Meet Our Support Staff

Cindy: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Cindy has been with HDAH since the grand opening. As the office manager she plays an intricate role in the daily operations of Hazel Dell and has brought with her many years of management experience. She too has a large furry family. Her cats include Jabber, Winston, and newest kitty addition Zeva, followed by Maggie, her sweet dog. Cindy even has some llamas named Cara and Cleo, as well as horses named Zoe and Belle. Cindy can be found frequenting the lobby passing out kisses and treats to our patients and keeping our hospital running at it’s best!

Dee Ann: Veterinary Staff in Carmel

Dee Ann

Dee Ann has been part of the Hazel Dell Team since July 2005. Dee Ann is usually the person who will greet you upon your arrival with a warm smile. She is an appointment-making, information-giving, and question-answering extraordinaire. She loves to spend time with her pets Rocco the Shepard/Husky mix, Willie the Beagle, and Bob the cat. She also loves her Paint Horse named Charlie. She is truly a favorite here among the clients and our staff.

Danielle: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Danielle is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) who has been with us since June of 2010. She began as a barn manager working with horses and then moved over to small animals where her passions are dentistry and animal behavior. She also studied History and Sociology at Virginia Tech. When she knew she wanted to work with animals, she graduated from a Vet Tech Program in Washington D.C. Danielle lives with her husband, James, daughter, Makenna, and son, Levi. She is proudly owned by her dog Odie, and her cat Bonzai. Danielle also works with a rescue for dogs and loves reading, camping, and horseback riding in her spare time. She really enjoys being an advocate for your pets and is always ready to give your animals hugs and kisses.

Joanna: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Joanna started working the veterinary field in 1996. She soon discovered that this was the path for her. She studied Veterinary Technology at the College of Southern Nevada while living in Las Vegas for two years. She joined Hazel Dell in January of 2011. You will find her ready to jump in and quickly help in any way that she can. She is a joy to have on the Hazel Dell Team. Joanna lives in Noblesville with her husband Damon and her son Derek. They share their home with two cats, Biscuit and Brooksie and Gypsy, the lazy pitty (put bull).

Kourtney: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Kourtney joined HDAH in January of 2014. She brings with her over 12 years of veterinary experience. Kourtney started in the veterinary field at the age of 15. She grew up in Carmel and graduated in 2010 from Purdue University with a degree in Biology, but knew Veterinary Medicine is where she wanted to stay. She has worked in both general and emergency practices. Kourtney and Jonathon live in Carmel, where she shares her home with two Standard Poodles, George and Rebel, a cat named Sonora and a cockatiel named Norman. In her spare time, Kourtney enjoys seeing movies, swimming and walking her dogs.

Our Staff Hazel Dell Animal Hospital in Carmel


Emily recently joined the Hazel Dell staff in October of 2018. She has lived in Carmel, Indiana her whole life and attended Westfield Washington High School. She attended Purdue University and graduated in 2017 with a bachelors degree in Animal Sciences with a concentration in behavior and well being. Emily started working in the animal industry when she started her own pet sitting business at the age of 13 and has enjoyed every minute of it. Since then, she has been involved in multiple internships and jobs that deal with different animal species including being an intern zookeeper at the Indianapolis Zoo. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, attending sporting events, crafting, and being involved in theater. She is a member of the Grace Church drama team and can be frequently found engaging in plays and musicals there. Emily has two male tuxedo cats named George and Louie whom she frequently refers to as King George and Prince Louie.

Kathy: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Kathy is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). As a child, Kathy wanted to be a Veterinarian, but when she got older she realized that nursing care sounded way more fun!  She has been with our team since March of 2016 and graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in Indianapolis. She has seven years of experience in small animal emergency medicine. Kathy lives with her husband James and their three cats. Teddy, Buster, and Oliver. When Kathy isn’t working, she volunteers at the local animal shelter. You can often find Kathy on the cat side of the hospital loving on our feline friends. 

Brittany: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Brittany joined our team in the Spring of 2016 and we are glad for it. She started off in the Large Animal side of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated from Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Equine Science. She has had animals of varying sizes all of her life, and at a very young age she knew that caring for animals was her passion. Brittany and Adam relocated here from South Bend and her furry family includes a wonderful Corgi named Gwen and a Rottweiler mix named Rocky. Her home is completed by Tigger (Gigantor), the monster Bengal mix, and Brisuis, the comparatively teeny Calico. She plans on getting more horses in the future. In her free time, Brittany does a variety of outdoor activities that include mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling, camping, and mud runs. At home, she loves to dig in the garden, bake, and nap with her “beasties.”

Chelsie: Veterinary Staff in Carmel


Chelsie is our newest employee, joining us in March of 2017. She graduated from the International Business and Vet Tech Institute in 2014 and has loved every second of the Veterinary field since. She is hoping to soon pass her tests to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Chelsie lives in Beech Grove with her fiancé Matthew, their miniature Schnauzer Lily, Pit Bull Terrier, Pixie, and their Labradoodle, Linus. In her spare time, Chelsie likes working on puzzles, spending time with family, and enjoying her pups at home.

Our Staff Hazel Dell Animal Hospital in Carmel


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