Petsburgh

The Friendliest Vets in the Midwest
The veterinary team Petsburgh Pet Care in Lafayette, IN standing in front of the reception desk

About Petsburgh Pet Care

Petsburgh Pet Care’s mission is to provide exceptional pet care to dogs and cats throughout the Greater Lafayette area. For over two decades, our team has had the honor of keeping your pets’ health up-to-date, giving them a home away from home, and ensuring they leave our grooming salon feeling fresh!

Our purr-fessionals are located in Lafayette, IN. We look forward to giving your pets the best care possible in a clean, comfortable, and secure environment. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

Our Mission

Petsburgh Pet Care’s mission is to provide high quality, compassionate care through evidence-based medicine. Our goal is to create a low stress and inclusive environment that helps strengthen the human-animal bond.

Petsburgh Pet Care’s core values include professional practice standards, ethical principles, and compassion and respect for our patients, clients, and each other.

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USDA Accredited logo
USDA Accredited
AAHA Accredited logo

AAHA Accredited

Fear Free Pets logo

Fear Free Certified

Our Partners in Care

Petsburgh Pet Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to pets and easing pet parents’ concerns. We are proudly a USDA and AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital. We uphold the highest standards that encompass all aspects of veterinary medicine.

Some of our staff is also Fear Free Certified, meaning we are committed to minimizing as much anxiety, stress, and trauma pets can have when stepping foot into an animal hospital.

Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Tom Shutes

Dr. Tom Shutes

DVM, Veterinarian, Owner

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Dr. Shutes has been practicing veterinary medicine at Petsburgh since 2004 and purchased the practice in 2022. He graduated with a B.S. in Biology and then went on to earn his DVM from Purdue University.

While he loves all animals, Dr. Shutes has a special place in his heart for dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and chickens—but that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t give any of them an honest evaluation if they needed it!

In his spare time, Dr. Shutes enjoys camping, golfing, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Rose Robertson

Dr. Rose Robertson

DVM *Fear Free Certified*

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Dr. Rose Robertson has been practicing veterinary medicine at Petsburgh Pet Care for more than two decades and has never looked back. She’s a Ball State University graduate with a degree in art, and she received her DVM from Ross University.

Dr. Robertson has three children: Natalie, Faith, and Jake. They enjoy spending time together and traveling to warm places like Anna Maria Island. Her husband David is an avid traveler as well!

Duffy is their family dog—a mixed-breed rescue who survived distemper virus. She also has Kickstand, her 3 legged cat.

Meet Our Veterinary Technicians

Sheri Benson

Sheri Benson

RVT *Fear Free Certified*

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Sheri Benson is a veterinary technician at Petsburgh Pet Care. She studied veterinary technology at Cedar Valley College through the AAHA distance learning program, where she earned her associate degree in 2010. Sheri’s favorite part of her job is getting to know all the animals and their humans.

She enjoys spending time with her family: her husband, three cats, four dogs, and two bearded dragons. When she’s not working or hanging out with her pets, Sheri enjoys reading and traveling to Michigan. She also loves working in her yard.

Kaitlin Wallace

Kaitlin Wallace

RVT *Fear Free Certified*

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Kaitlin Wallace is a Veterinary Technician at Petsburgh Pet Care She graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology.

Kaitlin’s hobbies include art, traveling, and spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys watching movies and playing with her two German Shepherds and one cat.

Meet Our Veterinary Assistants

Kayla Winemiller

Kayla Winemiller

Veterinary Assistant *Fear Free Certified*

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Kayla Winemiller is one of our fantastic, fear-free certified Veterinary Assistants. Originally from Vinciennes, IN, she attended Vinciennes University and then transferred. In 2012, she graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor in Animal Science. She’s been a part of the Petsburgh Pet Care team for over a decade!

She adores spending time with her partner, Caleb, and stepson, Landon, along with their cats, dogs, rats, and chickens! Kayla and her family are drawn to the outdoors, and when she can, she kayaks, hikes, and collects rocks and crystals.

Jackie Bunch

Jackie Bunch

Veterinary Assistant *Fear Free Certified*

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Jackie, Jaquelyn, or Jax, whichever you prefer to call her, is a phenomenal veterinary assistant here at Petsburgh Pet Care. She is a BFA William Paterson University graduate, Certified Vet Assistant from Penn Foster College, and fear-free certified. Jax was born and raised in Jersey; she has been at Petsburgh since 2014.

She adores spending time with her family, her husband Brett, and two sons, Dominic and Lucas. When she isn’t busy caring for her dogs, cats, ferrets, and fish, she enjoys eating good food, spending time with good friends, and listening to good music!

Craig Girton

Craig Girton

Veterinary Assistant *Fear Free Certified*

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Craig Girton is the life of the party at Petsburgh Pet Care. He excels at taking care of the animals and ensuring our staff, patients, and owners have a smile on their faces.

Craig likes to spend time with his roommate Mica, his Frenchie Eleanor, and his siamese Bubbles when he isn’t on the clock. He loves music, concerts, traveling, beaches, friends, movies, and, most of all, relaxing.

Makenzie Miller

Makenzie Miller

Veterinary Assistant

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Makenzie Miller is our newest vet assistant and she is full of enthusiasm and personality. Makenzie comes to us from Zionsville, IN and is currently pursuing undergraduate studies in Animal Science at Purdue University. Makenzie plans to apply to Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine after earning her degree.

When not at Petsburgh or school, Makenzie enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying new foods, and being outdoors with her dog, Jagger. She also shares her home with a cat, Salem.

Meet Our Managers

Karen Keith

Karen Keith

Practice Manager, Administrator *Fear Free Certified*

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Karen Keith helps our practice run smoothly! With an associate’s degree in management, she has been a part of the Petsburgh Pet Care team for over four decades.

When she is not running a tight ship, she loves to spend time with her husband and two ‘semi-adult’ children. When not busy caring for her four dogs and 13 cats (mainly rescues), she loves tending to her yard, solving puzzles, and spending time with friends.

NICOLE STOLTZFUS

NICOLE STOLTZFUS

RVT, Kennel Manager *Fear Free Certified*

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Nicole has been working in the pet care industry for over 7 years. Her main priority is ensuring that pets receive the best possible care during their boarding stay. She is currently a senior in the Veterinary Nursing program at Purdue University and has worked at Petsburgh since 2020 as a kennel attendant and a veterinary assistant.

Her favorite things include cuddling with her two black cats, hiking, kayaking, and listening to true crime podcasts.

Taylor M. Teel

Taylor M. Teel

Day Play Manager *Fear Free Certified

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Taylor Teel enjoys being the dayplay manager and ensuring owners have peace of mind at work all day. Her favorite part of her job is organizing and running ‘party days’ because she enjoys giving away the little gift bags!

When she isn’t at work, Taylor loves to spend time with her family, traveling, trying new restaurants, and occasionally, considering herself an amateur painter!

Meet Our Groomers

Crystal Hubbard

Crystal Hubbard

Pet Groomer *Fear Free Certified*

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Crystal Hubbard is a force to be reckoned with regarding a blow dryer and shears! She has been a part of the Petsburgh Pet Care team since 2008 and became one of our groomers in 2014.

When Crystal isn’t busy grooming her pet, she spends time with her boyfriend, son, pitbull, and German Shepard. She loves crafting, fishing, and exploring the great outdoors, especially rivers, and creeks. If you need costume recommendations, Crystal is your girl because she loves Halloween!

Tricia Johnson

Tricia Johnson

Pet Groomer

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Tricia Johnson is an artist when it comes to pet grooming. With over 26 years of experience, her skill and shears will leave your pet looking flawless.

Tricia loves to spend time with her husband, two boys, two dogs, and three cats when she isn’t at Petsburgh. She loves to spend time outside and do anything related to baseball.

Lindsey Peterson

Lindsey Peterson

Pet Groomer *Fear Free Certified*

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Lindsey Peterson has transformed pets into Petsburgh Pet Care Inc for nearly a decade.

She loves spending time with her husband, camping with family, and exploring the great outdoors. She also cares for multiple dogs, two cats, and a turtle at home!

Chloe Hart

Chloe Hart

Pet Groomer *Fear Free Certified*

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Chloe Hart is the most recent addition to our superstar pet grooming team here at Petsburgh Pet Care. She has been grooming since 2020, joined our team in April of 2022, and loves making your pets look and feel fresh.

When she isn’t grooming, she loves to spend time with her two golden retrievers, Rumble and Maui, and her german shorthaired pointer, Tucker.

The entire vet team of Petsburgh Pet Care in Lafayette, IN standing in front of the building wearing black

Meet Our Additional Staff

Petsburgh Pet Care would not be able to function without the strong work ethic of our team. We appreciate our veterinary assistants, customer service representatives, bathers, kennel staff, and day play crew for helping Petsburgh Pet Care run smoothly!

Contact us at 765-423-5500 to schedule an appointment today!

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sunday hours are for boarding pick up and drop off only.

Phone: 765-423-5500
Fax: 765-742-1730
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For After Hours Emergencies:
PURDUE 765-496-7911

Our Service Area:

  • Lafayette
  • West Lafayette
  • Rossville
  • Battle Ground
  • Brookston
  • Greater Lafayette Area