Our Staff

 

Erin Geary

Erin is our Licensed Veterinary Technician! She is from Granger, IN, but now lives in Edwardsburg,MI with her fur babies, Odie and Athena. She attended Missouri State University + Brown Mackie College. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is that every day is different and never dull! She also enjoys giving attention and affection to all the animals! In her spare time, Erin enjoys traveling, spend time on the lake, hang out with friends and family, and read.

 


Cindy Brown

Cindy is our Veterinary Technician/Office Manager! She was born and raised in White Pigeon, MI and still lives here with her husband and cat. She attended school at Michigan State University! Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is interacting with the animals and the different cases that come in every day. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading, spending time with her grandchildren and family.

 

 

 


 

Becky Garcia

Becky is our Veterinary Assistant! She is a Marcellus, MI native and lives here with her husband, son, and cat, but also has 3 other sons that don’t live at home. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine are the different pets she gets to see every day, along with some similarities between human and vet medicine. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and outdoor activities.


Bev Gahan

Bev is our receptionist and housekeeper! She is originally from Chicago, IL, but now lives in Three Rivers, MI with her husband and 3 dogs, Teddy, Maggie, and VonTrapp. She attended school at Madonna HS, UICC, and DePaul University. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is helping to improve the lives of animals and getting puppy kisses! Outside of work, Bev enjoys working on construction for local community players and going to see live theater.

 

 

 


Taylor

Taylor is our Veterinary Assistant! She is from Three Rivers, MI and now lives in Centreville, MI with her mom, step-dad, 2 step-siblings, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. She graduated from Three Rivers High School and then Central Michigan University! She loves getting to help animals stay healthy or get better. Her favorite part about her job is the “family-like” energy she gets from her co-workers. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with family and friends, fishing, mudding, having bonfires, and coaching cheerleading.


Julie Peters

Julie is our Receptionist! She is from Centreville, MI, but now lives in Three Rivers, MI with her significant other, 2 dogs, 2 cats, horse, and 2 chickens. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is seeing all the different breeds that come in and having funny interactions with clients (one time she came in for her 10am appointment and forgot her dog at home, haha!) In her spare time, Julie enjoys camping, reading, and driving her Camaro.

 

 

 

 


Michelle Gooden

Michelle is our Receptionist! She is from Marcellus, MI, but now lives in Three Rivers, MI. She graduated from Marcellus High School and after high school, attended Sure Foundation Theological Institute Light University. She loves veterinary medicine because it fulfills both human and animal needs. Michelle loves that “you don’t just help pets get better, you help families get their pets back.” As a Veterinary Receptionist, she has the best of both worlds, because she gets to help both patient and owner. Michelle has 4 boys, Richard, James, Elijah, and Micah, a dog named Lewey, a cat named Annabelle, and a guinea pig named Oreo. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her boys, fishing, gardening, reading, and studying biblical theology.

 


 

Mackenzie Krueger

Mackenzie is one of our clinic’s receptionists. She is from Fulton, MI, but now lives in Three Rivers, MI with her husband Tyler and son Ethan. Mackenzie has three dogs, Noel, Wally, and Reminton, a cat named Spud, and lots of farm animals! Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is the fast-paced environment and seeing all the different breeds of animals. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hunting, and fishing.

 

 


 

Ellana Haifley

Ellana is our Veterinary Assistant! She is from Three Rivers, MI and still lives there with her mom, dad and brother. Ellana is a senior at Three Rivers High School and plans to attend a university and become a large animal veterinarian. Her favorite part about veterinary medicine is helping animals get healthy and stay happy. Outside of work she loves to barrel race her horse, train young horses, play volleyball, pole vault, run track, travel and hand out on the lake with her friends and family.

 


Heidi Robertson

Heidi is our Practice Manager! She lives in Plainwell, MI with her significant other, 2 daughters, 5 dogs (Bella, Butch, Dylan, Jax and Opie), 2 cats (Oscar and Sirius) and 1 lizard (Remy). Heidi enjoys camping, reading and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite pastime is to be snuggled up with her Bella girl watching Netflix. Heidi has been in the veterinary world for over 15 years and loves being part of a team that strives to provide excellent medical care for each patient and interacting with our wonderful clients.

 


 

Tayler Doubblestein

Tayler is a veterinary assistant! She loves all animals but connects best with dogs. Tayler is planning on enrolling in the Penn Foster Veterinary Technology Program this year. She hopes to someday swim with sharks and learn more about their behaviors. In her free time, Tayler loves to spend time with her three main men, Opie (her boxer/husky mix), and Sirius and Oscar (her Maine Coons).

 

 

 


Kim Wheeler

Kim is one of our clinic’s receptionists. She is from Otsego, MI, but now lives in Plainwell, MI with her significant other, John, and two dogs. Kim worked at the West Michigan Cancer Center for over eight years and then moved over to the animal side of medicine. Her favorite part of the job is seeing all the different dogs and cats that come into the clinic. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, being with her two grandsons, and hanging out with family and friends.

 

 


Melanie Nickerson

Melanie lives in Kalamazoo, MI with her husband Eric and their dog Oden. She graduated from WMU with a bachelor’s degree and continued her education at the Baker College Veterinary Technology Program. In her free time, she enjoys camping, riding horses, and hanging out with her family and friends. Melanie’s favorite part of her job is taking care of the animals that come in for surgery.