Welcome to Heritage Animal Hospital
Your First Choice for Veterinary Care in the Wabash Valley!

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Welcome to Heritage Animal Hospital, your local veterinary hospital. It is our mission to always provide excellenthigh quality veterinary medicine to our patients and to be informativecaring, and honest to their owners.

Our veterinarians and staff have been committed to caring for all pets - including dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, reptiles, and exotic pets - for nearly 40 years. We are a full-service animal hospital that offers everything from routine wellness and preventative medicine to emergency and critical care.

Heritage Animal Hospital is all about family, tradition, and lifelong partnerships. We truly believe that pets enrich our lives and we want to do everything we can to make sure that your pet family members are happy and healthy. Give us a call or stop by anytime.

We can't wait to meet you and your furry, slobbery, adorable friends!

Dr. Patricia Cooke | Dr. Jessica Cooke | Dr. Trevor Strahla | Dr. Lauren Sample | Dr. J. Bruce Chaille


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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Patricia Cooke
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Pat was raised on a small farm in a suburb of Indianapolis. That is where her love for animals started. She attended Purdue University and graduated from Purdue University of Veterinary Medicine in 1976. While at Purdue, Dr. Pat meet her husband,Chuck, who was also going to vet school. When they graduated, they started a small animal practice across the street from Dr. Chuck's childhood home. 

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  • Dr.
    Jessica Cooke
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Jessica Cooke, along with her older brother, was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. One could say that veterinary medicine runs in her blood. Both her mother and father are veterinarians, which meant that Dr. Jessica spent most of her life around animals and her parents’ veterinary hospital.

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  • Dr.
    Trevor Strahla
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Trevor Strahla grew up in Pimento, Indiana with three other siblings and currently resides in Coatsville, Indiana. He has always shown an interest in the health and well-being of animals, so it was only natural for him to become a veterinarian. As a hobby, Dr. Trevor had raised and showed Miniature Schnauzers for nearly 10 years.

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  • Dr.
    Lauren Sample
    D.V.M.

    Dr. Lauren Sample grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains. She and her younger sister spent most of their childhood camping, hiking, biking, and skiing. Dr. Lauren’s adventures didn’t stop there! She’d go on to experience many exciting journeys on her way to becoming a veterinarian.

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  • Dr. J. Bruce Chaille D.V.M.

    Dr. Bruce Chaille, DVM is a 1976 graduate of Purdue University Veterinary School.  He has been practicing veterinary medicine and surgery for 42 years. He owned and operated a veterinary clinic in Anderson, Indiana for 25 of those years. In 2002, he became a part time associate veterinarian of Heritage Animal Hospital. 

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I have been taking my dogs and cats to Heritage for many years. I also have friends that go to Dr. Pat & Dr. Jessica. They are extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of animal health care. Even on mammals you would never even think to take to the vet. Love the front desk staff in their caring attitudes, even though they are extremely busy. I would recommend anyone to take their four legged babies to visit Heritage Animal Hospital."
    Kim K. / Terre Haute, IN
  • "Heritage took care of my Gabe for 16 years. They were always very helpful and pleasant to work with. Last week Gabe crossed the rainbow bridge and they went above and beyond for us. Their services were beyond what I expected and they were such a comfort in a very difficult time. I highly recommend them for your fur babies!"
    Amber B. / Terre Haute, IN
  • "Beyond happy with the service from all of the staff! Definitely will be our only vet from now on. Thank you to the stuff for being so great and loving all the animals that come in that facility!"
    Cody C.
  • "They saved my dogs life! They acted quickly and they were very kind and caring! We were in the area trying to finalize my mom's estate when our dog got in some rat poison. Without their fast response we would of lost our beloved pet."
    Peggy P.
  • "We board our dog here and they are great with her. When we are gone I don't worry about what kind of care she is getting because I know they will be there and trust them."
    Levi C.
  • "We travel all the way from Indianapolis to take our two dogs to Heritage for boarding and medical care. The atmosphere, cost, skill, and experience is worth the drive!"
    Kristi M.
  • "From puppy shots to help with end of life care Heritage is hands down the most caring and professional Vet Clinic and boarding facility in the Wabash Valley. They take time to answer your questions, provide advice and I have always found they go out of their way to treat my animals as their own."
    Scott C.
  • "On behalf of the Parke County Sheriff's Office:

    We want to take a moment to say THANK YOU for all that you do for our department, our K9s and their handlers. The services that you provide for us are more than appreciated and always above and beyond any expectations. We appreciate you!"
    Parke County Sheriff's Office
  • "Had a minor (major to this fur mama!) after hours emergency and called the answering service. Dr Cooke called back within 2-3 minutes! She told me what I needed to do and reassured me. Made me feel so much better!! Thank you, Dr Cooke!!"
    Mic L.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

South Heritage

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

Sunday:

Closed

North Heritage

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-11:00 am

Sunday:

Closed