Lia T.

Lia T.

Name: Lia

Position: Breton Village Animal Clinic Operations Supervisor 

Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan 

Pets: 3 cats named "Bee", "Bandit", and "Chives Toffee Beifong"

More about Lia:

  • Lia wants to help animals and people and felt that working at a veterinary hospital would allow her to do just that.
  • The perfect warning label for her would be "Turns off at 10pm".
  • If Lia was an animal she would be an otter. Fun, playful, and fierce when it is needed.
  • Some favorite movies of hers include "The Lord of the Rings" and anything Hobbit related.
  • Lia is surprisingly good at martial arts despite her small stature.
  • Before joining the team at Cascade Hospital for Animals, she worked as a teacher in Taiwan then at John Ball Zoo in memberships.
Ashley M.

Ashley M.

Name: Ashley

Position: Pet Care Assistant & Veterinary Assistant

Hometown: Cutlerville, MI  

Pets: Miniature Bull Terrier "Pandora" & Tortoiseshell cat named "Wednesday"

More about Ashley:

  • Ashley knew she wanted to be in Veterinary Medicine after doing a internship at a veterinary clinic her senior year of high school.
  • Her favorite animals at the zoo are Otters.
  • Ashley & her husband have a 30 acre row crop farm.
  • Ashley has a special talent for remembering song lyrics.
  • Ashley loves to travel and to go camping.
Jeff H.

Jeff H.

Name: Jeff

Position: Maintenance Supervisor

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Pets: None at this time

More about Jeff:

  • Jeff's passion is working on and restoring old/vintage cars.
  • Before joining Cascade Hospital for Animals, Jeff was in the auto industry.
  • He is looking forward to everyday being different with new puzzles to sort out and fix.
Dr. Fuller

Dr. Fuller

Name: Kyle Fuller, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

Education: Warren Wilson College, Bachelor of Science in Biology; Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Pets:  "Oscar", a grouchy Male domestic short hair feline; "Izzy", a cuddly Female domestic short hair feline

More about Dr. Fuller:

 Dr. Kyle Fuller is a 2013 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a one year internship in equine medicine before discovering her true passion was helping companion animals and their families. Dr. Fuller has a special interest in dentistry and surgery but enjoys all aspects of her job at the hospital. She is certified in “fear-free” handling and strives to make every pet as comfortable and relaxed as possible during their visit. She grew up with a passion for rescuing animals, which continues to this day. Dr. Fuller is a Grand Rapids native who has also spent time in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington state before returning to West Michigan, where she lives with her partner, Ryan, and their two cats, Oscar and Izzy. Her hobbies include reading science fiction novels, gardening, and going to West Michigan beaches.