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Our Veterinary Team

Joanne Lauwers

Joanne Lauwers

Practice Manager

 

Joanne has 25 years of experience in both day and emergency veterinary practices.  She’s been here since 2004 and is our practice manager. Joanne is from Monroe but lives in Ann Arbor with her two dogs, Sully and Milo. When not at work, she loves to spend time with her niece and nephew.  

 

Carrie Laorenza

Carrie Laorenza

Receptionist

 

Carrie has been at the clinic since 2002 working as the clinics receptionist. Carrie lives in Munith but is originally from Greenfield, Indiana. Carrie lives with many farm animals, along with many dogs and cats. She spends her spare time sewing, painting and just being generally creative. 

Alicia Rowse

Alicia Rowse

Licensed Veterinary Technician

 

Alicia is our Licensed Veterinary Technician who has 11 years of experience in general and emergency practice, she has been with the clinic since 2015. Alicia graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors of Science in Zoology. She is originally from Stockbridge but lives in Jackson with her cat Rebel. When she isn’t at work she enjoys painting and fishing.

 

Nicole Olden

Nicole Olden

Veterinary Assistant

 

Nicole is one of the veterinary assistants at the clinic. She has 2 years of general practice experience. Nicole currently attends Michigan State University, where she is attending the Veterinary Nursing Program. Nicole is from Adrian, but lives in Jackson. She has three dogs and eight cats. In her free time she enjoys drawing, golfing, and crafting.

 

Kristy Schnurstein

Kristy Schnurstein

Veterinary Assistant

 

Kristy is another one of our veterinary assistants. She has 4 years of veterinary experience. She is originally from Brighton but resides in Ypsilanti with her dog, Daisy, and cats, Maverick and Goose. She is currently enrolled with Penn Foster to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She enjoys hunting and playing soccer.