Staff

animals

Abby Kidd – Practice Manager

Abby has been part of the PPVC family since 1997.  She has grown up in this clinic working in all areas until she was promoted to manager in 2006.  She resides in Paw Paw with her husband, 2 children, 3 dogs, and 3 cats. Abby enjoys anything outdoors, spending time with her family, doing agility and dock diving with her dogs, and traveling.

Dawn Slavings – Office Manager
Dawn joined the PPVC family in 1998. When not at the office she can be likely be found at one of the many sporting events her kids participate in. Dawn loves spending time with her family and traveling. She resides with her family in Lawrence and has 1 dog and 2 cats.

Laura Grehl – Licensed Veterinary Technician
Laura has been part of the PPVC family since 2005. She resides in Paw Paw with her family and their 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 horses. Laura enjoys spending time with her family, showing her horses, and attending car shows.

Kayla Barton – Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kayla joined the PPVC family in 2018. Outside of the office, Kayla enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, spending time with her dogs, watching TV, and sitting around the bonfire.

Megan Vasquez- Licensed Veterinary Technician

Megan joined the PPVC family since 2021. Megan is a LVT and is also fear free certified. She lives in Paw Paw with her husband Hector, 2 dogs and Slender the cat. When not at work you can find Megan bird watching, cross stitching, reading and spending time with her family and friends. 

Megan Kroll- Licensed Veterinary Technician

Megan joined the PPVC family in 2022. She is married to her husband Shawn, their 3 dogs, 2 horses, and 2 pigs. Megan is also Fear Free Certified. When not working Megan enjoys horseback riding, sewing, crocheting, and working on her farm.

Tonya Wilson – Veterinary Assistant

Tonya has been a part of the PPVC family since 1998. When she is not here you can find her camping, traveling, and spending time with her family. Tonya lives in Paw Paw with her husband of 42 years and together they have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren.

Matthew Brusach – Veterinary Assistant
Matthew has been a member of the PPVC family since the day he was born! Matthew is a student at Western Michigan University studying business. When not studying or working at the office, Mathew enjoys building and playing guitars.

Sara Holden – Veterinary Assistant
Sara has been part of the PPVC family since 2007. Sara loves spending time in nature and being present with her fur kids. When not working at the clinic she keeps very busy with dog boarding in her home. Sara has a special interest in hospice and palliative care and loves learning about energy healing modalities for our animal companions. She lives in Oshtemo with her animal companions and her dear, tolerant husband Tim.

Katie Labar – Veterinary Assistant
Katie joined the PPVC family in 2018. Katie loves to be outdoors and can often be found kayaking, riding dirt bikes, rock climbing, or deer hunting. She loves to travel and spend time with her family. Katie resides in Paw Paw with her 2 dogs and 2 rabbits.

Madi Day – Marketing Manager
Madi has been a member of the PPVC family since 2013. She lives in Kalamazoo with her husband and their dog Wilbur and 3 cats Baloo, Woody and Estella Marie. Madi graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in sales and business marketing. When not working, Madi enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Springe Horner – Receptionist
Springe has been a member of the PPVC family since 2009. When not at work she enjoys kayaking, fishing, playing with her nephews, and reading. Springe resides in Paw Paw with her husband, son, and their dog and cat.

Megan Karalash - Veterinary Assistant

Megan joined the PPVC family in 2020.  Originally from Chicago, Megan attended school at Western Michigan University where she met her husband and settled down in Paw Paw after graduation.  Megan is a current Veterinary Technician student on schedule to graduate in 2022 and is also fear free certified.  She has 2 dogs and 2 cats and also helps foster for Adopt a Friend For Life.  Megan enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring new places when traveling.

Taylor Proskey - Veterinary Assistant 

Taylor has been a member of the PPVC family since 2008.  She enjoys playing soccer and loves spending time with her husband and their son.  They have 4 fur babies;  2 coonhounds, Annabelle and Jethro, and 2 cats, Cali and Chloe.  

Suzanne Martinez- Veterinary Assistant

Suzanne joined the PPVC family in 2021. She lives in Decatur with her son, daughter, boyfriend, 4 cats, Dean their dog and a hedgehog. When not working you can find Suzanne spending time with her family, boating, or watching a good movie or tv show.

Austin Simmons- Veterinary Assistant

Austin joined the PPVC family in 2018. He lives in Mattawan with his family and his dog Lily. Austin is currently going to school for a biological sciences major. When not working or at school Austin enjoys hiking, swimming, and hanging out with his friends. 

Kori Ponicki- Veterinary Assistant

Kori joined the PPVC family in 2020. She currently lives in Kalamazoo with her husband, 2 sons, 4 dogs, a bearded dragon, a crested gecko, Russian tortoise, and 4 rats. When not working or taking care of her full house you can find Kori inside reading a good book, crocheting, or outside spending time with her family geocaching.

Taylor Seals- Veterinary Assistant

Taylor joined the PPVC family in 2018. She lives in Gobles with her boyfriend, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and many free-roaming chickens. When not working you can find Taylor taking care of her many plants, on the slopes snowboarding, hiking, and traveling to new places, trying new food.

Stephanie Morgan- Veterinary Assistant

Stephanie joined the PPVC family in 2021. She currently lives in Portage with her dog and 2 cats. She is originally from Atlanta Georgia. When not working Stephanie enjoys hiking, kayaking, running, cosplay, and agility with her dog River. 

Brooke Carney- Veterinary Assistant

Brooke joined the PPVC family in 2022. She lives with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs (Willa & Ivar) and their cat Indra. Brooke has certifications in CPR, X-ray certified as well first aide. When Brooke is not at work she enjoys volunteering with ASPCA, Victims Service Unit and Domestic Violence Collation. She is also a foster with the Animal Rescue Project. She also enjoys spending time outside with her family rock hunting and horseback riding.

Jenna Niles- Veterinary Assistant

Jenna joined the PPVC family in 2022. She currently lives with her mom & dad and her 2 brothers. They have one dog and 3 cats aging from 1 to 13 years old. When Jenna is not working or at school getting a college education, she enjoys horseback riding, watching movies, going places with her dog and hanging out with her family.

Ashley Prieto- Receptionist

Ashley joined the PPVC family in 2022. She lives with her husband and three boys. They have a cat and two dogs one of which has puppies. When not working and taking care of her family Ashley enjoys kayaking with her family, playing guitar, taking pictures and playing with the dogs. 

Hannah Sutherland- Kennel Assistant

Hannah joined the PPVC family in 2022. She lives in Martin with her fiance Craig, her son Maverick, and their many furry and not so furry family members. They have a pomsky puppy Balto, 4 cats a turtle and a bearded dragon! When not working Hannah enjoys spending time with her family taking her son to experience new things. 

Kelly Aukerman- Veterinary Assistant

Kelly joined the PPVC family in 2022. She lives with her husband, 2 dogs, their cat, a bunny rabbit and a guinea pig. And they are expecting a little one this spring! Kelly is a certified veterinary assistant. When not working Kelly enjoys spending her time horseback riding, photography, music, Netflix and shooting guns.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Paw Paw Veterinary Clinic

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

9:00 am - 11:00 am - Urgent Care

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