Our Team

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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

paw Team Spotlight
Alanna Blake
DVM Medical Director
Dr. Alanna Blake was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She completed her undergraduate studies and veterinary school at Iowa State University, graduating in 2008. After completing an internship in San Diego, she settled into small animal practice back in the Midwest. She moved to Indianapolis and started with VCA in 2014. She has special interests in feline medicine and soft tissue surgery. When not working, Dr. Blake enjoys walking and running with her border collie, Hiccup, and watchin her beloved Cubbies play baseball.
Elizabeth Groves
Hospital Manager

Beth joined Swengel Animal Hospital in January of 2007. She loves working with animals and is proud to work with the dedicated, caring staff at the hospital.  At home, Beth cares for her 2 dachshunds,  Winston and Nigel.  Beth’s hobbies include reading, running, strength training, and shopping.  Beth enjoys spending time with her husband of 30 years, her 2 daughters and son in laws and her 4 adorable grandchildren! Beth thinks being a Grandma is the most fun of all!


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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