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Ada Hospital for Animals

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Primary Location
1770 Grand River Dr. NE
Ada, MI 49301
Phone: (616) 942-7387
Fax: (616) 942-7388

Office Hours

Saturday(2nd and 4th) 8:00am12:00pm
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Our Staff

Each staff member at Ada Hospital for Animals is dedicated to providing the best care possible for your pet.

Dr. VanDenBrink

Dr. VanDenBrink spent seven fun-filled years at Michigan State University, getting his Bachelor of Veterinary Science Degree in 1983 and then his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1987. Dr. VanDenBrink's special interests include dermatology and internal medicine. Dr. VanDenBrink tries to be an avid weekend athlete and loves to ride bike as often as possible. Dr. VanDenBrink lives in Grand Rapids with a fur family that consists of a two Dachshunds, Baxter and Joey.

Dr. Kelly Juergensen

Dr. Juergensen is a Grand Rapids native, raised in the Cascade/Forest Hills area. Her undergraduate work was completed at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and then she pursued her dream at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2006.  Dr. Juergensen is kept busy by her four year old son, Jacob and two year old daughter, Millie and has two Labrador Retrievers, Olive and Rudy.  During her free time, she enjoys yoga, traveling to Grand Haven in the summer, mentoring MSU veterinary students, visiting local farmer’s markets and contributing to her church MOPS group.

Dr. Kate Lam

Dr. Lam bleeds green and white. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Zoology as well as her DVM at Michigan State University. She initially practiced in Illinois and later returned to her hometown of Rockford to be closer to family. She keeps busy with her two daughters, Effie and Nora. They, in turn, are kept busy by her menagerie of pets: two English Setters, chickens and ducks, a fish and a sassy long-haired cat named Furdinand. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and home projects with her husband, Tony.

Sheri, Lead Assistant/Account Manager

Sheri started at Ada Hospital for Animals when it opened in 2006 and has worked with Dr. VanDenBrink seventeen years prior to the opening of Ada Hospital for Animals.  Sheri is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and has a special interest for dental care, cat behavior and client education.  Sheri is also the clinic's OSHA officer and keeps everything organized and safe.  Outside of work Sheri loves to read and is involved with her church. Sheri has a dog and two cats.

Tracy, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tracy started at Ada Hospital for Animals in the spring of 2010 and has graduated from Penn Foster College in the Veterinary Technician Program.  Tracy has worked in the veterinary field since 2008 and she enjoys everything about her job, from the animals to the wonderful clients.  Tracy lives in Grand Rapids with her husband, two sons, a daughter and her dogs, Eve,Annie and Willa.

Jenni,  Receptionist

Jenni started at Ada Hospital when the practice opened and previously worked with Veterinary House Calls of Grand Rapids.  Jenni has a love for people and is very understanding and kind when helping answer client questions or concerns. Jenni and her husband live with a Boston Terrier, two cats and their wonderful little boy.

Marcia, Receptionist

Marcia has worked in the veterinary field for several years and started at Ada Hospital in 2009.  She is very involved in cat rescue and enjoys learning new things about Veterinary Medicine.  Marcia is cheery, friendly and always has a smile on her face.  Marcia has a full family with her husband, four daughters, three cats and dog, Martin.

Kelly, Receptionist

Kelly retired from the City of Grand Rapids in 2012 and returned to work in her first love, veterinary medicine.  She is married and has two daughters.  Kelly’s home is filled with rescued pets including her dog Lily, three cats, and 4 horses including two off the track thoroughbreds.  When she’s not working, Kelly likes to ski, garden, cook, and spend time with her two and four legged family members.

Liz, Veterinary Assistant

Liz joined our team at Ada Hospital for Animals in the summer of 2016. She is a recent college graduate from the University of Dayton. Liz has a passion for animal wellness and plans on expanding her skills to further her career in veterinary medicine. Liz lives in the Grand Rapids area.  


Natalie, Veterinary Assistant

Natalie studied Biology with a Pre-Veterinary emphasis at Grand Valley State University. She loves caring for animals as she gains clinical experience before applying to vet school. She has two cats, Teddy and Gerald, and a dog named Louie. Natalie enjoys cooking, going to the beach, exploring new places, and going to concerts. 

Kellie, Veterinary Assistant

Kellie has been working with companion animals for over 10 years. She believes that pets are very important family members, which is why she loves assisting the doctors as they treat our patients. Kellie graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2013 with her Bachelor's degree in Zoology and Animal Science minor. She also has her certificate in companion animal nutrition. Kellie loves spending time with her Labrador Retriever, Ely Blue and her two cats, Jack and Mijo. 



Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.


I wouldn't take my pets anywhere else! Everything about AHA speaks quality.

- Pam Titus / Ada, MI

Compassionate team that loves animals and their people! They go above and beyond to find out what’s causing your pet to be sick. I’m so thankful.

-Christina P / Ada, MI

Staff is super nice and friendly! First time here and felt like home. Would definitely recommend and look forward to working with them in the future

- Lucas W / Ada, MI

All three veterinarians, technicians, and staff are friendly and caring at Ada Hospital For Animals. They go the extra step and call if your pet is sick and make sure he/she is better and address questions or concerns. Love them every visit!

- Kim W / Ada, MI

You give us awesome care and attention. Your follow-through calls and attention are impressive. I think Rosie has the best possible care! Thank you so much!

- Lyn H / Ada, MI

Office Hours

Saturday(2nd and 4th) 8:00am12:00pm


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