Meet The Staff

Veterinarians

Dr. Stuhler graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. A native of up-state New York, she completed an internship at Veterinary Specialists of Rochester before moving back to Michigan in 2001 and taking a job at Waverly Animal Hospital. She bought Waverly Animal Hospital from Dr. Thrush in 2015. She lives in Bath with her husband Will, their 4 children, 2 black labs, 1 pug, 1 Heinz 57, 7 cats, and 6 chickens. She enjoys running, hiking, reading & doggie kisses. 

Dr. Hubbard graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 & has been with Waverly Animal Hospital Hospital ever since.  She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a strong interest in soft tissue surgery.  She is a life-long resident of the Lansing area & currently lives in Grand Ledge with her husband, two children, a very lazy cat (Ducky) and a crazy Australian Shepherd (Birdie).

Dr. Hileman is from Swartz Creek, MI. She graduated from Michigan State University (BS, Anim. Sci.) in 2009 and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in 2015. She is married with a daughter and 2 horses (Blaze & Mya). Her veterinary interests include dermatology, ophthalmology, and dentistry. 

Dr. Gilroy is a Michigan native who received her BA (Hospitality Bus) in 1999, BS (Animal Science) in 2005, & DVM in 2009. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in September 2017. Her hobbies include bird-watching, walking her dog (Rose), & spending time with her son. At work, she has a special interest in canine behavior modification.

Dr. Creller is a Michigan native who received her BS (Zoology) from Michigan State University in 2014. She worked at a 24-hour emergency animal hospital in the Lansing area as a veterinary assistant during her undergrad. She received her DVM from Michigan State University in 2018. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital in February 2020. Dr. Creller’s interests include Netflix, hiking, food, traveling, but mostly walking her 3 huskies. 

Dr. Burk is from Eaton Rapids, MI. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021 then joined Waverly Animal Hospital. He is parent to several uncommon pets including a skink, ball python, and tortoise. In the past, Dr. Burk has been a 4-H instructor and participated in amateur theater.  

Managers

Will is from Australia and came to the US in 1998 to work and study. He has 2 degrees in veterinary medicine from Michigan State University (MS, 2001; PhD, 2014). He is married to Jennifer and they have 4 young boys and many cats, dogs, and chickens. His hobbies include cooking, reading, photography, and watching his boys play sport.

Kelly is assistant office manager. She joined the  team as receptionist in 2016. She was promoted to her current position in 2018. She is from Wyoming, MI and graduated from Michigan State University in 2015 (BS, Genetics). She and her husband Derrick have 3 shelties (Tigger, Oscar, & Tootsie). Her hobbies include showing dogs, camping, & photography.

Jeanine is assistant office manager. She joined the team in 2017 as receptionist. She is originally from Perrinton, MI and graduated from Northwood University in 2020 (BBA). She has 2 labradors (Riesling and Gouda). Her hobbies include crafting, gardening, and anything outdoors with her dogs.

April is our kennel manager. She joined the team in August 2019. She is from Ovid, MI and graduated from Baker College in 2014 (Assoc. Appl. Sc.) She is happily married with 2 children. She has 3 dogs (Gracie, Doc, & Tommy). Her hobbies include spending time with family, reading, & being outdoors.

Veterinary Technicians

Jillian is an LVT and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner. She obtained her BS in Animal Science in 2012 and completed the Veterinary Technician program in 2014, both at Michigan State University.  She certified in rehabilitation in 2018 at UTenn. She is married to Justin and has 2 children and 1 dog (Blake). Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her lovely family. 

Brittany is from Ovid, MI & graduated from Baker College Veterinary Technology program in 2012. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in October 2020. She has 1 black labrador (Willow) & 1 cat (George). Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, reading, gardening, & crocheting.

Kayla is originally from Novi, MI. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in May 2017. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2020 (BS, Vet. Nursing). She has 2 hairless rats (Walter & Eugene) and a bearded dragon named Perry. Her hobbies include caring for her indoor plants, reading, and spending time with her pets.

Kayla’s hometown is Midland, MI. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in September 2018. She has a cat named Frito. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2020 (BS, Vet Nursing). In her free time she likes to spend time with her family.

Stephanie is one of our awesome licensed technicians on our nursing team. She is an MSU graduate and is especially interested in exotic animal medicine.  At home she has 3 cats and enjoys running, biking, & hiking. Welcome Stephanie!

Veterinary assistants

Landrie joined the team in September 2019. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2020 (BS, Integrative Biology) and hopes to become a veterinarian. She has 3 cats (Ripley, Sid, & Gertrude). Her hobbies include reading, swimming, and gardening.

Logan joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in October 2019. He is from Columbus, OH. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2016 (BA, Communication). He is interested in pursuing a degree in veterinary behavior and/or dermatology. He has 2 dogs, 3 cats, 2 chinchillas, 2 ball pythons, & some geckos. He loves to read, garden, kayak, sing, & play video games.

Jessica is one of our rehabilitation veterinary assistants. She joined the team in 2020. She is originally from Newaygo, MI and is in the Veterinary Nursing program at Michigan State University. Her hobbies include crafting, tending to her plants, and cooking. 

Payton is  a veterinary assistant and receptionist. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in 2019. She is originally from Holland, MI and graduated from West Ottawa High School. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, and hanging out with friends and family. 

Aliyah is from Lansing and graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2021. She plans on becoming a veterinarian and currently is interested in both large & small animals. In her spare time, she enjoys riding bikes & watching TV. Her favorite dessert is cheesecake! Yum 🙂

Rob is from Byron, MI and is studying at Baker College in Veterinary Technology. At home, he has a New Zealand rabbit called Licorice and for fun, Rob likes to paint and draw.

Customer Service receptionists

Salam joined the team in May, 2018. She is originally from Hazel Park, MI and graduated from Michigan State University in 2018 (BS, Zoology). She is married to her high school sweetheart, Brandon. They have 2 dogs (Libby & Joey), 2 cats (Magnolia and Yub-Nub), 2 chinchillas, and a leopard gecko. Her hobbies include singing, video games, and cooking.

Katelyn joined the team in August of 2018. She is originally from Lansing, MI and graduated from Holt High School. She is married to Mo and together, they have a daughter, Gabriella. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Autumn has been with Waverly Animal Hospital since February 2020. She will graduate from MSU with her Animal Science Degree Spring 2021. She has 4 dogs named Harley, Hog, Dozer, and Peanut. She lives on a farm with pigs and cows. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, hunting, gardening, and playing softball.

Brittany B. joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in May 2020. She is from Perry, MI and graduated from Central Michigan University in May 2020 (BS, Biomedical Sc). She has 1 dog (Oliver). Her hobbies include Netflix, spending time with family, and listening to music.

Asia joined the team in May 2020. She has a BS (Zoology) from Michigan State University. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, reading, and kayaking. 

KaSheena joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in April 2021. She has 2 dogs: a Papillon named Meko and a Labrador named Aloe. She is interested in dog training and dog behavior. Her hobbies include anything adventurous with her 2 dogs. 

Tarrah is a true Spartan, having graduated from Michigan State University in 2017 (B.S. Ani. Sci.). Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, video games, & 4-H activities. Her current pets are Rowan, an Aussie Chow mixed-breed dog, and Annabelle, her pet pig. 

Kennel Attendants

Mitchell is from Lansing, MI. He graduated from New Covenant Christian High School in 2019. His pets include 6 Shelties (Libby, April, Anna, Shem, Shiloh, & Emmy) and 3 cats (Puss, Boots, & Mya). His hobbies include photography and building things.

Andrew is originally from Colorado. He joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in January 2019. He graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2018 with a BFA in Communication Design. He has 2 cats (Coon & Chloe). He enjoys drawing and listening to spooky podcasts in his free-time.

Connor

Miguel is from Lansing, MI and started on our team in November 2017. He graduated from Waverly High School and has 3 dogs (Sparty, Hercules, & Robin). He enjoys playing soccer, hanging out with friends, and anything outdoors.

Parker is originally from Lansing, MI. He graduated from Holt High School in 2012 and Douglas J. Aveda Institute in 2013. He has one special needs dog (Omelette) who is deaf and perfect, 5 cats (Moke, Numair, Salem, Beep, & Diablo), and a ferret (Tonks). His hobbies include collecting insects, gardening, and home renovations.

Lauren is from Pigeon, MI. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital Team in March 2019. She has a cat called Mister who consumes most of her time. Lauren is also one of our daycare attendants, interns, and receptionists.

Katie is from Dewitt, MI. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2018 (BS, Zoology). Katie and her wife have 1 dog (Theo), 2 cats (Clarissa & Emmy), 3 guinea pigs (Penelope, Thelma, & Louise), and 1 degu (Apollo). In her spare time, she likes to watch movies and spend time with her pets. 

Zach joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in 2019. He is originally from Nashville, MI and graduated from Lakewood High School. He has 2 cats (Cooney and Chloe). His hobbies include reading, video games, and art. 

Mallory is from Lansing, MI. She joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in June 2020. She will graduate high school in 2022. She has 1 dog called Mackinac and 2 cats, Milo & Citrine. Outside of school and work, she enjoys listening to music and playing with her pets.

Mari is from Grand Ledge, MI where she graduated in 2018. She joined Waverly Animal Hospital in 2021. At home, Mari has 3 cats (littermates Lucy & Felix and Roscoe, an orange tabby); and a Chocolate lab/Pitbull mix (Johnny). Outside of work, Mari enjoys hiking with her fiance.

Siana

Sydney is from Livonia, MI and came to Lansing because of her studies at MSU. Her pets include Tito, a Pomsky! (Pomeranian and Husky). Outside of work, Sydney enjoys going to live concerts & thrifting!

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Primary Communities Served

Bath
Carson City
Charlotte
Dewitt

Dimondale
East Lansing
Eaton Rapids
Fowlerville

Grand Ledge
Haslett
Holt
Ionia

Laingsburg
Lansing
Mason
Okemos

Ovid
Owosso
Perry
Portland

Potterville
Saint Johns
Webberville
Williamston