Meet Our Vet Care Team
Who We Are
Veterinary Care Team Leader
Kristin was born in Reno, Nevada but moved to Indiana in her early years. She is a graduate of Harrison College and has an Associates Degree in Applied Science for Veterinary Technology. She joined the Heartland Vet Care team shortly after their opening in 2018. Kristin has been working in the veterinary profession since 2009 and has a strong passion for veterinary medicine. She especially enjoys emergency and critical care as well as assisting in surgery. Kristin and her husband were married in 2011 and have two children, Kinlee and Karson. They have 2 dogs Riley the Yorkie and Remi the German Shepherd, and 1 cat named Fritz. In her free time, Kristin loves spending time with friends and family, doing anything outdoors, traveling, crafting, decorating, and assisting with her children's sports. We are thrilled to have Kristin as part of the HVC team in helping to care for your pets!
Registered Veterinary Technologist
Dani graduated from Tri Jr. Sr. High School in Straughn. In her senior year of high school, she enlisted in the Army and served in the Indiana Army National Guard for 6 years. She studied American Sign Language for two years, but realized she wanted to do something in the animal field. She later graduated from Penn Foster with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology as well as Dog Behavior and Training and is a certified dog trainer. Dani brings experience in animal behavior and training to Heartland Vet Care and is available for consultation appointments. She currently lives in Shirley with her husband and son. She also has 3 dogs (LuLu, Domino, and River) and a Red Footed Tortoise (Munchie). We are so excited to welcome Dani to our team and are excited to have her provide animal behavior services to our valued clients!
Registered Veterinary Technician
Megan was born and raised in Shelby county. She grew up on a farm there and graduated from Shelbyville High School. She then attended Purdue University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal agribusiness. Post graduation, she went on to manage an equine facility until she went back to Purdue to obtain an associate degree in veterinary technology. Shortly after graduation, she became a board certified veterinary technician and has worked in the field for 6 years. Her main interests include assisting in surgery, dentistry, and equine lameness and nutrition. Megan enjoys spending time with her husband, nieces and nephews as well as showing horses, barrel racing and trail riding. At the moment, Megan has three cats, three horses and an ornery pony. She hopes to get more involved with rehabilitating wildlife once settled into her new and exciting life. Megan is a welcome addition to the Heartland family and we are excited for her to join our team!
Registered Veterinary Technician
Cherokee is a graduate of Tri High School and graduated from International Business College with an associates degree in Veterinary Technology. Cherokee has been around animals since the day she was born. In high school she showed horses and cattle and had dogs and cats growing up. Cherokee not only works with us here at Heartland Vet Care part-time, but she also spends her time working in the Emergency Room/Intensive Care Ward at an Emergency/Specialty hospital. Her interests in veterinary medicine revolve around surgery, emergency, and equine medicine and surgery. She lives in Greensburg with her dogs (Bandit, Jagger, Hershey, and Saber) and feline friends (Whitey and Rue). She enjoys taking her dogs to the beach, out on the boat, or just being lazy around the house. She enjoys helping her grandfather care for the family farm, baking, going to New York, and being the biggest Lucille Ball fan. We are happy to have Cherokee a part of our team!
Maddie was born in New Palestine, Indiana and graduated early her senior year from New Palestine High School. She is currently working toward her Applied Science Degree for Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has been in the veterinary field for 2 years as a veterinary assistant. Maddie has had a passion for all animals ever since she was a little girl and currently shares her home with a 10 year old golden retriever named Jackson. Maddie is getting ready to get married in November 2023 and is building a house in Carthage with her fiancé Evan. She currently lives in New Palestine and in her free time she enjoys reading, being outdoors, and going on road trips with her family.