Our Animal Care Team

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Brooke Schluckebier, LVT

Brooke was born & raised in Michigan. She graduated from MSU with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology in 2020. Over the last 2 years, Brooke has worked at a small animal general practice in Lansing and an emergency veterinary hospital in Saginaw. Brooke grew up with a passion for helping animals. She had guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, cats and dogs growing up. She currently has a 5 year old Basset Hound named Clara and 2 cats named Minnie and Babe. 

Mara, Assistant

Mara was born and raised in Michigan.  She graduated from Garber High School.  While attending Garber, Mara successfully completed the Vet Science program through the Bay Arenac Career Center.  She is currently attending Delta College. When she is not working or going to school, Mara likes to spend her free time with her friends and  going up north to her family's cottage. At home, Mara has an Australian Shepherd Mix named Norman. 

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Taylor, Assistant

Taylor is a veterinary assistant with lots of experience handling all sorts of critters & creatures. She has 5 lizards/snakes and 2 kittens named Ruby & Skrim at home. Taylor loves any animal you can imagine. She plans to continue her education toward a goal of becoming a veterinary technician while also working on her art business at home. 

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Elly, Assistant

Elly grew up in Bay City, but now lives in Freeland, Michigan with her fiancé, Kyland and their kitten, Ralph. Growing up, she always wanted to be a veterinarian, but after working in the veterinary field, she realized she wanted to be a veterinary technician. She is currently attending Baker College. When she’s not working or at school, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

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Kayla, Assistant

Kayla grew up in Michigan where she graduated from Garber High School. Her love and passion for animals lead her to explore the veterinary science program at the Bay Arenac Career Center and finalize her decision to continue her education at Saginaw Valley State University. Afterwards, she plans to attend MSU and take part in their DVM program. When not at school or working, she enjoys rollerblading and spending time with her family & friends. Kayla shares her home with a Yorkie named Niko.