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OFFICE LOCATION
542 E 11th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

PHONE
(317) 972-1111

EMAIL
dtvindy@sbcglobal.net

HOURS
Monday: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Sunday: closed

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Dr. Tom Buchanan

Practice Owner/Veterinarian

Chief-of-Staff and owner of the hospital, Dr. Buchanan is an honors graduate of Wabash College and Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been in companion animal practice for over 33 years.

 

Dr. Trish Wiggers

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Wiggers, who served as the first staff veterinarian at the hospital, earned her distinguished undergraduate, masters and veterinary degrees from Michigan State University. She has been in private practice for over 25 years.

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Dr. Kim Cline

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Cline graduated from Purdue University Veterinary School in 1989. She has practiced small animal medicine since then, working at The Downtown Veterinarian for the last 11 years. When not caring for our patients, Dr. Cline is busy being with her 3 children, husband, and pets - Peter the dog, Tommy the cat, Penelope and Mo the guinea pigs.

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Dr. Joanna Jones

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Jones is a 2001 graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has always practiced in Indiana, but moved to Indianapolis in 2012. In her spare time she trains and competes with her Australian Cattle Dog in multiple dog sports, including agility. Her dog is a registered therapy dog and they volunteer at the Indiana School for the Deaf. She also enjoys concerts, theater, and cheering on the Colts.

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Amanda Parker

Registered Veterinary Technician

Amanda graduated from Purdue University in December of 2012. She is the owner of two anti-social cats named Stash and Violet. She's an extreme Taylor Swift enthusiast, a Starbucks addict, and a lover of shopping. Her hobbies include pedicures, concerts, and forcing her cats to love her.

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Alycia Smith

Registered Veterinary Technician

Alycia graduated from Purdue University in 2018. She has 2 cats, Lorelai and Marcel, and a rambunctious dog, Norman, that keeps her entertained. She’s a Marvel fan and enjoys relaxing in the house watching Netflix with her little fur family and partner.

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Gayle Lewis

Veterinary Assistant

Gayle has been with The Downtown Veterinarian since September 2007. She is an accomplished artist and has a B.F.A. in Photography from John Herron School of Art. She also humbly bears the title of ‘President’ to the fan club she began for her cat, Mushi Alabama.

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Diana Mancuso

Veterinary Assistant

Diana recently graduated from the University of Indianapolis as a Biology major with minors in Photography and Chemistry. She plans on becoming a wildlife/exotic animal veterinarian one day. She is a big fan of Marvel movies and reading books. She also has a cat named Blossom and a dog named Nightcrawler.

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Jessie M. Losh

Veterinary Assistant

Jessie graduated from Ivy Tech with an associates degree in Business Administration. She’s a canine companion volunteer for IndyHumane. She loves spending time outdoors, especially in the fall hiking with her Frenchy Otis, and kayaking. She loves to read history and true crime books. Jessie is a coffee addict and an R&B enthusiast.

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Mary Whitesides

Customer Service Manager

Mary has been with The Downtown Veterinarian since November 2003. She enjoys spending time with her family- furry and human, and also loves to organize. Mary has 2 dogs; Maggie (Lab mix) and Lucy (Chinese Crested).

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Marylynn Owens

Customer Service Assistant

Marylynn has been with The Downtown Veterinarian since April 2019. She loves spending time with her family and fur babies: Lola, Harley and Elvis. Marylynn also loves swimming and scary movies.

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Julia Watson

Customer Service Assistant

Married 31 years, 2 daughters and a very handsome, smart, talented grandson. I love musicals, movies, gardening, chocolate and even tried my hand at painting. After three remedial classes, I decided to retire my paint brushes and just admire Monet, De Vinci, van Gogh and all those other amazing artists. I left retirement to join the team at The Downtown Veterinary and so happy I did. As my daughter Amy would say, “It’s All Good”.

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Carrie Smith

Customer Service Assistant

Carrie is currently enrolled in Penn Foster's Vet Tech program. Her two rescue pitbulls, Bane and Ivy are her main reason for being in the animal field. Carrie is engaged and has two beautiful stepdaughters. In her spare time she enjoys studying film and art, painting, and reading.

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Stephanie Arenas

Animal Care Attendant

Stephanie is a 3rd year Psychology major and pre-vet student at IUPUI. She has always had a passion for helping animals and can always be found picking up stray animals and returning them to their home or finding them a new home. She has 7 dogs and 2 cats and spends a lot of her free time making sure they get all the love they deserve.

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Adrianna Garrett

Animal Care Attendant

Adrianna graduated from Arizona State in 2020 where she majored in Sustainability. She has a passion for animals and wildlife and plans on someday becoming a zookeeper where she can care for, and train bird species of all kinds! Outside of work Adrianna loves to be with family, play the violin, and explore national and state parks! At home, she is the proud owner of a kitten named Raymond, a macaw named Herman, and 6 parakeets (Ollie, Cosmo, Rue, Stormy, Bucky, and Ariel)!

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Tammy Lewis

Customer Service Assistant

Tammy has been with the Downtown Veterinarian since August 2017. She enjoys spending time with her family and dog Minnie Pearl. She also has an interest in gardening and cooking.

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Picasso

Community Relations Manager

I love sitting on fingers and shoulders and having my head scratched. In my free time, I like to learn new songs to whistle, play the bell on my new hanging toy, and shred my other toys that are made especially for that!

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Ted (in memorium)

Daily Operations Manager

Ted was granted his angel wings on October 8, 2018. He blessed us with his amazing personality and zest for life for over 14 years. After a courageous battle with cancer, however, we lost our good friend. Ted will forever maintain a special place in our hearts. We miss you, buddy.

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Lazarus (in memorium)

Facility Security Manager

Lazarus is Dr. Buchanan’s best friend. He came to us after a horrendous trauma, and suffering catastrophic injuries. His will to survive and heal, however, allowed him to finally recover. Lazarus serves as our official hospital security manager and “bon vivant.”

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Charlie

Hospital Hooligan

Charlie was abandoned as a tiny kitten in a box outside our front door last fall. He quickly found a permanent place in our hearts, and carries on the tradition of Ted’s devotion to keeping our staff’s spirits up and smiles on our faces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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