About Us


Staff pictured left to right
Back Row: Dr. Tim Weisenberger, Dr. Abbi Schleusener,Dr. Russ Ritchie, Dr. Cindy Kruske-Jordan 
Middle Row: Amanda Particka (Receptionist), Mandy Brown (LVT),  Teri Symons (LVT)
Bottom Row: Courtney Struck (LVT), Brevin Amman (Assistant), Kari Harris (Assistant)  
not pictured:  Trevor Copes (Assistant),  Hannah Robinson (Assistant), Casey Ade (LVT), Kayla Clark (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 and joined the staff in 2015. Dr. Abbi enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends, riding her horse, reading, and playing ultimate frisbee. 

Dr. Russ Ritchie:  is a graduate of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. He joined our staff in 2017 as a small animal veterinarian after having owned and worked at Heritage Acres. He enjoys motorcycles and farming.  

Dr. Cindy Kruske-Jordan:  is a graduate of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine 1999. She joined our staff in 2018 as a small animal veterinarian after having worked in Montrose. In her free time she enjoys arts and crafts, biking, and spending time with family and friends. 

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.

Casey: Casey is a Veterinary Technician here at Animal Heath Care who joined our team in 2018 after completing her internship with us through the veterinary technician program at Baker College of Flint. She enjoys bowling, hunting, and being up north. 

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.

Brevin: also joined us in 2017 after completing a high school work placement study with us his senior year at St. Charles High School. He is currently a student at Saginaw Valley State University. Brevin enjoys biking, spending time with his family and friends, and being a pet parent to his own pets- a dogs and a cat.

Hannah: Hannah is a graduate from Owosso High School who became an assistant with us in 2017. She loves cats and shortly after starting here, adopted a kitten who was found outside our clinic one morning with a bad leg.

Kayla: Kayla joined our staff in 2018 as an assistant. She is currently a high school student at New Lothrop. She is Dr. Tim’s niece and showed a steer at the Saginaw County Fair this year.