Dr. Nancy Ferguson, DVM
Dr. Ferguson graduated of Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 1985. After eight years of private practice, she began working with spay/neuter clinics and participated in the Association of Shelter Veterinarian’s Task Force to Advance Spay and Neuter. In 2005, Dr. Ferguson was the first veterinarian to join the Pets Alive team, performing the first spay surgery at the clinic. In 2015, she also performed the 100,000th surgery.
Dr. Christy Victor, DVM
Dr. Victor received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Prior to her education in West Lafayette, she had received her Bachelor of Science from Indiana University. Dr. Victor has practiced veterinary medicine in Bloomington ever since. She joined the Pets Alive team in March 2018, because surgery is her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine and she wanted to make a difference for animals in shelters.
Dr. Jessica Gilliatt, DVM
Dr. Gilliatt was born and raised in Indianapolis and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Western University of Health Sciences in sunny California. Over the years, she developed special interests in soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine, and ophthalmology. Dr. Gilliatt has always loved Bloomington and was very excited to join the Pets Alive team in November 2018. She has two dogs, Lily and Mosby, who she likes to take hiking and camping.
Angela worked at the White River Humane Society for one year before she started working at Pets Alive in September 2017. She enjoys the work she does because she feels like she is really making a difference in helping prevent unwanted animals. She currently lives in Bedford with her two dogs, Cheesy Larry and Brawndo, and her cat Kira.
Forrest is from Durham, North Carolina where he had previous experience as a veterinary assistant. He has been working with Pets Alive since August 2018 because he is passionate about animal rescue and welfare. His favorite part of the job is all the puppy cuddles he gets. He gets more puppy cuddles at home from his dog Maisy.
Ashli has lived in Bloomington since 2001 and has worked at Pets Alive since October 2017. She loves working with animals in any capacity and has previous experience at a full service veterinary clinic and at the Bloomington Animal Shelter. She enjoys working for Pets Alive because she feels the work she does here really makes a difference in the community. Ashli also has two dogs of her own that she rescued from the local shelter, Mazzy and Bo.
Jasmin is originally from Columbus, Indiana and attended Three Rivers College in Missouri. She has been working with Pets Alive since March 2019. She loves to be around animals and has been working with animals her entire life, including horseback riding and care since she was 8 years old. She plans to always work with animals and loves interacting with all the pets we serve. She goes home to her own animals every day. Ace, Axle, Bolt, and Bandit are all German Shepards and Grimm and Toothless are cats she adopted from shelters that came through Pets Alive.
Suzanne has lived in Bloomington for 30 years and came to us in March 2019 after 15 years of customer service. She wanted to work somewhere that matters and she loves that she gets to make a positive impact on the lives of pets and overpopulation. Suzanne enjoys working with her co-workers and the animals she gets to cuddle is an awesome perk. She has lots of pets herself including 3 dogs – Glorria, Daphanne, and Twiggie. She adopted her dogs after fostering them and has rescued and fostered/adopted many cats as well.
Mary is from Connecticut but she has lived in Bloomington for over 20 years. She was previously an office manager for 14 years before joining our team in January 2019. She loves greeting the animals every day and working for a cause that she believes in. Mary has 4 dogs and 5 cats of her own that greet her every day when she comes home.
Eric is from Bloomington and has a background in Animal Behavior, Psychology, and Applied Canine Behavior. He previously worked as a professional dog trainer, grooming, and as a “Pet Detective.” He has been with Pets Alive since June 2019 and is passionate about promoting our mission of minimizing euthanasia of cats and dogs. Eric also has a 10-year-old German Shepard named Satai, who he claims is the silliest goofiest, and best pupper ever! He is also working on writing a series of books on dog socialization and Training – look for his first out late 2020.