VCA Swengel Animal Hospital

Dr. Carolyn Kacocha, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Purdue University


Dr. Carolyn Kacocha graduated from Purdue University in 2000. After graduation, she worked at a 24-hour emergency clinic in Louisville, KY. While working in Louisville, she volunteered for Alley Cat Advocats,  Woodstock Foundation and Indy Feral. She relocated to Indianapolis in 2003 and practiced in Anderson at an emergency center until March 2009 when she relocated to VCA Swengel Animal Hospital. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Toby and her 5 cats. Her hobbies include knitting, reading, spending time outdoors and running. In 2013, Dr. Kacocha ran in her first Indy 500 festival mini marathon.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.