Dr. Clark Bassett is a lifelong resident of Central Indiana. He grew up in Anderson, then attended Purdue University, graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. After graduation, Dr. Bassett practiced in Eastern Iowa and worked on many different kinds of animals (dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, horses, sheep, etc.). In 1991, he returned to Indianapolis and began a career in emergency practice. He was a staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic in Castleton from 1991 to 1998, and manager of the practice beginning in 1995. Dr. Bassett then started the emergency service at the Northwood Veterinary Hospital in 1998, under the guidance of owner Dr. Timothy Lee, and was the director of this service until 2002. He remained a staff emergency veterinarian at Northwood until 2013. Since starting the Hazel Dell Animal Hospital with Dr. McDaniel in 2002, Dr. Bassett has worked primarily in general practice, providing medical and surgical care to dogs and cats and other assorted small furry creatures.
Dr. Bassett and his family moved to Carmel in 2000 and share their home with furry family members, dogs Oscar and Theo, and cats Lovey, Dwight (named after a character on “The Office”), and Denzel (named after Denzel Washington). Dr. B has many interests and pursuits, including reading, music, fishing, travel, and fitness. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with family and friends.
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