Meet the Parkdale Team!

Veterinarians

Roger Colman, DVM

Medical Director

Greetings, my name is Roger Colman and I am the Medical Director of Parkdale Animal Hospital. I graduated from Purdue University in 1975 and have been in practice here for my entire career. My wife and I have a 10-year-old fun-loving Havanese named Bogey Mon. When I am not in the office, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling and playing golf.

Jessica Saxon, DVM

Welcome to Parkdale! I graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1998 and joined the Parkdale team in September of 2001. Our exceptional team here at Parkdale makes practicing medicine and surgery a pleasure! In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, 2 cats and horse.

Jessica Montgomery, DVM

Hello and welcome to Parkdale Animal Hospital! I graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 and joined the Parkdale team after graduation.  I am very fortunate to work with an amazing group of people and to have such fantastic clients making this work so rewarding. I enjoy many aspects of veterinary medicine, but have a particular interest in ophthalmology and endocrine diseases. When I'm not at Parkdale, my husband Brandon and I enjoy hiking with our two yellow labs, Ginger and Gracie. I also enjoy running, yoga and spending time with family and friends.

Karen Buschkill, DVM

Welcome! I am Dr. Karen Buschkill. I am a graduate of Purdue University and have been a part of the professional staff here at Parkdale since January of 2011. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, my dog Lovey and my cat Peri.

Kate Willis, DVM

I am very excited to join the veterinary team at Parkdale!  I am originally from Evansville and attended Purdue University for both my undergraduate and veterinary education.  I graduated in 2008 and practiced in Owensboro, KY before joining the team at Parkdale.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling to visit my college friends and, when time allows, camping and riding roller coasters.  I am excited to be back in my hometown and look forward to meeting the Parkdale clients and their pets!

Receptionists

Kris

Hi! My name is Kris and I am the Lead Receptionist here at Parkdale. I have been a part of the Parkdale family for over 20 years. Wow, how the time can fly when you are doing what you love and get to work with a great group of people! I most enjoy the time I get to spend with all of our clients and pets. I have been blessed to have the priviledge of making some very wonderful friendships with our clients and lovin' on everyone's four-legged kids.

 

My two dogs, Nestle (an 11-year-old chocolate lab) and Tommy (our 3-year-old Bichon) make our family complete with Randy (my husband of 16 years), our son Noah and our daughter Rylee. I am also an active member of Crossroads Christian Church, so I may be seen during various activities there as well.

 

In my spare time, I enjoy being with family, friends, watching my kid's activities, pet-sitting, working in my yard and being outside.

Michelle

Hello, my name is Michelle, but everyone calls me MJ. I've been working at Parkdale Animal Hospital since 2007. I wear many hats here at Parkdale. I'm a Receptionist, Kennel Tech & Groomer. My husband Jim and I live on the west side and are the owners of two spoiled Shih Tzus, Bailey and Bridgett. In my spare time I love motorcycle riding with my husband and being with family and friends.

Shelly

Hi, my name is Shelly and I joined the Parkdale family in 1994. The years speak for themselves as Parkdale truly is my second family. I'm a receptionist and I thoroughly enjoy getting to communicate with all of our clients. My husband Terry and I are the proud parents of three children and three precious grandsons. Our four-legged babies are Dean, Bird, Cheeto and Chester. Our spare time is spent on our deck enjoying our yard and reading.

Lisa

Hello, my name is Lisa and I am a receptionist here at Parkdale. I have been a member of the Parkdale team for over 20 years. I love working with all the animals and clients that come in to our hospital. I am the proud owner of two dogs, several cats and various other critters.

Technicians

Holly

Hello, my name is Holly and I have been a part of the Parkdale team as a technician since 2007. Parkdale is an excellent place to work and is really like a family. I have been a technician for 11 years and have studied Veterinary Technology through Purdue University.  I have also worked at the All Pet Emergency Clinic for 8 years.

 

I am a native of Kankakee, IL but now reside in Evansville, IN. I have a very rambunctious Beagle/Jack Russell mix named Scooter, an Anatolian Shepherd mix named Chloe and a sweet little kitty named Blossom.  In my spare time I enjoy music, cooking, gardening, exercising, watching movies and spending time with my husband, furry kiddos, friends and family.

 

I feel like I am able to make a small difference in the world by caring for our furry friends that bring so much into our lives.

Donna

Hi, name is Donna. I joined the Parkdale team as a technician in 2011. My husband Matt, my 10-year-old son Ashton and I have three dogs named Kase, Maggie and Yukon. I enjoy working alongside my co-workers and doctors seeing all the different cases that are presented. In 2011, I joined a community orchestra where I play the cello. I am totally dedicated to my job to ensure that the pets that visit us leave happy and healthy!

Samantha

Hi, my name is Samantha and I joined the Parkdale team as a technician in 2013. I have always shared a love for animals from a very young age and began to pursue a career in animal health in 2006. My favorite part of being a technician is animal care education and having the opportunity to help provide pets with a longer, healthier life with their loved ones.

 

I am from Kentucky but after attending USI, I have settled in Newburgh along with my family. We have 2 dogs, a dalmatian named Bauer and toy Yorkshire Terrier named Chloe. Outside of work I spend all of my time with my 2 kids. I enjoy playing golf, working out & playing sports, spending time outside and being with our family and friends.

Ashley

Hi, my name is Ashley and I joined the Parkdale team in 2015 as a Registered Technician.  I graduated from Murray State University's technician program in 2012.  My husband Chris and I have a little girl and three fur babies named Delilah, Fiyero and Loki (all cats).  Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, cross-stitching, watching movies, ice skating and cheering for the Nashville Predators hockey team.  I also enjoy spending the summer weekends on Rough River wake boarding, water skiing and swimming.  From a young age I knew I wanted to work in the veterinary field, but I'm most interested in animal dentistry.

Danielle

Hi! My name is Danielle and I have been here at Parkdale since May of 2015. I have been in the veterinary field for 11+ years, am married with two daughters and have three cats that go by the names of Charlie, Hannah and Willie.  I enjoy spending time with my family and working out.  I enjoy working at Parkdale and look forward to many years of fulfilling work caring for our special furry friends!

Emily

Hey there! My name is Emily.  I graduated from Purdue in 2009 and have been a member of the Parkdale team since Spring of 2015.  My favorite part or being a technician is getting to see something new every day. I have a boxer named Ozzie and a horse named Mr. Meaty.  Outside of work I love spending time with my husband and daughter. 

Heather

Hey there!  My name is Heather and I am the newest member of the Parkdale team.  I have 6 years experience as a veterinary technician/assistant.  I am excited to join the family here at Parkdale and I look forward to providing care to our furry kids.  I am an animal lover of all shapes and sizes with a passion for dentistry. I  have an 11 year old boxer mix named Jesse James and two 5 year old kitties named Pokey and Cali. In my spare time, I like to hang out with my husband and our 2 year old son. 

Madeline

Hello! My name is Madeline and I've been at Parkdale since Fall 2012.  I started back in the kennels but am now a technician, and I couldn't be happier!  I graduated from Purdue University in May 2017 with a Bachelor's in Animal Sciences (Boiler up!!), and am currently applying to veterinary school to pursue my dream of becoming a veterinarian.  As a technician, I hope to gain as much experience as possible so that I can excel in veterinary school.  I've lived in Newburgh my whole life and absolutely love it here.  I have 1 dog, an adorable corgi/Jack Russell terrier mix named Bella, and enjoy time outside of work spent with family and friends.

Kennel

Jana

Hi! My name is Jana and I am a kennel technician here at Parkdale. I have been a part of the team since 2011. I spend my time here keeping all the pets happy and comfortable. I live in Newburgh with my husband, 2 kids, 5 dogs and hamster. My canine family members include: Millie, Pee-Wee, Rachel Beauty Queen and Mr. Bojangles. While I love all animals, I thank God every day for dogs!

Kristen

Hey! My name is Kristen and I have been with Parkdale since November of 2017.  I've always had a love for animals and I'm glad I get to do this everyday!  I'm currenly in school pursuing a mortuary science degree.  I have two dogs, Sophie which is a maltese, and a yellow lab named Brody!

Megan

Hello, my name is Megan.  I have been a kennel tech here at Parkdale since March of 2012.  I am currently studying business at USI.  When I am not working or going to class,  I enjoy spending time with my friends, family and two dogs.

Management

Jennifer

Hello, my name is Jennifer and I have been a part of the Parkdale family since 1995. I started here as an assistant/receptionist and am currently the Practice Manager. I enjoy spending time with my wonderful daughter and our four cats-Sam, Jasmine, Gracie and Molly.