Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
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All of the veterinarians at Creekside spend a lot of time keeping up with the latest in veterinary medicine. They work together and make an amazing team in animal healthcare. When your pet is sick you may only "see" one of them but you have all of them behind the scenes working for you and your pet.
Dr. Jackson received her DVM from Purdue University in 1993. She joined Creekside as an associate Veterinarian in 1995. Thirteen years later in 2008 she purchased the clinic and continues to work full time within the clinic with a special interest in Orthopedics. She keeps very busy at home as well; living on a working farm with her husband, 3 children, and a variety of animals including dogs, cats, pigs, goats and a brand New pony!
Dr. Clark received his DVM from Purdue University. He opened Creekside Animal Hospital as a one doctor practice in 1982. He has a special interests in Dermatology (especially working with allergic animals); as well as soft tissue, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Outside of Creekside, he enjoys golfing and has recently retired from officiating for 35 years. He share his home with his wife of over 40 years, Nancy, their two cats and two dogs.
Dr. Timmons, formally known as Dr. Schilling, received her DVM from Purdue University in 1998 and joined Creekside in 2000. She enjoys general medicine, cytology (the study of cells and their function which aids in the diagnosis of diseases) and oncology. She is kept busy at home by her husband, two daughters, a step-daughter, a golden retriever and their cat. As a family they are actively involved in their church, enjoy attending Purdue activities, going to the movies, and reading together.
Dr. Keenan received her MVB from the University College in Dublin, Ireland in 1997. While the letters behind her name are different, her schooling requirements were not. She joined Creekside's team in 2005 and brought with her 8 years of prior experience. She enjoys cardiology, endocrinology, behavior and getting new puppies and kittens off to the best start possible. In her off time she enjoys traveling (esp to California to see her sister), watching movies, scrap booking and lace making.
Dr. Bertsch received her DVM from Purdue University in 2016 and started with Creekside in July. She played basketball for Purdue from 2008-2012. Her special interests are in orthopedics. During her spare time she likes to cook and attend Purdue sporting events. She also enjoys hiking and running with her husband Tim, and dog, Denali.
Dr. Amsler has always had a passion for animals and has known that she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 14 years old. She did her externship with Creekside and received her DVM from Purdue University in 2010. During her spare time she enjoys gardening, spending time with family and her two cats and two dogs. She has two children, Liam and Aspen with her husband, William, who keep her busy as well. She comes to us with 7 years of previous experience and is excited to practice in the Lafayette and West Lafayette communities.