Meet Our Veterinary Team
Dr. Sue, Practice Owner, DVM
Born and raised in the heart of America's Dairyland in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Dr. Sue had her first experiences with animals on the dairy farm where her father lived as a child. Her interest in veterinary medicine ultimately led her to Purdue University, where she received an athletic scholarship, excelling in both the classroom and on the basketball court. An NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship allowed her to further her animal experience while she pursued a master's degree in animal science at Montana State University. Her academic "career" finally came to a close at Iowa State University, where she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1988.
After moving to Indianapolis in 1990 and working as an associate veterinarian for 12 years, Dr. Sue finally gave in to an "inner voice" that moved her to pursue the establishment of her own animal hospital. With the help and support of friends and clients alike, The Neighborhood Veterinarian Animal Hospital became a reality. The hospital's name not only reflected its location, but also its goal to be an integral part of the local community.
Although owning and operating an animal hospital keeps her extremely busy, Dr Sue also manages to save some of her "free" time to enjoy a variety of other hobbies and volunteer opportunities. She was an active member of both the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Indianapolis Arts Chorale for many years, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the ISC. She's even performed the National Anthem at a number of amateur and professional sporting events! She supports and is a strong advocate of both CCI(Canine Companions for Independence) and ICAN(Indiana Canine Assistance Network) and their efforts to provide licensed and professionally trained service dogs. She's an active member of North United Methodist Church and is proud of the active role her church plays in the Indianapolis community. Her ties to Purdue University are still strong, where she is a member of the John Purdue Club, the President's Council, and a past member of the Athletic Advisory Council. She was even named to "The Legends of Mackey" display when the arena celebrated its 50th anniversary this past year, as one of the top 50 women's basketball players of all time! She has become an avid cyclist, and has participated in a number of adventures across the Midwest including several century(100 miles in one day)bike rides. And, if there's any time left(!) she loves to escape back to the mountains of Montana where she enjoys hiking in Glacier National Park.
Dr. Sue shares her home with her three "kids" - Digger, Clyde, and Lacy - all special kitties she's rescued through the years. She gladly welcomes the opportunity to help you with your "special kids" as the Neighborhood Veterinarian is totally committed to providing all of its clients and their pets with the best of "Professional service and personal care"
Dr. Jaime Moore, DVM
From a young age, Dr. Jaime knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Her family moved to the US from England when she was young. She grew up with horses and initially was interested in equine medicine before transitioning to a love of small animal medicine in veterinary school. Her clinical interests include cardiology, endocrine diseases, and wound management.
In her free time, Dr. Jaime enjoys spending time with her family, doing yoga, cycling, and gardening. She lives in Broad Ripple with her husband, Kyle, their children, Bensen and Ella, and their jolly rescue dog, Huckleberry.
Dr. Jeff Klemens, DVM
In February 2018, he started Reliable Relief Services, LLC, and is now a full-time relief veterinarian in the Indianapolis area. As a relief veterinarian, he works in clinics that range from single doctor to multi-doctor specialty practices, in both rural and urban settings, with clientele from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. His full-time and relief work for multiple practices with very progressive standards of care, along with his years of full-time emergency work, have prepared him well for caring for our patients.
He is an avid board gamer and lover of all things craft beer. He and his wife Lisa love to travel, and are both huge sci-fi nerds. They share their home with two fancy rats, Fanty and Mingo, and a 20+ year old ball python named Weevil.
Dr. Heather May, DVM
I started vet school in January 2000, and graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in September 2003 after completing my clinical year at Texas A&M.
After completing vet school I moved to Central New York and lived there for the next nine years. I primarily working in General Practice, with six years as a relief veterinarian.
I moved with my husband (fiancée at the time) to Indiana in May 2011, which I have worked general practice and emergency.
My husband and I live south of Indianapolis with our five giant dogs (a giant red Labrador retriever and four Dogue de Bordeauxs), two Bordeaux puppies, and two cats.
In my free time, I enjoy cooking, baking, hiking, and being outdoors (with my dogs, of course).
Annie, Hospital Manager
Annie lives in Carmel with her devoted husband and two young boys that keep her on her toes. You will often find a slew of whippets in tow as well! Most weekends are spent watching her kids play sports, whippet racing, running, sewing and enjoying her husband’s cooking!
Amy, Veterinary Assistant
Jessica, Veterinary Assistant
Shannon, Veterinary Assistant
She moved to Indianapolis in 2021 with her husband Devon, their two dogs, and two horses. Her favorite past times include walking and hiking with her dogs and husband, spending time at the barn with her horses, and trying new restaurants in the Indy area.