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, 6 cats, and chicken and duck flocks. 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. 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.  

Dr. Robson is a Michigan native who graduated from Kettering University (BS in Mechanical Engineering) in 2017 and Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. She provides all aspects of small animal medicine at Waverly. Interestingly, Dr. Robson was inspired by her 3-legged rescued cat, Pilot, to become a veterinarian. She lives with her significant other and their happy family of 4 cats and 2 bunnies. Welcome to Dr. Robson!

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.

Zach joined the Waverly Animal Hospital team in 2019 & was promoted to help manage the kennel in 2022. 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. 

Veterinary Technicians

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.

Katie is a Lansing native and graduated from MSU Veterinary Technology Program in 2008. She has 3 pets – Bruce (Chihuahua), Carter (Labrador), & Luna (Cat). Outside of work, Katie enjoys running, working out, traveling, attending concerts, and spending time with her family and friends 🙂

Kristen is from Greenville, Michigan, and graduated from MSU Veterinary Nursing Program in 2022. At home, Eamon and Kristen have a cat called Julien and a bearded dragon! In her free time, Kristen enjoys crocheting, reading, and spending time with family & friends <3 <3 Please make her feel welcome next time you visit.

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.

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. 

Elliot is a veterinary assistant with local routes, having recently graduated from Michigan State University and being raised in mid-Michigan. He currently lives with his partner, Henry, with 3 cats, & 2 Guinea pigs! Away from work, he enjoys digital art, reading, video games, and is interested in animal rescue and adoption.

Bonnie

Customer Service AGENTs / 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.

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. 

Jessica’s hometown is Lansing and she graduated from J.W. Sexton H.S. She has 2 children – Kayleigh and Ethan. Working with animals is her passion and she has experience from other local veterinary hospitals. Her pets include a dog (Brinley), 4 cats (Theo, Simon, Alvin, & Spade), & 2 Guinea pigs (Millie & Mollie). Her hobbies are crafting, cooking, working out, walking Brinley, & binging TV shows. Jessica is also a big-time foodie!

Abby joined the team in May 2022. They have a BS (Animal Sciences) from Michigan State University and a corgi named Henry. Their hobbies include caring for succulents and reading novels. Welcome Abby!

 

Kara

 

Jasmine is from the Lansing / East Lansing area. She is currently studying at MSU and is most passionate about animal behavior. In the next few years, she wishes to become a veterinarian. Away from work and school, Jasmine enjoys reading in a hammock with her dogs, gardening, swimming, & playing guitar. Say hi to Jasmine next time you’re in and wish her well on her path to veterinarian life!

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.

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. 

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.

Siana is a Lansing native and loves cats! She currently has 5 of them, including Poppy, Nayla, and Sashie. Her hobbies include reading and spending time with her sister. College is possibly in her future, but for now the WAH kennel cats and dogs are lucky to have her attend to them!

Gavin is from the Dewitt area and graduated from St Johns High. He’s currently studying biology at LCC and is planning on transferring to MSU to finish his college education. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves fishing. He’s also a guitarist! Say “Hi” to Gavin next time you drop your dog off at the kennel!

Paulson

Accepting new patients! Boarding is Available!

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