Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary team!

Meet the veterinarians & staff of St. John Animal Clinic! We are all so pleased to provide exceptional medical care for your pets!

Please call us at (219) 365-8531 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Owner/Veterinarians

Christy Cooper, DVM

Graduated from Purdue’s School of Veterinarian Medicine in 2003. She also received a Bachelor’s Degree…

Lisa Preston, DVM

Received her DVM from Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. During that tenure, she…

Melissa Buggie, DVM

Graduated from Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. While attending Purdue Dr. Buggie was…

Associate

Katrin Asbury, DVM

I graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. While in…

Melissa Dunn, DVM

Dr. Melissa Dunn graduated from Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Her undergraduate…

Office Manager

Shirley Niebling

Started working at St. John Animal Clinic in 1988. She graduated from Purdue Calumet with…

Technician Manager

Magdalene Amanatidis, BS, RVT

Maggie received her Associate in Applied Science in 2002 and her Bachelors in Science in…

Registered Veterinarian Technician

Alena Kobus, RVT

Alena received her Associate in Applied Science from Fox College Veterinary Technology Institute in 2013.…

Emily Shilling, RVT

Emily received her Associate degree in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Joliet Junior College…

Holly Hart, RVT

Holly recently graduated from Purdue University in 2013 with her AS in Veterinary Technology. Holly…
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Jessica Bates, RVT

Before deciding to fully immerse herself in the animal world, Jess received and Associates in…
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Jessika Majszak, RVT

Jessika M. Majszak, RVT, KPA-CTP, Fear Free Elite Professional I obtained my Associate's Degree in…

Clinic Mascot

Herbie

MEET OUR HERBIE! Herbie is our clinic kitty. He came to us from someone who…