Tammy Sollenberger – Executive Director. A life-long animal lover, she has
practiced ‘trap, neuter and return’ for feral cat colonies in Hamilton County
for many years. She has been a volunteer and a staff member at FACE Low Cost
Spay-Neuter Clinic in Indianapolis. Tammy was the catalyst for the formation of
the Hamilton County Task Force and served as a member for two years. The Task
Force addressed the animal issues by rewriting all of the Hamilton County
ordinances for animals and developing plans for a high volume, low-cost spay
neuter clinic. The result of this work lead to the establishment of the Low Cost
Spay Neuter Clinic located in Noblesville. Tammy participated in the
Indianapolis Spay/Neuter Panel that culminated in the report, Saving Money,
Saving Lives: Spay-Neuter Solutions for Indianapolis and the Animal Welfare
Summit Group. She has extensive knowledge about pet overpopulation and the ways
of mitigating this important issue to the community. She has attended
conferences, visited other spay-neuter clinics, and researched the functions and
operation of high volume clinics. She has worked in all aspects of the operation
of a clinic, including assisting in the operating room and recovery area,
scheduling, management, grant writing and public education.
Heather Harpold – Office Manager. Heather graduated from Brebeuf Jesuit
College Preparatory School in 1999. From 2002 until starting here at the clinic
in 2007, Heather was part of the mortgage and real-estate business. Heather has
been a lifelong Hamilton County resident. In her free time she enjoys spending
time with her family and playing with her daughter Halle.
Dr. Pam Carpenter – DVM Full Time Surgeon. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Dr.
Carpenter has been a resident of Hamilton County for the past 13 years. She
received her DVM from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1980.
She worked as an associate in small animal practices in South Carolina and
Florida, and owned her own clinic for 12 years in Atlanta, Georgia, managing
three other veterinarians and a large lay staff. After moving back to Indiana in
1996, she operated “a house call” practice and volunteered at the veterinary
hospital at the Indianapolis Zoo. Always interested in surgery, Dr. Carpenter
joined the staff at the Spay/Neuter Clinic in April 2007, and has truly enjoyed
being able to use her skills to contribute to lessening the pet overpopulation
problem. To keep her equally busy at home, she has two teenage daughters, Emily
and Lauren, a dog, two cats, and two birds.
Dr. Sarah Hodges – DVM Full Time Surgeon. BDr. Sarah Hodges graduated from Michigan State
University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2008. She is a Michigan native, and
recently moved to Indiana with her husband, two rowdy young sons and two misbehaving mixed breed
dogs. She previously practiced small animal general medicine in the rural “thumb” area of
Sandusky, MI. Dr. Hodges loves spay neuter because she feels like she is making a difference in
the quality of the pet population, and she gets to play with puppies and kittens all day.
Dr. Kristine Towns – DVM Full Time Surgeon. Dr. Towns was born in Evansville, Indiana
and grew up in a small town outside of Evansville. She attended Hanover College for
undergraduate education and Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine with a graduation date of
2005. She has practiced emergency medicine since graduation, and still currently enjoys the
mental challenge of this job. She currently continues relief emergency work for various
clinics once or twice a month. Dr. Towns worked as a shelter veterinarian for 4.5 years and
her special focus was on wound repair, infectious diseases and shelter sanitation. She is
excited to continue work in a “service” capacity as a spay neuter veterinarian, because she
can contribute to the success of rescues moving homeless animals into great homes and help
make a mark in the pet overpopulation problem in the central Indiana area. From an emergency
veterinary perspective, altering an animal also helps prolong lifespan and time spent as a
family member, as many hit by car animals are often unaltered. She joined LCSNC in late
November 2013 and currently lives in Zionsville with her husband and four children and the
rest of the extended family. She has one dog, a rescue German Shorthaired Pointer, named
Dr. Jennifer Finnegan – DVM Part-time Surgeon. Dr. Jennifer Finnegan hails from Kansas where
she graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After
graduating, she moved to Indianapolis where she worked as a small animal practitioner in general
medicine and emergency. Currently, Dr. Finnegan does relief work in the area and can be found
Tuesdays at New Ross Veterinary Services in New Ross, IN. She has worked part-time for LCSNC the
past 3 years doing vaccine clinic and performing surgeries. Dr. Finnegan enjoys educating clients
on the importance of spaying and neutering their animals and volunteers every year at the State Fair
in the Purdue surgery suite where patrons can view actual spays and neuters taking place. Her free
time spent with her 5 dogs and 2 cats taking care of their every need! She enjoys reading, traveling,
sporting activities, and visiting friends and family.
Dr. Alica Bundy – part time vaccine clinic. a native of Arcadia, Indiana. She is
a graduate of Purdue University. Dr. Bundy has special interests in dermatology,
dentistry and behavior. She has always enjoyed having animals in her life, from
dressing the pet cat in doll clothes to caring for orphaned animals when
younger. She strives to provide excellent care and to help educate pet owners
about how to best care for their animal companions.
Dr. Ann Clayton – part time vaccine clinic. Born and raised in northern
Indiana, Dr. Clayton graduated from Depauw University then received her
veterinary degree from Purdue. She joined the Zionsville Animal Hospital in
2004. Dr. Clayton and husband, Ross, also share their home with 3 dogs, 4 cats
and 3 precocious llamas. Dr. Clayton enjoys “anything outdoors”, which includes
caring for her large menagerie and traveling.
Dr. Sarah Kronland – part time vaccine clinic. Dr.
Kronland was born and raised in southern
Indiana. After graduating from Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000,
she moved to Chicago. She worked for a year in private practice and then
ventured into emergency medicine, where she thrived for 6 years. After getting
married and having two children, her family decided it was time to leave the
city and settle down in Fishers. Aside from working at the Low Cost Spay/Neuter
Clinic, Dr. Kronland also does relief work in the Indianapolis area. She enjoys
spending free time with her family (including her 2 dogs and cat), gardening,
| ||Erica Mattingly is the office manager at our Brownsburg clinic and has 6 years of office and management experience in the veterinary field! She enjoys the business side of the clinic, and is currently attending school in pursuit of a business degree. She resides in Hamilton County with her husband, Will. Outside of work, Erica enjoys loving her English Mastiff and Persian, being active and cooking. She will be happy to assist you at our Brownsburg clinic!
| ||Shavonne Dowell is a receptionist at our Brownsburg clinic, and joined us in 2014. She has one year of office experience in the veterinary field, and loves working with animals. She graduated from Brownsburg High School in 2009, and still resides there with her Beagle, Pit Bull, three cats, and 30 chickens! In her free time, Shavonne enjoys spending time with friends and family. She looks forward to seeing you at our Brownsburg clinic!
| ||Chastity Freese lives in Bainbridge with her husband, Matthew. She has 12 years of experience in the veterinary field, and has three dogs, four cats, two goats, and two horses! In her spare time, Chastity loves being outdoors and spending time with family.
| ||Jennifer McCarty lives in Brownsburg with her two children Sarah and Joshua. She has three dogs of her own and has volunteered for a local rescue for over one year! In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys community theater and spending time with her children and animals.
| ||Dusty Griffin comes to us with 24 years of experience in the veterinary field! She currently lives in Greenwood with her son, Trevor. Dusty also has 6 pets, who she loves very much. In her spare time, Dusty enjoys the outdoors.
| ||Tawnya Stringer and her husband live in Pittsboro, Indiana, and they have three dogs and a parrot. Tawyna loves animals of all sorts, and has worked in the veterinary field for one year. In her free time, Tawyna enjoys gardening, camping and racing.
| ||Hillary Sollenberger has grown up with animals her whole life. She has a passion for animal photography! In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, reading, spending time with her family and taking her dog to the park.
| ||Jeselyn Jarrell graduated from Harrison College with an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. She resides in Anderson with her dog and cat that she loves very much!
Amanda Cumming - Registered Veterinary Tech. Amanda has been an RVT since 2009.
She has worked with many types of animals and is glad to be working with dogs and cats again.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she just moved to Indiana with her husband and two cats and joined our team in 2012.
Ashley Worl – Registered Veterinary Tech. Ashley has lived in Noblesville, IN
her entire life. She has two black labs named Libby and Sawyer. Ashley
graduated from Harrison College in September 2012 with a degree in Animal
Science and became a registered veterinary technician. She loves working
with animals, and enjoys working at the Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic.
Katherine Owen – Veterinary Assistant. Katherine is originally from Noblesville, but is now living
in Indianapolis with her dog Ruby. For as long as she can remember Katherine has always been drawn to
animals in need. Although she has a background in catering and banking, she didn’t discover her true
calling until she accepted a position with a local kennel and veterinary hospital. After working there
for over a year, she was offered a position at the Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic and it has quickly became
her new home. Katherine spends most of her free time hiking, creating perfums, writing music and singing in a band.
Kelly Riley – Vet Assistant. Kelly has been with us since February 2008.
Kelly is a graduate of Indiana University. She previously shared her love for
animals working at Dog Dayz in Noblesville. Kelly has been a Hamilton County
resident for six years. Kelly keeps busy raising her gorgeous six year old
daughter, Cameron, and her eight year old Pitbull, Caine.
Kaeleigh Amstutz-Randall – Veterinary Assistant. Kaeleigh works as a veterinary
assistant in recovery at the Clinic. She has lived in Hamilton County all of her
life. Animals have always been an important part of her family life. When she
isn't busy working she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Adrienne Roberts – Office Manager. Adrienne has lived in Hamilton
County her whole life. She grew up in a family that stressed rescuing animals
and having them spayed/neutered so that they may live long, healthy lives. After
working with children for the past seven years she decided it was time for a
change and that working with animals would be the next best thing. She now lives
in Indianapolis with her significant other and their two rescue kitties, Mr.
Kitty & Sharon. Outside of work she loves going thrift shopping and spending
time with her family.