Meet the Heart and Soul of Indy Paws

We’re a team of compassionate animal lovers, taking care of your pets, one boo-boo at a time.

Care As Individual as Your Pet

At Indy Paws Veterinary Hospital, caring for your four-legged family member is an important responsibility.

We strive to earn this trust by providing exceptional, individual, and compassionate care for our clients and patients in an affordable way.

Our goal is to be the most respected veterinary healthcare provider in Indianapolis. We work to achieve this through continuous education and innovation, a team-oriented approach to medicine, and a family atmosphere.

We know that your pets are part of your family, and our doctors and staff are committed to treating your family like our own. We invite you to join our family and experience our outstanding service for yourself!

Our Dedicated Doctors

Our doctors are committed to treating your family like their own.

Dr. Rebecca McGovern


Dr. Rebecca McGovern was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2008, she received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from LSU. After a couple of years, she then traveled abroad and started her veterinary studies in Perth, Western Australia.

After living there for 2.5 years, she received another degree in Veterinary Science in 2013. Dr. McGovern finished her veterinary studies at Mississippi State University and received her DVM in 2017.

Her interests include forensic and internal medicine. She has lived in Indianapolis since 2018, residing with her significant other and their two Labradors, Casper and Oreo.

She enjoys reading psychological thrillers and true crime novels (her favorite author is Stephen King). In her free time, she likes to travel and binge-watch TV shows, including medical and forensic dramas.

Our Indy Paws Family

Let’s give it up for the team who makes all the magic happen.


Matt brings over 20 years of experience in Veterinary medicine to Indy Paws. He is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and has a certification in practice management. Matt has a strong background in business administration, client experience, and problem-solving.

Matt’s compassionate and empathetic personality brings much comfort to his staff and clients. He looks forward to getting to know you and helping you provide the best care for your pet families!

In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his daughter and exotic pets at home (koi, tortoise, bird, and dogs). He also loves being outdoors, camping and hiking.


Practice Manager


Our nursing team consists of Elliot, Registered Veterinary Technician, Tiffany, Registered Veterinary Technician and Stacie, Veterinary Assistant and Julie, Kennel Assistant. Our nurses are committed to education to ensure you provide the highest quality Veterinary care to your pets.






Our CSR team includes Haliegh and Grace. Their smiling faces will greet you at the clinic and provide outstanding service.