Meet our Veterinarian and Staff Indy Mobile Vet

(317) 771-1952                                              House Call Vet in Carmel, IN                                   curbsidecare@mail.com
Dr. Erin N. Zaring - Medical Director
Chris Zaring - Clinic Administrator
Dr. Zaring is a 2004 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.  While in veterinary school, Dr. Zaring was recognized for her commitment to developing a pet-assisted activities club, when she received the annual World Animal Health Foundation Award for Advancing the Human-Animal Bond.  As an undergraduate at Purdue, Dr. Zaring was involved with student government and Big Brothers Big Sisters while earning her degree in neurobiology and physiology.
Chris grew up on a farm outside of Zionsville, and he was raised with a knowledge and love of animals large and small.  Chris earned his bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology from Purdue University in 2001, and went on to work as a purchasing agent in the automotive industry for nearly eight years.  

Putting his experience acquired while managing his family's farm and his business skills developed during his time in the automotive industry to good use, Chris manages the day-to-day happenings of Curbside Care, ensuring that our clinic runs efficiently and best serves our clients' diverse needs.

Chris is a member of the Veterinary Management Association of Indiana.  Outside of the vet world, Chris enjoys riding his dirt bike, target shooting, and spending time with friends and family.
"Bringing passionate high quality veterinary care right to your home."
Working in private practice for over eight years, Dr. Zaring has gained diverse experience in veterinary medicine, surgery, wellness care, and emergency medicine.  Dr. Zaring enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, and she is looking forward to establishing long term relationships with Indianapolis area pet owners.

Dr. Zaring and her husband, Chris, formed Curbside Care in 2010.  They currently reside in Boone County with their five cat-children:  three orange tabby boys - Howie, Sam & Peter, a beautiful long haired kitty named Luka, and Porter, a grey tiger stripe kitty.  
Leanne Hoffbauer - Registered Veterinary Technician
Leigh Herald - Veterinary Technician
Leanne graduated from Purdue University in 1999 with a BS Degree in Biology, specializing in Ecology and Evolutionary & Behavioral Biology.  After college, she worked as a veterinary assistant for two years before returning to Purdue to pursue a degree in Veterinary Technology.  Before graduating from Purdue's Veterinary Technology Program in 2002, Leanne had the exciting experience of interning at the Indianapolis Zoo's Animal Hospital.  
Animals have been an integral part of Leigh's life for as long as she can remember.  She showed horses in 4-H as a child, and she barrel raced for 15 years.  Leigh has worked in a fishery laboratory, and she has rehabilitated baby squirrels.  Her passion is veterinary critical care and emergency medicine, and she has worked in several veterinary ICUs and emergency hospitals.
Leigh is originally from the Indiana town of Trafalgar, but she has spent a lot of time in Florida, having lived along the Gulf Coast for 9 years.  While in Florida, Leigh studied Chemistry at Florida Gulf Coast University and at the University of South Florida.  She also took Veterinary Technology classes at St. Petersburg College.  When Leigh moved back to Indiana in 2011, she began working at Curbside Care.
When Leigh is not hanging out with her friends and family, she enjoys watching football (Go Colts!) and baseball and playing cards.  Her furry family includes a sweet pit bull mix named Hazol, and three kitties: Ricky, Magoo, and Anikin.
Outside of work, Leanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She is married to Scott, and they have two children:  Ella (age 7) and Mason (age 3).  Leanne and her family have two kitties, Nova and Nigel.
After graduation, Leanne practiced as a Registered Veterinary Technician in private practice as well as at a veterinary specialty hospital.  In the summer of 2011, Leanne joined Curbside Care.  Leanne says that she loves working at Curbside Care and especially enjoys meeting our house call patients and their pet parents.