University Park Veterinary Hospital

310 E. University Dr.
Granger, IN 46530






Office Manager

Chelsey became a part of our growing team in October 2015, when she moved to Mishawaka from her childhood home in Texas. She is a proud dog mom to a beautiful girl named Rookie, and looks forward to adopting more in the future. In her spare time, Chelsey enjoys cooking, music, spending time with her friends and family and taking her fur child on walks around the park.

University Park Veterinary Hospital, Crystal, Registered Veterinary Technician.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Crystal joined our office in 2009 as one of our registered veterinary technicians after graduating from the Veterinary Institute at the International Business College.  She has been a wonderful addition to our hospital.  In her spare time, Crystal likes to spend time with her friends and family and her two pets-Rocky the shepherd mix and Sasha a boxer. 


Registered Veterinary Technician

Kassi Started with us as a registered veterinary technician in April 2013 after graduating from Brown Mackie College in 2012. She is a devoted animal lover and enjoys caring for our patients. Kassi has two cats named Ashland (a.k.a Miss Kitty) and Meiko and a dog named Jax. In her spare time she likes to travel and dance.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Lindsay joined our team as a registered veterinary technician in April 2016 after graduating from Brown Mackie College in South Bend. She has two dogs, Daisy and Kermit, and a calico Sphynx cat named Rissy. When she is not caring for patients at our hospital, Lindsay enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Cassie started with our team as a registered veterinary technician in December 2016 after graduating from Brown Mackie College in August. Her beloved pets include a dog named Banana and a cat named Stevie. In her spare time, Cassie enjoys reading and coaching women’s volleyball at Marian High School in her hometown of Mishawaka.

University Park Veterinary Hospital, Jessica, receptionist



Jessica started at UPVH in 2003.  She has worked in veterinary clinics for many years and really enjoys her job.  She shares her home with three cats: Frank, Noomba, and Virgil, as well as her husband Ryan and two boys: Oliver and Oakley.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and gardening.  

University Park Veterinary Hospital, Kelli-receptionist



Kelli joined us in August 2010.  She was born and raised in South Bend.  She lives with her husband Matt, two cats General Grievous and Pierogi, and a Chinchilla, Chi Chi.  She has one son, Oscar, who keeps her busy. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.



Tiffanie became a part of our team of receptionists in July 2016. She spent her childhood growing up in Virginia and currently lives in the Niles, MI area. She has a dog of her own named Balou, and helps care for her family’s cats. When Tiffanie is not working, she loves to enjoy the outdoors by doing things like hiking, fishing and going to the beach.



Tara joined our team as a receptionist and veterinary technician in August of 2016. She is a proud graduate of Purdue University Veterinary Technician program. She is happily married to her middle school sweetheart, Mark, and has two children, Flynn and Harper. They share their Granger home with their dog, Lucy, and their cat, Charlie. In her spare time Tara enjoys reading, baking, playing with her kids, and spending time with her family.

University Park Veterinary Hospital, Gretchen-assistant



Gretchen joined the UPVH team in 1996.  She is the proud mother of her dog, Panda, and three cats:  Boo, Skillet, and Sprocket. Rescued as a stray, Sprocket now lives on Gretchen's porch in a luxurious "cat house".  When not at work, Gretchen enjoys attending her daughter's horse shows, son's hockey games, camping and relaxing with her husband Ryan and two children, Maddie and Jackson.

University Park Veterinary Hospital, Jamie, assistant



Jamie has been with us since 1998.  She is a tremendous asset to our hospital and able to fix just about everything.  She has a green thumb and keeps all the wildlife and hummingbirds very fat and happy.  At home Jamie loves spending time with her energetic terrier mix Libby Bug.  She also enjoys many outdoor activities such as hiking, gardening and kayaking.


University Park Veterinary Hospital, Courtney, assistant



Courtney began working at UPVH in 2002.  She has learned a lot over the years, enjoys her job and has a real touch with the animals.  When not working, Courtney enjoys barrel racing her horse, River, with her daughter Ryan.  She also spends time 4-wheeling with her son, Tyson.  Her many animals include a pony named Rockstar, Sally the goat, Sunny, a lab mix, and two cats, Missy and Bam Bam.