Regina H.

Regina H.

Name: Regina

Position: Groomer

Hometown: Wyoming, Michigan

Pets: Raspberry and Sterling 

More about Regina:

  • As an animal lover, Regina always knew that she wanted to work with pets. She is also very interested in art, so ultimately was drawn to grooming. 
  • Outside of work, she enjoys quilting/sewing, yoga, and hiking or doing anything outside. 
  • Her dog, Raspberry, is 7-years-old and is "Miss Sassy Butt." Her dog, Sterling, is 5-years-old and is the happiest man, who is just excited to be around. 
  • Her favorite vacation spot is Chicago, and her favorite TV show is New Girl
Anna P.

Anna P.

Name: Anna

Position: Pet Care Assistant 

Hometown: East Grand Rapids, Michigan

Pets: Mia, 2-year-old French Bulldog 

More about Anna:

  • Anna is passionate about animal behavior. Her dog, who has received extensive training for behavior problems at home, has inspired her interest in working with animals and giving the community expertise and high quality care. 
  • Outside of work, Anna owns small sewing business that she started during the pandemic. She also enjoys coaching field hockey. 
  • Anna loves working with children and aspires to educate them around animals, especially dog behavior. 
  • She was inspired to pursue a position at Cascade Hospital for Animals by her dog, as well as by the hospital's well-known reputation in the community.
  • Mia, Anna's dog, loves being silly and is known for being sassy, having zoomies, and playing with real veggies. 
  • Anna loves sewing, anything crafty, and helping others. One achievement that she is proud of is giving her dog, Mia, the skills and training she needs to thrive!
  • Her favorite places to vacation are up north and snowboarding in Colorado. 
  • Her favorite TV show is Wanted, one of her favorite movies is Wonder Woman, and her favorite music is everything that gives a meaningful message. 

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Alannah P.

Alannah P.

Name: Alannah

Position: Veterinary Assistant 

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan 

Pets: Nova, 3-year-old cat

More about Alannah: 

  • Alannah has a soft spot for cats and likes fostering kittens for the Kent County Animal Shelter.
  • Her cat, Nova, is very sassy. She is vocal and loves any and all attention. 
  • Outside of work, Alannah likes to cook, bake, and spend time with her friends and family. 
  • She likes to vacation anywhere on the beach! 
Dr. Solnik

Dr. Solnik

Name: Ashley Solnik, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Education: Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Hometown: Rockford, MI

Pets: 5 cats - Chloe, Cole, Luna, Bernie, and George  

More about Dr. Solnik

  • Dr. Solnik has a strong interest in connecting with pet owners and educating clients.
  • Outside of work, you can find her doing hot yoga, reading, and cooking. 
  • Dr. Solnik states that she is a self-described "crazy cat lady", as she has 5 cats. Chloe is 15 and is her "resident old woman". Cole is 9 and was her vet school buddy. Luna is 4 and tiny, but fierce with a lot of attitude! Bernie is 2 and George 1 one, and they are the perfect pair for causing lots of mischief. 
  • She really loves surgery and has a strong interest in learning new skills in this area. She is always willing to learn and try new things, even if she has never done them before. 
  • Her best vacation was in Mexico, but she absolutely loves visiting places in Northern Michigan such as Traverse City and Mackinac Island. 

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