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.


Leeta Brott- Licensed Veterinary Technician

Leeta joined the PPVC family in 2021. She lives in Paw Paw with her 4 beagles and kitten. Leeta has been a Veterinary Technician since 2010. When not at work you can find Leeta traveling, or hanging out at home watching anything Marvel Comics related with her dogs. 


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.


Aries Borton – Veterinary Assistant

Aries joined the PPVC family in 2014. When not at work or studying, Aries can be found outdoors. He loves hiking, kayaking, biking, and video games. Aries lives with his family and their dog and cat in Paw Paw.


Heather Barton – Veterinary Assistant

Heather has been part of the PPVC family since 2017. In her spare time Heather loves spending time with her family and her animals. She can often be found baking delicious desserts or making beautiful crafts. Heather lives with her family and her dog and 5 cats in Three Rivers.


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.


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.


Adrianna Leblang – Receptionist & Veterinary Assistant

Adrianna joined the PPVC family in 2013. Adrianna lives in Kalamazoo with her husband, newborn son, their golden retriever, turtle and 2 cats. Adrianna enjoys cooking, reading, and scrapbooking.


Madi Day – Marketing, Client Relations & Receptionist 

Madi has been a member of the PPVC family since 2013. She lives in Kalamazoo with her boyfriend and their dog Wilbur and 2 cats Baloo, and Woody. 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.


Jessica Weitekamp – Receptionist

Jessica joined the PPVC family in the spring of 2019. Jessica enjoys traveling, working on her cars, flying with her dad, and remodeling her house. She lives in Texas Corners with her husband, 2 kids and Cheddar, their 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.  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.


Brittney Dixon - Veterinary Assistant

Brittney joined the PPVC family in 2020.  She is a current Veterinary Technician Student at Baker College.  She keeps very busy between work and school.  In her free time she enjoys being outside, especially up north riding her quad.  She has a dog named Denver, 2 cats Tuxedo Graham and Luna, and a Beta fish named Flash.  


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.


Lilly Hollingsworth- Veterinary Assistant

Lilly joined the PPVC family in 2021. She is currently living in Kalamazoo with her boyfriend, 3 cats and Sage their rat, but she is originally from Southern California. Lilly has her Bachelors of Science in biology and is currently working on her Masters of Science in biology. When not studying or working, you can find Lilly in nature bird watching, or inside knitting, embroidery, or playing Dungeons and Dragons.

Amy- Veterinary Assistant

Amy became a part of the PPVC family in 2020. She is originally from California but moved to Michigan to peruse her dream of being a veterinarian. Amy currently has her degree in criminal justice. When not working or studying you can find Amy reading, playing video games, and watching Korean drama.

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. 


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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