Meet our Staff

Our Staff: Office & Reception

Cathy
Office Manager/Human Resources

Cathy

Cathy has been an important member of the Parrett Veterinary Clinic team since May 2002. Her background includes a bachelor's degree from Indiana University, retail and office management, and co-chair of the staff-parish committee at church.

In her free time, Cathy enjoys restoring her family's Queen Anne home, hanging out with her family, and caring for her beehives. She also believes strongly in supporting local non-for-profit organizations such as the Marshall County Humane Society and the Non-Food Pantry at St. Thomas.  Her pets include four cats: Eugene Albert, Persimmon, Desi, and the unflappable cat Hieronymus Montgomery Wobbles. Other activities include volunteering for various church events and completing the 15K Blueberry Stomp.

Pat
Receptionist

Pat

Pat joined the Parrett Veterinary Clinic team in 2001 and is committed to helping out wherever she can. She describes herself as someone who LOVES practical jokes so . . . look out! Pat's pet family includes four dogs: Wrigley, Buddy, Willow, and KD.

When Pat is away from the clinic, she enjoys watching the Cubs, swimming, drinking Diet Coke, and spending time with her grandsons, Chase and Carter.

Camrin
Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

Camrin

Camrin has been with us since October 2012. She started as a kennel attendant and in 2015 has made a transition to Receptionist / Veterinary Assistant.

In her free time, she is an avid barrel racer. She competes in many competitions and does very well! In addition to her 8 horses, Camrin has 3 dogs: Caysa, Chew, and Creo.

Melissa
Receptionist

Melissa

Melissa starting working at Parrett Vet in October 2015. She came to us with experience in the equine field. Melissa has been a great addition as she is hardworking and strives for precision.

Outside of work, Melissa is involved in the Martial Arts and enjoys hanging out with friends. She attends a weekly class and has earned her Black Belt!

Amber
Receptionist

Amber

Amber became a full-time staff member in April of 2015. She started as a kennel attendant and has expanded her skills to include receptionist responsibilities. Amber enjoys making sure both pets and their humans feel welcomed. If you bring your children with you, send them to Amber for a special sticker.

At home, she enjoys caring for a menagerie of cats and dogs along with her recently adopted Lab mix, Ellie (pictured above).

Connie
Receptionist

Connie

Connie joined our team of receptionists in 2016. Her cheery disposition, experience in customer service, and desire to learn something new every day are just some of the many reasons staff and clients appreciate her. Connie likes spending time with her human and canine family. While all her dogs enjoy playing outside, Bailey the Mastiff especially enjoys climbing into bed with his people.  Connie also enjoys fishing, baking, knitting, and donating to Riley's Hospital for Children. Staff members at the clinic are regularly keeping her busy with various knitting and baking projects.

Our Staff: Veterinary Services

Jessica
Director of Surgery

Jessica

Jessica has been with us since May of 2004 and is our very efficient director of surgery. Her commitment to maintaining a safe surgical environment has been invaluable to our patients and staff.

Jessica's pet family includes two lazy cats and four loyal, playful dogs: Shelby, a Rott/Lab; Roo, a Chihuahua; Pupdog, a Lab; and Cleo, a Pitbull. In her free time, she enjoys canoeing, walking her dogs, and cooking.

Sara
Surgery Technician

Sara

Sara has been with us since February of 2010. She comes to Parrett Veterinary Clinic with a BS in Veterinary Technology from Purdue University and experience working in three veterinary clinics. She is proud of her work as a Surgical Technologist at Parrett.

Sara enjoys the company of her two dogs, playing fetch, and tug-of-war. In her free time, she enjoys doing home improvement work and the company of family.

Sabrina
Surgical Assistant

Sabrina

Sabrina came to the clinic in 2016 with experience as a kennel attendant and animal control officer for the Marshall County Humane Society, a facility that helps place as many animals as possible and which she still strongly supports. Sabrina’s strong desire to help animals makes her a motivated team member that is always striving to learn more and better herself and her skills. Since starting at the clinic, she has worked very hard and is now an invaluable member of our surgery team.

Sabrina loves spending time with Mr. Cricket the cat, Daisy Mae who likes to come to work with her mom and play with her other doggie friends, and her family. 

Becky
Surgical Assistant

Becky

Becky joined the staff in 2016 and brings years of experience in pharmaceuticals and animal care. As our dental expert, if your pet is going under anesthesia for a dental procedure she will be the veterinarian’s primary assistant. Always patient and thorough, Becky has helped new staff and clients become better informed about what it means to provide outstanding care for pets.

Sarah
Veterinary Assistant

Sarah

Sarah has been a member of the Parrett team since November of 2003. During this time, she has learned to do blood draws, catheter placements, companion animal laser therapy, radiographs, and is able to work in any department, including surgery.

Sarah's pet family includes 3 dogs (Rosa, Tommy and Porkchop), 3 ornery cats (Ralph, Roscoe and Monkey), Hippie an 18 yr old cat, a Bearded Dragon, Guinea pigs, and a Rabbit. If Rosa greets you at the reception desk, be sure to throw a tennis ball for her! On her free time, Sarah loves to spend time with her Daughter Bayle, Camping and spending time with family.

Riley
Veterinary Assistant

Riley

Riley’s desire to make sure all pets and their parents are comfortable, happy, and well taken care of can be seen in her cheerful attitude and attention to all the little details. Whether she’s caring for patients in the hospital or greeting their parents in the reception area, her outgoing personality is contagious.

Riley enjoys hanging out with her dogs, Buster, Turbo, & Throttle who go nearly everywhere with her, including the clinic. She and her fiancé enjoy the great outdoors with their friends and have the exciting hobby of ATV/UTV riding.

Emily
Veterinary Assistant

Emily

Emily’s passion for animals shows through her dedication to rescuing Heelers. Her dog, Paisley, suffers from anxiety and comes the clinic regularly with her mama. Once while pumping gas, she left her keys in the car. Rebel the Heeler sat on them and locked the vehicle. Without a spare set of keys, she ended up climbing in through the sunroof while people stared because he was barking so loud.

Emily enjoys spending time with her daughter & pets, running, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, and pretty much anything outdoors. She’s currently volunteers her time by helping with adoption events and fostering dogs. She has previously volunteered at Reins of Love, which works to improve the quality of life of disabled children and adults.

Jenny
Groomer

Jenny

Jenny has been a part of Parrett Veterinary Clinic since 1994. She is engaging and enthusiastic about her work, and describes herself this way: "I am truly dedicated to the pets and want to do the best I can for them."

Jenny's pet family consists of four dogs (Max, the couch potato; Oreo, who's playful and needy, Owen, the mischievous one; and Minnie, who is so affectionate) and four cats (Tiger, who's curious and affectionate; Christmas (Little Chris) is loving and sweet; Abigail, the DIVA; and Tony, shy and nosey). Her free time is spent with her loved ones and pets, cooking, watching movies, and listening to music.

Brenda
Groomer

Brenda

Brenda came to Parrett Veterinary Clinic since August of 2002. She is a certified groomer, trained at the Paragon Grooming School. She has developed quite a following, and the number of clients requesting her services is always growing.

In her free time, Brenda enjoys reading, watching nature shows, studying, collecting gems and minerals, and her cats, Pugs and Lhasa.

Margaret
Building Maintenance & Office Support

Margaret

Margaret has been an integral part of the Parrett team since 2001. She makes certain the building is always in tip-top shape. Whether the staff needs supplies, an errand run, or a button replaced, Margaret is the go-to gal. Her co-workers especially enjoy her baking skills. In her spare time, she is continually giving her time to others. Whether it's volunteering with her sorority, Delta Theta Tau, or working with the hospital's Auxiliary, Margaret is always on the move.

Our Staff: In-House Patient Care

Stacy
Kennel Attendant

Stacy

Stacy first joined the clinic in 2015. As a bilingual employee, Stacy can close communications gaps with clients and help ensure all pets are offered everything they need when they come to the practice.

She is a fun-loving, active person and was part of the 2015 Indiana State Soccer championship team. Her patience must be unending as she has taken the time to teach her cat, Black, how to sit on command.

Stacy se unió a la clínica en 2015. Como una empleada bilingüe, Stacy puede cerrar brechas de comunicación con los clientes y ayudar a asegurar que todas las mascotas se ofrecen todo lo que necesitan cuando vienen a la práctica.

Ella es una persona agradable, divertida, activa y fue parte del equipo de campeonato de 2015 del Estado de fútbol de Indiana. Su paciencia debe ser interminable, ya que ha tomado el tiempo para enseñar a su gato, Black, cómo sentarse en el mando.

Ashley
Kennel Attendant

Ashley

If you drop your pets off for services in the morning, there’s a good chance you know Ashley. People might wonder how somebody can be as chipper and helpful so early in the morning but all the staff knows her secret weapon is a drink from Starbucks. Always a willing learner, Ashley is very proud of the fact that she can provide pets with quality laser therapy treatments and medications in addition to their walks and feedings. She looks forward to furthering her knowledge in the radiology department.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys hunting, watching movies, shopping, and hanging out with family and friends. She’s regularly entertained by her Walker Coonhound named Spot and her cat Freddy who likes to cuddle potatoes.

Mary
Kennel Attendant

Mary

With over a decade of dog training experience and teaching with the Marshall County 4-H Dog Club, Mary comes to the clinic with a lot of experience caring for dogs. She proudly boasts Grand Champion title in her agility class at Indiana State Fair in 2013. Mary is always willing to help which shows through her work ethic and volunteer activities.

As if work and volunteering weren’t enough to keep her busy, Mary also enjoys the company of her very active Brittany Spaniel dog and Irish Setter puppy. Their time together is often spent going on walks or hunting.