About Us

A Word About Horse & Hound Vet Clinic

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.

Dr. Angela L. Blackwell

Purdue 1999

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. 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.

Dr. Cindy Rowe

Dr. Cindy Rowe

Purdue 1978

Dr. Rowe lives a farm in Avon where she has 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. 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, traveling to National Parks, and spending time with her family.

Dr. Heather Solomon

Purdue 2016

Dr. Solomon grew up on a small farm in Sheridan, IN surrounded by all the horses, dogs, and cats a girl could want. She attended Purdue University and received a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science with a minor in Biology. She spent another 4 years in West Lafayette earning her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Purdue. Afterwards, she completed a year-long equine internship at Conley & Koontz Equine Hospital in Columbia City, IN. Special interests in equine medicine include ophthalmology, internal medicine, wound management, reproduction, and neonatal care. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching HGTV, and spending time with her husband and all their fur babies. Dr. Solomon joined HHVC in July 2017.

Dawn Schmaltz, RVT

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.

Caylee Cook

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.

Katie Puckett

Katie Puckett

Veterinary Assistant

Chelsea Hudgins

Chelsea Hudgins

Veterinary Assistant

Mariah Wyatt Helvie

Mariah Wyatt Helvie

Veterinary Assistant

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.

Angel Mitchell (Lead CSR)

Angel Mitchell (Lead CSR)

Customer Service Representative

Sara Ivie (Equine)

Sara Ivie (Equine)

Customer Service Representative

Dede Koger (Equine)

Dede Koger (Equine)

Customer Service Representative