Name: Maddie

Position: Veterinary Assistant


Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Pet: Charlie (cat), Emery (dog)

More about Maddie

  • Maddie's family have been clients of Cascade for her entire life and she has always admired and looked up to Dr. McBride, she is truly excited to become a part of the team.
  • Charlie her cat is a very stoic, a hunter, and determined to out live her family with his 16+ years.
  • Her dog Emery is a Golden Retriever that once carried the title of service dog for Paws and now has become a part of their breeding program.
  • Maddie enjoys horse back riding and rode competitively during her time at Michigan State University.
  • In her spare time she can be found reading and currently is attempting to get through the Game of Thrones novels, should the Author finish writing them!
  • Maddie is an assistant 4-H leader for a horse club and loves to spend time around horses.
  • Her favorite zoo animal is the bush dog, but appreciates all apex predators.
  • She has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian and continues to pursue that dream while being a part of the Cascade team!

Name: Katelyn

Position: Pet Care Supervisor


Hometown: Gosse Ile, Michigna

Pet: Gemma & Leo (dogs), Destiny & Tommy (horses)

More about Katelyn

  • Katelyn has always loved animals. She began riding horses at the age of 4 and would hang out at the end of her driveway for a chance to pet the neighbors dogs.
  • Showing horses, going hiking, camping, kayaking and trying different micro breweries are some hobbies and interests of hers.
  • Her favorite part about her job is being a part of the Cascade Team. It feels like family!
  • She couldn't go a day without cuddling with her pets.
  • One of Katelyn's favorite family traditions is Polish Wigilia on Christmas Eve.
  • She enjoyed Biology in school.

Name: Colin

Position: Pet Care Assistant

Hometown: Lowell, Michigan

Pets: Tucker & Henry (dogs), Charlie the parrot


Name: Alexis

Position: Client Care Assistant

Hometown: Sparta, Michigan

Pets: 3 dogs, cat, and a turtle

More about Alexis:

  • She has grown up around animals all her life and finds it amazing that they do not judge and can love unconditionally.
  • Alexis enjoys being active and spending time with her family and friends.
  • Her dog "Lilly" is a very spunky chihuahua.
  • Currently Alexis is going to school to become a dental hygienist.
  • Prior to joining the Cascade team Alexis was a shift manager at a local pizza joint.
  • A fun fact would be that her first concert was Justin Bieber.