University Park Veterinary Hospital

310 E. University Dr.
Granger, IN 46530






Office Manager

Chelsey became a part of our growing team in October 2015, when she moved to Mishawaka from her childhood home in Texas. She is a proud dog mom to two beautiful girls named Rookie & Bindi, and looks forward to adopting more in the future. In her spare time, Chelsey enjoys cooking, music, spending time with her friends and family and taking her fur child on walks around the park.



University Park Veterinary Hospital, Crystal, Registered Veterinary Technician.


Veterinary Technician

Crystal joined our office in 2009 as one of our registered veterinary technicians after graduating from the Veterinary Institute at the International Business College.  She has been a wonderful addition to our hospital.  In her spare time, Crystal likes to spend time with her friends and family and her two pets-Rocky the shepherd mix and Sasha a boxer. 




Veterinary Technician

Kassi Started with us as a veterinary technician in April 2013 after graduating from Brown Mackie College in 2012. She has a daughter, Brooklyn and she is a devoted animal lover and enjoys caring for our patients. Kassi has two cats named Ashland (a.k.a Miss Kitty) and Meiko and a dog named Jax. In her spare time she likes to travel, dance and do barre classes.




Veterinary Technician

Lindsay joined our team as a registered veterinary technician in April 2016 after graduating from Brown Mackie College in South Bend. She has two dogs, Daisy and Kermit, and a calico Sphynx cat named Rissy. When she is not caring for patients at our hospital, Lindsay enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.




Veterinary Technician

Chelsea started working with us as a veterinary technician in August 2019, after attending Pima Medical Institute in Las Vegas, NV.  She is from the South bend area and attended Washington High School.  Chelsea has two dogs, Remington and Penelope, and a cat named Mocha.  She enjoys spending time with her kids, Aiden, Aubree, Alivia and Avinley, Mackenzie & Madilyn as well as reading and kayaking. 




Veterinary Technician

Heather came to our veterinary technician team in September 2020 after graduating from the Vet Tech Institute in Indianapolis, IN. She grew up in Three Oaks, MI where she attended River Valley High school and ran cross country and was a member of the chess club. She currently shares her home in Elkhart with her husband and three kitties, Addison, Lily and Tucker. In her free time, Heather enjoys reading. 



University Park Veterinary Hospital, Kelli-receptionist



Kelli joined us in August 2010.  She was born and raised in South Bend.  She lives with her husband Matt, her cat Pierogi, and a Chinchilla, Chi Chi.  She has two sons, Oscar and Lil Vic, who keep her busy. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.





Amanda joined our growing receptionist team in October 2108.  She was born and raised in South Bend, where she attended Clay High School and played softball.  Amanda has three fur children, Chance, Bella and Anakin who share her home with her.  She enjoys fishing, traveling and anything outdoors, in addition to tending to her salt water aquarium. 





Mikia became a part of our receptionist team in June 2020. She currently lives in Niles, MI and grew up in Edwardsburg, MI. While attending Edwardsburg High School, she played softball and showed horses. She currently lives on a farm which she shares with her three dogs, two cats and farm full of other fun animals. When she is not busy at work or on the farm, Mikia enjoys fishing and being outdoors.




Mackenzie started with our receptionist team in August 2020. She lives in the South Bend area where she grew up, and played on the volleyball team at St. Joseph High School. She went on to play college volleyball under scholarship at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina, and then found her way back to South Bend. Mackenzie lives on a farm with 7 dogs and enjoys watching and playing volleyball in her free time.



Receptionist/Veterinary Technician

Tara joined our team as receptionist and veterinary technician in August 2016. She is a proud graduate of Purdue University Veterinary Technician program. She is happily married to her middle school sweetheart, Mark, and has two children, Flynn and Harper. They share their Granger home with their dog, Lucy, and their cat, Charlie. In her spare time Tara enjoys reading, baking, playing with her kids, and spending time with her family.





Chelsea joined our receptionist team in January 2020.  She was born in Cincinnati, OH and grew up in Plymouth.  She now lives with her husband Alex in Mishawaka, as well as her two pups named Xander and Fox.  Chelsea enjoys cooking and hula hooping in her free time. 



University Park Veterinary Hospital, Jamie, assistant


Veterinary Assistant

Jamie has been with us since 1998.  She is a tremendous asset to our hospital and able to fix just about everything.  She has a green thumb and keeps all the wildlife and hummingbirds very fat and happy.  At home Jamie loves spending time with her energetic fur kiddos, Buddy, Maggie, Sissy & Trixie.  She also enjoys many outdoor activities such as hiking, gardening and kayaking. 




Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Maddie came to our team as a receptionist and veterinary assistant in January 2019.  She has lived in the Mishawaka area since she was young and attended Penn High School.  Maddie has two dogs, Cersei and Stones and a horse named Coyote Ugly.  She attended Murray State College, where she was on the rodeo team.  One of her favorite things to do is go boating out on the lake.



Veterinary Assistant

Bethel started working with our team as a veterinary assistant in May 2019. She was born and raised in the Mishawaka area and attended Penn High School. Bethel shares her home with her husband Andrew, her two sons Oakley and Julius, as well as her two cats Callie and Moose. When she is not caring for your fur babies here at work, Bethel enjoys traveling and working and she loves to play games with her family.




Veterinary Assistant

Erika joined our team as a veterinary assistant in June 2020. She was born and raised in Surgis, MI where she was a cheerleader at Sturgis High School until she moved to Pennsylvania. She spent some time recently living Hawaii where she discovered she enjoyed working with animals, and decided she wanted to become a veterinary technician. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster and attending classes to attain her degree in veterinary technology. When she is not working or studying, Erika enjoys fishing and painting in her free time.




Veterinary Assistant

Lexie started working with us as a veterinary assistant in July 2020. Currently living in the South Bend area, she grew up in Mishawaka and attended Mishawaka High School. After graduating, she attended IU Bloomington where she received her degree in Biology. She shares her home with her two kitties, George and Gatsby. In her spare time, Lexie enjoys going on hikes and horseback riding.