June 1, 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update 

    We have returned to normal business hours and we are available for all non-emergent services.  

     We will remain curbside for awhile longer. We do realize curbside is not always the most efficient system. Our call volume is 4 times higher then normal with curbside service and we are working daily to improve efficiencies.  We really appreciate your patience as we transition to re-opening.  

   

Be smart.  Be safe.  Be kind.  

Richelle Smith, DVM


 


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  • Dr.
    Richelle Smith

       Passion.  Knowledge.  Expertise. Your pet’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

        I was always going to be an animal doctor. Since I could say the word “vet”, my path was chosen. I started in the way most budding vets do, bringing home injured wildlife and strays and attempting to nurse them back to health.  Both my successes and failures helped ignite a need for more education.

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  • Rhonda Ritter
    LVT
    Practice Manager

    For as long as I can remember, I have loved animals and loved taking care of them. In 1996, I graduated Colorado Mountain College with a degree in Veterinary Technology and spent 13 years in Colorado gaining experience in large animal medicine, emergency and specialty medicine, and small animal private practice. I enjoy many aspects of veterinary medicine, but my special interests are  pain management, behavior, and anesthesia. In September 2006, I moved to Michigan to pursue new aspirations in veterinary management and teaching.  I have enjoyed working at Michigan Veterinary Specialists and teaching new veterinary technicians at Sanford Brown.

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  • Becca DiCicco
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Becca is a licensed veterinary technician who has been with our Safe Harbor Animal Hospital team since 2016. Becca holds an Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology and graduated with honors from Baker College in Michigan. She is also Fear Free Certified in small animal medicine. Becca grew up with a variety of animals, including horses. We embrace her ability to multitask and her expertise in working with frightened cats. Becca’s passion is in veterinary dentistry, anesthesia, and patient nutrition. Her and her husband shares their life with Bruce the tortoise, Dexter a bearded dragon, Cloud the ferret, Haymitch and Pickett, two very mischievous kitty’s. During her free time, Becca and her husband enjoy trying new local restaurants and breweries in the Grand Rapids area. Becca also volunteers at the Animal Wild Life Center in town. 

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