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Luke Wagner, DVM

Luke Wagner, DVM is a graduate of Purdue University. He serves as Medical Director and has been with APEC since July 1999. Dr. Wagner is happily married and a dedicated father to his daughter & son. In his spare time, Dr. Wagner attends church, swims, cycles & loves to garden.

Michelle Hughes, DVM

Michelle Hughes, DVM is a graduate of Auburn University. She has been part of APEC’s team since December 2006. Dr. Hughes loves to garden in her free time, and her favorite rose is the Hybrid Tea. Dr. Hughes also attends church & enjoys spending time with her family.

Sarah Henry, DVM

Sarah Henry, DVM is a graduate of Purdue University. She has been with APEC since January 2009. In her free time, Dr. Henry takes care of her cats and two dogs, attends arts & craft shows, knits, reads, & travels. Dr. Henry enjoys treating exotic pets & learning new activities.

Toni Gillespie

Toni joined the team at All Pet Emergency Clinic in July 1999 as a veterinary assistant. She moved to the position of Office Manager in 2003. In 2008, she transitioned to the position of Practice Manager, Finance and also continues to work as a veterinary assistant.

She is the mother of 2 children, Rachel and Wyatt, and her cat, Rebel. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, volunteering with her church, singing karaoke and listening to music of all genres. She also stays busy outside of APEC working at a local dance studio and traveling to dance competitions. She is an avid sports fan and can be found cheering on her favorite teams every chance she gets (Go Colts, Go Cubs, Go Otters)!

Amanda Hart

Amanda Hart has been with APEC since 2001 as a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from Ivy Tech in 2006 with an AAS in Business Administration with a Specialty in Management and had been working as Practice Manager, Staffing since 2008. Amanda has been happily married since 2002, has two children, and several pets. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, and reading in her spare time.


Angelena Black

Angelena Black has been working as a Veterinary Assistant since 1998. She is the mother of two and has two grandsons. Angelena enjoys bonfires, music, and dance, working out, playing sand volleyball and the guitar. In 2014 she got to experience the process of building a new house & enjoys sharing it with her significant other, Jim, and her furbaby Wedgie.

Caresse Karns

Caresse Karns has been working in the veterinary field since 2003. She has an Associates Degree from Ivy Tech in Photography. Caresse loves working with exotics & hopes to one day work with large cats. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her mom, fiancé, and three kids, in addition to their multiple four-legged children.


Chandra Beck

Chandra Beck is a Registered Veterinary Technician and has been a part of All Pet Emergency Clinic since April 2013. She is originally from southwest Kentucky, but moved to Evansville, IN to be with her Husband in 2009. They married in 2011 and have two beautiful children together. It wasn’t until she moved to Evansville, that she realized her dream of being part of the veterinary community was obtainable. Chandra attended Harrison College from 2010 – 2012 and obtained her Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. She absolutely loves working for All Pet Emergency Clinic; and feels that we have a close-knit group of people who can handle the stress of emergency medicine, while also being each other’s support when times get rough. We never know what is walking through the door from minute to minute, and things can become extremely hectic. However, the amazing feeling she gets when we can save a patient’s life makes up for all the strenuous aspects that go along with working in this field. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, traveling, and exploring new areas. Chandra’s four legged/finned children are: her dog – Kingsley, cat – O’Malley, Leopard Gecko – Leviathan, and Guppy – Kraken

Nicole Kraatz

Nicole Kraatz has been working with animals since she was 15. She started volunteering at Warrick Humane Society, which later became her first job. Nicole graduated from Harrison College’s Veterinary Technician program in April 2014 and began working part-time at APEC in August of that year. In addition to the emergency clinic, Nicole works full-time as a surgery technician at East Pines Animal Clinic. Her passion is helping animals, and in her free time Nicole enjoys working out, taking her dogs for a walk and doing agility with her dogs.

Shelby Kavanaugh

Shelby Kavanaugh is a graduate of Harrison College’s Veterinary Technician program. She has been with All Pet Emergency Clinic since April 2015. She is the mother of one beautiful daughter and six furbabies! In her spare time, Shelby enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.

Brookelyn Williams

Brookelyn Williams graduated from Harrison College’s Veterinary Technician program and is recently engaged! She came to All Pet Emergency Clinic in February 2017 for an externship & decided to continue her career in emergency medicine. Brookelyn enjoys working with exotics and would love to one day work for a zoo. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, family and her four-legged furbabies.

Shelby Rudisill

Shelby Rudisill has finished the RVT program at Harrison College and is eagerly anticipating graduation. She has worked in veterinary medicine since 2015 and has been a part of the APEC team since April 2017. She has two dogs and three cats and enjoys spending time with family & friends in her free time.

Mariah Smith

Mariah has recently finished the RVT program at Harrison college and will be participating in the graduation ceremony this Spring. She has been with APEC since August 2017. In addition to her position with APEC, Mariah enjoys spending time with her son and their Great Dane “Theo”. We love having Mariah as part of the staff, and look forward to watching her continue to grow.

Ashley Simmons

Ashley is conducting her externship with APEC in her final step of obtaining her degree from Harrison college in Veterinary Technology. She has enjoyed her time as a student, but is looking forward to crossing that goal line in the near future. We are enjoying having Ashley as a part of the team and are looking forward to her bright future.

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104 B. S. Heidelbach Ave.
Evansville, IN 47713

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Weekends: Sat Noon – Mon 8AM
Holidays: Open 24 Hours

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