Each staff member at Ada Hospital for Animals is dedicated to providing the best care possible for your pet.
Dr.KellyVeterinarian/ Practice OwnerRead More
Dr. Juergensen is a Grand Rapids native, raised in the Cascade/Forest Hills area. Her undergraduate work was completed at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and then she pursued her dream at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2006.
Dr.KateVeterinarian/Practice OwnerRead More
Dr. Lam caught the “animal bug” young. Growing up, her family raised and hunted English Setters so she spent many a day cleaning kennels and caring for puppies. As such, she has a special place in her heart for working dogs. She feels that dogs are most happy when they have a purpose to serve whether that is hunting, hiking or hanging with their people.
SheriAccounts ManagerRead More
Sheri is a familiar face at Ada Hospital for Animals. She has been at the hospital since opening in 2006. Starting as a certified Veterinary Assistant until 2018, when she transitioned as our Accounts Manager. Prior to Ada Hospital for Animals, she worked as a Veterinary Assistant for 17 years at another clinic.
Marcia has worked in the veterinary field for several years and started at Ada Hospital in 2009. She is very involved in cat rescue and enjoys learning new things about Veterinary Medicine. Marcia is cheery, friendly and always has a smile on her face. Marcia has a full family with her husband, four daughters, three cats and dog, Martin.
Nancy began her career in veterinary medicine over 15 years ago and has a passion for working with companion animals, especially those crazy cats! She assists the doctors to care for your furry family members and enjoys communicating with their parents, as well. Outside the office, Nancy shares her home with her husband, Boston terrier Vera and her cat Fender B. In her free time, Nancy enjoys gardening, bowling (including tournaments) and spending as much time in the sunshine as possible.
Kellie has been working with companion animals since 2007. She believes that pets are very important family members, which is why she loves assisting the doctors as they treat our patients. Kellie graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2013 with her Bachelor's degree in Zoology and Animal Science minor. She also has her certificate in companion animal nutrition. Kellie loves spending time with her husband, their Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Fezzik, and their three cats, Jack, Mijo and Emilio Estevez.
PaigeLicensed Veterinary TechnicianRead More
Paige became a licensed Veterinary Technician in 2013 while living in Chattanooga Tennessee. Her veterinary interests include working with exotic animals, rescue animals, running anesthesia, and working with senior pets. She now splits her time at an emergency facility and with her Ada Hospital family.
Michelle started working in the veterinary field in 2021 Her previous job was an occupational therapy assistant working in a nursing home but decide to seek out her passion of working with animals. Michelle has 8 pets, 3 cats (Gideon, Penelope, and Derick), 3 dogs (Bo, Max, and Kodi), and 2 horses (Luca and Titan). She likes to spend her free time hanging out with her husband and crocheting. They are very excited to be adding a new addition to their family in July!
Amy has gravitated to a caregiver role for as long as she can remember. This led her to obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Psychology/Sociology and many years of working in the social work field as a client advocate. She's also had a soft heart for animals her entire life. When her best bud, Baxter, passed away in 2015, she started volunteering at the Humane Society of WM. Giving love and providing enrichment activities for dogs waiting to be adopted gave her so much joy. Wanting to build this passion for animals into a career, she started working at Ada Hospital for Animals in May of 2019. The best part of her day is interacting with our client's furry family members and helping them have a positive experience in veterinary care.