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Meet Kourtney

Kourtney joined HDAH in January of 2014. She brings with her over 13 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 currently works here and at Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Fishers. 

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.

Winter Weight

Purrrr! It’s Cold Outside!

During the winter months some pets may acquire “winter weight”. We as pet parents usually see these extra couple of pounds because although we do not exercise our pets as much in the winter, we continue to feed them the same amount of food year round. So how can we avoid this and keep our pets safe from extreme temperatures? Here are a few tips and tricks to keep the fun going this winter!

Fetch!!

Playing fetch with your dog (or cat)  is a great way to get them moving! You can even play too! Make it a race to see if you can beat your dog to their toy!

Toy Scavenger Hunts


Dogs love scavenging – have your dog sit and stay while you hide their favorite toy around the house. When you give your release command, encourage your pet to go find their toy!


Catnip Toys


Catnip toys can really get kitties moving! Pet parents can also hide them around the house and encourage their cat to sniff them out!
Play Hide & Seek


Hide & Seek is an exciting way for pets to get exerci…

Meet Chrissy

Fun Facts about Chrissy
1. Chrissy LOVES to cook!  2. She and her husband like to frequent concerts. 

Chrissy is a Registered Veterinary technician who has worked off and on at Hazel Dell Animal Hospital since 2005. She has been working in small animal hospitals for over 18 years. Her dedication to the clients and patients here is genuine. Chrissy lives in Broadripple with her husband Trent, daughter, Berlynn and son, Graham.  They share their home with her Siamese kitties Topaz, Havana, and Fidel; as well as a calico cat named Gemini. A Quaker Parrot, named Kiwi also lives there. In her spare time she enjoys running on the Monon and volunteering at her children’s schools.