Katie joined Thumb Veterinary Services in 2015. Originally from Sandusky, Katie now resides in the Fort Gratiot area with her husband, Randy, and their cat, Ivan. She received her BBA in Accounting Processes from Walsh College in 2011. During her free time, Katie enjoys scuba diving, reading, knitting, and running. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to Katie by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by dialing extension 109 on either of our phone lines.
Kim Gadzinski has been with Thumb Veterinary Services as receptionist since 2011. She resides in the Peck area with her husband Mike. They have four adult children and two grandchildren. They also have 3 miniature horses and one cat. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her kids and grandkids.
Sarah joined Thumb Veterinary Services in August of 2017 as a receptionist, and is currently our accounting clerk. Originally from Sandusky, Sarah currently resides in the Marlette area with her husband, Chris, and daughter, Sophia. In 2007, Sarah received her BBA in Marketing from Baker College. In her spare time she enjoy traveling, arts & crafts, baking, and spending time with family & friends. Sarah can be reached by dialing extension 129 on either phone line.
Jane Fones has been with Thumb Veterinary Services as a receptionist since 2013. Jane and her husband Art live in the Yale area with their 2 sons, 3 German Shepherds and 2 cats. Jane has been working in the veterinary field since 1975. She is part of various German Shepherd clubs and helps put on dog shows. She enjoys her dogs and gardening.
Nellie joined Thumb Veterinary Services in August of 2018 as a receptionist. Originally from Ohio, she grew up a short distance from Cedar Point and Lake Erie with her parents and 2 brothers. She now resides in the Thumb area. In 2017, Nellie received her AS in Business Administration from Owens Community College. She enjoys cleaning, baking, playing with any type of animals, and spending time with friends/family. Nellie can be reached by dialing extension 135 on either phone line.
Lisa Beatty, LVT
Lisa Beatty, LVT joined the clinic in the fall of 2007. Lisa is a 2000 graduate of Macomb County Community College and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She came to us with 10 years prior history at two different mixed practice clinics. She and her husband Chris reside in the Snover area with their two children, Marshall and Sydney, and a wide variety of animals. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family.
Sheena Dickinson, LVT
Sheena Dickinson, LVT has been with Thumb Veterinary Services since 2003. She has an associate degree of applied science in a veterinary technician program that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). She is a 2008 graduate from Macomb Community College and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Sheen enjoys working on behavior modifications with our cats and dogs.She resides in the Peck area with her husband Casey, they have two daughters Raelynn and Emerson. She enjoys shopping, reading and gardening.
Rachel McLeod, LVT
Rachel McLeod. LVT is a 2012 graduate of Macomb Community College.She graduated with an associate of applied science degree in Veterinary Technology. She went on to pass the state and national board exams to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Rachel and her husband Nic reside on his family farm in the Brown City area. She has two dogs: “Annie” and “Rosie” and her horse “Buddy”. In her spare time she enjoys going to archery tournaments, hunting, and spending time with her family.
Kara O’Mara, LVT
Kara Messing LVT joined our practice in August of 2015. She graduated from a 2 year Veterinary Technician Program at Baker College of Port Huron in 2013. She’s always had a passion for working with animals. Kara grew up in Ruth, on a farm filled with a variety of different animals. She currently enjoys her three St. Bernards; Oliver, Hugo, and Ruger. She also has a cat named Finster
Kayla Gentner, LVT
Kayla Gentner joined the practice in 2017. She graduated in 2014 from Vet Tech Institute at Fox College in Tinley Park, Illinois. Kayla has three cats named Trousers, Noodles, and Ralphie along with two dogs, Phoebe and Annie.
Tricia Krueger has been with the clinic since 2001. Her duties at the clinic consist of inventory management, and assisting the technicians and doctors with patient care. Tricia and her husband Dave reside in the Snover area. They have a daughter Erin and three beautiful granddaughters Quinn, Mayzie and Mylah. Tricia is our cat lady here at the clinic. In her spare time she enjoys going antiquing, flea markets and spending time with her family at their cabin
Chelsea joined the practice in 2017, as an Equine Veterinary Assistant. She grew up in the Carsonville area and still resides there with her husband Adam and their two boys, Blake and Brady. Chelsea grew up on a small farm and has been around horses since she was born. She grew up riding and showing Quarter Horses in the all around events, focusing on Hunt Seat and Western. She currently has two dogs and a cat at home, with four horses still on the family farm. Chelsea enjoys spending time with her family, riding and showing her horse Wilson, and farming with her husband.