Northside Veterinary Hospital is commited to providing comprehensive
quality care for our patients, to enhance their well-being and quality
of life. Our practice is a place where genuine care, comfort, and
quality veterinary medicine for our patients is our highest mission.
Your trust in us is invaluable and we will do everything we can to
earn and maintain that trust.
On July 1st of 2007, Dr. Eric Peterson purchased the practice from
Dr. Thomas Peterson when he retired from small animal medicine.
Some of the faces have changed, but we will continue to strive to
provide the highest quality of veterinary medicine to our patients.
Dr. Eric Peterson
Michigan State University
Email: email@example.com Dr. Eric Peterson
Dr. Peterson, no relation to Dr. Tom Peterson, is a North
Muskegon native and graduated from North Muskegon High School.
After high school he went to Albion College, then off to
Michigan State University for the remainder of undergraduate
and veterinary school. During undergraduate studies at MSU,
Dr. Peterson started working at Northside and found that it
was a great fit. Upon
graduation in 2003 from veterinary school,
he started working as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
here at Northside. At home, Dr. Peterson enjoys spending time
with his lovely wife Marisa, daughter Charlotte, son Graham
and their two cats, Norm and Cliff.
Dr. Beth Anne LaPointe
Michigan State University
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Beth Anne LaPointe
Dr. Beth Anne LaPointe joined the staff here at Northside
Veterinary Hospital April 2007. She received her Bachelor
of Arts degree from Albion College in 1986. She practiced
as a licensed nursing home administrator for 10 years before
pursuing her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. Dr.
LaPointe received her DVM degree from Michigan State
University in 2005, and
worked in Grand Haven before joining Northside. Dr. LaPointe
and Mark live in Whitehallwith theirdog McDugan and their 2
cats, Inky and Jack Sparrow. Dr. LaPointe's daughter Kari
Beth is currently a senior at Northern Michigan
University and her son Kyle will attend Western Illinois
Universirty in the fall of 2011. Dr. LaPointe looks forward
to meeting you and your pets!
Dr. Amy Peck, DVM
Michigan State University
Born and raised in Muskegon, Dr. Peck graduated from Western
Michigan Christian High School. She attended Michigan State
University where she earned a BS in Biology with high honors
in 1993 and a DVM with honors in 1997. Dr. Peck has worked
at various clinics in Kalamazoo, Holland, Grand Haven and
Muskegon. Her hobbies include reading, swimming, movies and
playing with her two dogs, Chase and Finn.
Eve M. Pattyn
Grand Valley State University
Eve was hired as our Practice Manager in October, 2008. Eve
has her Bachelors Degree from Grand Valley State University
in Business Management. She also has fourteen years management
experience in the service industry. She is married to Jeff, with
two children Grace, 9 and Kole, 7. Her family has a dog,
Chase, who is a shih tzu mix with pug.
Kara Hanis, LVT
Baker College of Muskegon
Kara is a 2006 graduate of the Veterinary Technology program
at Baker College in Muskegon. She has two Australian Cattle
Dogs at home named Gracie and Lizzie. Kara was born and raised
in the Montague area. In her free time she enjoys spending
time being outside, and with friends and family. She has taken
a special interest in canine and feline behavior and hopes
to further her understanding in this area of medicine.
Robin (Bobbi) Stauffer
Bobbi is a veterinary assistant and has worked at Northside
for 32 years. She graduated from Whitehall High school and
then earned a degree in interior design from Baker College
in Muskegon. She has two cats (Gabrielle and Coal), a rabbit
(Bun), a guinea pig (Max), and 6 fish (Rod, Reel, Bobber, Sinker,
Spinner, and Dot); she also raises chickens.
Karla has been with Northside for the last 10 years. She has
grown up in the North Muskegon area up until her recent move
to Whitehall where she currently resides with her fiance,
Corey, his son Gage, and four dogs, Kosmo (Cocker Spaniel),
Rocko (Labradoodle), Kaptain (Golden Retriever), Claudio
(Chihuahua), and one cat Tom (the coolest cat ever). Things
can get pretty wild with a house full of animal, but she
wouldn't trade it for the world. In her spare time Karla
enjoys nothing more than spending time at the beach with
their retrievers in beautiful West Michigan and during the
winter months they enjoy cooking various dishes.
Lisa has been a receptionist here at Northside Vet since June
1986. She loves her job due to the fact that she loves animals.
She has always had dogs and her breed of choice would be the
German Shepherd. She has had three German Shepherds over t
he years as well as a Golden Retriever. Lisa now has a 13
year old Boxer Pit Bull named Whiplash that was a stray.
They have had him since he was about 6 months old. Lisa
has a Tortieshell cat named Skylar who adopted her about
4 years ago. Lisa and her husband Mike have 4 children who
range in age from 20-27 and 1 grand daugter who is 3 and
the joy of their lives. Mike and Lisa are both Harley
Davidson enthusiasts. Lisa has a 1998 Fatboy and her
husband Mike has a 2006 Road King. Lisa has also been a
Pampered Chef Consultant since 2005.
Molly grew up in Muskegon on 40 acres that were filled with
ponds and wildlife. That is where she gets her love of nature.
She likes to be outside gardening, walking and enjoying the
sunshine. She is a Reeths-Puffer graduate and did spend a
couple of years attending Baker College. She like spending
time with her family, friends, and her two cats; Booty and Woody.