Our Team

About Prelesnik Animal Hospital

Meet the team

Meet our caring and compassionate veterinary care team committed to providing exceptional veterinary care for your pets.
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Veterinarians

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Dr. Sarah Prelesnik

Dr. Sarah Prelesnik

Dr. Sarah Prelesnik grew up in Muskegon, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University where she received a Bachelor's and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Prelesnik Animal Hospital was founded in 2001 in its current building. She currently lives in Grand Haven with her husband Steve, daughter Kirsten, who attends MSU, and her son Steven. Her rescue pets include Lincoln, Anastasia, and Leonardo.

Dr. Jeremy Hutchinson

Dr. Jeremy Hutchinson

Dr. Hutchinson graduated from Michigan State University in 2000 with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, he moved south where he worked for several years. However, being a west Michigan native he moved home to the Grand Rapids area in 2004 where he has since continued to practice veterinary medicine.

When he is not busy loving animals, Dr. Hutchinson enjoys spending time with his daughter Hannah, cooking, reading and watching classic films. Some of his favorite hobbies include enjoying the outdoors and participating in water sports.

Veterinary Technicians

Kristen Hassevoort

Kristen Hassevoort

Kristen has worked at Prelesnik Animal Hospital for 16 years. Kristen and her husband have a daughter, the cutest Chihuahua and 2 black cats. They love spending time by the pool and camping.

Kalie Conner

Kalie Conner

Kalie graduated from Penn Foster College with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences in 2015. She has worked in the veterinary field for 8 years. Kalie and her husband have a handsome son, a horse, two cats, and a dog. They enjoy spending their time together as a family.

Kathy Middleditch

Kathy Middleditch

Kathy has over 20 years of experience in the veterinary industry. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband Jeff, and her two spunky dogs, Ruger and Riley.

Jessica Crist

Jessica Crist

Jessica started at Prelesnik Animal Hospital in 2008. She shares her home with her husband, two children, two dogs, two birds, and a cat. Outside of work, she loves to be outdoors and to spend time with her friends and family.

Caitlyn Simpson

Caitlyn Simpson

Caitlyn graduated from Baker College in 2017 with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and has been working in the veterinary field for three years. She lives at home with her husband, four cats, a guinea pig, and a dog. In her spare time, she likes to bike long distances recreationally.

Clair Holstege

Clair Holstege

Clair has been working in the veterinary industry for three years. She is a pet parent to four cats, a perfect pooch, and a fluffy rabbit! She and her husband enjoy antiquing and home renovations on the weekends!

Receptionist

Nichole Hunter

Nichole Hunter

Nichole has been working in the veterinary industry for over a year and has been a professional groomer for over 10 years. She and her husband have two spoiled cats, Abby, and Rue.

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