Dr. Jason VanDenBrink is a lifelong resident of West Michigan, growing up in Fennville where he graduated High School in 2001. He worked summers and weekends at the Allegan Animal Clinic while attending Michigan State University for college and vet school. He is a 2009 graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and is still an avid Spartan fan. That spring he started as an associate at Allegan Animal Clinic. In 2014 Dr. VanDenBrink decided to purchase the clinic, and pursue his passion to help animals. In 2009, Dr. Jason VanDenBrink married Dr. Rachel VanDenBrink who is a family practitioner at the Allegan Medical Clinic. In his spare time, Dr. VanDenBrink enjoys spending time with his wife, two dogs and collects antique tractors and vintage root beer items.
Dr. Rachel Mullins grew up in Southeast Michigan & attended Michigan State University, where she earned her BS in Zoology in 2006 & her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She has worked as a small animal veterinarian in Southwest Michigan since graduating & joined Allegan Animal Clinic in June 2020. Dr. Mullins currently lives with her three cats (George, Rex, & Bella) and enjoys gardening, yoga, and reading Stephen King in her spare time.
Kim was born and raised in West Michigan. She spent the first part of her career working in human medicine before taking some time off and rejoining the workforce in veterinary medicine. She has attended both Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Western Michigan University. Kim started at AAC as an Assistant/Receptionist in the fall of 2020 and was promoted to Practice Manager in August 2021. She lives on a lake in Gobles with her husband and daughter. When she’s not busy making sure things are running smoothly at the Clinic she enjoys hunting, fishing, Jeeping, movies, reading, writing, traveling, cooking, spending time with her family and friends, as well as helping her husband convert their 40 acres into a hobby farm. Her kids and grandson are what brings her the most joy in life. Besides her human family, Kim is a dog mom to Gunner (a Chocolate Lab) and Cap (a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) who she adopted from a local rescue.
Erin became part of the Allegan Animal Clinic family in November of 2016. Prior to AAC, she was a stay at home mom to her 3 wonderful children. Erin enjoys spending her free time with her kids, floating in the lake, sitting by a fire with friends & going on random road trips. Harley joined the clinic family in 2017 at 9 weeks old & has been deemed the 'desk dog' ever since. He is a Yorkie mix & loves to meet & greet clients.
Bridget is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She has had a love for animals since she was a little girl. Bridget has been in the veterinary field since 2013 and has been with AAC since 2017. She has a daughter named Layla, a super cute Bulldog named Wrigley, and an adorable Pitbull named Sisu. During her free time Bridget enjoys watching movies, reading,
and spending time with her family
Mariah is originally from Virginia but decided to move to Michigan in 2017. She joined the AAC team in March of 2019. She recently tied the knot in September of 2020. Mariah & her husband have 2 German Short-haired Pointers named Earl & Gauge. Mariah has that southern hospitality so naturally calls everyone hunny, dear, ma’am or all the above. You can take the girl out of the South, but you can’t take the South out of the girl.
Amanda is new to Allegan Animal Clinic, starting in the fall of 2021, but has worked in Allegan in the past. She missed the area’s clientele and decided to come back. She has experience as a veterinary receptionist and assistant and loves all the fur babies. She has volunteered at John Ball Zoo and adored working with the opossums. In the past, she also volunteered for a breeding and training facility where she developed her love for the German Shepherd. She has a house full of animals with fins, feathers, and fur. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 6 year old “mini me”, grilling, crafting, and not working.
Laura graduated from Baker College in Jackson as a licensed veterinary technician in 2011. She began her career at Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek. In 2015, she moved to a mixed practice closer to home to have more time with her family. In 2017, she joined the staff at Allegan Animal Clinic & declared it her “forever clinic”. In 2019 she moved to part-time, working mornings in the dental program at AAC. Laura has a son (2008 model) & raises him on their farm in Gobles. They have three horses, six chickens, two dogs, one cat & nine fish. They board two horses at their farm, as well. Laura is also a small business owner. For fun, Laura loves horse camping with her family, kayaking, fishing, woodworking – both fine & construction, spending hours on the beaches in the Leelanau area, gardening, landscaping & cutting wood.
Allie comes to us from a small town in Indiana. She moved to Michigan
in March of 2021 and her boyfriend and her are currently renovating
their old farmhouse. Allie started as a receptionist at AAC just 3
days after her big move. She was promoted to a Technician in July of
that same year. She graduated from the Vet Tech Program at
International Business College in 2019. She has always had a love for
animals and has been trying to bring baby kittens into the house
since she was a young girl. Allie enjoys watching Netflix, hanging
out with her friends/family, and going hiking. Allie has a dog named
Stevie Jo, 2 cats Milo and Willow, as well as her 3 fish Cleo,
Bonnie, and Sampson.
Kate has been with Allegan Animal Clinic since July of 2021. She has had a love for animals since childhood and a passion for advocating for them. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science. She has been involved in the animal field for many years, beginning with volunteering at an animal shelter in High School. Kate has lived in Allegan for 3 years now with her husband, two dogs, and cat. Outside of animals, Kate loves to listen to music and be outside; whether working on her flower garden, fishing, or just enjoying the seasons in Michigan.
Stacey has been a part of AAC since September of 2001. She is the head of surgery for the clinic. So, you may not recognize Stacey but your pets have met her if they’ve had any type of surgery done at AAC. Stacey grew up in Wayland, Michigan then moved to Gobles after marrying her husband Ryan, in 2006. They have two boys, Paden & Weston. Stacey & Ryan both work hard to keep their little hobby farm looking nice & presentable. In her free time, Stacey enjoys landscaping, antiques & riding her horses & motorcycle.
Meghan joined Allegan Animal Clinic in June of 2020. She has always had a love for animals, especially reptiles & exotics. She graduated from Ross Medical Education Center in 2013 as an approved veterinary assistant. Since then she has worked with shelters & vet clinics as a kennel aid & assistant. Meghan enjoys spending time with her two kids (Taylor & Brayden) which usually includes zoo trips & museum visits whenever possible. She also has four spoiled pit-bulls (Thor, Beyla, Spunk & Brutus) & a ball python (Zeus). She enjoys reading & spending time outside.
Kris has been a part of the AAC team since March of 2019. She has always had a deep love for animals & a desire to work in the veterinary field. She started her journey with AAC as a volunteer in the fall of her senior year in high school. After a few months of work, she was officially hired in as a full time assistant. Kris grew up on a small family farm in Martin & spent many of her teen years working on a small horse ranch in Oshtemo. She currently lives in Plainwell with her beloved German Shepherd, Max. When not at work, Kris enjoys horseback riding, camping, family game nights & watching movies with Max. She loves being able to work with animals everyday & has also enjoyed working as a part time receptionist on occasion. Kris is grateful for her position at Allegan Animal Clinic & can’t wait to see what the future holds.
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