Our Staff

Please take a moment to meet our wonderful staff at Bay Animal Hospital who 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.  

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!


Chief Human Resources Officer --  Peter

Peter


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 daughter, Addyson. Lindsay has four fur children-- her cats: Liza, Otto, Ben & Mango, & her dog, Nolan.


Assistant Practice Manager -- Jessica G.

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Jessica joined our team in 2011 as a Veterinary Assistant after working at the Saginaw Zoo. In 2015 she took on the role of Assistant Practice Manager and now enjoys doing administrative tasks behind the scenes. 

 Jessica still loves to get out from behind the desk and assist in surgery and exam rooms as much as possible. 

 She also loves spending time with her husband Kyle, their fur-babies Zoey and Phoebe.



Michelle

Assistant Practice Manager -- Michelle, Licensed Veterinary Technician

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 Yorkipoo named Minnie & two tabby cats-- Chloe Princess & Charlie Peanut. 


Licensed Veterinary Technician -- Tiffany

Tiffany

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

 Her passion in veterinary medicine lies within the field of emergency & critical care medicine, as well as ultrasonography. 

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, Dawson & Molly. They have & Golden Retriever named Gideon.


Licensed Veterinary Technologist -- Jessica R., Team Lead

Jessica R.


Jessica is a Licensed Veterinary Technologist who 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.

Jessica has a strong passion for ultrasound & anesthesia, & enjoys fishing, snowmobiling & being outdoors with her husband, D.J. in her spare time. 

 She has two Siberian Huskies-- Skylar & Dakota, a chocolate Labrador-- Rolo, & a cat named Sunny.


Licensed Veterinary Technologist -- Abby, Team Lead

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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 son Kane, their Corgi named Miley, & their two cats, Larry & Faith.


Licensed Veterinary Technician -- Hannah F.

Hannah


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

 She has 3 cats-- Lily, Mac & Merlin, & 3 dogs-- Khloee & Grace, & Gemma, along with a foster cat!

 In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Andy & their fur-babies. 

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!


Licensed Veterinary Technologist -- Jenna, Boarding Attendant Supervisor

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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 & this year became the supervisor of our boarding facility.  

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

During her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, fitness, & being with her family & friends.

Jenna has a dog of her own at home named Max.




Licensed Veterinary Technician & Client Service Representative -- Alice                                 

Alice


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

She has been in the vet med industry for six years, & officially became a veterinary nurse two years ago. Alice's true passion 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, and other various treatment paths we can take to help their pets live healthier lives. 

At home, Alice has two dogs,  Caroline & Desiree, & four cats, Scout, Miss pretty, Jamie Lee, & Sarge. In her spare time, her hobbies include counted cross-stitch & reading. Snuggles from her patients get her through stressful days! 


Veterinary Assistant -- 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 takes pride in 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 a Corgi named Delilah & a horse named Reba whom she spends much of her time with.


Veterinary Assistant -- Hannah L.

Hannah L.



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 reading, horseback riding & playing with her cats Caesar & Calypso. She also has a horse named Ember & a bunny named Fern.



Veterinary Assistant -- 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.  

She enjoys photographing patients while they're here for appointments & in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend & their two daughters. 

When Chelby's not at  work & wants to relax, you can find her outdoors, especially in her kayak, or in the kitchen making something yummy! 

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


Social Media & Marketing Coordinator -- Katie

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Katie has been with us since 2014 where she began her career in our boarding facility. In 2017, she joined the front desk team & became a Client Service Coordinator. 

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

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. 

When she's not working, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Konnor. She has two cats, Garfield & Milton, & a rescue Aussie named Finley that are her world.


Head Client Service Representative -- Lisa, Team Lead

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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 the 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. Her passion is cars & listening to good jams. She has two dogs, Cooper & Baylee, & a kitty named Pesky.



Client Service Representative -- Chelsea W., Team Lead

Chelsea

Chelsea has been with Bay Animal Hospital since 2011. She is currently working at the front desk as a Client Service Representative & enjoys assisting in surgery. 

 Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Brian, and their two kids, Lakyn & Colton.

She has a cat-- Missy, a rabbit-- Clover, a guinea pig-- Kookie, 42+ chickens, & a full fish tank!







Client Service Representative -- Anna Anna


Anna started at Bay Animal in 2016 as a boarding attendant. is a 4th year student at SVSU, She graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2019, where she majored in Fine Arts & minored in Psychology.  Anna aspires to be an art therapist one day. 

In her free time, she spending time with her husband, Cody, playing board games, & snuggling with her five cats-- Chico, Robin, Cider, Odin, & Pumpkin.



Veterinary Assistant & Boarding Attendant -- Barbara