Scott Baldwin DVM, CVCP, CVMA

Dr. Scott Baldwin was raised on a large family farm in southwest Missouri. His path to veterinary medicine began with his love of working cattle during the spring and fall with his family. Dr. Baldwin received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (1996) and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (2000) from the University of Missouri. He met and married his wife Melissa while working at his first job in rural southeast Kansas. In 2003 Dr. Baldwin, and his family moved to Michigan City. He and his wife began working at the Woodland Veterinary Center, and then later bought the practice. Dr. Baldwin has a very diverse knowledge base in nontraditional and traditional veterinary medicine such as, Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (chiropractic), low level laser therapy, herbs, preventative care, nutrition, and acupuncture. His special interests include, ultrasonography, equine and small ruminant medicine.

He is involved in the local community through Rotary International, Masonic Lodge, and York Rite. His professional associations include the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. He and his family reside near Michigan City on their 120-year-old farm, with their many animals that include, dogs, cats, horses, and chickens.


Devon Wells

Devon is our Office Manager. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Resource Management from Purdue University in 2017. She had been working at our clinic since 2014. She has 1 beautiful daughter, 1 dog, and 4 cats.

When she is not working at the clinic she is crafting candles for her business Howling Wolf Candles or spending time with her family.


Mary Pytynia

Mary has worked as a receptionist at Woodland Veterinary Center since August of 2011. She has been a veterinary receptionist since 1994. She loves working in the veterinary field and during her career as a receptionist, her biggest joy is meeting all the wonderful families and their fur babies. She has been married to her high school sweetheart since 1982. They have 2 grown sons, 2 wonderful daughters-in-law, and have been blessed with 2 beautiful granddaughters.

Although over the years she has many fur babies of her own, she now has 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 2 grand-dogs! When she is not at work she enjoys crafting, camping, and spending time with her family.


Jackie Teeters, RVT

Jackie is a receptionist and a Registered Veterinary Technician. She always knew she wanted to work with animals and she began to realize that dream when she was 15 and became a kennel attendant/ veterinary assistant. After high school, she attended Purdue University and graduated with a degree in veterinary technology. After becoming licensed in the State of Indiana she began a long and happy career working with animals. After taking several years off, to spend time with her family, she returned to the veterinary field as a receptionist and is very happy getting to meet and greet all of our wonderful patients and their humans!


Tiffany Fridenmaker, RVT

Tiffany is a Registered Veterinary Technician. She has never lived without a dog or cat in her life. Although it took her a few years to make an actual career choice, she has worked in veterinary hospitals pretty much her whole adult life. As the years went by she had basically worked in every position possible in the veterinary hospitals, and decided to become a veterinary technician. In 2008, she began the journey with the Purdue Distance Learning Program. She applied to the West Lafayette Purdue Campus in 2012 and received her degree in 2015.

After passing the national exam and state test, she became a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Indiana in January of 2016.


Hayley Meyers

Hayley is a veterinary assistant. She has an Associate degree from Ancilla College in Animal Science and is pursuing a career in Veterinary Nursing from Purdue Global. She has had animals her entire life.

She currently has 1 dog (Oakley), 1 pig (Baby Charlotte), and 2 horses (Casino and Tucker). She enjoys camping, riding horses, and spending time with her animals, friends, and family.


Kayla Miller

Kayla is a veterinary assistant. She has been married for 6 years and has 3 kids. Her house is full of fun with their 3 dogs, 3 rabbits, and a horse.

She showed in 4-H for several years growing up and she now enjoys camping, fishing, riding horses, and spending time with her family.


Britney Sparks

Britney is a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from Purdue University with her Bachelors in Animal Science. She plans to go back to school for her Veterinary Nursing degree, so she may become a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Britney loves all animals and has a few of her own. She has 2 golden retrievers, 2 cats, and a couple lizards. She cares so much for the animals and treats all like they were her own.


So’Raya Kelly

So’Raya has worked as our kennel assistant since November of 2019. She is a junior in high school. She has one cat but would love to adopt more pets.

When she is not working she is practicing for drill meets or hanging out with friends.