In 2001, Prelesnik Animal Hospital opened in a renovated barn on the site of the old “Kieft Celery Farm.” Nestled in a cozy setting, our staff of nine strives to create a comfortable atmosphere for their many wonderful patients and pet owners.
With many years of experience, Dr. Sarah Prelesnik and Dr. Jeremy Hutchinson are veterinarians who pet owners can depend on for quality care for their pets. This is a one-stop animal clinic that will take care of your entire dog and cat needs, including exams, vaccinations, cold laser therapy, and laser surgery.
The professional and courteous staff is dedicated to providing the best health care services for your pet. Promoters of responsible pet ownership, they seek to educate owners on the benefits of continued veterinary care.
Get to know your Grand Haven veterinary team.
Dr. Sarah Prelesnik
Dr. Prelesnik's Bio
Dr. Sarah Prelesnik grew up in Muskegon, Michigan. She attended Michigan State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Prelesnik Animal Hospital was founded in 2001 in its current building. She currently lives in Grand Haven with her husband, Steve, daughter, Kirsten, who attends MSU, and her son, Steven. Her rescue pets include Lincoln, Anastasia, Leonardo, and Breslin.
Dr. Jeremy Hutchinson
Dr. Hutchinson's Bio
Dr. Hutchinson graduated from Michigan State University in 2000 with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, he moved south, where he worked for several years. However, being a west Michigan native, he moved home to the Grand Rapids area in 2004, and he has since continued to practice veterinary medicine. When he is not busy loving animals, Dr. Hutchinson enjoys spending time with his daughter, Hannah, cooking, reading, and watching classic films. Some of his favorite hobbies include enjoying the outdoors, sailing, and paddle boarding.
Caitlyn graduated from Baker College in 2017 with an associate degree in applied science and has been working in the veterinary field since graduating college. She lives at home with her husband, four cats, and a dog. In her spare time, she likes to bike long distances recreationally.
Maddie graduated from Baker College of Muskegon in 2018, fell in love with the west side of the state and stayed. Maddie loves animals in all shapes and sizes and has had tons of different types of pets! She lives in Muskegon with her cat, Beckett Pickle, 2 hermit crabs and a rose hair tarantula.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Abel graduated from The Vet Tech Insitute of St. Louis in 2012 with a specialized associate’s degree in Veterinary medicine. He has spent the last nine years primarily in critical care, trauma, and emergency medicine but also has experience in radiology specialized imaging, including CT, MRI, and Fluoroscopy. He has two children- Jazlynne and Kain, fiance chastity, boxer pit mixes Roscoe and Chuey, and the cat Binx. Loves trap shooting, hiking, cooking, and family time
Nichole has been working in the veterinary industry since 2018 and has been a professional groomer for over 10 years. She and her husband have two spoiled cats, Abby and Rue.