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
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.
Practice 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.
Asst. Practice Manager -- Jessica G.
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 while assisting in surgery & with appointments as much as possible.
She also loves spending time with her husband Kyle, & their fur-babies Zoey and Phoebe.
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 -- 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. Before coming to us, Tiffany 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 (which we feel she especially excels at!).
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 a Golden Retriever named Gideon.
Technologist -- Jessica R., Team Lead
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. & their daughter, Taylor in her spare time.
She has two Siberian Huskies-- Skylar & Dakota, a chocolate Labrador-- Rolo, & a cat named Sunny.
Technologist -- Abby, Team Lead
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.
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 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, 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 -- Jenna, Boarding Supervisor
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. Jenna also serves as the supervisor of our boarding facility.
Her passion in veterinary medicine lies in critical 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
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. She also has a bunny named Pepper.
In her spare time, her hobbies include counted cross-stitch & reading. Snuggles from her patients get her through stressful days!
Meet our Veterinary Assistants:
V.A. -- Laura
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.
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
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. -- Paige
Paige joined our team in 2017 as a Boarding Attendant & has since expanded her realm into our front desk as a CSR & as a Veterinary Assistant. She has always had a strong passion for animals & knew she wanted to work with them in some way from a very young age.
Currently, she is in school through San Juan College to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Through her schooling & experience here, Paige has developed a special interest in animal behavior & physical therapy.
In her free time she enjoys to read, Pinterest, home-improvement projects, travel, & spend time with her husband, Daryl. She has 3 dogs, Lila Bell, Dune & Devin, two cats-- Marco & Polo, & a handful of fish.
V.A. -- Chelby
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 spends time with her girlfriend & her 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 three cats, Pookie, Atlas, & Ivy.
V.A. -- Alexis
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, 2 rats--Ozzy & Henry, & a bunny named Peaches.
V.A. -- Lindsi A.
Lindsi started her 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 she became a Certified Veterinary Assistant.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing & spending time with her guinea pigs-- Oliver & Winston. She also has rescue dog, Edgar who you can often find at our front desk!
V.A. -- Brea
Brea started with us years back as a kennel attendant, but with a big move ahead of her, we had to see goodbye. Lucky for us, goodbye turned to see-you-later when she came back to us in 2021 as a veterinary assistant. In her time away from us, she worked in animal shelter medicine for 4 years & though a tough job, she loved making a difference for animals in need.
Brea has a true passion for animals & she would love to have a career in vet med or any sort of animal welfare, for that matter. Her favorite part about BAH is the passion she witnesses from her coworkers in the jobs they do every day. She says she's inspired by the way the team treats every pet as their own, yes, even behind closed doors.
When Brea is not at work, she's adventuring in nature, hanging out with her doggos, family, or friends, working out, crafting, or just driving around in her jeep. Her dogs, Copper & Rover are her world.
Meet our Marketing Coordinator:
Social Media & Marketing Coordinator -- Katie
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 Representative.
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.
When she's not working, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Konnor. She has two cats, Garfield & Milton, & a rescue Aussie named Finley.
Meet our Client Service Representatives:
Head Client Service Representative -- Lisa, Team Lead
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.
C.S.R. -- Anna
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! Anna graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 2019 with her degree in fine arts.
Anna 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 four cats--Robin, Cider, Odin, & Pumpkin. (She also probably has a foster feline or two at their house as you read this, haha!)
Meet our Boarding Attendants:
Boarding Attendant & C.S.R. -- Chelsea
Chelsea started at our front desk in 2020 & has been a wonderful addition to our BAH family.
She's loved animals all her life & her passion has led her to starting her journey of becoming a veterinarian herself! She is currently studying pre-vet at SVSU & plans to attend vet school in the near future.
In her spare time, she enjoys working out and hanging with her friends.
At home, she has a a bunny named Franny and a dog named Sophie.
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.
Boarding Attendant -- Marissa
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
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, a dog named Copper, & a bearded dragon named Leo.