a veterinarian!

 

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 Care Specialist

Murray State University, 2020

Lincoln Memorial University, 2024 (current DVM student)

 

 

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

Kelsie Linneweber, RVT, CCRP

Kelsie is a registered veterinary technician. She also has a specialized certification in canine rehabilitation.

Credentials

Registered Veterinary Technician/ Nurse, Murray State University

Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, University of Tennessee

Leana Dominguez

Leana is a graduated veterinary assistant. Born and raised in California. She is excited to continue growing in the veterinary industry. 

 

Leana spends her free time with her husband and family. She also loves sharing her time with her German Shepherd, Otis, who has inspired her to become who she is.

Credentials

Veterinary Assistant

American College of Healthcare & Technology, 2021

Carol Schlumpf

Carol is an experienced groomer of over 40 years who joined our office in 2017. She is now a retired school bus driver for the EVSC and a local celebrity in the Darmstadt area. We are very lucky to have her alongside us to be able to provide comprehensive services at our office.

 

She is very active with 4H and spends time chasing dogs, horses and grandkids. 

 

Position

Groomer

Experience over 40 years

Madi Eagan

Madi is Reitze High School graduate and a current student at University of Southern Indiana. She assists our animal care team and nurses with taking care of our boarding and hospitalized patients.

 

Madi enjoys spending time with family and friends boating and camping at Lake Barkley. She has a yellow lab, Waylon, who enjoys eating, chasing everthing in the yard, and going on car rides with her.

 

Position

Veterinary Assistant

since 2019

Reece Meyer

Reece joined our team in 2020. She is a recent graduate of Reitz High School and is attending the University of Southern Indiana majoring in Radiology.

 

Reece enjoys babysitting and playing basketball. She has a black labrador/ golden retriever dog named Sundance. He enjoys going on rides and sleeping all day. 

Position

Veterinary Assistant

since 2020

Hadleigh Brown

Hadleigh is currently attending Owensboro Community and Technical College majoring in veterinary technology. She knew she wanted to pursue being a veterinary technician after she job shadowed at St Joe. She assists our animal care team and nurses with taking care of our boarding and hospitalized patients. 

 

In her free time, she spends a lot of time with animals. She currently is doing an internship with a dog trainer on top of college classes. Outside of working with animals, she spends time with family, friends, and her dog Marshall. 

Position

Veterinary Assistant

since 2021

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 hospital, 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, Minor in Finance

University of Southern Indiana, 2005

 

Ann Jung

Ann is a native of Evansville, Indiana. She is responsible for several things here at the hospital; 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