The team at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.


Dr. C.J. Hellmann

 Dr. C.J. Hellmann was born and raised in Independence, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky and graduated in 1985 with a B.S. in Agriculture. Then he attended Ross University where he graduated in 1989 and started All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in 1991. Dr. Hellmann has a special interest in orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, and also the Northern Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Hellmann has a cat named Ricky Bobby. Dr. Hellmann enjoys working on his family’s beef farm. In his spare time, Dr. Hellmann likes to play golf and go diving. Dr. Hellmann also has three children which keep him busy as well.

Education: University of Kentucky, Ross University
Interests: Orthopedic Surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Dermatology

Office Manager

Sue Hellmann

 Sue Hellmann has been our office manager since she joined All Creatures Veterinary Clinic. Her duties include managing our staff and efficiently managing our inventory and finances. Sue ensures we have the ability to continue to finance additional medical and surgical equipment to meet the demands of our clients. Sue likes to travel and go diving in her spare time as well as having five grand babies to keep her busy when she’s not keeping the clinic under control!

Veterinary Technician

Brittany Mahan – Veterinary Technician

 Education: Ross Medical Education Center

Hometown: Independence, KY

Pets: Salem, Skye, Nova

Brittany joined the All Creatures family in July 2018! She graduated from college at Ross Medical Education Center for Veterinary Assisting January 2019, and is one of our full time Techs. She is from the NKY area and has 2 cats Salem and Skye, and a dog named Nova. She is eager to meet you and your furry family members!

She loves to spend her free time hunting, fishing, mudding and being with her loved ones.

Karen Lee – Veterinary Technician

 Education: University of Cincinnati

Hometown: Verona, KY

Pets: Angus and Khalessi

Karen joined the All Creatures family in October 2021. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2019. She is from the Verona, KY area and has 2 dogs named Angus and Khalessi. Karen enjoys caring for our clients and their pets.

She enjoys outdoor activities such as gardening and hiking but also love spending time with her family and friends.

Cyndi Wallace

 Education: High School Diploma

Hometown: Ryland Heights, KY

Pets: Kai, Duke, Adele & Dubs

Cyndi is the newest part time member to join the All Creatures family of July 2022. After 27 years she decided to finally retire from the State Police back to in 2006. She has 2 dogs Kai & Duke and 2 cats Adele and Dubs. Cyndi loves animals and getting to know their humans as well.

She enjoys working with wood, glass and picking up different projects. She also loves to spend her free time riding her Tri Glide.