Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Registered Veterinary Technicians

Lisa, Samantha, Andrea, Carrie, and Jen

Lisa, Samantha, Andrea, Carrie, and Jen are Registered Veterinary Technicians here at St. Joe. Registered Veterinary Technicians serve the role in veterinary medicine that registered nurses do in human medicine. They apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education.




Samantha Sauer, RVT

2008 graduate of IBC

12 years of veterinary experience, 4 ½ in emergency care

With St. Joe since February 2015



Andrea is a vet tech graduate, working as a tech.


Carrie Blunier, RVT

4 years experience as an RVT

Purdue graduate

Started with us May of 2015



Client Relations Specialists


Missy is our Client Relations Specialist. Her primary role is to provide excellent client service while creating a warm and compassionate environment for you and your pets. Not only does she take your calls and greet you with a smile, but she is knowledgeable enough to answer many of your pet care questions too! She enjoys getting to know all of our clients and their pets. Our Client Relations Specialists strive to be the friendliest and most helpful people you will meet all day!



Dog Groomers

Kelly and Arica

Kelly and Arica are our groomers here at St. Joe Center Veterinary Hospital. Kelly attended the Paragon School of Pet Grooming in Jenison, Michigan. Paragon is considered by many to be one the finest grooming schools in the country. Arica attended the PetSmart Grooming Academy. Our Grooming services include: 2 complete shampoos and rinses using the Hydrosurge Bathing System, velocity drying, complete brush out, shaving pads and sanitary areas, cleaning/plucking ear canals and nail trimming. They will work with you to determine the cut and style that works best for your pet.





Arica attended Ball State, has graduated a local grooming academy and has 2 years experience. In her free time, Arica loves spending time with her dog, Rigby, kayaking and hiking. Call to today to schedule your pet to get the royal treatment in our state of the art grooming salon! Paw Plan pets get special boarding and grooming discounts.

Kennel Support and Hospital Support Staff

Steve, Casey, Maggie and Kim

Steve, Casey, Maggie and Kim are the Kennel/Hospital Support Staff. They do a great job taking care of all the boarding patients and making them feel at home. Their primary job is to keep your pet happy, exercised, clean, and comfortable during their stay here. They also assist with hospitalized patients and maintain the cleanliness of the hospital.