About Us

 Honey Creek Animal Hospital and Dr. Michael and Candice Staub would like to take this opportunity to welcome you, your family, and your special family member to our website.  As you continue to browse and explore our website, it is our hope that you will learn more about our dedication to your family and the quality veterinary medicine and service we provide.

Our goal here at Honey Creek Animal Hospital has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.  Our medical team displays an unrivaled commitment to our clients through continuing education, technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.


Please come meet our staff...  

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Dr. Michael E. Staub

Veterinarian, Owner of Honey Creek Animal Hospital

Dr. Staub is a 1988 graduate of University of Illinois.  In 1992 he purchased Honey Creek Animal Hospital and has been practicing quality, compassionate veterinary medicine ever since.  He enjoys the challenges of veterinary medicine and all the unique experiences it brings.  He enjoys the learning experience that daily practice brings. Recently quoted 

 "Veterinary medicine has made me a kinder, gentler person... not just with animals, but with people as well.  There are days that are truly frustrating, but just as many that are very humbling.  Animals are great teachers, the world could learn alot..."  

 He is married to Candice, whom he met at Honey Creek Animal Hopsital 25 years ago and they recently celebrated their 30th anniversary.  They have 6 lovely children ranging in age from 31 to 16 and a houseful of furry friends of all kinds ranging from rescued slaughter bound horses to Pot Bellied Pigs. 

The Staubs are very invovled in rescue work.  While running thier own Great Dane and Mastiff rescue, they are also involved with other mutiple breed rescues across the Wabash Valley and the states of Indiana and Illinois. They are extremely invovled in advocating for an end to puppy mills and horse slaughter and advocating for stiffer penalties for dog fighting and abuse and neglect of all kinds.    




Candice Staub

Practice Manager

Candice has been invovled in veterinary medicine since 1982.  Working first at a practice near Planfield, IL, she then came back to her roots in Terre Haute and began her career at Honey Creek Animal Hospital.  "I would not know what else to do...'  Candice says  " This is all I have ever done since I graduated high school, animals are my life!'  Heavily involved in the rescue world Candice brings her high energy and compassion to the team.  Giving voice to those with none and working towards a kinder gentler world is her utimate goal.  



Linda Hall  

Office Manager

Linda joined the Honey Creek Animal Hospital staff in 1998.  Linda has 2 lovely girls.  Linda brings her caring nature to the team making all those around her comfortable.  Linda is responsible for the day to day operation of the staff of Honey Creek Animal Hospital and is a wonderful, caring team member. She has been in veterinary management for more than 25 years. Linda is also very active with the rescue effort put forth by the clinic.  She is one of the point team members for applications and information pertaining to our wonderful furry friends available for adoption.  


Jamie Nichols 

Kennel Manager 



Jessica Hammel

Veterinary Technician