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Hector Alfonso, DVM

Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, moved to Michigan in 1984 to attend Michigan State University. Graduated from MSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Dr. Alfonso loves practicing veterinary medicine and enjoys the client education aspect of his profession.

Interests:

  • Surgery
  • Dental Care
  • Hospice & End of Life Care

 

Katherine Perkowski, DVM

Born and raised in Lansing, MI. Dr. Perkowski has been working with small animals since 1996, when she graduated from MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Throughout her veterinary career she has developed a special passion for animal behavior.

Interests:

  • General Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Nydia Alfonso, Office Manager

Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 1990, married Dr. Alfonso and moved to Michigan. Nydia joined the Okemos Animal Hospital team in 2002.

Interests:

  • Clinic Management
  • Social Media

Ashley Stofer, LVT

Ashley is from Leslie, MI. She graduated from Baker College in 2007 with an associate degree in Veterinary Technology. Her previous and extensive experience includes large animal anesthesia, emergency & small animals critical care.

Interests:

  • Nutrition
  • Anesthesia
  • Pain Management 

Cathy Pangburn

Cathy has been our primary receptionist at Okemos Animal Hospital since 2005. She decided to join our team after working as a groomer for over 20 years. She enjoys taking care of our client/patients needs.

Interests:

  • Pet Nutrition

Krysten Trottier

Krysten graduated  from Michigan State University with a bachelor degree in Animal Science. Has been working as a veterinarian assistant since 2013. She is currently attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at MSU.

Interests:

  • General Medicine
  • Pet Rehabilitation

Jessica Meloche

Jessica is an undergraduate at Michigan State University. Her future plan is to attend MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, after she completes her bachelor's degree in Animal Science.

Interests:

Emergency Care

Kacey Joseph

Kacey is currently attending Michigan State University. She is finishing her major degree in  Zoology and plans to study veterinary medicine in the near future. 

Interests:

  • Animal Behavior
  • Emergency Care

Andrea Weinrick

Andrea graduated from Michigan State University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Currently she is finishing her master's certificate in Wildlife Forensic Sciences and Conservation. Her future plan is to attend MSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

Interests:

  • Surgery
  • Radiology

Chelsie Simon

Chelsie graduated from MSU in 2014 with a bachelor degree in Animal Science.
She is currently attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at MSU.

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  • Surgery after care