Diane Chaffin, Management
Diane has been working in the animal field since she was 18 years old. Diane is very passionate about maintaining top medical care while making sure every visit is a positive experience. Diane is fear free certified and promotes a calm, enjoyable visit for your pet. Her goal is to make every furbaby excited to go to the vet!
She and her husband have 3 cats, a golden retriever, and 3 kids to keep her busy at home. Her hobbies include music, board games, and geocaching. She is known for her bubbly nature and her big smile!
Lucia originally is from Fort Myers, Florida. She graduated from FSW with an AA degree and then went to Cape Coral Technical college where she received her Veterinary Assistant certificate. She had always been interested in animals from a young age and cared for stray cats and kittens when she was young…she even cared for a two baby squirrels! She has a big furry family that includes Harvey, Oby, Alfie, Ozzy, and Luna. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, watching Netflix and going to parks.
Carolina originally grew up in France and moved to Florida 10 years ago. She first realized her love for animals early on by horseback riding. Through horseback riding, she was able to learn about hands on animal care and the rewards you can receive from it. Carolina has three fur babies of her own at home; two dogs, Candy and Mishka and one cat, Luna. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and any outdoor activity.
Caroline is originally from New Jersey but moved to Florida in 2019. She attended Animal Behavior College in 2016 and has been a Veterinary Assistant since 2016 as well. She first realized her love for animal care in the first grade when all she watched was Animal Planet. When she was younger would also bandage her “injured” stuffed animals for practice. She has two cats at home: thirteen-year-old, Manson and two year old Bundi. When she’s not at work, she enjoys cuddling with her cats and reading.
Jasmin is originally from Naples, Florida. She began working for her first animal clinic two weeks after her high school graduation and hasn’t left the field since. At a very young age, she knew she had a love for animals and had aspired to save lives. This allowed her to find her way to Indian Creek Pet Hospital. Her furry friend is a giant rabbit named Peach, who is 13lbs and likes to run around the house like a dog! In her spare time, she enjoys watching Disney movies with Peach and going on walks. She also enjoys traveling and spending time at the beach.
Christine has 25 years of experience as a receptionist. She has been with Indian Creek Pet Hospital since May of 1995. Prior to settling into the animal care career, Christine spent many years traveling around the world gaining experience in many different cultures and jobs. As a kid, Christine dreamed of becoming a vet. She grew up in England with many dogs, cats and horses and always had a big love for her animals. Christine takes pride in giving the best care she can to the animals she interacts with on a daily basis, there is always something new and challenging to encounter. When she is not giving great care to our clients and their pets, she enjoys taking a ride on one of two of her Harley’s, gardening and watching football (Go Pats! Go Gators!).
Debbie grew up on a farm in Ohio where she was surrounded by all kinds of animals. Because of her love for all creatures she decided she wanted to work here at Indian Creek Pet Hospital. She loves the daily challenges that come with working in an animal hospital and the opportunity to learn something new every day. Debbie loves greeting clients and their pets with a big smile and warm welcome making sure every client feels they are in good hands. In her spare time, Debbie volunteers her time in a Reading Pal program with 4-year-olds at a local early childhood learning center.
Sophia is originally from Flemington, New Jersey but moved to Fort Myers to pursue her bachelor’s degree in biology at FGCU. She will be graduating in May with her BS in Biology with minors in Theatre and Interdisciplinary Studies. Sophia grew up on a farm, helping her grandparents with the chickens and rabbits ever since she could walk, this is where her love for animals began. Sophia officially began her career with animals when she was just 16 when she worked at a cat shelter in her hometown helping homeless cats find their forever families. Sophia is a pre-veterinary student whose passion for helping people and animals hasn’t changed since she was growing up! She has 1 rescue kitty at home named Malachite who likes to think he rules the roost. Outside of the clinic, Sophia enjoys dancing, gardening, and cooking, when she isn’t busy studying of course!
Jenna grew up very close to ICPH in Fort Myers, so it’s no surprise her career path led her to be the Kennel Manager at ICPH. She’s always had a love for animals, but knew she wanted her life’s work to be helping animals after caring for her ailing childhood dog. At home, she has two dogs, Remington and Blay, and has four birds that include Nova, Lexi, Peaches and Melon. In her spare time, she enjoys going on hikes with her pups and spending time with her birds. She also enjoys going to music festivals and camping on the weekends.