Meet Our Team

At Tri-State Veterinary Clinic, we are very proud to have a talented team of animal lovers and caregivers.  We have many years of combined animal care experience and want only the best for your extended family!  Take a moment to meet the friendly faces you will see here at the clinic:

Winthrop F. Barnard, DVM – "Gregg"                                                                         

  •     1981 Graduate Purdue Univ. School of Vet. Medicine
  •     2 years in Wisconsin mixed animal practices
  •     1 1/2 years post doctorate internship in EQ Medicine/Reproductive/Surgery at Rochester EQ Clinic – Rochester NH
  •     Over 30 years at Tri-State Veterinary Clinic.

Ann Barnard, RVT

  •     1979 Grad Purdue AAS Veterinary Technology
  •     1 yr Terry Animal Hospital Wilmette, IL
  •     2 yrs Hospital & Med. Lab. Tech
  •     1 yr Rochester EQ Clinic
  •     Over 30 years at Tri-State Veterinary Clinic

Sarah Smith - Registered Veterinary Technician                             

Sarah is a 2015 graduate from the Brown Mackie Veterinary Technology program. She has been with us since doing her externship!

She has always lived locally and graduated from Central Noble. Sarah and her husband Zack have a 2 year old son, Orion.

She has three cats; Lydia, Margot, and Sarah, as well as a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Kain. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys doing outdoor activities with her family.

Jaime Haber - Registered Veterinary Technician

Jaime graduated from International Business College (IBC) with a degree in Veterinary Technology.

She completed her externship and continued working  at South Milford Veterinary Hospital.

She came to Tri-State in Spring 2016.

Jaime and her husband Kyle have two sons.

Trisha Hall - Registered Veterinary Technician

Trisha graduated from Columbus State Community College in 2000 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She spent time working and completing her externship at The Ohio State Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Her career began in the Summer of 1995, when her first job was at her Uncle's veterinary clinic. She has been in the veterinary industry for 23 years.

Her special interests are anesthesia and surgery, but loves everything animals and medicine.

Trisha and her husband Elmer have three daughters.

Jen Diehl - Registered Veterinary Technician

Jen helps fill in when needed at the vet clinic but works full time at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and is a great resource regarding exotic animals.

Dr. Maxine Stovall

Dr. Stovall graduated from Purdue University in 1980.  She works for Tri-State occasionally as a relief Doctor when Dr. Barnard is unavailable.

Dr. Sheila Dick

Dr. Dick, a graduate of Purdue University has worked at Tri-State part time and as needed when Dr. Barnard is away for the past 15 years.

Dr. Lauren Kruse

Dr. Kruse is a Purdue University graduate and works at Tri-State to cover when Dr. Barnard is unavailable.

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  • "I can't thank the staff enough for the excellent service provided to my Kenzie and for the doctor meeting us in the middle of the night to help her during a midnight emergency! He was so kind and now my hairy child is feeling great and doing wonderful! Thank you!"
    Sasha G. Kendallville, IN

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