Tekonsha Animal Hospital PLLC

Tekonsha Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility,  located in Tekonsha, MI. The professional and courteous staff at Tekonsha Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for their  highly-valued patients.  

  • 828 North Main
  • Tekonsha,MI 49092
  • Phone: 517-767-3011
  • Fax: 517-767-5200
  • After hours current clients only: 517-740-4924
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  • Mon,Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wed: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thur: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:00 AM - Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • Tekonsha Animal Hospital PLLC Staff

    Years in Practice:
    Jun 27, 2017
  • Tammy Lons, DVM, Practice Owner

    Dr. Lons started Tekonsha Animal Hospital PLLC in the fall of 1996. Dr. Lons and her husband John have one son. They have many four legged family members which include Captain and Sydney who are chaperones at the hospital on a daily basis.

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1996
    Education:
    Michigan State University
  • Lynn A. Lawitzke, DVM, DABVP

    Lynn A. Lawitzke, DVM, DABVP is our Associate Veterinarian.  She is an MSU Graduate originally hailing from Warren, Michigan.  Dr. Lawitzke most recently has worked in Winter Haven,  Florida at a specialty/emergency practice. She is board certified in Canine and Feline medicine which makes her only 1 of 5 such specialists in the state of Michigan.    She brings her high level of experience and skill back to Michigan and has chosen Tekonsha Animal Hospital as her new work home. 

    When Dr. Lawitzke isn’t tending to animals, she enjoys reading science fiction and mysteries, paper crafts, scrapbooking and building miniature houses.  Her background also includes showing dogs in obedience and conformation.  She currently has two cats, George & Willow and a parrotlet named Zeke.

    Dr. Lawitzke is a welcome addition to Tekonsha Animal Hospital.

    Years in Practice:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Education:
    MSU Graduate
    Interests:
    Board Certified in Canine and Feline Medicine
  • Susan Michael, Manager

    Susan is new to the Veterinary world. She attended Southern Ohio Business College where she majored in Business.  Susan lives with her husband, daughter, two rescue cats named Noel and Reese and a dog named Chloe.  In her free time, Susan loves boating, swimming, hiking, volunteering her time with the Homer Chamber of Commerce and the Homer Festival, cooking and spending time with family and friends. 
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 15, 2015
    Education:
    Southern Ohio Business College
    Interests:
    Cooking, gardening, boating, hiking
  • Deni Turner, Personal Assistant

    Deni has been part of Tekonsha Animal Hospital since 1996. She is our personal assistant who works behind the scenes. Deni is married to Reb and they have three dogs and two cats that live in their household. Deni has a love for traveling.  Her favorite place she's visited was Africa.  

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1996
    Interests:
    Traveling, cooking
  • Jessica Boatman, LVT

    Jessica is a Licensed Veterinary Technician with a degree from Baker College of Jackson.  She has always loved animals and enjoys nature.  Jessie is dedicated to her profession and strives to provide the best possible service to every client and give the best care possible to their pets.
    Jessie's family includes her husband and their sons Carter and Mavrick. Her four-legged children are Aries, a 2 year old Pitbull and Baby Cheetah, a Bengal cat.  


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Education:
    2008 Baker College
    Interests:
    Hunting, spending time with family
  • Heather Peters, RVT

    Heather has been a Registered Technician from IBC of Ft. Wayne since 2010. She lives with her dog Angel, and her cat Binx. Heather is a big dog person at heart. Heather loves reading books, watching classic cartoons, and spending time with family and friends.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    2010 IBC Fort Wayne
    Interests:
    Animals, concerts, friends
  • Leah Brott, RVT

    Leah graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors in Veterinary Technology in 2009. She lives with her husband Steve, their son Jaxson, their Great Dane  Maverick and their cat Phoebe.  In her spare time she enjoys reading books, watching movies, and playing with her pets.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Education:
    Purdue University
  • Rachel Tompkins, Technician Assistant

    Rachel is the newest addition to our Technician family. Rachel is currently enrolled in Baker College to become a licensed Technician.  Rachel lives at home with her family and her cats, and spends her free time with her fiancee, Wyatt.  
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 22, 2017
    Education:
    Baker College
  • Jody Weatherston, Client Service Representative

    Jody has been in the field since 2012. She is usually the voice on the phone and the smile behind the counter. Jody lives with her fiancé and two children, their dogs Penny and Lucy and cats Rosie, Waffles and Bo and her many chickens.  In her free time, she enjoys gardening, freezing and canning her garden's bounty, spending time outdoors, and sports activities with her family. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Education:
    Associates Degree in Animal Management
    Interests:
    Gardening, sports, cooking, chickens
  • Amy Siler, Kennel Supervisor

    Amy has been with Tekonsha Animal Hospital for four years. She has two lovely daughters and one dog. In her free time Amy enjoys music, concerts, spending time with her kids and her fiance, traveling, cooking and just life in general. Amy is always happy and the kennel dogs are ecstatic to see her when they arrive.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Interests:
    Concerts, music, traveling, cooking
  • Brittney Hoeltzel, Groomer

    Brittney has been our Groomer since 2014.  She lives with her fiancé, two German Shepherds and four cats.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her new twin nieces! 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Interests:
    Family and friends, German Shepherds
  • Marisa

    Marisa graduated in 2014 from Coldwater High School.  She has worked at two different boarding and grooming facilities as a groomers assistant and kennel hand. She has been an animal lover her entire life. As a child she wanted to be a vet when she grew up but as she got older and started working in the boarding and grooming side of things, she decided that was her path and she followed it.   

     

    In her spare time she enjoys hanging out and going on adventures with her 2 year old son, photography, horse back riding, and reading. She also enjoys spending time with her 3 cats, dog, and horse. 

     

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Brooke Jeffrey

    Brooke graduated from Jonesville High School in 2015. She's been studying veterinary medicine for 3 years at Baker College, and this is her first career in the veterinary field. Brooke enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their dog Gemma when she's not working. She also enjoys watching Disney movies and doing her makeup for fun. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 22, 2018
  • Jordan Stone

    Welcome Jordan Stone to our daycare team. Jordan graduated from Marshall High School in 2016. After high school she studied general business at Kellogg Community College. She has 4 years of experience in a Boarding and Daycare facility. In the 4 years she spent at her previous job she learned how to work with dogs and has become proficient in their care and behavior. 
    Jordan grew up with dogs in her household and greatly enjoys spending time with them. In her spare time she likes to go to her family’s cabin Up North Michigan in Newberry. She spends time at the cabin four wheeling and bird hunting. She takes her dogs Bear, Tyson, Tank, and Nova Up North to spend time with them in the great outdoors. Tank and Nova love to help bird hunting and are very prosperous at it. She is proficient in preparing Woodcock and Quail, and her family enjoys a feast after the hunt.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 24, 2018
  • Morgan Glassley

    Morgan graduated from Quincy High School in 2014.  She lives with her husband Matt and their two dogs Kingsley and Maddie and four cats Aria, Dopey, Cali and Smokey. They enjoy spending time on the lake, going to baseball games (especially Bark in the Park!), and spending time with friends and family.  
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 24, 2018
  • Jessica Larder

    Jessica joined us as Marketing Assistant this year.  She graduated from Michigan State University with a Communications Degree as well as degrees in Organizational Communications and Marketing Cognate/Hospitality Business Cognate.  

    Jessica moved to South Florida shortly after college and lived there for 15 years where she had a successful career in the restaurant business.  Jessica is new to the veterinary world, and is learning new aspects of marketing in this field everyday.  Her hobbies are cooking, traveling, the beach and sunshine.  

    Years in Practice:
    Sep 14, 2018