University Park Veterinary Hospital

310 E. University Dr.
Granger, IN 46530






Chelsey  Office Manager


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. 



Lindsay  Veterinary Technician


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



Amanda  Receptionist



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  Receptionist



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  Receptionist



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.




Erica joined our team as a receptionist in June 2022. She grew up in South Bend where she attended Washington High School and spent her childhood helping her mom with foster dogs and riding horses. She currently still lives in South Bend with her husband, Riley, and her son, Jordan and they share their home with their pets: Bella the Rottweiler, Raven the fluffy mutt, their cats Girla and Leonidas and their pet cockatoo named Melvin - who was believed to be male until she laid an egg a year after getting her. :) Erica likes to spend time with her family at their favorite vacation spot, Tennessee, and would love to go to the Rocky Mountains someday.



Kate became a part of our growing receptionist team in July 2022. She grew up in Granger with her family and her childhood cats, Clark and Addison. After graduating from Penn High School, she attended Elkhart Area Career Center for photography. She now lives in Elkhart and has added her cat, Little, to the family. Outside of work, Kate enjoys shooting portrait and nature photography, as well as traveling to new places.


Tara  Receptionist/Veterinary Technician


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.



University Park Veterinary Hospital, Kelli-receptionist


Veterinary Assistant

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.



Bethel  Veterinary Assistant


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.



Devon  Veterinary Assistant


Veterinary Assistant

Devon started working with our team as a Veterinary Assistant in October 2021. She was born and raised in Edwardsburg, MI where she attended high school. While in school, her favorite thing to do was help out and spend time with the pets at her local animal shelters. She currently lives in Niles, MI with her husband, Andrew, and their dog Garth - who is named after their favorite singer, Garth Brooks. In her free time, Devon enjoys going to the dunes and going trailing in their jeep.


Veterinary Assistant

Natali came to our Veterinary Assistant team in March 2023 when she moved to the area. She grew up in Donnelly, ID and graduated from McCall-Donnelly High school where she played competitive softball. She then went on to play softball at a collegiate level while attending Southern Virginia University. Natali currently resides in Mishawaka with her husband, Chris, and their beagle/dachshund mix named Copper and is working on obtaining her Veterinary Technician degree. In her free time, Natali enjoys fishing, hiking and spending time with horses.