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.
Dr. Calla Spillane
Dr. Spillane's Bio
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.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Brittany graduated from Baker College of Muskegon in 2016, with an associate degree in applied science. Her love of animals began as a child, when her parents became wildlife rehabilitators. From there, her passion for animals has only grown. She enjoys gardening and hiking with her two dogs, Dexter and Butters.
Deanna has been working in the veterinary field since 2020 and knew since she was a child she was going to be working with animals. She lives in Spring Lake with her fiancé, Zane and daughter, Kohana. She owns an Irish setter named Mel and a German shepherd named Tadashi. In her free time she likes to go for walks and draw.
Emma started at Prelesnik in October of 2022 when her and her fiancé at the time had just moved from metro Detroit to Grand Haven together. She started her veterinary assistant position in January of 2021 and has since been pursuing the veterinary technician degree through Penn Foster to become an LVT. Emma has grown up with a variety of animals throughout her life which has further driven her passion and love for veterinary medicine and animal behavior. In her free time, Emma loves to venture hiking trails and explore new parks with her now husband, Nicholas, and her Aussie pooch, Rosie!
Customer Service Representative
Brandon joined the Prelesnik team in 2023 as a CSR. He has a background in management and continuous improvement and is dedicated to making sure all of our clients feel comfortable and well-cared for during their visits. In his personal life, Brandon is an avid gamer, a huge hockey fan and loves bowling with friends and family. He lives in Muskegon with his wife, Lissa and his cat, Ween.