Dr. Heather Solomon

Purdue 2016 

She then completed an internship at Conley and Koontz Equine Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She is originally from Sheridan, Indiana and has an interest in internal medicine, reproduction and neonatal (foal) care. She has two horse, two cats and a dog and enjoys time with family and friends.  

Veterinary Assistant: 

Katie Puckett, Ashley Carter & Kaylee Raplee

Registered Veterinary Technician:

Kari Brubeck, RVT


Tamara Hurst

Angel Mitchell 

​​Mariah Wyatt Helvie

Veterinary Assistant

Vet Tech Institute '15

Mariah is a lifelong resident of Morgan County and graduated from Mooresville High School in 2011.  She has a special interest in clinical pathology, client education and the use of social media in veterinary medicine.  

Dr. Alice Hopper

Purdue 1999

Dr. Hopper joined the staff of HHVC in November 2014.  She is a small animal veterinarian and has a particular interest in internal medicine.  She is originally from Princeton in southern Indiana.  She attended Butler University for her prerequisites and then Purdue University for her DVM.  In her spare time she enjoys baking, activities in her church and spending time with her family.  

Taleena Hurt


Taleena has lived in Morgan County all her life and graduated from Monrovia High School in 1994.  She started working at HHVC in 2009.  She has a special interest in rescue and therapy.  Her golden retriever, Parker, pictured on left is canine good citizen certified and regularly visits nursing homes.   

Caylee Cook

Veterinary Assistant

Caylee is also a Morgan county resident and graduated from Monrovia High School in 2010.  She received her veterinary assistant degree from Harrison in 2012.  She began her journey with HHVC in 2013.  She has a special interest in clinical pathology and wellness.  On the right is Caylee's dog Mya.

Dawn Schmaltz, RVT

Bel-Rea 2008

Dawn was born in Indianapolis, IN and graduated from Warren Central High School in 1994.  She has a special interest in foaling and reproduction and attended a short course at Colorado State University to further her knowledge.  Dawn started her career at HHVC in 2008. On the right are Timmy and Mopar.

Dr. Cindy Rowe

Dr. Rowe lives a farm in Avon where she raises miniature horses, donkeys, chickens, dogs, cats and birds.  She was born in Louisville, KY and moved to Indiana where she graduated from Carmel High School in 1972.  She attended Purdue University and graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978.  She initially worked as an equine vet for fifteen years before making the switch to small animals.  She began full time at HHVC in 2008 and her major focus is the human animal bond.  She thrives on education and enjoys educating families on how to have a happy healthy pet.  Dr. Rowe was a natural fit for HHVC and we are pleased and lucky to have her!

Dr. Angela L. Blackwell

Dr. Blackwell graduated from Mooresville High School in 1991.  She and her family have lived in Morgan County for over 100 years and she is invested in this community.  She attended Purdue University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 1995 and then went on to Purdue's Veterinary School and graduated in 1999.  She has a special interest in Equine Practice and started Horse & Hound in 2003 as an all ambulatory practice.  Dr. Blackwell has been a certified veterinary chiropractor since 2000 and is now starting her acupuncture training. Having an interest in lameness and diagnostics, Dr. Blackwell enjoys continuing education and the newest technology.  She is also a very large advocate for the horse. She sits on the board of several 501 C3 rescues and participates in rehabilitation and adoption.  She is a member of the AAEP, IAEP, AVMA and IVMA. Her hobbies include three day eventing, dressage, trail riding, fishing, hunting and above all family time.

Meet Our Team

HHVC is a full-service veterinarian hospital including a pharmacy, surgery suite with state-of-the-art technology and monitoring equipment, on-site digital radiographs, in house blood work, ultrasound, endoscopy, laser surgery (for both small animal and equines), equine hospitalization, fluid therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma, Pro-Stride, IRAP and bone marrow (stem cells) therapy and lameness diagnostics. 


In addition to four licensed veterinarians, HHVC maintains a staff of highly trained assistants and registered veterinary technicians. 


Your animals care is our  number one priority!

What to Expect

A friendly greeting.

We want you to feel at home in our spacious waiting room.


Genuine concern.

Every one of us is a pet-owner. We will treat your pet like it was our own.


Professional service.

Our staff will provide the expert care your family deserves.

A Word About Horse & Hound Vet Clinic