VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital

Lafayette Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Ruth Forde

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Purdue University
    Graduate School: Demontfort University/U.K.

    Dr. Ruth Forde began practicing at VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital following her graduation from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Originally from Galway, Ireland, she also has ...
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  • Lindsey Hedges

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Lindsey Hedges graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with a BS in Cell Biology and in 2011 with her DVM. She lives in Lebanon, Indiana with her husband Ted and their two dogs Nache and Arti, ...
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  • Karen Miller

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Karen L. Miller began practicing in Muncie following her graduation from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She returned to Lafayette, her hometown, and became a part of ...
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  • Keith Pflum

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. L. Keith Pflum is a 1975 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary medicine and came to VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital one year later. His wife, Pamela, is a teacher at Sunnyside Middle ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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