Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Jeff King
Dr. Jeff King is the owner of the Animal Care Clinic of Topeka. He started his business in Ligonier and later moved it to Topeka, where the original office was in the Topeka Livestock Auction building. After a number of years, he outgrew that office and moved to the current location, across the street from the auction building. Dr. King practices small and large animals with a specialty in horses. He also owns Victory Hill Farm, a standardbred horse breeding business in LaGrange. Dr. King is married to Maria, also a doctor and co-owner of the business, and they have five children.
Dr. Jalen King
Dr. Jalen King (son of Dr. Jeff King) decided to follow in the family's footsteps, joining our staff in May of 2019 after graduating from the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. King is a mixed animal veterinarian, working primarily on equine and small animals. He has a particular interest in equine and canine reproduction and enjoys equine and small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. King is very passionate about the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and boating. He has one dog, Creed, a lifesaver himself, as he occasionally serves as a blood donor.
Dr. Alex Hegg
Dr. Alex Hegg joined our practice in July of 2020. Dr. Hegg is an Indiana native who, upon graduation from the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, practiced mixed small and large animal in central Indiana before moving to LaGrange. Dr. Hegg enjoys working with both large and small animals and has specific interests in cattle medicine, herd health, and reproduction, as well as equine and small animal medicine and surgery. He is very excited to help expand the livestock services provided at our clinic. In his free time, you can find Dr. Hegg outdoors hunting, fishing, working with his cattle, or hanging out with his dog Holly.