Learn about Preventive Care for Dogs

Beth Frank, DVM, CCRT with Dog MabelDr. Beth Frank, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Northwest Indiana and attended Purdue University, where she earned both an undergraduate degree and a DVM degree. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic in July 2011, she practiced at the Wisconsin Equine Clinic in Oconomowoc, WI, and the Woodmar Animal Clinic in Hammond, IN. Dr. Frank's special interests include geriatric medicine and preventive care. She is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT).

When not at work, Dr. Frank enjoys yoga, rock climbing, hiking and camping. She has two daughters, Emily and Eleanor, a German Shepherd named Mabel, two cats named Mew and Kermit, and chickens.

Wes Hildebrandt, DVMAn Indiana native, Dr. Wes Hildebrandt grew up in Lowell and now resides in New Palestine. He attended Indiana University for undergraduate studies before pursuing a DVM degree at Purdue University. Dr. Hildebrandt practiced at South Side Animal Hospital in Indianapolis for three years prior to founding New Palestine Veterinary Clinic in March 1982. He has a special interest in general veterinary practice and surgery.

At home, Dr. Hildebrandt has a cat named Snickers. In his free time, he enjoys playing softball, golf, and participating in a variety of activities at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church here in New Palestine. Dr. Hildebrandt still loves being a veterinarian and working with our wonderful staff every day, but is also looking forward to traveling and spending more time with his family and five grandchildren as retirement approaches.

Dr. Brittany Hall, DVMDr. Brittany Hall grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan and currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received an undergraduate degree from Colby College and earned a DVM degree from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic team, Dr. Hall practiced in Oklahoma City, Milwaukee, and Indianapolis. Her special interests include pain management, preventative care, and emergency medicine.

Dr. Hall is married, with two young boys, and they share their home with three dogs, two Border Collies and an Aussie mix, and two cats. Outside of the practice, she enjoys camping, hiking, college football, and Red Wings hockey.

Carole Dehmel, DVMDr. Dehmel was born and raised in Indiana. She attended Purdue University for her undergraduate degree. After college, she moved out west and only within the last year relocated back to Indiana. She received her veterinary degree from St. George’s University and finished her clinical year at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining the New Palestine Veterinary Clinic, she worked in Tennessee as a general practitioner and relief veterinarian in general practice and emergency clinics and most recently at a practice on the south side of Indianapolis. Outside of work, her interests include running, backpacking and hiking with her dogs Cinnamon and Banjo. She also has shares her home with two cats named Simba and Crash.