Our Staff

Please take a moment to meet the wonderful staff at Bay Animal Hospital, each of whom are eagerly waiting to provide your beloved pets the top-notch veterinary care they deserve! 🐾

 We are proud to say that our entire staff takes part in frequent continuing education, as we are always striving to sharpen our skills and expand our knowledge to better serve you and your pets, from the front desk to the doctors.  

Our team believes in cross-training our staff members so that we all have the capabilities to best assist you and your furry companions, whether we're making you an appointment for a routine exam, you have an emergency situation, or even just to offer tips for everyday care. 

 We hope that you enjoy being apart of the Bay Animal Hospital family as much as we do!


Meet our Management Team:


Chief Human Resources Officer --  Peter

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Pete started at Bay Animal in January of 2020, after previously working at Animal Services & Adoption Center (formerly Animal Control) for a couple years. When a wellness visit to the shelter turned into an unintentional scouting trip for the most purrfect feline, Pete was ours. 

When he's not sleeping on the job, he's usually sitting somewhere he's not supposed to be; you can usually find him on the fax machine or on a stack of client files.  

Though strict at times, Peter has made a wonderful addition to the Bay Animal family  & he knows he's found his furever home with us. 


LindsayPractice Manager -- Lindsay E.

Lindsay joined the Bay Animal team in 2013. She graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2007 with her Bachelor's degree in Business. 

 In the past, Lindsay has volunteered at & served on the board of the Bay County Humane Society. Working with animals has always been her passion & dream job. 

 She enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Adam & their daughters, Addyson & Lydia. They have four fur-children at home-- Liza, Otto, Ben & Mango.


Michelle

Asst. Practice Manager -- Michelle, L.V.T.

Michelle began her career at Bay Animal Hospital in 1998 as a Veterinary Assistant. In 2003, she graduated from Baker College of Flint with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. In 2015, she became the purchasing department lead, & in 2019 she became an Assistant Practice Manager.

 Michelle resides in Bay City with her husband Jeff, son Jacob, & daughters Megan & Samantha. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, biking, & fishing. 

 She has a German Shepherd named Zola & two tabby cats-- Chloe Princess & Charlie Peanut. 


Meet our L.V.T.'s:

Technologist & Workflow Manager -- Jessica

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Jessica is an LVT, graduated from Michigan State University in 2015. She started as a kennel attendant here in 2013, while working on her Bachelor's in Veterinary Technology. 

She became a Team Lead in 2019 & in 2022 took on the position of Workflow Manager. 

Jessica has a strong passion for ultrasound & anesthesia.

She enjoys fishing, snowmobiling & being outdoors with her husband, D.J. & their daughter. Together they have two Siberian Huskies, Skylar & Dakota, & a Labrador Retriever, Rolo. 




Technologist & Director of Education -- Tiffany

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Tiffany is a Michigan State University graduate of the Bachelor Veterinary Technology program & has been practicing as a Licensed Veterinary Technologist here since 2009. Before coming to us, Tiffany worked at the MSU Teaching Hospital in the emergency & critical care department. 

 Components of veterinary medicine that she loves most are emergency & critical care medicine, as well as ultrasonography. Another passion of Tiffany's is C.E. or continuing education for our team. In 2022, she established a new position of BAH as our Director of Education & makes sure our staff is always keeping up with the latest & greatest in veterinary medicine so we can best treat your pets! 

Tiffany is a Bay City native who enjoys spending time outdoors & long distance running. 

She also loves spending time with her husband Kevin & their two children. They have a Golden Retriever named Gideon.


Technologist & Team Lead -- Abby

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Abby graduated from Michigan State University in 2006 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. In 2015 she graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy & received her certification as an animal behavior trainer. Most recently, Abby also received her Fear Free certification to further her efforts in positive reinforcement during patient exams.  

Abby is a member of the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians & the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. She volunteered for a summer at Binder Park Zoo while she was in tech school, where she gained a passion in wildlife & exotic animals. 

Abby spends her time with her husband Jeff & her son, Kane. She has a Corgi named Miley, & two cats--Larry & Faith.


Technician -- Hannah F.

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Hannah graduated from Baker College of Flint in June of 2014 & started officially working at Bay Animal Hospital shortly thereafter. 

 In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Andy & all of their foster & furever furbabies. 

Her passion in veterinary medicine is adoption & rescue, & she also enjoys gardening, reading & crafting. Check-out her facebook page, "Handmade By Hannah" to see her latest creations available for purchase, or message her there for a custom!

She has 3 cats-- Lily, Mac & Merlin, & 3 dogs-- Khloee, Grace, & Gemma, & at her house you can always count on a foster pet, too!


Technologist & Boarding Supervisor -- Jenna

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Jenna joined our team in 2014 as a kennel attendant & in 2018, she graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. In 2021, Jenna took on the role of supervisor of our boarding & kenneling facility. 

Her passion in veterinary medicine lies in patient care, emergency, & animal behavior.  

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend David, being  outdoors, fitness, & being with her family & friends.

Jenna has one dog named Max.



Technician -- Alice                                 

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 Alice has been with us since 2020 & we love having her!

Alice has been in the vet med industry for six years. Her true passion in veterinary medicine is being able to share her knowledge with pet owners who come to us with a sick baby. She enjoys helping them understand that in most cases there are medications, diets, or other various treatment paths we can take to help their pets live longer, healthier lives. 

At home, Alice has two dogs,  Caroline & Desiree, & four cats, Scout, Miss pretty, Jamie Lee, & Sarge. She also has a bunny named Pepper.

Her hobbies include counted cross-stitch & reading. 

Snuggles from her patients get her through stressful days! 


Technician & Team Lead -- Paige

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Paige joined our team in 2017 as a boarding attendant & has since expanded her realm into our front desk as a CSR & into the workflow of appointments as a VA. 

In 2022, she graduated as an LVT & also became a Team Lead. Paige has always had a strong passion for animals & knew she wanted to work with them in some way from a very young age.

Paige has found a special interest in animal behavior & physical therapy for pets.   

In her free time she enjoys to read, Pinterest, home-improvement projects, travel, & spend time with her husband, Daryl. 

Together they have 3 dogs, Lila Bell, Dune & Devin, two cats-- Marco & Polo, & a handful of fish.





Meet our Veterinary Assistants:


V.A. -- Laura

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Laura graduated from Michigan State University in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She joined the Bay Animal family in 2014 as a veterinary assistant & often assists in surgery and as a client service representative. In her spare time she enjoys showing horses. 

Laura enjoys assisting in extensive medical cases, partnering with team members in finding the most effective treatments or procedures to help a pet feel better again. She has also taken on many other important roles at BAH including our in-house tech wizard & she takes pride in making sure your needs are met in the aftercare process of beloved, passed pets.

 She has a Corgi named Delilah & a horse named Reba whom she spends much of her time with.


V.A. -- Hannah L.

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Hannah joined our team in the fall of 2016. She attended Lake Superior State University for two years while studying fisheries & wildlife management. Because of her love for animals, she decided to pursue a career in the veterinary field. 

Hannah plans on continuing her education to become an LVT in the future. 

 In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, reading, horseback riding & playing with her cats Caesar & Calypso. 

She also has a horse named Ember & a bunny named Fern.


V.A. -- Barbara

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Barbara began her journey here in 2017 as a boarding attendant, & in 2018 she was able to add, "veterinary assistant" to her resume.

She is currently attending Saginaw Valley State University, majoring in biology & minoring in chemistry. Her plan is to soon be accepted into vet school with an end goal of DVM. 

Her passion for working with animals-- small,large, & exotics, shows in all that she does here on our team. 

Barbara has a dog, two cats, & a bearded dragon at home. 




V.A. -- Chelby

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Chelby has 7 years total of veterinary experience & started here with us in 2020. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is learning something new all the time. Her end-goal is to become an LVT someday.  

She enjoys photographing patients while they're here for appointments & in her spare time

she spends time making memories with her two daughters or hanging with friends. 

You can also find her outdoors, especially in her kayak or in the kitchen making something yummy! 

She has two dogs, Gracie & Sadie, and three cats, Pookie, Atlas, & Ivy.



V.A. -- Alexis

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Alexis joined the BAH team in 2021 & has made a great addition! Before coming to us, she has spent much of her time volunteering at another vet hospital & shelters, & has also worked at a pet store! 

Her passion is evironment enrichment for animals & her goal is to pursue a career in zookeeping, working specifically with primates.

Alexis is currently enrolled in school at Delta College. Her favorite part about working at BAH is the positive work environment. 

In her free time, Alexis likes being outside, getting her creative juices flowing, & a newfound hobby of hers is film photography! 

At home, she has 2 cats--Kitty & Nugget & a bunny named Peaches. 


     V.A. -- Lindsi A.

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Lindsi started their career at Bay Animal Hospital as a Kennel Attendant in 2019 & now also assists the front desk as a Client Service Representative, and in appointments as a veterinary assistant. 

Prior to joining our team, Lindsi attended Ross Medical Education Center, where they became a Certified Veterinary Assistant. 

When they're not at work, Lindsi enjoys reading, drawing & spending time with their guinea pigs-- Oliver & Winston. They also have a rescue dog Edgar, whom you can often find at our front desk!



V.A. -- Sky

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Sky has been a member of the BAH team since late 2021. Before coming to us, she worked as a phlebotomist in a human hospital for 3 years. She decided to transition to veterinary medicine because of the peace animals bring her.

When she's not at work, Sky can be found enjoying the outdoors--hunting, swimming, & hiking are some of her favorite things to do. 

She appreciates her time at BAH because of the family-like atmosphere amongst her coworkers. If she could do anything in life, she would be an ocean research diver.

At home, Sky has a dog named Sam & her family owns a farm with 40+ cows!



Meet our Marketing Coordinator:


Social Media & Marketing Coordinator -- Katie

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Katie has been with us since 2014 where she began her career with animals in our boarding facility. In 2017, she joined the front desk team & became a CSR, specializing in pet insurance. 

In 2020, she established a new position here at BAH as our marketing coordinator, & now spends her time focusing on our social media platforms, while attending SVSU for psychology & marketing. 

Katie's favorite part about her job is snapping pictures of team members hard at work, doing what they love & of course seeing all the adorable pets that come to see us. 

She has a cat--Milton, & a miniature Aussie--Finley.


Meet our Client Service Representatives:


Head Client Service Representative & Team Lead -- Lisa

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Lisa joined us in 2016 as a client service representative at our front desk & this has become her niche. In 2018, she became a team lead & head of CSR's. Lisa has over 15 years of experience in client service!

She says the best part of working at Bay Animal is being able to take a call from a client with a sick pet & getting them seen by a doctor immediately to help their beloved family member.

 When Lisa is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends. Her passion is all things cars & listening to good jams. Looking for a good car detailer? Lisa's your girl! Find her on Facebook: Lisa's Dirty Details.

Lisa's family also includes their pups, Cooper & Baylee, a German Shorthair Pointer mix & a Beagle mix.



C.S.R. -- Anna

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       Anna started at Bay Animal in 2016 as a boarding attendant & in 2019 she joined the front desk team as a CSR. 

When she's not taking exceptional care of our clients, she's our resident artist & probably drawing or painting something amazing for us!  If our windows are painted beautifully when you come to see us, she gets all the credit! Anna graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2019 with her degree in fine arts.  

Anna says she is proud to work with a team that is always doing their best to be an advocate for all animals & this is why she loves BAH.

In her free time, she's relaxing with her husband Cody, playing board games, & snuggling with their cats--Robin, Cider, Odin, & Pumpkin. (She also probably has a foster feline or two at their house as you read this!)


C.S.R. -- Gretchen

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Gretchen started with us in late 2021. She currently attends Delta College where she studies graphic design; she hopes to design advertisements for a large company someday. 

When she's not at work, Gretchen enjoys playing PC video games & eating Taco Bell. 

She has had family pets all her life & loves all things animals. 

She has one Persian cat at home named Mochi, pictured with her here!


Meet our Boarding Attendants:


Sam

Boarding Attendant -- Sam

Sam joined Bay Animal Hospital in 2019 & has always had a passion for animals & being an advocate for pets. She dreams of someday having her own facility, specializing in for rescue & rehabilitation for horses & dogs.  

Sam's hobbies include riding her horse--Thunder Lynn, hiking with her two dogs-- Reba & Bub, kisses from her llama-- Rocky, hunting, fishing & spending time with family & friends.  

Her boyfriend & their sweet daughter have her heart. 


Boarding Attendant -- Marissa

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Marissa started with us in 2021 & spends her time caring for our overnight guests at the hospital. She is currently in school at Baker College. Animals are her passion & her end-goal is a career as an LVT! 

Marissa says she loves coming to work, as she is always getting to learn something new about taking the best care of animals. She enjoys her one-on-one time with the pets--feeding, medicating, & of course play time! 

She enjoys being outdoors & playing video games in her free time. At home, she has 2 labs--Hershey & Luna, & 24 African Cichlid fish!


Boarding Attendant -- Kallee

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Kallee began at Bay Animal in 2021. She knew she wanted a career with animals after completing the Vet Science program at the career center through her high school. She enjoys all the one-on-one time she gets to spend with the pets as a boarding attendant & hopes to become a vet assistant in the future. 

When she's not at work Kallee enjoys reading, hanging out with her friends & she's very active outdoors & in the gym. 

At home, Kallee has 2 cats--Dexter & Sunshine, 2 dogs named Copper & Bella, & a bearded dragon named Leo.

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