We Love Animals, Too

When it comes to the health and happiness of your pet, settle for nothing but the best. That's why you should choose St. Francis Animal Health Care for your veterinary needs. Our staff offers a wide range of expertise, enabling us to provide your pet with the most comprehensive treatment possible.

Frances Traylor, DVM


Dr. Fran Traylor graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.  She has been licensed since 1977.  She and her husband, Dr. Dan Traylor, have been owners and operators of their veterinary clinic in Dale, Indiana since 1979.  Pictured at right with their two dogs, Buddy and King, they also have two cats, Nemo and Fiona, and a miniature horse named Peanut.  



Rachel Drach

Office Manager


Rachel grew up in Southern Indiana before moving north to Fort Wayne after college. She currently holds a degree in audio engineering and has been working at St. Francis since May of 2018. She has a 3 year old son and currently takes are of her sister's German Shepherd, Sarge. 

Amy Bruce



Amy is a Registered Veterinary Technician who has been with St. Francis since December of 2014.  She graduated from Murray State University in May of 2014. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Agriculture with an emphasis in Animal Health Technology.  She is the fur mama to a 14-year-old Terrier mix named Prince. In her free time, Amy enjoys listening to music, cooking, and hanging out with friends.  

Macy Schwoeppe



Macy joined St. Francis in October of 2018. She has prior experience working at an animal hospital in Evansville for 1 and a half years. She was also raised on a dairy farm in Central Illinois. She moved to the area after meeting her husband and now lives on their dairy farm. She has a rescue cat named Reggie, loves being at the farm, showing Holsteins, and watching Netflix. In the future, she looks forward to gaining more experience so she can provide the best and most fear free care possible for clients and their fur babies.

Paige Worrick



Paige is a Registered Veterinary Technician that has been working at St. Francis since March of 2015. She earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science Veterinary Technology at the International Business College in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She currently has 2 fur babies. She has a hand raised orange kitten named Aero and a boxer named Duke. When not working Paige likes to spend time with family and friends, watch movies and read (when Aero lets her).  

Ashley Gentry

Veterinary Assistant / Inventory Control


Ashley has been employed at St. Francis since June of 2013. The kennel position is where she started out and has worked her way around the clinic. She wears many hats. Currently, she is in charge of our inventory, but also helps out the technicians with many everyday duties. She is a momma to many fur babies. Currently she has 2 pitbulls- Bowser and Lily, 2 ferrets- Niko and Schnee, and 4 cats- Simon, Allie, Mercury and Crow. Recently, she and her boyfriend bought a house together. If she is not at work, she can be found spending time with her friends and family or passing time playing games. 

Kayla Oxford

Veterinary Assistant


Kayla has been at St. Francis since September of 2013. When she is not at the clinic helping to take care of all the animals, she loves tending to her farm animals at home.  She currently has 15 chickens, 3 pot belly pigs (Gus, Grover, and Pinky), 3 dogs (Charlie, Hope, and Silis), 1 cat (Solomon), and 2 miniature donkeys on the way in the near future. Kayla enjoys running and gardening. 

Stacie May

Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist


Stacie started working at St. Francis Animal Health Care in August of 2014.  She has a chocolate Lab named Chloe and a mini Schnauzer named Rain.  Some of her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, camping, hiking, and reading. 

Kaitlin Sanders

Intern / Animal Care


Kaitlin has been employed at St. Francis since August of 2018. She graduated Heritage Hills High School in May of 2019. She plans to attend USI in the fall to pursue her career as a veterinarian. Her hobbies include any outdooractivities, playing with her animals, or spending time with family. Kaitlin, her father Kerry, and sister Lily have 3 dogs: Bistro, Butch, and Max.

Sydney Gehlhausen

Animal Care


Sydney is currently going to Purdue University studying Animal Sciences on the pre-vet track. She hopes to become a veterinarian and work on small and large animals with an emphasis on exotics. She hopes to eventually work at a zoo. She enjoys traveling, watching Netflix, and eating ice cream.

Contact Us:

St. Francis Animal Health Care, Inc.
11 E Willow Road
PO Box 324
Dale , IN 47523
Phone: 812-937-4733 812-937-4733
Fax: 812-937-1959
E-mail Address:

Our Business Hours

We are open during the following hours:

*We operate on Central Standard Time


Monday through Friday:

8:00AM - 5:30PM



8:00AM - 12:00PM




For after-hour emergencies, call

812-937-4623.  If no answer, please call All Pet Emergency Clinic in Evansville at 812-422-3300.

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