Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Four Seasons Animal Hospital in Crown Point, IN! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (219) 663-8387 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Vida Gaizutis

Medical Director/Veterinarian

Fear Free Certified
Dr. Vida is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has lived and worked in Northwest Indiana for many years and enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family (including her 2 pets), hiking and traveling.

Jill Artuso

Practice Manager

Fear Free Certified
Jill joined Four Seasons Animal Hospital in February 2012. She took on the role as Practice Manager and has made it her goal to provide the best care for all of our patients and clients. She shares her home with her husband, children, her dog – Baby and her daughter’s two cats – Simba and Scar. In Jill’s free time she loves to go to Pilates, go on walks and travel to see her daughter in California.

Lisa Lakes

Front Desk Manager

Fear Free Certified
Education – IUN Secondary Education
Pets – 2 Dogs (Betsy and Mary) 1 cat (June)
Interests – Family time, photography, outdoor activities, relaxing with my Bostons


Lead CSR/Technician

Fear Free Certified
Started – February 2015
Positions – Kennel -> Reception ~ Tech
Education – IUN
Pets – 2 cats (Livy & Millie)
Interests – Dog sitting, Super/Motocross


Customer Service Representative

Started – May 2022
Positions – Receptionist
Education – Office Administration & Business
Pets – 1 dog (Honey)
Interests – Boat rides, relaxing on the beach, spending time with grandsons


Surgery Technician

Fear Free Certified
Started – May 2001
Positions – Vet assistant -> Senior Surgical Tech
Education – Purdue Vet Tech Distance Learning
Pets – 1 dog (Eve), 2 cats (Lilly & Hector)
Interests – Working out, Spending time with son


Veterinary Technician/Surgical Assistant

Fear Free Certified
Graduate of Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine
Started – February 2022
Positions – Technician
Education – Purdue
Pets – 1 dog and 3 cats
Interests – Reading, hiking, crafting


Surgical RVT

Fear Free Certified
Started – June 2018
Positions – Tech ~ Kennel Assistant
Education – International Business College – Vet Tech, Cosmetologist
Pets – 2 dogs (Rabbit & Hatter), 4 cats (Pixie, Samardzija, Benny and Prudence.
Interests – Making jewelry, animal photography


Lead Technician/Social Media Manager

Fear Free Certified
Started – October 2015
Positions – Kennel -> Reception ~ Tech ~ Social Media Manager
Education – IUN, Certified PT
Pets – 4 dogs (Nova, Willow, Denali and Mitchell)
Interests – Wakeboarding, Swimming, Working Out


Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Started – August 2022
Positions – Tech
Education – Pima Medical Institute – Vet Assistant Certificate
Pets – 1 dog and 4 cats
Interests – Spending time with family, listening to music


Kennel Manager

Started - April 2023
Position - Customer Service Representative
Education: Esthetician License
Pets: 2 cats Jack & Sully
Interests - Cooking, spending time with friends, spending time outdoors


Kennel Associate/Technician

Fear Free Certified
Started – June 2019
Positions – Technician ~ Kennel Manager
Education – Purdue – Vet Tech Degree
Pets – 1 dog (Marley), 2 cats (Cookie & Kitty Love), 1 horse (Ike)
Interests – Gardening, photography, raising butterflies


Kennel Attendant

Fear Free Certified
Started – September 2022
Positions – Kennel
Education – N/A
Pets – 1 dog (Kira)
Interests – Working out, Sleeping



Fear Free Certified
Started – August 1997
Positions – Groomer
Education – Great Lakes Academy, Pharmacy Technician
Pets – 1 dog (Autumn)
Interests –traveling, sports and music