About Us


Staff pictured left to right
Back Row: Teri Symons (LVT), Courtney Struck (LVT), Kari Harris (Assistant), Karrington Klasek (Assistant), Amanda Particka (Receptionist)
Middle Row: Dr. Russ Ritchie, Dr. Abbi Schleusener, Dr. Tim Weisenberger
Bottom Row: Trevor Copes (Assistant), Mandy Brown (LVT), Hannah Robinson (Assistant)
not pictured: Brevin Amman (Assistant) 

Meet the Doctors:

Dr. Tim Weisenberger graduated from Michigan State College of Veterinary Medicine in June of 1991.  After 6 years of working in Michigan’s thumb, Dr. Tim and his then wife moved to Chesaning and purchased the veterinary clinic from Dr and Mrs Pearson on April 1, 1997.  Dr. Tim is one of our large animal doctors so he spends most of his day on the road traveling to farms for veterinary calls. In his free time away from the clinic, he has a large beef farm in New Lothrop that he enjoys managing.

Dr. Abbi Schleusener: is a graduate of MSU ’11 and the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine ’15. She is working as both a large and small animal veterinarian with AHC. Dr. Abbi enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends, riding her horse, reading, and playing ultimate frisbee. 

Meet our staff:

Amanda:  Amanda works at the front desk as our head receptionist.  She has been working at Animal Health Care since 2000.  Amanda is the first and last person you will see when coming to the clinic.  She looks forward to helping you on the phone or in person with any questions you may have.

Teri: Teri is our head veterinary technician at Animal Health Care.  She is a graduate of New Lothrop High School and the Michigan State technician program.  Teri has been working as a technician since 1989, and has been with Animal Health Care from the beginning.  In her free time she is a mother of 4 boys, a wife, a 4H leader, and board member for the NL youth wrestling Club.  She enjoys gardening, and you will be able to see her handy work on your way into the clinic.

Kari: Kari has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2002.  She enjoys trying to make every experience for your animals at the clinic a positive one, no matter how worried they are to start.  Kari helps both at the clinic and at farm calls that need assisting.  She stays busy at home with her husband Matt and their 5 children.

Mandy: Mandy is a Veterinary Technician here at Animal Heath Care. She graduated from Baker of Flint in 2014. In her free time, she enjoys fishing with her husband Barry

Courtney:  Courtney joined the healthcare team in August 2013, after recently graduating from the Michigan State University technology program. Courtney works both in the front of the clinic where she assists the doctors with appointments, and in the back helping with surgeries. She also enjoys working with large animals and will travel along on farm calls when needed.

Trevor: Trevor is currently attending Saginaw Valley State University where his  main focus of study is the intro basics into veterinary medicine. In his free time, Trevor is an avid hunter and enjoys wrestling.

The Clinic Cat:

Archer came to us as a confused little kitten who thought a dog was his mother.  Abandoned as a newborn, Archer was bottle-raised by our technician, Stephanie.  He is now a healthy, trouble-making resident of the clinic.