Professional Staff


Melanie Roberts, DVM

Dr. Melanie (Receveur) Roberts grew up in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. She completed her pre-veterinary curriculum and veterinary doctorate curriculum at Purdue University and the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Her veterinary school experience includes externships at Jefferson Emergency Animal Hospital and at the Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic in Indianapolis with Dr. Angela Lennox. After graduation, she moved to Auburn, Alabama to be with her husband, Dr. Jim Roberts, and practiced in a hospital there for two years.

In April of 2000, Dr. Melanie Roberts relocated to Jeffersonville and joined the Allison Lane Animal Hospital team. She has extensive experience with medicine and surgery for dogs and cats and especially enjoys internal medicine as well as geriatric care. Dr. Roberts also has a special interest in “exotic” pets of all kinds and has done extensive work with birds, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets, pocket pets, and wildlife. She has worked with tigers, black leopards, otters, deer, foxes, skunks, ducks, chickens, peacocks, and degus.

Dr. Melanie Roberts enjoys traveling, reading, painting, movies, and community service with the 501st/Rebel Legion.


Jim Roberts, DVM, CVCP

Dr. Jim Roberts is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Roberts attended the University of Louisville, at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) and in the biology/pre-veterinary program, for his undergraduate work. He then went on to Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine for his veterinary doctorate degree and graduated in 2000. He received the Auburn CVM Dermatology Award during his senior year. Dr. Roberts performed his preceptorship with Drs. Graehler and Daley (Louisville’s Surgery and Medicine specialists, of Metropolitan Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services).

Dr. Roberts has practiced in the Jeffersonville community since 2001. His areas of special interest include Dermatology, Surgery (soft tissue), Echocardiography, preventative and wellness medicine, and VOM Technology (a veterinary healing technology that incorporates both veterinary and chiropractic procedures. See VOM Technology under Medicine on this website). He is married to Dr. Melanie Roberts.

Dr Jim Roberts spends his free time traveling, watching movies, collecting WWII militaria, and trooping/community service with the 501st/Rebel Legion.


Erin Brown, DVM

Dr. Erin Brown is from Savannah, GA and completed her pre-veterinary degree at Armstrong State University. She went to The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine for her veterinary doctorate degree. While there, she was the treasurer and VP of the Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Psi community service fraternity. She is currently the Alpha Psi Alumni Association President for The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, and writes a post-graduate blog for the college.

Dr. Brown joined Allison Lane Animal Hospital in June of 2015. Her areas of special interest include Ultrasound, soft tissue surgery, and low-stress handling. Dr. Brown is also training in exotic animal medicine under Dr. Melanie Roberts.

Dr. Brown’s other interests include road trips, reading, distillery tours, DIY projects, scary movies, and walks with her husband, Sean and dog, Rocky.

Anna Lyons, Veterinary Technician

Anna Lyons is our registered veterinary technician. She graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in 2013 and an associate’s degree in Veterinary technology in 2015.

She had been working with us during summer breaks during school, and joined our team full time in February 2016.

Anna loves spending time with her husband, reading, crafting and anything Disney. She is also a 4-H leader for the Tunnel Mill Tigers 4-H club here in Clark county.


Michaela Raymer

Micheala Raymer, Professional Groomer

Michaela Raymer has been a groomer at Allison Lane since January 2017.  She volunteered as a bather/trimming assistant here for 7 years prior and has even been employed as a veterinary assistant.   She loves working with the animals everyday.  She likes to spend her free time  with her daughter, Olivia, her fiance Creighton and her dogs and cats.