Originally from Bloomington, Dr. Sarah Tieman spent her college years at Purdue and obtained her DVM in 1991. After graduation she spent 12 years in small animal practice and then made the transition to relief work. Dr. Tieman has been working with us at Irvington for at least 10 years and has become a trusted part of our staff. She currently lives with her husband (also a 1991 Purdue DVM graduate), 2 children, 5 cats, and 2 dogs. Outside of work she is a Girl Scout leader, 4-H volunteer and avid scrap booker.
Caryn has worked for Irvington Pet Clinic since 1989. She began as a receptionist and is now the Practice Manager. Caryn has recently decided to return to school and is working toward a degree in business administration at our local community college. She shares her home with her husband, two teenagers, two dogs and five chickens!
Debbie has been our lead receptionist since 2013. She has many years of experience in veterinary care and is happy to be able to continue working in a field that she loves. Debbie has a special place in her heart for rescue dogs and shares her home with several.
Rhonda Jones has been working in the veterinary industry for approximately 10 years. She first began working at Irvington Pet Clinic in 2013 and has been a welcome addition to our practice. Rhonda’s passion for animals began at a young age while growing up in a rural community she would help take care of the family pets and “critters”. Rhonda has endless energy and in her free time Rhonda loves to be outside! Her favorite pastime is hiking and camping with her boxer; Amelia. Besides Amelia, Rhonda shares her home with a Shih Tzu; Luigi and cat; Isabella.
Elizabeth Wilson started working at Irvington Pet Clinic as a high school student. She took care of our kenneled animals and housekeeping duties. After high school Elizabeth went on to Ball State University to study Biology and Pre-veterinary Sciences. She graduated summa cum laude in May 2017 with her Bachelor’s degree.
Elizabeth’s passion for felines was taken to the extreme when she had a summer internship at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Center Point Indiana. We are happy that Elizabeth has chosen to return to IPC while she plans her next steps. When not working with animals Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, playing video games and herping. Her extended family includes a calico kitty named “Skittles”, hermit crabs and fish.
Isaac has been a member of the Irvington staff since 2017. He takes care of cleaning duties and any animals that may be spending the day with us. Isaac has literally grown up at IPC, as his mother has been employed here for many years. Isaac has naturally grown to love all types of animals but his favorites are horses! Isaac has been riding since he was 4 years old and been a part of the Indy Riders 4-H club for 3 years.
Chelsea first started working as a part-time receptionist in 2018. Having grown up on the east side her first memories of Irvington Pet Clinic were from her grandparents bringing their pets in for care. You may also see Chelsea working with Bethany at The Fluffy Puppy Salon where she bathes dogs. Chelsea shares her home with her boyfriend and rescue dog Yael.