880 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203

Monday – Friday | 7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday | Closed

Online Pharmacy

Your pet’s prescriptions and food — delivered right to your front door! We’ve partnered with Vetsource to supply you with quality products sourced directly from the manufacturer.

Opened in October 2015, our Fountain Square clinic is located at Grove and Virginia Avenue. Our facilities include three exam rooms, a pharmacy, treatment area, surgery room, x-ray, and dental area.

CEO + 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 2012 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

Chief Medical Director + Veterinarian

Purdue University, B.S. in Animal Sciences, 2009
Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2013

Personal + Professional:
Dr. VanDeLeest brought her expertise and compassion to City Way Animal Clinics in 2015. She has a special interest in feline medicine and surgery. She enjoys winning in trivia and exploring Indy. When she’s not treating her patients, she’s traveling, baking, or watching sports. (Go Purdue!)

Loves of her Life:
Nicole and her husband, Bill, are both veterinarians. They have a rowdy family of three fur-babies, Rosie (Yellow Lab); Annie (three-legged Lab/Chow/Pit mix); and Elby (cute orange cat and queen of the castle).

Indy Favorites:
Bakersfield tacos + margaritas
Indianapolis Symphony Concerts

Associate Veterinarian

Indiana University, B.A. in Business, 2008
DePaul University, M.B.A. in Marketing Research, 2012
Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2020

Personal + Professional:
Dr. Morgenstern came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2020 after working as a veterinary assistant for 3 years in Chicago. She believes patient care, empathy, and building client relationships is the key to providing the best veterinary care, and her interests include shelter medicine, dermatology, and physical therapy. When she’s not in the clinic, she’ss running, doing pilates, or just spending some time outside. She’s passionate about traveling and loves learning about different cultures.

Loves of her Life:
Stephanie and her partner Brandon love taking their Pomeranian, Ted, to dog friendly bar patios.

Indy Favorites:
Craft breweries
Exploring Indy
Colts games

Lead Customer Service Representative

Alfred State College, Veterinary Technology
National American University, Healthcare Billing and Coding, Current Student

Personal + Professional:
Sara brought her love for pets to City Way Animal Clinics in 2017, and has worked in the veterinary field since 2009. When Sara’s not working at the clinic, she’s studying or doing mom things. When she finds some free time, she likes to read, hike, swim, shop and color.

Loves of her Life:
Sara and her boyfriend, Dathan, have two kids, Rosie and Kyler. Their animal babies consist of two cats, Boogey and Juggernaut; Domo (“Dorkie” aka Dachshund/Yorkie mix); and Khaleesi (Mastiff/Pitbull mix).

Indy Favorites:
Fort Harrison
Southeastway Park

Veterinary Assistant

Camden County College, Associates in Applied Science / Veterinary Technology, 2011

Personal + Professional:
Jess has been cool, calm, and collected at City Way Animal Clinics since 2016 and has been vet assisting since 2010. When she’s not playing Dungeons and Dragons or making chainmaille jewelry, she’s reading and practicing photography. Jess is a renowned pizza snob who enjoys music, shopping for vinyls, and exploring downtown.

Loves of her Life:
Jess misses her family in New Jersey, but makes up for it with kitten snuggles and reptiles. Her cats Min, Remy, and Hailey keep her on her toes! She also has two tortoises, Six and Sweet Pea; and one bearded dragon named Drogo.

Indy Favorites:
The bars and eats in Fountain Square
Pokemon hunting on the canal
Shows at Square Cat Vinyl + the Hi-Fi

Customer Service Representative

Butler University, completed Biology Minor

Personal + Professional:
Leslie came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2019 with an abundance of experience and has been working in the animal care industry since 1985. When she’s not talking to clients on the phone, she’s practicing nature photography, going to concerts, and spoiling her pup, Hammy.

Loves of her Life:
Leslie gives all her love to Hammy (Poodle/Shih-Tzu mix) and Wren (cat). Hammy and Wren are besties. Hammy enjoys the outdoors and showing his kitten sister the ropes.

Indy Favorites:
Hiking Eagle Creek Park
And visiting their Bird Sanctuary
Theater shows

Clinic Cleaning Assistant

Hanover College, BA in English, 2005

Personal + Professional:
Michelle came to City Way Animal Clinics in 2019 after working at PetSmart as a Senior Associate for two years. When she’s not lending a helping hand at the clinic, she enjoys reading, watching movies, camping, listening to music, and canoeing.

Loves of her Life:
Michelle and her boyfriend, Dave, have a miniature poodle named Nazzi (rhymes with “jazzy”) and a leopard gecko named Sweetie.

Indy Favorites:
The Tibbs Drive-In Theatre
Mug-n-Bun Drive-In

Meet our clinic cat, Square! You can typically find her napping on a shelf somewhere or playing fetch with our team members in the back.
Follow her adventures on Instagram: #squarethecat.

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