Everyone in this practice operates as a member of a team. All have been trained as professionals and take pride in their professional capabilities. We are staffed with state-licensed veterinarians and certified animal technicians and well-trained veterinary assistants. Our staff keeps current on the newest medical and surgical techniques by attending an ongoing program of continuing education seminars.
Anvita Bawa, DVM
Dr. Anvita Bawa was born and raised in Africa where her love of animals developed. She moved to the United States in her teenage years where she started volunteering at animal shelters and veterinary clinics. She is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing in Florida since then until 2016 when she relocated to Michigan. She has 9 years of experience in veterinary medicine and has a special interest in surgery and dentistry. She resides with her husband in the Metro Detroit area, with her rescue puppy Zain and rescue cat Tai. In her spare time, she likes to travel, workout and spend time with family and friends.
Char joined our team in 2008 as a Vet Asst./Receptionist and has been our Office Manager since 2010. She currently resided in Auburn Hills with her husband Tony and their 2 cats, Nemo and Bear. When not working she enjoys outdoor activities and traveling.
Michelle joined us in 2013 as a part-time Vet Assistant/Receptionist and is currently moving to full time. She has been a welcome member of our practice with her enthusiasm and eagerness to learn. She currently resides in Hazel Park with her husband Joe, dog Maizey and 2 cats Shadow and Bristol. When not working she enjoys camping, racing and family time.
Mel has also been a welcome member of our team, joining us in 2014 as a Vet Assistant/ Receptionist. She is always there to help when needed and also eager to learn new things as they come in. She currently resides in Madison Heights with her significant other, Deeana, dogs Sadie and Storm and cat Jamison. When not working she enjoys karaoke and sports of all types.
Karen is a licensed veterinary technician who received her degree from Wayne Community college and then after working for a few years in a Detroit small animal practice joined the armed forces where she continued to work as a veterinary technician for the next 20 years. When she retired from the army she made the decision to get back into a civilian veterinary practice. Karen is very eager to learn and to help and we are glad that we hired her. She lives in Southfield with her cats Jetta and Lilly and her dogs Sunny, Uno, Macho Man and Stewie.
Gayle is our part time receptionist with our staff and has been with us since 2007. We know you will like Gayle because she will always greet you with a smile and a gentle soft spoken demeanor. She Currently resides in Southfield with her husband Mark, cats, Maggie and Lila and her Pekingese Kendall.