Mandy's passion for this profession started her working at Buck Creek during high school (1994) and brought her back following college. Mandy is a 2000 graduate of the University of Indianapolis with a degree in accounting. Mandy and her husband Eric live just outside of Knightstown with their son Brayden and daughter Peyton. In addition to spending time with her children and family, Mandy enjoys reading and being actively involved with her church family at Center Christian Church.
Jenny is another recognizable face as she has worked as a receptionist here at Buck Creek since August 2000. Jenny and her husband Justin were married in 1998 and they have two children, River and Nash. They share their home with two dogs: Heidi (White German Shepherd) and Izzy (Black Poodle).. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, photography, going to movies, and of course being around any and all kinds of animals.
Teresa was another welcome addition to our staff here at Buck Creek as a receptionist in April 2010. Teresa and her husband Jeff have two grown children, Marcus and Quinn. They live on a small farm where they raise sheep, goats, and children. Their pets include two dogs and Larry the llama (guard llama). Her hobbies include gardening, boating, taking care of the animals, and taking short trips with Jeff in their T-bird with the top down.
Jayana joined our front desk team in 2015. She has been married to her husband, Randy, since 1980. They have two sons, Drew and Blaine. Drew and his wife Kori live in Kalamazoo, MI. with their two daughters (Jayana and Randy's awesome granddaughters). Blaine lives in Nashville, TN. Jayana and Randy share their home with two dachshunds, Beau and Bandit. In her spare time, Jayana enjoys quilting, spending time with family and friends, laughing and serving our Lord.
Kristin is a 2010 graduate of Harrison College with an Associates of Applied Science for Veterinary Technology, and joined our staff in February 2015. Kristin and her husband were married in 2011 and have two children, Kinlee and Karson. Their pets include: 2 dogs- Inca the Boxer and Riley the Yorkie, 1 rabbit-Sven the Holland Lop, and 2 fish-Nemo and Dory. In her free time, she loves spending time with friends and family, camping, boating, assisting with her children's sports, and riding on the Harley with her husband.
Becky is a 2003 Purdue University graduate with a B.S. in Animal Science. She became a welcome addition to our staff in December 2009. She and her husband Josh were married in 2007 and have one son, Dalton. They currently share their small farm with two dogs, a herd of goats, and two llamas. Becky enjoys attending llama shows, reading, and going to truck and tractor pulls.
Abby joined our staff in March 2013. She is currently studying Animal Science at Ivy Tech and her goal is to become a Veterinary Assistant. Abby has an older brother and a younger sister. In her spare time she enjoys spoiling and spending time with her nephew. She is a dog lover and has a boxer (Annie) and a German shepherd (Yager). She also helps her dad and brother with their hogs.
Stephanie joined our busy grooming staff in January 2011. Stephanie and her husband Gary live on a farm in Rush County. She shares in the lives of Gary's two sons and their families, including spoiling grandchildren! She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She and Gary also enjoy riding their Harley all around the country and going camping. Stephanie groomed and massaged race horses for fifteen years and now enjoys grooming dogs here at Buck Creek.