South Bend Animal Clinic

Doctors & Staff

Jeffrey A. Buchs DVM

Dr. Buchs graduated from The Ohio State University in 1982.

He started at the South Bend Animal Clinic in 1984 and bought

the practice from Dr. MacGowan in 1999. He has a wife, 2 girls

and 1 dogs, 2 cats, 2 horses and a goat. Dr. Buchs is a past

president of the local Michiana Veterinary Medical association.

He is also a past president of the St. Joseph County Board of

Heath and is currently on the board.




Trina Duncan DVM

Dr. Duncan grew up in central Indiana and attended Ball State

University before attending Purdue University School of

Veterinary Medicine.  She graduated from Purdue in 1995 and

has been at the South Bend Animal Clinic ever since.  She has

a wonderful husband and two great kids, as well as a geriatric

(but young at heart) cat.





Jennifer Thibert DVM

Dr. Thibert is originally from Palatine, Illinois a suburb of

Chicago.  She attended the University of Illinois at

Urbana-Champaign where she received a B.S in Integrative

Biology.  Dr. Thibert also attended veterinary school at the

University of Illinois and was awarded the Doctor of Veterinary

Medicine degree in 2011.  She completed a rotating small animal

internship in Tucson, Arizona and then worked as an emergency

veterinarian in Tucson before recently relocating to South Bend,

Indiana.  Dr. Thibert enjoys spending time with her wonderful

husband and their two dogs.