Our Team

Paul R. Wittke, DVM, CVA, CVSMT

Owner, Veterinarian, Acupuncturist, Chiropractor

Dr. Wittke is a 1993 graduate of Oklahoma State University. Over the years he has developed special interests in acupuncture, integrative medicine, chiropractic and surgery. His wife, Lori, retired from the Air Force after 24 years of loyal service. Now she is teaching art and spending as much time as possible enjoying her horses. He has 2 dogs, Ranger, a true gentleman Brittany, and Bailey, a very energetic mixed breed who thinks she owns the house.  He also has a feline friend at home named Nelix.  In his free time Dr. Wittke enjoys developing his salt water reef tank, woodworking, blacksmithing, and spending time outdoors.

Stacy Pope

Practice Manager

Stacy joined our team in May of 2016 as BGVC’s Manager.  She has been in the Management field locally for 13 years with various industries. She attended Purdue University and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management.  Her hometown is right here in Lafayette, IN.  Stacy treats each one of our patients as her own and enjoys visiting with them daily.  She is a nice addition to our team.  When she is not here at the clinic, she spends her time with her kids & family.  She also enjoys music, being outside and baking.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Kara joined our team in November of 2012. She first started as a Veterinary Assistant and worked with us while going through school from 2014-2015.  Kara graduated in 2015 from an accelerated program at International Business College – Vet Tech Institute with an Associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology.  Her home town is Saratoga Springs, NY.  At home she has her two German Shepherds, Ritzy & Ruca.  Kara enjoys hiking with her husband, Devin, and their two dogs.  She also enjoys yoga, hunting, fishing, and going mudding.  We are lucky to have such a skilled technician that is dedicated to the wellbeing of our patients and client education.  Kara is returning to school in September to become certified in Veterinary Massage and Rehabilitation.


Veterinary Assistant

Judith joined our team in July of 2017 as one of BGVC’s Veterinary Assistants.  Judith worked in the veterinary field in California since 2014.  She graduated May 2017 from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.  She recently moved here from her hometown of Placentia, CA and we are happy to have her as part of our team.  Judith enjoys music, movies and family.  Most of her free time is spent with family.


Veterinary Assistant

Sophia joined our team in May of 2016 as one of BGVC’s Veterinary Assistants.  Sophia has been in the veterinary field since 2014 and is currently a junior at Purdue University.  Sophia is studying Animal Science with concentration in Pre-Vet.  She is also working on her Minor in Theatre.  Sophia’s hometown is Milford, IN.  We are happy to have Sophia as part of our team.  Waiting at home for her is her dog, Majesty.  She enjoys fishing, reading, and being outside.


Veterinary Assistant

Kate joined our team in June of 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. Kate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Sciences at Purdue.  We are excited to say she is now continuing in Veterinary School at Purdue University.  Kate’s hometown is West Lafayette and at home she has her dog, Quincy.  Kate also has her 2 horses, Ace & Cooper.  She enjoys hiking, reading and traveling.



Cindy has been working for Battle Ground Veterinary Clinic since 1997. Cindy is BGVC’s part-time receptionist.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Purdue.  At home she has her two cats, Grady & Pansy.  Cindy enjoys talking to clients about their pets; especially funny or unique ways their pets behave or things they do. She is grateful to be able to serve clients by caring for their pets and we here at BGVC are grateful for her as well.



Kristina joined our team in July of 2016 as BGVC’s full- time receptionist.  She is the first person to greet you as you walk into our clinic and she loves interacting with our patients.  Kristina’s hometown is Carlsbad, CA.  We are all glad she chose to reside here.  Kristina enjoys singing, horses and spending time with her family.  At home Kristina has her dog, Daisy Mae, and her cat, Ricky.



Sabrina joined our team in July of 2017 as BGVC’s part-time receptionist.  Sabrina is currently in school for Medical Assisting.  Her hometown is Putnam County and we are happy to have her as part of our team.  At home she has 2 cats, Woogie & Monster.  She enjoys spending time with her 2 sons, going to amusement parks and loving on all the animals.