Meet the friendly staff at Ortonville Animal Hospital!
Joanne has a degree in Veterinary Technology from Baker College in Flint. She is directly responsible for the care of all critically ill hospitalized patients and those here for anesthetic procedures. When Joanne is not practicing veterinary medicine she loves anything superhero, kickboxing, and outdoor activities with her dogs, Roxy and Leia!
Charlene is our veterinary technician and has been with Ortonville Animal Hospital since 2016. She is passionate about animal behavior, animal welfare, and making a difference in the lives of animals. She loves to spend time with her family and being out on the trails horseback riding. She shares her home with her 2 teen daughters, 1 dog- Kevlar and 1 cat- Sammie.
Breanna graduated in 2021 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She is very passionate about making a difference in the lives of all people and their animals. In her free time she loves being outside hiking with her two dogs, Oakley and Finn.
Caryn covers for vacations and days off, works the front desk and as an overall assistant. Caryn has many years’ experience as a veterinary receptionist and assistant. Her passions include animal rescue and spay/neuter programs. Caryn also is an avid outdoor enthusiast and has become certified as a Yoga Alliance instructor. She has too many pets to name, but they include dogs, cats, chickens and horses.
Laina has worked in the veterinary industry for 7 years before coming to Ortonville Animal Hospital. She has 4 dogs (Ruger, Chewy, Harper and Piper), 2 cats (Lucky and Cheeto), a cockatiel named Farley and 12 chickens. In her off time she loves to go camping and kayaking.
Kristina grew up on a farm in Otisville until her freshman year of high school when her family moved to Ortonville. After graduating from college with her associates degree, she now has a zoo of her own at home. She and her husband, Jordan, have 3 dogs, 3 cats, 3 lizards, 1 snake, 4 sugar gliders, 1 ferret, 2 ducks, 1 chinchilla, 2 Axolotls, and 4 salt water tanks. Kristina loves all pets, especially reptiles.