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Welcome to Lake Michigan Animal Hospital!

Your Veterinarian in Allendale, MI
Call us at 616-895-5852

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Dr. Andrea Verhougstraete and Dr. Kristina Baszler are extremely excited to welcome you to our new veterinary hospital. After practicing veterinary medicine together for the past eight years, we decided to embark upon a new journey and open our own animal hospital. We chose Allendale because of its small town feel with a close proximity to the Grand Rapids area and everything it has to offer. Dr. Erin Ricco is also excited to be a part of our team at Lake Michigan Animal Hospital.  Our highly skilled staff are all dedicated to providing compassionate and quality care for your furry family members.

It is our mission to provide high quality medical and surgical care to our patients while educating and assisting clients about pet care and ownership. We will do this by promoting regular preventative care so our patients can enjoy a lifetime of good health. At all times we will treat our clients and pets with respect, honesty, dignity and compassion.

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Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve. We are a full service animal hospital offering state of the art veterinary equipment in diagnostics and treatment options. Our high definition digital x-ray provides the best images possible. Our digital dental x-ray and high-speed dental unit will allow us to perform dental procedures safely and efficiently. Our full in house laboratory allows us to run blood work, urine and fecal tests quickly and thoroughly. Our top of the line anesthetic monitoring allows us to monitor heart rate, oxygen level, temperature, blood pressure, and EKG to help us keep your pet as safe as possible during surgical and dental procedures.

Beyond first-rate pet care, we strive to make our newly remodeled hospital clean, comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and you can look forward to your pet’s visit.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. If you have any questions, call 616-895-5852 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for our clients.

Kristina Baszler & Dr. Andrea Verhougstraete & Dr. Erin Ricco
Allendale Veterinarian | Lake Michigan Animal Hospital | 616-895-5852

6857 Lake Michigan Drive
Allendale, MI 49401

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "More than impressed with the doctors and staff here!!! They are very kind and thoughtful and only want the best for your pet not and only offer what is needed at the moment! They did what they could to offer advice on our 15 yr old golden and what we could do to keep her going! She took a turn for the worst they were very KIND and took the time with us that we needed!!! I can not say THANK YOU enough for helping us get through this really tough time!!"
    - Jaimey
  • "hey have treated my fur kid like he was part of the family. Not your average vet experience. I feel they go above and beyond to be available and treat you like your important and not just a dollar sign..."
    - A huge thanks from the Christensen Family
  • "Thanks so much for checking up on Chloe!! And thank you again for reading a book to my girls while I was trying to figure out my payment. Your staff is greatly appreciated!"
    - Katie and Chloe
  • "I can not say enough great things about this vet clinic. They truly care about my pet and when they could easily take me for alot of money with her chronic condition, they do not. Instead they try to take a plan of action that can easily be maintained for the long haul. Both vets take the time to talk to me and listen, sometimes without an appointment. My pets are to me like children to many and I can easily say we have found a forever relationship with the vets and vet technicians at Lake Michigan Animal Hospital."
    - Heather, Zoe and Dante

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