Roseland Animal Hospital

Roseland Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in South Bend, IN. The professional and courteous staff at Roseland Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Roseland Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to South Bend and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Roseland Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

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  • Mon-Fri: 7:00AM-6:00PM
  • Sat: 7:00AM-1:00PM
  • After Hours Emergency Call: 574-259-8387
  • Rachel L. Sparke, DVM

    Dr. Sparke is a graduate of The Ohio State University with Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2001 and Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine with Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2005.  She arrived at Roseland Animal Hospital in 2007 and considers South Bend her home.  Her parents and grandmother are also living in South Bend.  Dr. Sparke has special interest in ultrasound, nutrition/wellness, and internal medicine.  She is married to Jay, Practice Manager for Roseland Animal Hospital.  They have four beautiful children and two dogs.  She enjoys the great outdoors, running, and most other athletic opportunities.  Her family is parishioners of St. Pius X in Granger, IN.
    Education:
    Mississippi State University, The Ohio State University
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  • Thomas Maske, DVM

    Dr. Thomas Maske joined the practice in June of 2012.  He attended the University of Illinois as an animal science major.  He continued his education at the University of Illinois and earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in May of 2012.  Dr. Thomas enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but holds special interest in internal medicine, surgery and ophthalmology.  He resides in the South Bend area with his wife, Emily, and cat, Sadie.  Dr. Thomas enjoys hiking, fishing, and camping.
    Education:
    University of Illinois
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  • Jay Sparke

    Jay joined Roseland Animal Hospital in 2012 and is our Practice Manager and Human Resources Manager.  Jay is married to Dr. Sparke.  They have 4 children, Gavin, Garrett, Kellsie and Kenzie.  They also have 2 dogs, Toby and Kaycee.  In his free time, Jay enjoys fishing, camping, and sports.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    The Ohio State University Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Kathleen Kintz

    Kathleen started at Roseland Animal Hospital in 1999.  Kathleen is a Client Service Specialist.  She has seen this practice grow and change through the years.  She knows many clients and patients on a first name basis.  Kathleen shares her home with a few feline companions.  She enjoys glass on glass mosaic art and gardening.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1999
  • Christi Niespodziany

    Christi has been employed with Roseland Animal Hospital since 2003.  She fulfills roles as a Client Service Specialist and as our Pharmacy Assistant.  Christi and her son Aiden have 3 dogs, Lexi, Hershey, Izzy, 1 snake, Batman, and 2 goldfish, Goldie and Toni Hawk.  They enjoy spending time at the lake, beach, and boating.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
  • Rose Fleischmann

    Rose began working with us in 2004.  Rose is currently completing her education as a veterinary technician through AAHA.  Together with her husband Brian they have 3 cats, Boomer, Misty Meezer, and Farm Guy.  Rose enjoys NASCAR and spending time with her feline family members.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2004
    Education:
    AAHA's veterinary technician program
  • Christina Kloski

    Christina began her career with us in 2007 as an Animal Health Assistant.  She completed her education as a veterinary technician through Brown Mackie College in 2012 and is now one of our Technical Assistants.  Christina lives with her boyfriend Shawn and his son Levi.  Together they have 4 dogs, Aidan, Max, Ocho, and Mic, and one chinchilla, Tara.  Christina enjoys offroading, camping, hiking, and riding horses.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Education:
    Brown Mackie College
  • Sarah Rucker

    Sarah joined Roseland Animal Hospital as an Animal Health Assistant in 2008.  She had a brief break in her employment for maternity and then quickly jumped back in!  Sarah and her husband, Josh have two children, James and Ana.  Together they also share 3 dogs, Petunia, Zera, Blue and 2 cats, Smoke and Sally.  Sarah enjoys spending time with her dogs, cooking, and being outdoors.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Pam Lane

    Pam started working with us in 2009 as a Customer Service Specialist.  She loves working with the animals and their people.  Pam, with her husband Matt and 3 children, have 2 dogs, Lily and Snickers and several cats that began as strays, but then stayed.  Pam enjoys gardening, flowers, going to the beach, and traveling with her family to a new destination every year, especially out west.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
  • Aubrey McLaughlin

    Aubrey began working at Roseland Animal Hospital in April of 2009.  Altough she has held several positions with us here, she currently works as a Client Service Specialist.  With her husband, James, Aubrey has a home filled with a varity of pets large and small.  Aubrey enjoys photography and volunteers her time with Pet Refuge.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
  • Jody Chaplin

    Jody joined Roseland Animal Hospital in 2010 as a Pet Care Specialist.  In 2012 she began holding puppy kindergarten classes. Her behavior programs have now expanded to include an AKC STAR Puppy program and Canine Good Citizenship training and certification through AKC for adult dogs.  Jody has 2 dogs, Star and Lucky, and 1 cat.  She enjoys running (a lot!).  Jody has been volunteering with Indiana Canine Assistance Network since 2005.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Doreen Wegner

    Doreen has been with Roseland Animal Hospital since October 2010 as an Animal Health Assistant.  Doreen has 2 very handome boys, Matthew and Nicholas.  Doreen has 2 dogs, Jack and Toby, and 2 cats, Max and Macy.  She enjoys bowling and spending quality time at home with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
  • Savanna Paxton

    Savanna joined RAH in 2012 as a Pet Care Specialist.  She lives in SW Michigan with her Doberman, Bowser, her 4 cats, Rocco, Milo, Junebug, and Tango, and several fish tanks.  She enjoys western horseback riding, barrel racing, volunteering for local animal rescue groups, hiking with her dog, reading, and college football.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
  • Lauren Knarr

    Lauren began working at Roseland Animal Hospital since 2012 as an Animal Health Assistant. Lauren shares her home with Mateo, a German Shepherd, and 2 cats, Cali and Oscar.  She enjoys doing crafts, shopping, and watching movies.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
  • Carol Nadjek

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 27, 2013