Receptionists - North

  • Sarah
    Office Manager & Reception

    Sarah has been with Heritage Animal Hospital since July of 2017. She hired in as a receptionist for our south location. Soon after, she was promoted to office manager.

    Sarah has always had a love for animals. She started working after school at the Clay County Humane Society from age 11 to 17. After high school she attended Saint Mary of the Woods College where she doubled
    majored in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Upon graduation in 2011 she became a CADAC II certified substance abuse counselor and worked for Putnamville Correctional Facility in their in-patient CLIFF program. While at Putnamville she volunteered with the Prison
    Greyhound Program. After 3 years of substance abuse counseling she decided she really wanted to work with animals again. She found a position at Four Loving Paws Veterinary Services in Brazil, Indiana as an office Manager. Now she has found her home here at HAH and we are elated to have her!

    In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, camping, fishing, and kayaking. She shares her home with 4 English Bulldogs – Hank, Stella, Kipp and Betsy, and 6 cats – Skeet, Jinx Monsoon, Baby Kidden, Lil Ninja, Violet Meowski, and Greyson.

  • Jessy
    Inventory Manager & Reception

    Jessy is am married with two wonderful daughters, Violet & Brianna. As a family, we are heavily involved in 4H and traveling to show our livestock. Growing up, I trained and showed Arabian horses across the country. I began work at HAH in 2002, as an Equine Assistant until 2010 at which time I pursued another career path. I returned to my real passion of working with animals in 2018. I love animals and helping our clients! Come see us!

  • Autumn
    Front Desk Manager & Receptionist

    Autumn is from Clinton, Indiana, a small town rich in Italian heritage, just north of Terre Haute. Growing up, she was a devoted member of her local 4-H club. It was during her time with 4-H that she would be exposed to a whole world of animals and learn how to properly care for them. Over time, she would gain experience with steer, pigs, horses, and of course, her beloved dogs. Although Autumn had grown up always having a dog in her family, it wasn’t until high school that she would discover a special bond with her dogs.

    Autumn attended South Vermillion High School, where she was a decorated track athlete. She had such a passion for running, she realized that she could include her dogs as running partners. Besides providing her with some good old fashion company, her dogs also protected her during long runs out in the country. This is where her love of large or giant breed dogs all began! Get her around Collies or Tibetan Mastiffs, and you’ll have one happy camper!

    After high school, Autumn chose to join the Air Force. She had a successful career in information management for eight years. During that time, she got to travel the country and meet some lifelong friends along the way. Autumn left the Air Force in order to focus on her growing family. She raised three children and a husband along the way! Her fur family currently includes Nina the Collie, Dakota Bear the Tibetan Mastiff, and Willie the crazy cat!

    Autumn joined the Heritage family in April of 2000 as a receptionist and recently accepted a promotion as the front desk manager.

    Autumn fun fact: Her favorite animal related movie is See Spot Run and her favorite animal related cartoon is Tom and Jerry!

  • Debbie
    Receptionist

    Debbie is a born and raised Hoosier! She was born in Greencastle, but grew up on a farm in Reelsville, Indiana. It wasn’t until she was married that she moved to Terre Haute.

    As far back as she remembers, Debbie has always loved spending time around animals. On the farm as a child, she was surrounded by pigs, cows, horses, goats, chickens, turkeys, cats, and dogs. With her background, it’s no coincidence that she has made a career out of caring for animals. She joined the Heritage family in October of 2000.

    Debbie’s first memory of a real family pet is a funny one! She recalls a time when her grandfather was working in the barn and accidentally knocked over a bird’s nest. In it was a little baby crow. Knowing that he wouldn’t survive long on his own, Debbie and her family took him in, fed, and cared for him until he was able to go off on his own. To their surprise, he had grown attached to the family and wouldn’t leave! So, they named him Baby Doll and made him their family pet. He would fly off during the day, and come back home every night where he’d sleep in his comfy cage inside the family home. He learned to communicate too! He would say things like, “Hello,” “Hi,” “Baby Doll,” and “Cracker.” He lived as their pet for about five years until one day he didn’t return. We’d like to think he found himself a lady friend and flew the coop!

    Debbie’s pet family didn’t stop there. She grew up with a Chihuahua named Toto, an Old English Sheepdog named Muggins, and a cat named Petie. She currently has five pets in her home: Jaxon, a Schnauzer mix; Emma a Rottweiler; and three cats, Ceejay, Lilly, and Nitro. Her crew makes for good snuggle partners!

    In her free time, Debbie enjoys spending time with her family. She has three grown children, all of who live fairly close. Her oldest son lives in Brazil, her youngest son lives in Terre Haute, and her daughter lives in Skokie, Illinois. She has three grandchildren of who she absolutely adores. She loves to have an occasional “girls” day with her oldest granddaughter! Debbie also enjoys antiquing, crafting, and anything that involves home décor.

    Debbie’s favorite part of her job is meeting new patients. She enjoys seeing them, holding them, and watching them grow up!

  • Tristan
    Receptionist

    Tristan joined our receptionist team in May of 2018. With his arrival he marks the first male receptionist to ever join our team! Just a couple weeks prior to joining us Tristan graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in Theater. With this degree he's appeared on stages both locally and world wide including tours in both Vietnam and Croatia! Tristan is trained in stage combat and physical performance with an emphasis in Mask. When he’s not at our north location he can be seen teaching classes, sculpting theatrical masks, or performing both on film and on stage. On his free time Tristan enjoys working with ceramics, learning about animals, going on nature excursions, and being with good friends. At home Tristan gladly shares both his adventures and his pillow with his rat terrier/corgi mix, Royce!

  • Stefanie
    Receptionist

    Stefanie started with us in August 2018! Prior to working with us Stefanie worked as a Private Caregiver, but her adoration for puppy kisses and kitty paws led her to Heritage Animal Hospital! Stefanie has a certification in Business Technology through Oakland City University. In her spare time she enjoys relaxing, and making memories with family and friends! Stefanie is married and has two beautiful kitty’s named Eiko and Gehanna!

  • Caitlin
    Receptionist

    Caitlin joined the HAH team in July of 2019! She is a mother of two daughters, Skyler and Kyleigh. She has two cats at home, Jasper and Jax. She was a restaurant manager before coming here. She also went to school for Emergency Medical Technician but has always had a passion for animals and loves animals of every kind. She grew up helping family members and friends who's animals were sick or injured. 

  • Shelby
    Receptionist

    Shelby joined the receptionist team in 2019 . She worked at the Animal Emergency Clinic for about 3 years prior. She is a licensed cosmetologist but no longer wanted to work in the salon and found her love for animals could lead into a career. Shelby is a mother to three beautiful children : two sons and a daughter . She has a 9 month old American Bully named Luna and a 10 year old aquatic turtle named Mr. Biggs.

    Favorite animal related quote :
    Until one has loved an animal , a part of ones soul remains unwakened 🖤

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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