Erika

Erika graduated in 1999 with Honors from the Veterinary Technician Program from Macomb Community College. Since that time she has enjoyed working as a technician caring for pets and educating clients. Her areas of interest in veterinary medicine are patient care, surgery and dentistry.

Erika is the practice manager at Commerce Village Veterinary Hospital and her primary responsibility is overseeing the daily operations of the hospital.  She earned her Certification in Veterinary Practice Management (CVPM) in 2019.

Outside of work, Erika enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and all of her pets which includes a farm with 16 chickens.

Beth

Beth's career as a veterinary receptionist has spanned over 25 years! She loves sharing the bond between clients and their pets. She looks forward to talking with and getting to know our clients and greeting pets at the front desk with treats and smiles!

She has a special interest in dog training and loves sharing her knowledge! She has helped instruct classes of Obedience, Rally and Agility. Personally she has titled her Australian Shepherd Wylie in both Rally and Obedience and she enjoys working with him in agility and herding skills.

Beth is married and has three daughters, three Australian Shepherds, two parrots, a rabbit and a koi pond. She enjoys spending time with her family, cruising in her husband's classic muscle car, snowmobiling, gardening and playing an active role in her church.

Jennifer

Jennifer graduated cum laude from Macomb Community College in 2003 earning her degree as a veterinary technician.  She has worked in the veterinary industry since 1998. She most enjoys performing and monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery. She is passionate about educating clients and patient care. She loves to continually learn on the job and increase her skill level at educational seminars. She is proud to say that she loves her career just as much now as when she first started in the veterinary medical profession!

When not at Commerce Village Vet Jenny can be found managing her horse farm and training and competing with her horse named Expensive Lesson...aka DJ...in the Michigan Hunter Jumper Association. She also has 3 boys and spends a lot of time watching hockey and tennis, and managing the travel baseball team that her husband coaches. She also enjoys traveling with her husband. Her other fur babies include a Boxer named Jedi and 3 cats.

Laurel

Laurel, one of our receptionists, has been in the veterinary field since 1995. She enjoys working with both people and their pets. She enjoys helping strengthen the human animal bond.

When Laurel is not working she likes to dabble in photography , and art. She is currently working on a horse mural at her home in commerce.

Laurel lives with her husband David, daughter Jewel, Rex and Oliver whiskers.

Heather

Heather has been a veterinary assistant in the field for over 8 years. She has 2 dogs, a tarantula, a ball python and other snakes. She enjoys helping our patients feel comfortable and less anxious while being at the hospital. Outside of work, Heather enjoys camping and hiking.

Katie

Katie is one of our veterinary assistants and has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years.

Katie enjoys camping, cooking and training her puppy Kylie. Katie's family also includes her husband Mark, son Kevin, cats Daniel and Cubby.

One of Katie's proudest moments was hand raising a giant Rufus elephant shrew for the Peoria zoo. Ask her about it sometime!

Ashley

Ashley earned her veterinary technician degree from Baker College and is passionate about the veterinary field because of her long love for animals! She especially enjoys surgery and previously worked with a veterinary dental specialist.

She resides in White Lake with her husband Michael and a full house of pets. She owns three dogs named Lola, Fish and Copper. Two cats named Burtrum and Meow Mix, and a full brood of chickens.

In her spare time she enjoys quilting, gardening and traveling around the world. At last count she has traveled to over 13 countries.

Debbie

Debbie is our part time relief licensed veterinary technician. Her full time job is in neurology and she has worked in emergency/critical care for the last 5 years. Debbie became certified in CPR through the veterinary RECOVER program last year and enjoys teaching and mentoring students.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at home with her family and her 2 dogs: Bailey (min pin) and Lulu (Chihuahua). You can often find her reading a book, exploring new breweries, and checking out the latest and most fun places to catch a bite to eat!

Michelle

Michelle is one of our veterinary assistants that has been working in the field for 6 years. She has experience working in emergency medicine, neurology, rehab and has a true passion for taking care of people's pets.

Michelle has 3 kids and two dogs ( Boston terrier, and a Frenchie). In her free time, she loves spending time at the equestrian barn with her daughters, hanging with friends and family, being out on the water and staying active.

Samantha

Samantha started off in the veterinary field looking for a change from human medicine. She was a medical receptionist for over 10 years and has been in the vet world for about 4 years now. She loves working with animals and hopes to have her own house full one day.

However, she is actually in school for human nursing but enjoying her time with cats and dogs for now.

Samantha has one dog named Dre who is a lab/pit mix and still thinks he is a lap dog at 62 pounds.

In her free time, she enjoys indoor cycling, hanging out on the lake with her 2 boys and watching her kids play all the sports. She loves making trips to Traverse City and pretty much anywhere “up north” to escape the city life once in a while.

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