Bargersville Veterinary Hospital & Wellness Center

At Bargersville Veterinary Hospital, we know how important your pet’s care is.  Our philosophy is that we treat the whole pet, which includes you, the family.

Understanding the various treatment methods that are available and knowing what’s right for you and your pet can seem like a maze.  Our professional veterinary team is trained in all areas of pet care, providing to you the treatment plans that are appropriate.  Our team is also trained in alternative types of veterinary care, such as pet acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and other non-traditional methods of care, allowing you and the Bargersville team to create a treatment of maintenance program for your pet that is perfect.

Led by Dr. Cindy Baker, the Bargersville Veterinary Hospital team is well-rounded in their knowledge and expertise.  This provides you, the pet family, peace of mind in knowing that your pet, and your family, will get the best of care.

Some examples of the Bargersville Veterinary Team’s area of expertise include:
  • Education for you on those routine tests that provide for the safety of your pet.
  • Wellness test and vaccines tailored to fit your pet’s needs and stage of life.
  • Surgical laser, providing faster healing and less pain for your pet.
  • Nutritional education to ensure a healthy pet and a good quality of life.
  • Training education to increase the human animal bond and create a well mannered pet family member.
  • Physical rehabilitation programs including therapy laser, ultrasound and e-stim to help the pet through a surgical process or to provide comfort in an elderly pet.
  • Alternative treatment programs, such as acupuncture, Chinese herbs and other non-traditional medicinal processes.

The Bargersville Veterinary Hospital team – providing peace of mind for you, the pet parent, in knowing your pet’s care is in the hands of the best. 

MISSION STATEMENT

We are a family of veterinary medical professionals that thrive on providing a life time of holistic, progressive health care. Our team advocates for your companion so that his or her life will be the richest and healthiest journey possible. With our continual investment in learning, the BVH team evolves as partners in the optimal healthcare for your pet. Our goal is to hear a purr, see a tail wag, and earn your smile. We want your family to have a fear free and rewarding experience that will enrich the bond with BVH and your furry friend.


Vet check-up with small dog
  • M,Tu,Th: 8:00AM-8:00PM
  • Wed, Fri: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Sat: 8:00AM-2:00PM
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Cindy Baker O'Dell, Owner

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Cindy Baker O'Dell graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. In 2003, seeing an incredible opportunity with the  limitations of western medicine, she attended the Chi Institute where she completed Acupuncture training. She later completed Tui Na (a form of massage based on acupuncture points) and herbal training and most recently added nutritional knowledge to her repertoire.  Bargersville Veterinary Hospital and Wellness Center was founded by Dr. Baker in February 2003. As a full family project, she remodeled a house into a comfortable and state-of-the-art hospital, made successful by a caring staff and great clients.   She lives locally with her husband Matt and their four-legged rescue family.
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1990
    Education:
    Purdue University
  • Dr. Amanda Kruyer

    Dr. Amanda Kruyer is a graduate of Purdue University and earned her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. After graduation, she moved back to her home state of Indiana and was promptly hired by BHV. Amanda knew BHV was the right place for her because of the highly trained veterinarians and tech staff as well as the welcoming environment centered on learning. Her veterinary passions involve surgery and behavior medicine. Outside of work Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, scrapbooking, hiking, and traveling. She has been married to Joe since 2015 and has 3 fur kids: her dogs, Keeper and Sprinkles and her cat, Sid. Amanda and Joe are active foster parents for Hope Marie’s Fund.

    Fun facts:

    Amanda loves adventures and new experiences. Her favorite experiences have included working with birds of prey in Oregon, watching leatherback sea turtles lay their eggs and spending time in Africa learning the veterinary aspect of game capture.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    Ross University
    Interests:
    Scrapbooking, hiking and travel
  • Dr. Catherine Florence

    Dr. Catherine Florence is a graduate of Terre Haute North Vigo High School, The University of Evansville, and Ross University School Of Veterinary Medicine. She has studied Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at the Chi Institute and is certified in Acupuncture, Tui-Na, and Food Therapy.

    She and her husband DJ have been married since 2001 and have three children: Faith (2006,) and twins Eva and Cawood (2009.)

    The Florence family lives in Danville with their cat, Magnus.

    Dr. Florence is an active volunteer with her church, the kids’ school, with Girl Scouts, and she is a Board Member for the Hendrick’s County Humane Society.

    She enjoys writing, knitting, running, and is a CrossFit athlete.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 10, 2018
    Education:
    Ross University
    Interests:
    Writing, knitting, running and CrossFit
  • Theresa, Practice Manager

    Theresa has been working in the veterinary industry for over 20 years. She started out working as a technician in emergency medicine where she spent the first 7 years of her career. Since then she has merged from a technician to a manager. In addition to her experience in the field, she also has a degree in computer network systems and manages the network here at BVH. She enjoys kayaking with her dog Maddox.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Education:
    ITT, VPMP
    Interests:
    Kayaking, Dog Training and Animal Behavior
  • Jamie , RVT, Lead Tech

    Jamie graduated with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2010 and has been with BVH ever since. She has been with her husband, Anthony for so long that neither of them can keep track anymore. So, if asked, they just say they've been together forever. They have 3 children; Alicia, Autumn and Anthony Jr. (otherwise known as "Bubby"). Most of their time is spent in the bleachers. Whether it's Cheer, Archery, Volleyball or Basketball, that's where you'll find them, proudly cheering on one or more of the kids. Jamie bakes when the mood strikes, does a lot of reading and likes watching movies. One of her most favorite places to be is in a comfy chair on the riverbank, enjoying the company of friends. Her fur family includes two dogs and two cats; Abby, Remington, Ashley and Arrrrr.

    Some fun facts about Jamie: ·Favorite movie is Zombieland, but also loves most superhero movies too.
    ·Has a slight infatuation with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
    ·Can constantly be found organizing cabinets, drawers, closets - if there's clutter she'll tackle it.
    ·Favorite thing about working at BVH: Aside from her amazing coworkers, it's watching a happy pet and owner walk out the door and knowing that she played a part in helping them both.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Harrison College
    Interests:
    Baking, reading, time with family
  • Megan, RVT

    Megan graduated from Harrison college in 2009 with an Associates  Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working in the vet field since she was 16 years she old. She joined the BVH family in 2009 after graduating from Harrison College.  Megan works as both a receptionist and an RVT. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, especially her daughter Harper. She also enjoys going to concerts, camping, hiking and crafting. Megan's fur family includes her dogs Twinkie, LuLu and Kyle and her cats Sully, Baby Kitten and Fee.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Harrison College
    Interests:
    Spending Time with Family & Friends
  • Laura, RVT

    Laura is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has been with the BVH family since 2011. She loves being outdoors and going fishing, hiking, and kayaking.  Working with animals has been a lifelong dream of hers. She currently has two dogs at home, Samantha and Whiskey Mae.  Laura is also active in fostering for Hope Marie’s Fund.  In the spring of 2018, she will be expecting her first “human” daughter, Hadley!

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Education:
    Harrison College
    Interests:
    Horseback riding, camping and skiing
  • Ali, RVT

    On the weekends she also works with horses for a trail ride company. Her fur family consist of 3 kitties, Robin, Richard and Sammy. Ali's sister is serving in the Navy so Ali has taken her cat Muffin until she returns. When not working, Ali enjoys fishing, swimming, canoeing or just hanging at the dock.
    Years in Practice:
    Mar 19, 2015
    Education:
    Harrison College
    Interests:
    Fishing, swimming, canoeing, and just hanging out at the dock.
  • Shelby, RVT

    Shelby is a Registered Veterinary Technician who graduated from International Business College. She has been with the BVH crew since October 2015. She is currently learning and working in the rehab department with Dr. Baker. When she is not at work, Shelby enjoys going to the movies, reading, going to concerts, and spending time outdoors. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    International Business College
    Interests:
    Reading, concerts and spending time outdoors
  • Ravin, RVT

    Ravin graduated from International Business College in 2015 and shortly after achieved her RVT license. She has three fur babies: a scruffy mutt named Sinny, a pitbull named Hope, and a brat cat named Pistachio. When she is not in the clinic she enjoys reading to her son Castiel and taking him out to new places. She also enjoys concerts and crafty things such as crochet, drawing, and cross stitching.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Education:
    International Business College
    Interests:
    Concerts and corchet
  • Cheryl

    Cheryl has been married to my husband Ben for almost 17 years. She has a son Benjamin who is 15 and a daughter Brooklyn who is 12.  She also has a few fur babies at home as well. Alice and Elmer(dogs), Bear(18 yr old cat), Sassy Pants(feral outside cat),Baby Girl(rat) and Rosie(tarantula).

    She is active in both my son and daughters schools.  She has coached girls basketball at Greenwood Middle school and soon will be coaching volleyball. She is also the assistant coach for her daughters AAU basketball team, IndySwish.

    Some fun facts about Cheryl:

    Cheryl is known to be a little silly at time. She enjoys randomly singing and dancing whenever the feeling hits her and she doesn’t care who sees her.  Behavior is Cheryl's favorite part of veterinary medicine.  Finally, Alice goes with Cheryl everywhere she can. Alice is now the new mascot for the Greenwood Middle School softball team!

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Education:
    Harrison College
    Interests:
    Behavior training, family, rescue
  • Nickie

         Nickie has spent most of her life working with animals. At 17 she went into the Army and became a 91T Animal Care Specialist. She spent a lot of time with the military working dogs in the vet clinics on base. Later she switched jobs to combat medic, but ultimately her love of animals won out. After finishing her service, she decided to continue working in the veterinary field. While stationed at her first base Nickie met her husband. After 5 years together they had their first of four girls. They have lived in many places in the states and decided to stay in Indiana because of family. Life is busy but she wouldn’t change if for the world!
    Fur Kids: 
    Cajun, Jazz, Doc, Triton, Boss, L.A.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1998
    Education:
    Granthum University graduate
    Interests:
    Walking and training dogs, spending time with family, kayaking
  • Amber

    Amber graduated from IBC in the spring of 2016.  I started at BVH for my externship and never left.  Her boyfriend, aka the clinic husband, and Amber have been together for the last 6 years. Amber is kind of a crazy cat lady, and she LOVES to bottle feed for local rescues and shelters.  She has 4 cats of her own, Tara (the favorite child), Jackson, Zola, and Jimmy.  She also has a 2 legged child, Riley, who works here part time.  In her spare time she likes to play RPG's on my playstation, nap, and collect Iron Man stuff.

     Fun fact, she has a slight (whole dresser full) obsession with socks.  (PLEASE ask to see them when you are in).

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    IBC
    Interests:
    Socks!
  • Darcy

    Darcy is currently studying to achieve getting registered as a veterinary technician. She lives surrounded by Brown County's nature. A lot of her time is spent riding her two horses, and snuggling her dog and many cats.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    Harrison
    Interests:
    Spending time with her fur babies
  • Fay

    Fay is a Veterinary Technician Assistant. She is a long-time resident of Greenwood and has 2 sons, Dexter and Dillon, both of whom attended IUPUI (hence the Jaguar in the photo—Go Jags!).  When she isn’t working, Fay enjoys rescuing cats and spending time with her family.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Interests:
    Rescuing cats and spending time with family
  • Ashlee

    Ashlee is currently at Harrison College of Veterinary Technology and will graduate in September 2018. She has been with BVH for just over a year. She is half way through becoming Fear-Free certified. After she passes her board exams to become a Registered Veterinary Technician, she would like to take some classes to specialize in dentistry. In her free time, she enjoy's traveling, watching Fixer Upper, taking her dogs for walks, riding bicycles on trails, and spending time with family and friends. 

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2017
    Education:
    Harrison
    Interests:
    Traveling, hiking and biking
  • Meredith

    Meredith has just graduated from Indian creek high school, she is currently pursuing her career in becoming a veterinary technician, on her down time she loves to cuddle and play with her fur babies Ripley and hazel,when not with them she loves to spend her time riding her horse Charlie, while also  letting loose on a four wheeler. 
     
    Some fun facts about Meredith, 

    Her favorite actor is Johnny Depp 
    Her and her family where recently adopted by a rooster named Rudy 
    She also loves to fish, camp, and swim in a lake or a pond anywhere where there’s water.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 12, 2018
    Education:
    Indian Creek High School
    Interests:
    Riding her horse, riding the four wheeler
  • Riley


    Riley is a veterinary Technician Assistant at Bargersville Veterinary Hospital for nearly 2 years. Riley currently attends Perry Meridian High School and is on the path to becoming a carpenter. When he is not at school or work, Riley enjoys playing video games, playing sports, and visiting friends. He and his mother, Amber Brown, are frequent fosters for Hope Marie's Fund and will foster mostly anything but his favorite fosters are kittens and cats.


    Years in Practice:
    Apr 12, 2018
    Education:
    Perry Meridian
    Interests:
    Video games, fostering pets