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"

Dr. Barnard

Dr. Barnard is a 1981 graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. He spent 2 years in Wisconsin at mixed animal practices and spent 1 1/2 years in a post doctorate internship in Equine Medicine/Reproductive/Surgery at Rochester Equine Clinic in Rochester New Hampshire.

He has spent over 30 years at Tri-State Veterinary Clinic.

He spends his free time with his family and enjoys climbing and hiking.


Ann Barnard, RVT

Ann is the wife of Dr. Barnard. She is a 1979 graduate from Purdue with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She spent 1 year at Terry Animal Hospital in Wilmette, IL, 2 years as a hospital & medical lab tech, and 1 year at Rochester Equine Clinic.

She has been at Tri- State Veterinary Clinic with Dr. Barnard for over 30 years.



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 2 sons, Orion and Malcom.

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.



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.



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.



Call 260-347-5777 to make an appointment today!

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am

5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am

Noon

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

Location

Find us on the map

Testimonial

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "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

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

    Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

    Read More

    Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

    Read More

    How to Help Your New Cat Feel Welcomed in Your Home

    Adopting a cat or kitten? Here's what you can do to help your cat adjust to its new home. ...

    Read More

    Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

    Read More

    Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

    Read More

    Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

    Read More

    Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

    Read More

    Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

    Read More

    Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

    Read More

    Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

    Read More

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

Sign up for more articles