Veterinary Support

  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Damiana Crouch

    I have grown up in Lafayette and went to Purdue for my BA in Psychology.  I then went on to do dolphin training for two years and then went back to school to obtain my Vet Tech license.  I now live with my husband and son on the South side and enjoy reading, fishing, and hiking.  I have a fun loving dog, Cade, a German Shorthair Pointer, and a fat old may Max, a black cat.  I look forward to working and bonding with you and your pets!


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Ali Davidson

    Ali joined VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital in April 2013 as a registered Veterinary Technician.  She is a graduate of Purdue University's Veterinary Technology program with an Associate's degree in December 2010 and her Bachelor's Degree in December 2011.  She is the owner of a crazy pit-bull/boxer mix (Reece) who she loves to spend her free time with.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Jen Maxey

    Jen started with VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital in 1993.  She enjoys horseback riding, camping, fishing, reading, archery and firearms.  She has an Australian shepherd named Gabrielle, a Jack Russell Terrier named Sadie and three horse; Al, Hope and Molly.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Mackenzie Wayco

    Mackenzie graduated from Purdue University with her associates in applied science with a major in veterinary technology in August of 2014 and will graduate with her Bachelor's of Science (also with a Veterinary Technology Major) in May of 2015.  She is originally from Crown Point, Indiana where she shares a home with her parents and one sister.  She has always had a passion for animals and currently in the family are two daschunds, Link and Ruger, a Laborador, remi, a Chiweenie, Cricket, and a cat, Gordo (and she's downsized quite a bit!).  She also loves horses but hasn't had her own since moving to Lafayette.  In her free time she loves to ride horses, read and spend time outdoors.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Aubrynn Baker

    Aubrynn joined VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital in December of 2014 as a veterinary assistant.  She is originally from Indiana, but moved to California seven years ago.  There she went to middle and high school, and then took classes to become a veterinary assistant.  Every since she can remember, she has had a connection to animals, and could never remember a time when she didn't want to work with them.  For over seven years, she has volunteered her time at humane societies, charity events for animals, and summer camps to teach children about animals.  She is extremely grateful for all of the warm hearts at VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital and is looking forward to many memories.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Nichelle Crawford

    Nichelle started as Dr. Pflum's assistant in January 2013.  She spends her free time working on home improvement projects, reading, and  going to concerts and local events with her boyfriend.  She enjoys spending time with her Labrador, Gabby and a cat, Evie.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lindsay Fredericks

    Lindsay joined VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital as Dr. Miller's assistant in September 2014.  Lindsay has a Bachelor's degree in animal science with a minor in biology from Purdue University and is pursuing veterinary school.  While she enjoys working with small animals, Lindsay grew up showing llamas and hopes to work with large animals as a DVM.  In her spare time, Lindsay stays busy with her two fur children and their playful tripod roommate.  Zooey and Herbie are sweet kitties that Lindsay rescued from the humane society and they often watch in amusement as Moxie, a three-legged black lab mix, leaps and bounds around the apartment.  Lindsay also serves part time at Scotty's Brewhouse.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    MaryKate Kelly

    Marykate grew up in the Chicago area but has enjoyed living in Lafayette after graduating from Purdue in 2012.   Marykate has been with VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital for over a year and is currently working as Dr. Rigerink's assistant.  She considers herself a people person but will love your pets even more!  Marykate has a bunny, a cat, a boxer/lab and a pitbull at home.  She enjoys hiking and camping, events in town and spending nights at home with her pets.


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Tonya Lyman

    Tonya has worked in the veterinary field for 15 years.  She started her love of veterinary medicine with Lafayette Animal Hospital in 1998.  She has worked in many other aspects of the field, but ultimately came back to the place that initiated her love for veterinary medicine, VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital!  Tonya has a special affection for cats, especially her boy Jethro!


  • Veterinary Assistant

    Amy Williams

    Amy has worked for VCA Lafayette Animal Hospital since February of 2007.  She is currently Dr. Forde's full time assistant.  She has lived in Lafayette for several years with her husband Rob and son Robert.  She shares her home with cats and dogs.

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