About Us

Who We Are

We know that you have many questions about how to be the best pet owners possible. At Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic, we want to be your teachers and guides through this process by giving you the educational materials and advice you need to give your pets the best and healthiest lifestyle possible.

The doctors at Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic are highly trained and experienced professionals. They work side by side with some of the best and caring support staff in the industry to give you and your pets the best medical care. Compassion and concern for your pets’ safety, comfort, and well-being are our top priorities.

The entire team at Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic has a tremendous desire to meet the amazing people who call Downtown Indianapolis their home. We want to be your neighborhood veterinarians. We hope to become an integral part of this incredible community of people. If we can do anything for you or your pets, please do not hesitate to ask!

Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic is part of City Way Animal Clinics, a small group of veterinary care and pet grooming practices that are 100% veterinarian-owned and operated. Our current locations include Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic, Mass Ave Animal Clinic, Fountain Square AnimalClinic and Furr: Pet Spa & Wellness Clinic, all located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis.

Our commitment

Compassion and concern for your pets’ safety, comfort, and well-being are our top priorities. The team at Fall Creek Place Animal Clinic strives to provide excellent customer service and personalized attention to each pet.

Our Core Values

  1. Patients
    Committed to customized patient care.
    • Best medicine
    • Compassion
    • Quality of life
    • Comfort
  2. Clients
    Builds client relationships through respect and communication.
    • Empathy
    • Integrity
    • Honesty
    • Education
    • Welcomes feedback
  3. Team
    Builds a positive team culture.
    • Collaboration
    • Integrity
    • Honesty
    • Respect
    • Celebrates diversity
    • Creativity
  4. Community
    Strives to build longstanding community relationships.
    • Community involvement
    • Partnerships
    • Embrace and drive change
    • Caring about our environment
  5. Work-Life Balance
    Regularly comes to work happy, healthy and ready to go.
    • Personal growth
    • Family
    • Friends
    • Work
    • Dependable through attendance

Our Niche

Every patient. Every Time. No Exceptions. No Excuses.

Our Core Focus

Exemplary veterinary medicine through customized patient care.

Meet our clinic cat, Creek! You can typically find him lounging in the window seat in the lobby, waiting for belly rubs and chin scratches.
Follow his adventures on Instagram: #creekthecat.

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Meet our team

CEO, Chief Medical Director, Veterinarian

Butler University, B.S. in Biology, 1992
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1996

Personal + Professional:
Dr. Phillips has been a veterinarian since 1996, a veterinary clinic owner since 2000, and owner of City Way Animal Clinics since 2012. His special interests include canine reproduction and English bulldogs. When he’s not working, he’s reading up on entrepreneurship, business, and how to craft an excellent cocktail. He enjoys traveling, live music, and good food.

Loves of his Life:
Kurt and his wife, Julia, have two awesome kids, Emma and Jude. They’re empty nesters now, but are still busy taking care of their two dog-kids, Jenner (Vizsla) and Lexington “Lex” (French Bulldog).

Indy Favorites:
Square Cat Vinyl
Wildwood Market
The Canal Walk
The Antelope Club
Union 50
The Cultural Trail
Goose the Market

Practice Director

Indiana University, Kinesiology, 2009 – 2011

Personal + Professional:
Ken brought his passion for health and animals to City Way Animal Clinics in 2011 as a veterinary technician, and has risen through the ranks to our leadership team. He has a passion for community outreach, team culture, and animal wellness. When Ken isn’t making sure things are running smoothly at our clinics, he’s focused on molding a healthy lifestyle. He has a passion for physical and mental health, and you can often find him at the gym.

Loves of his Life:
Ken and his husband, Mark, enjoy city life in Indianapolis.

Indy Favorites:
The Canal Walk
Biking the Monon
Patio restaurants with friends

Associate Veterinarian

Butler University, B.S. in Biology, 1999
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2004

Personal + Professional:
Dr. Neyenhaus came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2018 and has been a veterinarian since 2004. She is full of knowledge, with years of experience at emergency, specialty, and general practice clinics under her belt. Her special interests include internal medicine, pain management, and client education. She loves being outside, especially hiking, camping, and organic gardening. She enjoys reading, making cookies, and cheering on her kids at sporting events.

Loves of her Life:
Patti and her husband Ryan have three kids and four furry companions. Hagrid (Goldendoodle); two cats, Gryffin (short for Gryffindor) and Hufflepuff; and their guinea pig, Violet make their house a home. Violet will be getting a sister friend soon!

Indy Favorites:
Previously a South and East-sider, Dr. Neyenhaus loves getting reacquainted with downtown Indy.

Associate Veterinarian

Purdue University, B.S. in Biology, 2012
IUPUI, M.S. in Biology, 2013
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2018

Personal + Professional:
Dr. Squires brought her fresh perspective and compassion to City Way Animal Clinics in 2018. Her special interests include oncology, internal medicine, and client education. When she’s not at the clinic, she’s running, practicing yoga, and boating with friends and family. She loves the Pacers and IndyCar.

Loves of her Life:
Jessica loves her fur babies! Finch (Yellow English Lab) keeps a watchful eye on his two mischievous siblings, Ford (Tabby cat) and Emmy (spunky tripod kitty.)

Indy Favorites:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Ft. Harrison State Park
Goodfellas Pizza

Associate Veterinarian

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, 1998
Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists, 2005
PhD in Animal Science, The University of Maryland, 2010

Personal + Professional:
Dr. Collins brought her 22 years of experience in veterinary science and animal reproduction to City Way Animal Clinics in 2020. She’s traveled the globe, working and studying in places like Australia, Ireland, and California. She believes that the best veterinary care involves client relationships and communication, and she has special interests in reproduction, neonatal medicine, and feline medicine. She enjoys learning sign language, traveling, and spending time with her kids at the park.

Loves of her Life:
Dr. Collins and her husband, Jeff, have two amazing daughters, Aoife and Fiona. Their cats, Takhi (the word for a Mongolian wild horse) and Kramer (insert Seinfeld bass line here), are best friends with Lily, their sheltie mix.

Indy Favorites:
Indianapolis Children’s Museum
The Canal Walk
Broad Ripple restaurant scene

Lead Registered Veterinary Technician

Purdue University, Veterinary Technician Program, 2013

Personal + Professional:
Rachael brought her leadership and care to City Way Animal Clinics in 2017, but began working as a Veterinary Assistant in 2009. When she’s not loving on her animals, she’s watching Indy Eleven, wrestling, and playing with eye shadow – because she’s fabulous. Rachael is an undefeated Harry Potter trivia champion who loves podcasts and craft breweries.

Loves of her Life:
Rachael has a growing family of fur-babies with Braun (cat), Otter (Basset Hound), and a new Basset puppy, Tonks!

Indy Favorites:
Sam’s Silver Circle
Walking the Canal
Everything in Fountain Square

Registered Veterinary Technician

Harrison College, A.S. in Veterinary Technology, 2017

Personal + Professional:
Amber brought her love for all creatures to City Way Animal Clinics in 2019. When she’s not at the clinic, she’s singing, listening to music, and hanging out around Indy. She loves traveling, camping, and nature.

Loves of her Life:
Amber and her partner, Rebecca, take care of a small zoo together! Their dogs Jersey (Pointer mix), Daisy (Pitbull mix), Slim (Lab mix), and Chance (Lab mix) share a home with their four cats, Milo, Neko, Maverick, and Goose. Oh, and don’t forget the two geckos, Mac and Aroni!

Indy Favorites:
Visit local breweries
Check out Mass Ave
Scooter around town
Drive-In Theatre

Veterinary Assistant

Currently pursuing a BS in Biology from Purdue/IUPUI

Personal + Professional:
Maria came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2018, but has been a veterinary assistant since 2007! She has a special interest in animal behavior and is Fear-Free Certified. When she’s not snuggling her cats, she’s gaming (WOW + Guild Wars II), playing Dungeons & Dragons, or lurking Reddit. Maria is learning digital illustration and loves hiking, reading, and yoga.

Loves of her Life:
Maria and her husband, Andy, share a home with one dog named Finn and six cats, Ferdinand, Rufus, Pug, Darwin, Evie, and Orion.

Indy Favorites:
Walking on the canal
Indians + Colts games
Indianapolis Zoo
Eagle Creek + Holliday Park

Veterinary Assistant

Personal + Professional:
Michael brought his compassion and care for animals to City Way Animal Clinics in 2018 and has been in the veterinary field since 2016, starting in Bloomington. He loves animals of all shapes, sizes, and varieties. When he’s not treating his patients, he’s drumming, skateboarding, and lounging with his kitties.

Loves of his Life:
Michael has four siblings and a niece. His best friends include his two cats, Mordecai and Cowboy.

Indy Favorites:
Broad Ripple
Holliday Park

Customer Service Representative

Indiana University, BA in Psychology, Minors in English + Spanish, 2011

Personal + Professional:
Christie came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2019 with three years of experience working at animal hospitals. When she’s not working our front desk, she is cooking, making art, and working with her hands. She enjoys singing and being in nature, and she’s passionate about conservation.

Loves of her Life:
Christie and her fiancé, McKenzie, are getting married September 2020! And while they don’t have pets of their own yet, Christie gives all her extra love to the many family pets in her life, as well as any willing strays.

Indy Favorites:
Biking the cultural trail
Scootering around Indy

Work with us

Interested in joining our team? Check out our current openings and apply online.