1300 W. Conway Rd. Harbor Springs, MI 49740  231-347-2396

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Staff Biographies

DrADr. Deborah Andreen, DVM

Dr. Andreen has over 20 years’ experience in veterinary medicine with a focus in diagnostic and surgical procedures. She resides in Harbor Springs with her husband, three children, cats Guinness and Clementine and dog, Briar.

Dr applegateDr. Katheryn Applegate, DVM

Dr. Applegate has 40-plus years' experience in veterinary medicine with a focus in dentistry, surgery and general animal medicine. She lives in Charlevoix with her husband and rescue dog, Jade. She and her husband have three grown children and two grandchildren

JulieJulie DeGroot, Veterinary Technician This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Julie has over 17 years’ experience working as a veterinary technician. She is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the clinic including surgery, x-ray, laboratory and ultrasound procedures in addition to general patient care. Julie has three dogs of her own, Dale, Otto and Sid, and one cat, T.J.

JenJen Juilleret, Veterinary Technician/Client Services Manager (VA/CSA)

Jen is responsible for assisting in all aspects of Little Traverse Bay Veterinary Clinic, including surgery, x-ray, laboratory and ultrasound procedures in addition to general patient care. She also performs dental cleanings. Jen has over 19 years of experience as a veterinary technician and enjoys spending time with her own dogs, Carl and Tank, and cat, Punkin, when she’s not at the clinic.

RobynRobyn Kloss, Front Office Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Robyn is responsible for managing the clinic’s front office which includes greeting and checking in/out clients, in addition to managing appointments and various other duties. Robyn has two rescue dogs of her own, Remi and Otis.

ReneeRenee Kocher, Veterinary Assistant

Renee is responsible for caring for patients, including those recovering from surgery. She also makes sure the clinic is kept clean and orderly. When she's not at the clinic, Renee enjoys spending time with her own rescue dogs, Star and Luna.

LauraLaura Somogyi, Veterinary Technician

Laura is responsible for assisting in laboratory procedures, radiographs, surgery, dental cleanings/exams and general patient care.  At home Laura adores her two “big-boned” cats, Berry Bear and Mango.

SherriSherri Vigneau, Veterinary Technician

Sherri is responsible for assisting in laboratory procedures, radiographs, surgery and general patient care. Sherri is a long term foster pet parent for LTBHS, but has two pets of her own, dog Willie, and cat, Phoenix.

LisaLisa Ward, Clinic Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lisa is responsible for the everyday business activities of the practice.  She is also responsible for managing the clinic's front office which includes greeting and checking in/out clients, in addition to managing appointments and various other duties.  When not at the clinic, Lisa enjoys cuddling with her own dogs, Mama Mia and Tank.

AllisonAllison Wilhelm, Veterinary Technician

Allison is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the clinic including surgery, x-ray, laboratory, dental exams/cleanings and ultrasound procedures in addition to general patient care.  She has two dogs of her own, Teenie and Fuzz.