Meet Our Team


  • Dr.
    Michael Herr
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Michael Herr is the owner of the Adrian Animal Clinic.  Following graduation from Michigan State University in 1971, Dr. Herr returned to his hometown of Adrian to begin his career in Veterinary Medicine.  Starting as an employee of the Adrian Animal Clinic, followed by a business partnership, he became the sole owner in 1986.

    The practice of Veterinary Medicine has always been and continues to be a passion for Dr. Herr, no two days are ever the same.  The challenges and surprises of veterinary practice are the energy that drives his urge to continuously improve.  The opportunity to address every client as an unique individual and service the needs of their pet companions has provided Dr. Herr a very enjoyable and satisfying career.

    Married to wife Nancy, with 5 children and 9 grandchildren.  Home front companions include canine home protectors 'Lola' and 'Lilly', plus two pasture pony ornaments know as 'Dina' and 'Raymond'.

    Outside activities include gardening, landscaping and Adrian area athletic events, involving local high schools and colleges.  Additionally, he is a long time Detroit Lion season ticket holder which has taught him to become a very patient man.

  • Gwen Ruesink
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    I have been employed at the Adrian Animal Clinic since August of 1972. I became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in April 1978. I have a deep passion for veterinary medicine. I love working with the pets and their owners.  I have three dogs, Marci, Ella and Tess, 2 horses Romeo and Roy, 3 ponies George, Penny and Cowboy, 5 cats, 5 rabbits, and several chickens.

  • Courtney Anderson
    Veterinary/Technician Assistant

    I have been working at the Adrian Animal Clinic for 4 years.  I graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Psychology.

    My passion is helping animals and enjoy working with their owners. I have a horse named Chevy, a flock of Suffolk sheep, a beagle named Pudge, and a Labrador named Trig.

  • Judy Christian
    Groomer

    Bio coming soon...

  • Wanda Foley
    Animal Caregiver

    My interests are sewing, flower gardening, cooking and of course eating.  I enjoy research of all kinds and learning new things.  Though technology can be challenging for me, I do enjoy it. 

    I love animals, I am more drawn to dogs, but I enjoy them all.  We share our home with 2 Yorkies of whom we adore.

    I love warm sunny days, and being down south.   Spring is my favorite time of the year, It's like a new beginning.

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Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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