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Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Lesley Tragesser-Smith

Dr. Lesley Tragesser-Smith's staff photo from Jefferson Road Animal Hospital where she is posing with a white Labrador Retriever.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Lesley Tragesser-Smith

Education: Purdue University Hometown: Tipton, Indiana Pets: Tallulah and Gus (Dogs), Princess, Cobweb, Goldie, Emmett, and Otis (Cats), 2 Goldfish, and Chickens

Welcome our newest member, Dr. Lesley Tragesser-Smith!!!

Dr. Lesley Tragesser-Smith is from Tipton, Indiana. She attended Purdue University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. From there she earned her Master’s degree in Veterinary Epidemiology from The Ohio State University. She then attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.

Lesley has spent the last 12 years practicing in the northern suburbs of Indianapolis. She is certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and Canine Massage.

Lesley resides in Tipton County with her husband, Parker, and 2 children, Stella and Paxton.  She has 2 dogs, Tallulah and Gus; 5 cats, Princess, Cobweb, Goldie, Emmett, and Otis; 2 goldfish and chickens. Besides spending time with her family, she also enjoys reading, gardening and being outdoors and volunteering for the Tipton County 4-H program.

Along with treating dogs and cats, she is interested in pocket pets too.

Dr. Tragesser-Smith is also involved in the following organizations:

  • Indiana Veterinary Medical Association

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • American Animal Hospital Association