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We provide kind and honest care that goes the extra-mile to ensure the health and happiness of your furry and feathered friend(s), anytime you need us. You can trust that our team of experts will provide respectful care, education and support for your pet’s unique needs.

Our Doctors

W. Brice Finney

DVM

Bean Blossom’s Medical Director practices common sense medicine and brings his considerable knowledge, skills and experience to his mission to enhance the human-animal bond in the southern Indiana community.  

Born in Indiana, Dr. Finney grew up in Minnesota and developed a lifelong passion for canoeing and kayaking rivers, lakes and oceans. After his undergraduate and veterinary school studies at Purdue University, Dr. Finney served in the US Army Medical Department Veterinary Corps as an Officer (Lieutenant Colonel), Commander, Green Beret, veteran of three major military conflicts and recipient of the Bronze Star. 

Dr. Finney then founded the School of Veterinary Technology for Harrison College in Indianapolis and served as Campus President; served as Medical Director for a remote full-service veterinary hospital in Alaska; and has founded or co-founded four post-secondary veterinary technology training and teaching programs. Dr. Finney is a former USDA-APHIS-Animal Care Veterinary Medical Officer for the State of Indiana, and is board eligible for the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. 

In addition, Dr. Finney is or has been a member of numerous professional associations as well as serving on he board of directors for the Indianapolis Humane Society. He is also the former owner-operator of Icevet Enterprises, with three practices in Indiana and Alaska. He is married with two children and three grandchildren.

Anna Gartner

Office Manager

As the daughter of a veterinarian, Anna felt destined to work at Bean Blossom Animal Clinic with her father. She started working part time while in high school in 1983, and was soon working full time as a surgical assistant before becoming office manager in 1990. 

Anna has always been passionate about working with animals. She showed cattle in 4-H, was a board member for the Brown County Humane Society, where she often volunteers and fosters kittens. She lives with her husband Rob and her beloved cats, and has five children and seven grandchildren

James Schloss

Registered Veterinary Technician

Former chef and Word of Life Bible institute graduate (2014-2016) James Schloss knew that working with Animals was his passion. Graduating in spring of 2021 from International Business College for Veterinary Technicians in Indianapolis, James moved back to Brown County and joined the Bean Blossom family. James is partial to Golden retrievers, but has no pets of his own.

Sarah Olivo

Veterinary Assistant

Sarah has called Bean Blossom Animal Clinic home for 11 years and counting, where she serves as veterinary nurse, team leader, and most recently managing our Instagram account. She is currently pursuing a degree in Veterinary Technology at Penn Foster College. She lives with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. In her spare time she dabbles in photography and loves to travel.

Sarah Paikos

Veterinary Assistant

Sarah was born and raised in Indiana with several cats, dogs, chicken, fish, and even a couple iguanas. She began her veterinary career in 2020 at a clinic in Florida, where she discovered her passion for working with animals, and moved back to Indiana joined Bean Blossom in 2021.

In her spare time she loves to hike, watch movies, do puzzles, play board games, and spend time with her family. She is currently enrolled in some college courses in hopes of one day becoming a veterinarian. She lives with five dogs and one cat.

Katie Dickerson

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Katie started working part-time at Bean Blossom Animal Clinic as a high school student in 1998 and continued on and off as she studied Animal Science at Purdue University, resuming full-time status in 2006. Her lifelong love of animals has led her to raise Mastiffs and Persians and to take in several strays over the years. She lives with her husband Nate and ther four kids, Ethan, Elliott, Everleigh and Ellianne, and enjoys shopping, crafting and sewing when time allows.

Kyndra Wood

Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

Growing up, Kyndra always loved working with animals, and felt drawn to the veterinary field. She joined Bean Blossom as an assistant/receptionist in 2021, and hopes to further her education by going to school to be a certified technician.  Kyndra has three dogs of her own, Sissy, Annie, and Maggie, and in her spare time likes outdoor activities like fishing, riding horses, or just grabbing the dogs to go for a nice hike.

Hannah Brooks

Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

A graduate of East Columbus High School, Hannah grew up with animals at home and showing goats at the fair, and hopes to one day become a wildlife rehabilitator. She has been a receptionist and veterinary assistant with Bean Blossom since January 2021, and currently volunteers with a cat rescue. She has two daughters, Valerie and Juliet, with my high school sweetheart, Nicolas, as well as two cats (Salem and Alice), two black tailed prairie dogs (Rosa and Climber), a siberian husky (Rocco), three pit bulls (Ziggy, Daphne, and Lucy), and a chihuahua (Chula). 

Teresa Wuensch

Receptionist

Born and raised on a farm, Teresa has had a passion for animals all her life, raising horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, goats, poultry, rabbits, dogs and cats. Teresa joined Bean Blossom as a high school student in 1976. After leaving to attend college and start a family, she returned to work as an assistant and doing farm calls, and has been with us ever since.  She has spent many years volunteering in both church and other community organizations and still lives on the farm with her husband Kent. Outside the clinic she loves to spoil her four amazing grandchildren, work at restoring her historic family home, and serve God with all her heart.

Adrien Barrett

Receptionist

Adrien grew up around Fairland, Indiana with lots of animals, and has always enjoyed being around them. She has lived in Nashville since 2017 and joined Bean Blossom in 2021. At home she has an 8-year-old Golden Retriever named Sawyer and a 7-year-old cat named Kida.