Meet Our Veterinary Staff

A successful animal hospital needs a strong, reliable foundation to operate smoothly. Our caring veterinary staff in Cedar Lake provides that and more, thanks to their compassion for animals and the people who love them. We're proud to introduce our amazing team members, and we invite you to learn more about them!

Practice Managers

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Lindsay Pollard

Lindsay grew up in NWI before living all over the country and working in the restaurant industry in both local management and corporate. She has always had a passion for animals, so when she moved back to the area and was looking for a career change, Hanover seemed like the obvious choice. She had already been bringing her pets here for years and loved it. She has two dogs and two ferrets at home.
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Laura Redenbaugh

Laura started her career with Hanover Veterinary Hospital in 1998 as a kennel attendant. She never had pets of her own and didn't know it was possible to have such strong bonds with companion animals. As she took on new positions, she quickly learned that veterinary work was her passion! Laura is an avid dog and cat lover, with Aslan the cat and dogs Leah and Stryder at home. She and her husband Robert have three adult children; Bobbi, Miranda and Alex. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities and recently joined a 'Prepper,' or preparedness/survival group, which she loves. She also likes to read in her downtime. 
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Amy Allen

Amy Allen

Registered Veterinary Technician
Amy has been with Hanover Veterinary Hospital since June of 1997--almost 21 years! She spends most of her days at Hanover taking care of our surgery patients, setting up the surgical suite, monitoring anesthesia, performing lab work, and caring for the animals in recovery and/or those receiving medical treatments. Her favorite thing about working in the veterinary field is being able to care for, help and comfort sick, injured or scared animals. Outside of work, Amy volunteers at a local Wildlife Animal Rescue, spends time riding motorcycles with her husband, enjoys hanging out with her pets, and loves reading and being outside in nature. She and her husband have a furry family that includes six cats and Chevy the Pit Bull.
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Amy Kersey

Amy Kersey

Veterinary Assistant
Amy started working in the veterinary profession when she was 16 years old. She worked her way up from kennel duties and has developed many versatile skills, easily transitioning from reception duties to assisting the veterinarians. Amy currently does both here at Hanover Veterinary Hospital. Her family includes her husband, their 2-year old daughter Emersyn, and two pets: Bubba the Dachshund and Penny the Husky mix.
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Skyler Belt

Registered Veterinary Technician
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Wiebke Charles

Veterinary Assistant
Wiebke joined Hanover Veterinary Hospital in April 2012. She has spent about 32 years in the animal care profession, including working as a veterinary technician in Germany from 1990-1994. In addition, she spent three years in India as a technician and civic coordinator, and has lived and worked in the US for about 11 years now. She has two cats, Connie and Spock, and two dogs: Rufus the Bloodhound and Pebbles, a mixed breed she rescued from India. She loves spending her free time with her family, friends and pets.
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April Knaak

Veterinary Technician
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Amy Frazier

Registered Veterinary Technician
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Bobbi Vines

Veterinary Assistant
Bobbi has been working in the veterinary field for about 15 years now, having started right out of high school. She first began as a kennel attendant, then slowly worked her way up to becoming a veterinary assistant. She can honestly say that this has been her dream job since childhood! For Bobbi, one of the most rewarding parts of the job is being able to earn the trust of a fearful animal--even if it is just to get a quick kiss! She is also a mother of two, and has plenty of fur babies, too. Her personal favorite is Mr. Beefy the English bulldog, but she also has a Boxer named Moxy and a Chihuahua named Pip. She also has four cats, a bird and a fish to complete her menagerie. Together with her family and fur babies, Bobbi enjoys camping, hiking and doing anything related to the outdoors. 
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Katie Flegle

Receptionist
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Melvina Ransome

Veterinary Technician

Kelly St. Martin

Veterinary Assistant
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Sandy Diaz

Kennel Attendant
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Tonya Bianchi

Kennel Attendant
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Carla Shearer

Receptionist

Claudia Zacarias

Technician Assistant
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Abby Sobczak

Technician Assistant
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Aubree Dieck

Technician Assistant
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