Our Team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.

Rebecca Jackson at Spring Lake animal hospital

Rebecca Jackson
Hospital Manager

Rebecca was born and raised in Muskegon. She began working as a receptionist at Clarke Animal Hosptital in 2003. In 2006 she was promoted to Hospital Manager at Clarke, and had the joy at adding Glenpark Animal Hospital in 2012. She has 4 cats (Silvey, Toby, Finn, and Phoenix) at home who enjoy bird watching in their spare time. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and working in her flowerbeds.

Amy at Spring Lake animal hospital

Amy Wildey
Medical Services Manager

Amy was born and raised in the Muskegon Area. She graduated from Michigan State University in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Zoology with an emphasis in animal behavior and neurology. She started working at Clarke in the fall of 1998 and has worked in all areas of the hospital.

Amy is married with 2 children – a boy and girl. The family shares their home with 3 dogs – Conrad the Treeing Walker Coonhound, Skye the Australian Shepard, and Baylee the mixed breed, 1 cat named Coali, and a Guinea Pig named Trey.

During her off time, Amy is often found watching her son’s cross country/track meets or baseball games and watching her daughter compete in gymnastics. When the family has the time to get together outside of sporting events, they are often out enjoying the outdoors. Hobbies they all like to do together include kayaking, hiking, quad riding, snowmobiling, and exploring beautiful northern Michigan

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Jade

Jade at Spring Lake Animal HospitalJade interned at Clarke while she finished up her degree in Associates of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology, upon graduating in June 2015 she was hired as a full-time LVT. Jade enjoys spending time with her husband Josh and her young daughter Kylie. They have 2 dogs Zeus (left) and Jackson (right), 2 rats named Daisy and Baby, and a parakeet named Cricket. In her free time Jade enjoys golfing, camping, and going to the beach.

Nicole

Nicole at Clarke Animal HospitalNicole has been with Clarke Animal Hospital since she graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Baker College of Muskegon in 2008. She enjoys all aspects of the hospital and has special interests in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, and pet nutrition. In her spare time, she enjoys going to amusement parks with her niece, attending concerts, and spending time with her many pets.

Sindle

Sindle at Spring Lake Animal HospitalSindle attended Baker College of Muskegon, she completed her externship at Clarke, and upon graduating from the Veterinary Technician program in 2017, was hired as a LVT. She has an interest in physical rehabilitation and exotics (thanks to her guinea pig Nona). She suffers from OHPD, Obsessive Harry Potter Disorder, and loves to curl up with her dogs and read the books or watch the movies. She can also be seen outside playing with her dogs Ladybird and Rueger, kayaking, grilling with family, or relaxing at the beach.

She is very excited to be working at Clarke and Glenpark and can’t wait to learn from the knowledgeable and experienced staff.

Tiffany

Tiffany at Spring Lake Animal HospitalTiffany was born and raised in the Muskegon area. After attending Ferris State University she transferred to Baker where she graduated for the Licensed Veterinary Technician program in 2006. She briefly worked in Grand Rapids before coming to Clarke in 2006. She is married and has two young boys. Tiffany enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and does what she can to help out the local rescues. She shares her home with two doggie furkids, Buddy and Mia.

Receptionists And Assistants

Carrie

christina at Spring Lake Animal HospitalReceptionist

My name is Carrie AKA Carebear. I have worked at Clarke since 2004. I enjoy building relationships with clients and participating in their pets medical care. I love my job and the wonderful staff I have the privilege of working with. I have lived in Fruitport for the past 20+ years. I have 2 cats and 2 dogs who are all rescues.

Lejaye

Joleen at Spring Lake Animal HospitalAssistant

Lejaye currently attends Baker College to become a veterinarian technician. She has two dogs named Lola and Frankie. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and also enjoys going on hikes and practicing photography with her boyfriend Sam.

Marilyn

Marilyn at Spring Lake Animal HospitalReceptionist

Marilyn has enjoyed working for Clarke Animal Hospital for over 22 years. Her family consist of her husband, five children, three grandchildren, and seven furry family members. She has two dogs, a Jack Russell Terrier and a Chihuahua and five cats. All but one were rescues.

She enjoys gardening, cooking, crafts, reading and spending time with her family.

Penny

Penny at Spring Lake Animal HospitalReceptionist and Assistant

Penny was born and raised in the Muskegon area. She is married with 2 children, 3 step children, and 5 grandchildren. Penny started at Clarke in 2012 as a receptionist and now also helps out as a veterinary assistant. She loves her job and all the wonderful staff.

Penny has a household full of animals which include 3 dogs and 2 cats. In her off time she enjoys working out, running, watching football (huge Packer's fan), shopping, watching her daughter cheer, movies and being outdoors.

Rebecca

Rebecca at Spring Lake Animal HospitalReceptionist

Rebecca was born and raised in Muskegon. She retired from the Department of Corrections after 27 years in February 2016. She started working for Clarke Animal Hospital in July 2016. Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family which consist of her husband, 2 daughters, 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and her 2 dogs Gretchen and Baby. In her spare time Rebecca likes to travel, cook, crochet, and spend time with friends and family. Rebecca finds her job at Clarke one of the most fulfilling jobs she has ever had and hopes to be here for a very long time.

Savannah

Savannah at Spring Lake Animal HospitalAssistant

Savannah is originally from Muskegon but was raised in Grand Haven and graduated from Grand Haven High School in 2017. She will be attending Baker College to earn her degree in veterinary technology in the fall of 2017. Savannah's long term goal is to attend MSU and become a veterinarian. Although she hasn't made up her mind for sure, she is considering specializing in exotics. At home, Savannah is a fur mama to two dogs and two ferrets who are her whole world.

Toni

Toni at Spring Lake Animal HospitalReceptionist and Assistant

Toni was born and raised in Muskegon, MI. She started working at Clarke Animal Hospital in June of 2015. She is currently attending Baker College of Muskegon to become a Veterinary Technician. Toni has two dogs, Conner and Blaze. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking, fishing, and going to the beach. Toni loves her job and all the wonderful staff she gets to work with! She also loves getting to meet the wonderful clients & patients at Clarke Animal Hospital.