Meet The Team

Meet the friendly staff at Salem Veterinary Service!

  • Lora Tucker, D.V.M.

    Dr. Lora Tucker is a 2008 Graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine after completing her undergraduate degree in animal health technology at Murray State University in Murray, KY.  Dr. Tucker spends her free time with her two children and husband Steve.  She enjoys camping and trail riding her horses with her family. 

  • Trent L Fisher, D.V.M.

    Dr. Fisher received a BS Degree in Animal Science in 1981 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1984 from Purdue University. Dr. Fisher has been owner and operator of Salem Veterinary Service since he started the practice in 1989, providing 29 years of excellent service to his clients, their pets and the community. In April of 2018 Dr. Fisher sold the practice and is now working part time for the practice.  Dr. Fisher has served as President of the 9th District Indiana Veterinary Medical Association and as liaison for the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Years in Practice: 33 Education: Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Kristy Kelly, BS, RVT
    Kristy is our Registered Veterinary Technician. She is originally from northern Indiana and graduated from Purdue University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology and an Associates Degree in Animal Science. She is a member of the IVMA, IVTA and NAVTA. Her extra activities include Board member and Secretary of the Washington County Extension Board, 4H Junior leader advisor and Goat club Leader. Kristy is a member of Little York Christian Church. She enjoys hiking, camping and football season. Kristy has 3 pets of her own. Years in Practice: 11 Education: Purdue University
  • Marnie Bennett

    Marnie joined our team as a veterinary assistant in 2013. She enjoys horseback riding, cooking, taking care of all her farm animals. Marnie is a member of First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg and Salem Mounted Search and Patrol. Years in Practice: 5

  • Julie Lawson
    Julie is a life-long resident of Salem. She is married to Zach Lawson and they have 2 wonderful children, Gunar & Faye. Years in Practice: 1 Education: Salem High School Interests: Reading, gardening, camping, the outdoors, spending time with her family
  • Samantha Frye
    Samantha Frye is our newest team member, starting with us in November of 2016. Samantha is from the Medora area and a newlywed since June to her husband Jacob.
  • Beth Stewart
    Master Groomer
    Beth is our groomer at Salem Veterinary Service and has been with us since spring of 2011. Beth is a Certified Master Groomer with 31 years of experience, grooming all breeds of dogs and cats. Beth has attended Indiana University Southeast majoring in Fine Arts and Psychology. Growing up on a farm it seemed inevitable that Beth would work with animals.


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