Thunberg graduated from Purdue University in 2005. He then went
on to complete a one year rotating specialty internship and
3-year surgical residency at Animal Surgical and Emergency
Center in Los Angeles. Following completion of his residency,
he was taken on as a staff surgeon at VCA Advanced Veterinary
Care Center in Fisher’s, Indiana. In 2012, Dr. Thunberg became
part owner of Bloomington Veterinary Hospital and brought
specialty orthopedic and soft tissue surgical services to
In 2016, Dr. Thunberg decided that he could
help more veterinary practices and their patients by bringing
his services directly to them. This was when Mobile Animal
Surgical Care (M.A.S.C.) was formed. By bringing surgical
services to the practice, the patient is able to benefit from
the surgical procedure it needs, in the comfort of a familiar
setting and familiar people.
Dr. Thunberg performs a wide range of both
orthopedic and soft tissue surgical procedures. Some of thease
procedures include: Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) for
stabilizing the ACL deficient stifle, fracture repair, patella
luxation correction, splenectomy, gastrointestinal and urinary
procedures, and mass removal. Dr. Thunberg can also perform
neurologic surgeries such as hemilaminectomy, dorsal laminectomy,
and ventral slot procedures.
When Dr. Thunberg is not performing
surgery, he enjoys spending time with his family and hiking in
the many state parks that Indiana has to offer.
Casey Colwell has been a horse enthusiast way before she could
walk, in fact her first pony was purchased by her parents
before she was born. Dr. Colwell started at a young age
riding hunter ponies in central Tennessee, then transitioning
into the AQHA show world at the age of 10. In 2002, Dr.
Colwell fulfilled one of her dreams,
and attained an All American Quarter Horse Congress
Championship, as well as a reserve all-around Champion title.
Dr. Colwell felt the need for speed however, and returned to
the 2003 All American Quarter Horse Congress, this time with a
barrel horse in tow, earning yet again, another Congress
Champion title, only this time going fast! From that
point on, she was hooked and continued to follow the NBHA
circuits. Dr. Colwell currently has high hopes for her
young tb track prospect that is currently in training for the
Outside of being a good horseman, and tuff competitor, Casey
has proven to be a good veterinarian as well, completing the
Peterson & Smith Skills Practicum, participating in the Texas
A&M equine wet labs, as well as completing an elective
reproductive course at the University of Tennessee's Cherokee
Farm. Casey's area of expertise are lameness diagnostics and
treatment, reproduction, and sport horse rehabilitation.
Dr. Colwell is looking forward to practicing medicine in the
Indianapolis area, as well as meeting everyone both through our
clinic, at the shows, and the backside of the track!
MacQueen began riding saddleseat at the age of 9 and became
involved in the American Saddlebred Industry showing primarily
in Equitation in her juvenile riding career. She continues to
ride American Saddlebreds whenever possible around her busy
schedule and has recently been riding and showing one of her
Dr. Meaghan MacQueen grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago,
IL and graduated from the University of Illinois College of
Veterinary Medicine with high honors in 2016. During her
education, Dr. MacQueen spent 8 weeks with Dr. Scott Bennett
assisting with horse shows such as the World's Championship
Horse Show in Louisville, KY as well as assisting at Dr.
Bennett's busy Simpsonville practice. She also traveled to
Australia and spent time at Agnes Banks Equine practice in the
foothills of the Blue Mountains as well as traveling to Kildare,
Ireland spending two weeks at Troytown Greyabbey Equine
Hospital. Prior to veterinary school Dr. MacQueen attended
Purdue University for her undergraduate studies.
She then pursued an
equine exclusive internship at Kendall Road Equine Hospital in
Elgin, IL. During her internship she worked with a wide range
of cases including a large number of equine emergencies and
lameness work ups.
primary medical interests include ophthalmology, equine
emergencies, equine reproduction, and preventative care. She
also has interests in small ruminants as well as small animal
primary care and surgery. Outside of work she enjoys watching
football, hockey, and college basketball (Go Boilers!). She is
also an avid traveler, having been to Australia, Ireland,
Scotland, St. Kitts, England, France, Canada and Mexico.
Dr. MacQueen is
looking forward to meeting our clients and moving to the
Indianapolis area with her 14 year old Australian Cattle Dog,
Dr. Stacey Shore has been working in veterinary hospitals in
and around Indianapolis for over 25 years, since graduating from
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is
originally from Bostom and obtained her undergraduate degree at
the University of New Hampshire. her family still lives in
the Boston suburbs, including her mother, her father, her
younger sister, and her younger brother.
Since she was a young girl, Dr. Shore has had a passion for
helping animals. She began her journey at 16 years of age
at a large accredited practice, and in a short time was learning
to do technician duties. This determined young woman
worked at a number of clinics as she went through her schooling,
continuing to expand her knowledge base.
Dr. Stacey Shore’s extracurricular
activities have included working as an emergency medical
technician and firefighter at a local volunteer fire department;
playing and coaching soccer; serving communion and being an
usher at her church; and finally learning how to use Facebook.
She also served on the Board of the Bartholemew County Humane
Society for several years. She has five cats ranging in age
from 13 years to 2 years who allow her to live in the house with
Dr. Shore attends continuing education
meetings locally and all over the country to ensure her patients
are getting the highest quality and most current treatment and
care protocols. She is a member of the American Veterinary
Medical Association, Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, and
the Central Indiana Veterinary Medical Association for whom she
served on the board and acted as president for several years.
Dr. Stacey Shore’s veterinarian’s
practice philosophy centers on having that special bond between
client and patient in order to maximize quality of life.
Although Dr. Shore is more on the shy side, she is has a great
sense of humor, looks forward to trying new adventures like
parasailing, and above all is a very passionate caring
practitioner. She hopes to get another golden retriever in the
near future, since she’s had two and fallen in love with that
lifelong equine enthusiast, Shawntae Shipley has spent her life
building her knowledge of the equine athlete. She has ridden
horses for more that 20 years, competing in 4-H, Indiana Junior
Rodeo Association, National Barrel Horse Association,
International Barrel Horse Association, open shows, and
After graduating from Dickinson State University with a
Bachelors in Equine Studies, Shawntae received her Certification
in Equine Sports Massage, Rehabilitation, and Raindrop Therapy
thru NE Indiana Equine Sports Massage & Rehab Therapy LLC.
Fiercely committed to her clients, Shawntae has also completed
her State Licensing for Human Massage Therapy from the
Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics Inc. in Alexandria,
Indiana. This, specialized training, enhances the equestrians
experience by improving the rider’s balance, body mechanics, and
allowing for a pain free ride for both horse and rider.
Shawntae has presented educational workshops, to a variety of
audiences, on the topic of health and wellness benefits of
massage therapy. She has volunteered with area 4-H groups to
demonstrate Equine Sports Massage, sports therapy modalities,
and overall equine athletic conditioning.
Shawntae’s goal is to provide horse and rider with tailored
sports therapy, to help both, individually function at top
performance, thus allowing them to become a powerful team, in
and out of the arena.
Shawntae is engaged in private practice for human and equine
massage therapy as well as working with Monrovia Equine and
Small Animal Clinic.
& Andrea Whitney, owners of Monrovia Equine & Small Animal
Clinic, proudly opened the business in February of 2014.
The Whitney's started their venture back in 2007, when they
decided to build the clinic and allow Equine Services of
Simpsonville, KY to utilize it as a Indiana satellite clinic.
In the fall of 2013, the decision was made for the Whitney's to
reopen the clinic as a mixed practice and bring in a full time
staff to service Morgan County and the surrounding counties.
That plan was realized on February 17th, 2014.
Besides the clinic,
Josh & Andrea own and operate Whitney Farms, LLC., an equine
training facility located less than a mile from the clinic. They
enjoy showing world caliber halter, western pleasure, and hunter
under saddle horses. Andrea maintains a lesson/training program,
assisting youth and amateurs attain their goals in the show pen,
while Josh and their daughter Alexis show in the non-pro events.
Together, Andrea and Josh raise their three children, Alexis,
Parker, and Lane, and thoroughly enjoying watching each child be
horses and other sports.
The Whitney's are
committed to growing their practice, utilizing modern medicine
and technology for the benefit of their customers (small or
large). With the help of the Whitney Farms Training Center and
Monrovia Equine and Small Animal, the equine industry in the
Midwest has a great option to rehabilitate horses from injury,
sickness, reproduction, and other lay-ups.
Radcliff joins the Whitney Farms/Monrovia Veterinary team as our
assistant breeding manager. She also assists with clerical
duties and acts as a veterinary technician at the clinic. Her
previous breeding farm experience and overall horse knowledge
proves to be very beneficial to both ends of the farm.
When not working on the farm, Courtney enjoys showing in the
non-pro all around events with emphasis on western pleasure and
horsemanship. She is rarely seen without her two chiweenie dogs,
Sadie & Lulu