Tammy Sollenberger – Executive Director. A life-long animal lover, she has
practiced ‘trap, neuter and return’ for feral cat colonies in Hamilton County
for many years. She has been a volunteer and a staff member at FACE Low Cost
Spay-Neuter Clinic in Indianapolis. Tammy was the catalyst for the formation of
the Hamilton County Task Force and served as a member for two years. The Task
Force addressed the animal issues by rewriting all of the Hamilton County
ordinances for animals and developing plans for a high volume, low-cost spay
neuter clinic. The result of this work lead to the establishment of the Low Cost
Spay Neuter Clinic located in Noblesville. Tammy participated in the
Indianapolis Spay/Neuter Panel that culminated in the report, Saving Money,
Saving Lives: Spay-Neuter Solutions for Indianapolis and the Animal Welfare
Summit Group. She has extensive knowledge about pet overpopulation and the ways
of mitigating this important issue to the community. She has attended
conferences, visited other spay-neuter clinics, and researched the functions and
operation of high volume clinics. She has worked in all aspects of the operation
of a clinic, including assisting in the operating room and recovery area,
scheduling, management, grant writing and public education.
Dr. Pam Carpenter – DVM Full Time Surgeon. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Dr.
Carpenter has been a resident of Hamilton County for the past 13 years. She
received her DVM from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1980.
She worked as an associate in small animal practices in South Carolina and
Florida, and owned her own clinic for 12 years in Atlanta, Georgia, managing
three other veterinarians and a large lay staff. After moving back to Indiana in
1996, she operated “a house call” practice and volunteered at the veterinary
hospital at the Indianapolis Zoo. Always interested in surgery, Dr. Carpenter
joined the staff at the Spay/Neuter Clinic in April 2007, and has truly enjoyed
being able to use her skills to contribute to lessening the pet overpopulation
problem. To keep her equally busy at home, she has two teenage daughters, Emily
and Lauren, a dog, two cats, and two birds.
Dr. Nancy Ferguson – DVM Part time vet. Dr. Nancy Ferguson is a 1985 graduate
of Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced mixed animal
medicine and surgery along with her husband of twenty –four years in Bloomington
, Indiana. Her intense love of and interest in spay/neuter surgery was kindled
by her employment at the F.A.C.E. Spay/ Neuter Clinic in the late 1990’s. She is
now in her thirteenth year of devoting her veterinary skills to the advancement
of safe, affordable, efficient sterilization procedures for cats and dogs. As a
member of both the National Spay/Neuter Task Force and the Task Force For the
Advancement of Spay/Neuter practices, Dr. Ferguson has had the opportunity to
present information and teach wet-labs for other interested veterinarians. She
has shared affiliation with The Humane Alliance group based in Asheville, North
Carolina and has participated as a member of their veterinary-training staff.
For the second year Dr. Ferguson is working with Purdue University’ School of
Veterinary Medicine students to provide clinical/surgical experience in
spay/neuter technique for the shelter medicine block participants. She shares a
home with her husband Rob and their three children Sarah, Jacob, and Zachary,
three dogs—Lucy, Bailey and Fletch, and numerous barn-yard animals.
Dr. Alica Bundy – part time vaccine clinic. a native of Arcadia, Indiana. She is
a graduate of Purdue University. Dr. Bundy has special interests in dermatology,
dentistry and behavior. She has always enjoyed having animals in her life, from
dressing the pet cat in doll clothes to caring for orphaned animals when
younger. She strives to provide excellent care and to help educate pet owners
about how to best care for their animal companions.
Dr. Ann Clayton – part time vaccine clinic. Born and raised in northern
Indiana, Dr. Clayton graduated from Depauw University then received her
veterinary degree from Purdue. She joined the Zionsville Animal Hospital in
2004. Dr. Clayton and husband, Ross, also share their home with 3 dogs, 4 cats
and 3 precocious llamas. Dr. Clayton enjoys “anything outdoors”, which includes
caring for her large menagerie and traveling.
Dr. Sarah Kronland – part time vaccine clinic. Dr.
Kronland was born and raised in southern
Indiana. After graduating from Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000,
she moved to Chicago. She worked for a year in private practice and then
ventured into emergency medicine, where she thrived for 6 years. After getting
married and having two children, her family decided it was time to leave the
city and settle down in Fishers. Aside from working at the Low Cost Spay/Neuter
Clinic, Dr. Kronland also does relief work in the Indianapolis area. She enjoys
spending free time with her family (including her 2 dogs and cat), gardening,
Heather Harpold – Office Manager. Heather graduated from Brebeuf Jesuit College
Preparatory School in 1999. From 2002 until starting here at the clinic, Heather
was part of the mortgage and real-estate business. Heather has been a lifelong
Hamilton County resident. She has 3 beautiful long hair cats, Maddie, Chloe, and
Kenna, and a fun loving collie mix named Hunter.
Adrienne Robert – Office Staff. Adrienne has lived in Hamilton
County her whole life. She grew up in a family that stressed rescuing animals
and having them spayed/neutered so that they may live long, healthy lives. After
working with children for the past seven years she decided it was time for a
change and that working with animals would be the next best thing. She now lives
in Indianapolis with her significant other and their two rescue kitties, Mr.
Kitty & Sharon. Outside of work she loves going thrift shopping and spending
time with her family.
Sarah Willen – Veterinary Assistant. Sarah has been a Hamilton County Resident for 15 years.
After graduating from Ave Maria University in Florida, Sarah returned home to work in veterinary medicine.
Sarah now lives in Carmel with her beloved cat, Nessie.
Amanda Cumming - Registered Veterinary Technician. Amanda has been an RVT since 2009.
She has worked with many types of animals and is glad to be working with dogs and cats again.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she just moved to Indiana with her husband and two cats and joined our team in 2012.
Katherine Owen – Veterinary Assistant. Katherine is originally from Noblesville, but is now living
in Indianapolis with her dog Ruby. For as long as she can remember Katherine has always been drawn to
animals in need. Although she has a background in catering and banking, she didn’t discover her true
calling until she accepted a position with a local kennel and veterinary hospital. After working there
for over a year, she was offered a position at the Low Cost Spay Neuter Clinic and it has quickly became
her new home. Katherine spends most of her free time hiking, creating perfums, writing music and singing in a band.
Kelly Riley – Vet Assistant. Kelly has been with us since February 2008.
Kelly is a graduate of Indiana University. She previously shared her love for
animals working at Dog Dayz in Noblesville. Kelly has been a Hamilton County
resident for six years. Kelly keeps busy raising her gorgeous six year old
daughter, Cameron, and her eight year old Pitbull, Caine.
Ashley Worl – Registered Vet Tech. Ashley has lived in Noblesville, IN her
entire life. She has two black labs named Libby and Sawyer. Ashley graduated
from Harrison College in September 2012 with a degree in Animal Science. She
loves working with animals, and enjoys working at the Low Cost Spay Neuter
Jennifer Stahl – Registered Vet Tech. Jennifer Stahl moved to Noblesville in
September 2012. She graduated from Columbus State Community College with a
degree in Veterinary Technology in 2007 and has been working as an RVT ever
since. Jennifer has experience in surgery, shelter medicine, wellness care and
emergency care. Jenn and her husband Ryan live with their 3 furry “kids”, Harley
a Rottweiler mix, Maya a Shepard mix, and Casey a Labrador retriever
mix. Growing up Jennifer had a passion for animals. She would walk the
neighborhood dogs and care for stays in need.
Kaeleigh Amstutz-Randall – Veterinary Assistant. Kaeleigh works as a veterinary
assistant in recovery at the Clinic. She has lived in Hamilton County all of her
life. Animals have always been an important part of her family life. When she
isn't busy working she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.