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meet our amazing team

Care-Pets Animal Hospital Veterinary Team

Learn more about the amazing veterinary team behind your pet’s care, here. 

meet our amazing team!

Care-Pets Animal Hospital Veterinary Team

Learn more about the amazing veterinary team behind your pet’s care, here.

Our veterinary team can’t wait to meet you!

Our entire veterinary staff loves and cares for every single patient that comes in through our doors. We hope that you’ll take a second to learn more about the team behind your pet’s care!

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Dr. Theenda Greer

Veterinarian

Dr. Theenda Greer grew up in Louisville, KY. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at the University of Tennessee and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She has practiced in several states over the years and returned home to the Kentuckiana area a few years ago.

Dr. Greer believes that preventive care and client education are crucial components that help maintain the human-animal bond and the health of our beloved pets. Her interests include pain management, dentistry and internal medicine. She is always looking to progress and advance her knowledge and skills by attending various continuing education courses. 

She enjoys interior decorating, gardening, traveling, dining out at new or favorite restaurants, and spending time with family, friends, and pets during her spare time. She has one dog, Tony, a chihuahua.

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Dr. MEREDITH HOPE

Veterinarian

Dr. Hope started her career in veterinary medicine 30 years ago as a kennel attendant and worked her way up to Veterinary Assistant before attending vet school. She knew at a very young age she had a special connection with animals.

She graduated from Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She completed her under graduate studies at Western Kentucky University for Animal Science. Dr. Hope’s professional interests include soft tissue surgery, especially foreign body surgery, and dermatology.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children and water sports. During the colder months she likes to ride 4- wheelers, go shooting, or you might find her enjoying a film from her favorite director, John Hughes.

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Dr. Jenny Allgier

Veterinarian

Dr. Jenny Allgier has been a small animal veterinarian since graduating with the highest honors from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Since then, she has worked in emergency medicine and private practice in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Wishing to bring more complete healing to her patients, Dr. Allgier traveled to North Carolina in 2018 to complete an apprenticeship in Western Veterinary Herbal Medicine. In 2021 she earned Certification in Small Animal Veterinary Acupuncture from Chi University in Reddick, FL. She is studying Chinese herbal medicine through Chi University’s distance learning program. Dr. Allgier is a member of the Veterinary Botanical Medical Association, The Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, The World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, and the AVMA.

Jenny has a deep love for living things—plant and animal. She believes it to be an honor to be entrusted with caring for people’s pets and accepts this responsibility wholeheartedly. She is excited to join the Care-Pets Animal Hospital team and share its mission of helping pets and their people.

Away from the clinic, Jenny spends time gardening, writing, working on home improvement projects, and taking walks with her husband, Mark. She is a Reiki and Animal Reiki practitioner. Her much-loved “fur family” consists of two dogs: Star and L.B., and two cats: Piper and Orange.

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Dr. Matthew Gilene

Veterinarian

Dr. Matthew Gilene graduated from Mississippi State University in 2019. Wanting to further his education, he has done several internships. In 2020, he completed a small animal rotating internship at Auburn University. To advance his surgery skills, he started a surgical internship at Miami Veterinary Specialists in Miami, Florida, which he completed in 2021. Exotics being his passion, Dr. Gilene then completed an avian and exotics internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Gilene is very passionate about all species and wants to ensure all animals get the care and respect they deserve, no matter what species. He is very excited to join Care-Pets Animal Hospital and start seeing exotic animals. He enjoys seeing most exotics species but especially enjoys seeing birds. He hopes to one day start working with a wildlife sanctuary or zoo.

Away from the clinic, Matthew spends time swimming, going to the zoo, watching the Bengals or Reds, and taking walks with his Black Lab Jenny (you may see her begging for treats at the front desk). He also takes care of his family’s West Highland White Terrier, Max, from time to time.

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Todd

Practice Manager

Todd grew up in Southern Indiana. He graduated from Silver Creek High School. He has always had a love for animals. He started working at CPAH in October 1988.

After graduation, Todd joined the United States Army and trained as an Animal Care Specialist. Todd has worked in veterinary practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and in Western Massachusetts in the intervening years. He returned to Southern Indiana and Care-Pets in December 2003.

He and his husband, Peter, have 3 dogs, Asa, Shortie, and Smidge and one cat, Truely. Todd enjoys reading, British television, and being of service to his community.

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Terri

Veterinary Assistant and Inventory Specialist

Terri prides herself in making sure that every patient has a stress-free and comfortable visit when they come to Care=Pets Animal Hospital. She wants their clients to feel that they are part of our family. She enjoys reading, seeing movies, and spending time with her husband, family, and furbabies in her free time! She has two cats, Goodnight and Sombrisa.

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angel

Registered Veterinary Technician, Certified Pet Nutrition Coach and Telehealth Specialist

Angel was born and bred in Virginia. She has been surrounded by and passionate about animals her entire life. As a child, her mother had show cats and her father had hunting dogs. Even though she is now a Hoosier, she’s still a Virginia girl at heart.

Angel started her journey in veterinary medicine at 15, working at Gloucester Veterinary Hospital, She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado, in December 1993. She received her first veterinary technician license as an LVT in Virginia in 1994. Since then, she has been certified in Colorado (CVT) and registered in West Virginia and Indiana (RVT). She has served on the state vet tech boards in Virginia and Indiana. Angel started at CPAH in a temporary capacity when another employee was out for health reasons. She was offered a full-time position in May 2007. Her interests in veterinary medicine include dentistry, nutrition, and client education.

Angel currently serves as the Secretary on the Indiana Veterinary Technicians Association Executive Board.

In her downtime, Angel enjoys crafting, baking, photography, and reading. She is owned by three frisky felines, Ren, Tyko and Sinatra.

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Sarah

Registered Veterinary Technician

Sarah is a registered veterinary technician at Care-Pets Animal Hospital. She went to the Vet Tech Institute at International Business College and has been practicing for 8 years now. She prides herself in educating clients and providing a stress-free environment for the patients. IShe likes to spend it with family and friends in her free time. She also likes to hunt, fish, and take joy rides. Most of all, she loves to snuggle with all her fur babies.

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Trina

Veterinary Assistant

Trina grew up around the Indianapolis area. Her passion for animals started at a young age, growing up with dogs. She always knew she wanted a career working with them.

Trina has been a veterinary assistant for over 30 years, mostly up in Indianapolis. She joined CPAH in October of 2016. She says it has been the best decision she has made. Trina’s favorite interest in veterinary medicine is surgery. She loves being able to work with the animals daily at Care-Pets and enjoys helping to provide client education.

Trina and her husband Ric, have a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Zipper and a cat named Waylon. When not working, Trina enjoys hiking, walking, baking, shopping and spending time with her family.

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Mitsie

Customer Service Representative

Mitsie is our other customer service representative at Care-Pets. She has been practicing for 41 years now. Her career started after graduating from Biscayne Paramedical Institute and now prides herself in being able to help solve problems that owners come in with for their pets. In her free time, she enjoys training and showing her dogs. She also loves swimming and training one of her dogs in Dock diving!

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Riley

Registered Veterinary Technician

Riley is our vet assistant at the hospital. She prides herself in treasuring the long-term relationships that she develops with each and every patient and client. She strives to ensure that the pets receive the best care possible and are always treated with kindness and compassion. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, painting, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

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Chasity

Customer Service Representative

Chasity is our CSR at Care-Pets Animal Hospital. She went to Silver Creek High School and upon graduating started her career as a customer service representative. She prides herself in making the pets and owners feel happy and at ease with their care. In her free time she enjoys reading, shopping, walking with her dogs as well as watching old sitcoms like The Nanny or The Golden Girls.

Bryce

Bryce

Kennel Tech

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Kaycee

Veterinary Assistant

Kaycee is currently enrolled at Indiana University Southeast for a BS in Biology. She prides herself in taking care of animals in their time of need and seeing them come back in the future feeling better and happier. Being able to assist the doctor with the care of the pets and being able to learn is another thing she is takes pride in. In her free time she likes to train/ride horses, read action and romance books and go on road trips.

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Shelby

Shelby graduated from Salem High School with the goal of working in veterinary medicine one day, always wanting a career where she could help people and their pets. Shelby’s freshman year of high school, she started volunteering at her local animal shelter, taking every chance she could to get her foot in the door. She says, “Care-Pets really opened that door for me. I love being able to help the owners and their pets to feel assured and comfortable whenever they’re in our care.” Outside of work, Shelby loves to try her hand at training friends and family’s pets, reading, snuggling with her cat, Azula, and watching movies with family.