Frankenmuth-Birch Run Veterinary Hospital

9339 South Gera Road
Birch Run, MI 48415

(989)652-6689

frankenmuthbirchrunvet.com

Our Staff

Marie Love

Marie is our office manager/head receptionist.  She has been with us since our hospital opened in July of 1999.  Marie is responsible for greeting our clients and patients, making appointments and helping wherever needed. She does this all with a friendly smile.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Ben, Shih Tzu Joey and African Grey Cosy, as well as camping, snowmobiling and gardening.


Kayla Ackerman

Kayla is our receptionist who joined our team in June 2016, her responsibilities include: client care, making appointments and, making sure the office looks beautiful. She is currently enrolled at Northwood University studying for her bachelors degree in entrepreneurship with the goal of owning her own business one day.  During her spare time Kayla enjoys hanging out with family and friends as well as fishing and snowmobiling. However, most of her time is spent making sure her adorable 8 year old yorkiepoo, Mason, is happy and always feels like royalty.   

Trisha Ferrier, LVT    

Trisha has been with the practice since it opened in 1999. In 2001, she graduated from Michigan State University’s Veterinary Technology Program. Trisha is responsible for patient care, client education, surgical preparation, and all laboratory duties. In 2001 she dabbled for a short time in animal oncology but her special interests are nutrition and exotic pet care. She has been happily married since 1999 and has two wonderful boys that keep her especially busy outside of work. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, sports, photography, gardening and taking care of her feathered and furry friends; Jake the Sun Conure and Finn the German Short-haired Pointer.

 

Anna Lanford, LVT  

Anna has been with our hospital since August 2006. In 2005 she graduated from Baker College of Flint's Veterinary Technician Program. She is responsible for patient care, client education, surgical preparation, and all laboratory duties. Her special interest is in behavioral medicine. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family. When Anna can't be outside, she enjoys reading and watching movies.  Currently she shares her house with a Golden Retriever named Louie and Lily the cat.

Gabrielle Sawyer, LVT

Gabrielle has been with our hospital since November 2016.  She graduated from Baker College of Flint's Veterinary Technician Program in 2015.  Gabrielle is responsible for patient care, client education, surgical preparation and all laboratory duties.  She has a special interest in dentistry.  In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, reading and kayaking on the lake.


Valorie Lewis

Val has been with us since July 1999. She has been grooming cats and dogs since 1993. She offers full service grooming for canine and feline pets including bathing, brushing, trimming, toenail trims, ear cleanings, and anal gland expression when requested. Val is married and has two boys and a small zoo at home including dogs, ponies, cats, birds and lizards.