Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Paw Prints Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Barbara Kieszkowski
DVM Medical Director
Dr. Barbara Kieszkowski (“Dr. K” or “Dr. Kiesz”) is originally from northern Indiana, but has always called West Lafayette home after moving here in 2006 for her education. Dr. Kieszkowski received her bachelor's in Animal Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine both from the wonderful Purdue University! Dr. Kieszkowski has a special interest in internal medicine, dermatology/wound management, and surgery, just to name a few!

Dr. Kieszkowski lives with her husband, Andy. In her free time, Dr. Kieszkowski loves reading, exercising, and traveling. She and her husband enjoy spending time w...
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Rene Grogan
Hospital Manager
Rene has over 15 years of combined experience working in the veterinary practice. Rene completed 8 years at VCA Paw Prints Animal Hospital as a lead technician, and is excited to take on the Hospital Manager role. She enjoys seeing all aspects of your pet's visits from start to finish. Rene looks forward to working with Paw Prints clients and the rest of her team to ensure the best care for your beloved pets!


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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