Meet Our Team


Meet the veterinarians and staff of AHOA. Our passion is providing exceptional veterinary care for your pets alongside compassionate and memorable service for you and your family.

Our Doctors

Dr. Nancy Fox, DVM

Medical Director

Dr. Nancy Fox has been with Animal Hospital of Avon for over 20 years. She graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Dr. Fox loves soft tissue surgery and working closely with clients. “I believe the most important part of my job is client education so the owner can be involved and invested in their pet’s care”. Dr. Fox lives in Hendricks County with her husband, three kids, 2 dogs and 2 cats.

Dr. Sarah Addison, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Sarah Addison started her veterinary career with Animal Hospital of Avon. She took the adventurous opportunity to pursue veterinary school at St. George’s University on the beautiful island of Grenada and completed her clinical year at the University of Illinois, where she obtained her DVM as well as her Master of Public Health in 2016. She participated in and coordinated many community outreach clinics and educational programs, helping to expand her passion in preventative medicine, client communication and education. Dr. Addison has a particular interest in medicine, nutrition, and dermatology. Dr. Addison grew up on a farm in West Central Indiana and has a lifelong love of horses, outdoor activities, travel, and the arts. She now lives in Hendricks County with her wife and their growing family of kids and pets!

Our Staff

Jeanette K.

Practice Manager

Jeanette joined the Avon team in 2019 as the practice manager. Jeanette knew from a young age that she had a connection with animals and a love of science and medicine.

Jeanette began her career in the veterinary field over 20 years ago as a veterinary assistant and immediately knew this was the field for her. She has several years of experience in managing practices including emergency and specialty centers. Over the years, Jeanette has been very active in shelter medicine, fostering, volunteering, and rescue.

“My passion is to help animals, whether that is directly or through working closely with the families of the pets and supporting the team that cares for our patients.” Jeanette lives in Avon with her wife, three human kids and several four legged (and one 3 legged) rescue animals including dogs, cats, and rats.

Kelly A.

Technician Team Lead

Kelly received her Associates Degree in Animal Science from International Business College in 2012. Soon after graduating she passed her boards to be a Registered Veterinary Technician. Kelly has been with Animal Hospital of Avon since!

“Having the opportunity to be there for the animals and watch them get better is my favorite part of the job”.

Kelly and her husband recently added their first baby to their gang which includes a lab and two chihuahuas.

Dena H.

Client Service Lead/Veterinary Assistant

Dena started in the veterinary field in 1996. She has been with Animal Hospital of Avon for over 13 years. Dena graduated from Murray State University with a degree in Animal Science and a minor in Equine Science. Educating clients and mentoring others is her favorite part of her role at AHOA. Currently her three cats and two kids keep her very busy at home. Dena enjoys birds, fishing, flowers, and riding horses.

April L., RVT

Veterinary Technician

April graduated from Harrison College in 2015 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working as an RVT with AHOA for over three years. April loves working with animals and helping owners provide the best care possible for their fur babies!

In her free time, April loves spending time with family, friends, and church activities. She has been on yearly mission trips to Honduras since 2016. April is married with three bonus children, five grandchildren, and two doggies.

Taylor P.

Veterinary Assistant

Taylor started with Animal Hospital of Avon during her senior year of high school in 2019 as an extern. She quickly fell in love with veterinary medicine and is now pursuing her undergraduate degree in Biology at IUPUI with plans to attend vet school.

Taylor grew up in Avon but now lives in downtown Indianapolis with her adorable cat, Peaches. Outside of school and work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, painting, watching movies, and traveling.

Abbey H.

Veterinary Assistant

Abbey joined Animal Hospital of Avon June of 2020. With a great passion for helping animals she started with pet sitting and working at a boarding facility. During that time, she decided to pursue a career in pet grooming. It was then Abbey knew she wanted to pursue something on the medical side of pet care. She then joined a small vaccine clinic and soon realized veterinary medicine was definitely for her!

When joining AHOA, Abbey excelled in pet handling and learning new information about pet health and well-being.

Abbey says, “With such an amazing work environment I am now attending Ashworth College to become a veterinary technician”.

Abbey has three dogs at home but would have an entire farm if she could.

Melani W.

Veterinary Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Abigail S.

Veterinary Receptionist

Abigail started in the animal industry running a pet sitting business with her mother in 2012. She later managed a dog training in the facility. Since joining AHOA she has found the most rewarding part of her job is helping owners and their pets. At home, Abigail keeps herself busy with her own two dogs, two cats, and her personal zoo of exotic reptiles.

Jackie F.

Veterinary Receptionist

Bio coming soon!