Meet Our  Veterinarians

Contact Information

2525 E. Michigan Blvd.

Michigan City, IN 46360

Weekdays: 7 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 8 am - 12 Noon

Every year since 2001 Michigan City Animal Hospital has been voted the best veterinary provider in NW Indiana by the readers of The News Dispatch.  We want to thank all our wonderful clients for voting for us and their continued patronage and good will.

Established in 1949, Michigan City Animal Hospital cares for pets in greater LaPorte County and beyond.  Over the years, we've become a full-service veterinary hospital able to provide for your pet's continuing good health and happiness. We offer boarding, grooming, and puppy training in addition to medical care. Check our history to learn more about the timeline and development of our hospital over the years.


Rex Bailey, DVM

Resides in Michigan City with wife, Shari (a registered Veterinarian Technician). Has four adult children, and eight grandchildren.

Kathryn Standiford, DVM

“Animals bring such joy to our lives, and caring for them has always been a passion of mine. While growing up, I looked up to our veterinarian and loved the way he treated our pets like family.“

Laren Fairchild, DVM

Resides in Valparaiso with her husband, Steve, and her cats, Tyson and Keelay, and dogs, Walter and Melvin.

Cory Dehnart, DVM

“Dermatology is one of the predominant reasons owner's bring their pets to see a veterinarian and always provides an opportunity to treat their their discomfort and educate their owners.“

Meet Our  Team



Competitive bowler for 6 years, country line dancing from age 8 to 21, and the only staff member without a pet.



Prefers to watch scary movies instead of TV


Assistant, CSR

Did undergrad in NYC and minored in Japanese


Client Service

has visited 47 states, 13 countries (lived in 4), over 590 hrs of air travel and over 1,800 hrs driving for recreation


Client Service

Her two tabby cats love to help clean counters and tables by knocking everything off them



A avid concert/theater buff and Summerfest is her favorite week of the year



Obsessed with ancient history which led her to visit Egypt in 2018


Client Service

Free climbing mountains is a favorite activity, no height is too high


Client Service

Her cat is named Sophia, after Estelle Getty's character on Golden Girls


Groomer, Patient Advocate

Sharon is the biggest cubs fan! She attends most of their games

Brittney, RVN


All time favorite movie is Jurassic Park and parents believe she became a Veterinary Nurse just in case they actually open a park someday



A coffee snob who roasts coffee from the green seed



Sharks are her favorite animal and has swam with, fed, and even been chased by them

Myranda, RVN


Has a pet chinchilla and at the top of her bucket list is visiting all the national parks.

April, RVN


Adrenaline junkie, Love to skydive, and has lots of reptiles at home


Client Service

Competes in airsoft most of the year and loves the 50s time era and WW2 history

Kim, RVN


Loves to sew, embroider, quilt, knit, and take photos and scrapbook



Loves to scrapbook and spend time with her nieces and nephews


Client Service

Relaxes by playing fetch with her 1.5 yr old kitty, Fiona

Samantha, RVN


Loves to white water raft




Client Service

Previously worked for a world renowned forensic entomologist and was part of investigating several high-profile criminal cases.

Charissa, RVN


As a sophomore was starter on varsity softball team and won state championships that year. Enjoys burnt popcorn.

Ashley, RVN


Has 3 rats, 1 bunny and 3 cats. Enjoys drawing and painting in free time!



Loves true crime, and wants to be a forensic scientist and work with DNA

Read a Little of Our History

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Mon-Fri: 7 am-6 pm

Sat: 8 am-12 Noon

2525 E. Michigan Blvd. Michigan City, IN 46360 

219-872-4191   CALL or TEXT

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