Flushing Animal Hospital & Pet Hotel
Flushing Animal Hospital & Pet Hotel

Meet Our Veterinary Care Team

Practice Owner/Veterinarian

Keri Florida, DVM


Dr. Florida graduated from the University of Illinois in 2013 with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. After graduation. Dr. Florida worked at two other practices before settling down at Flushing Animal Hospital as an associate and shortly thereafter, she purchased the clinic from Dr. Liggett-- who is now retired and lives very far north of here (no surprise there!). Dr. Florida also has worked part time at Adopt A Pet in Fenton performing spays and neuters and at Baker College as an Anatomy and Physiology laboratory instructor.

Dr. Florida's mission statement has always been to provide exceptional compassionate care to all of her patients and clients. She has a special interest in Internal Medicine and Soft Tissue surgery. She has a strong passion for Bulldogs, the Chinese Shar-pei, and other short nosed breeds of dog.

Dr. Florida resides in Flint with a pack of English bulldogs and two cats. When not working, Dr. Florida likes to spend time with her pets and her boyfriend Ken, who is also a veterinarian!


Rhonda Griffin, Hospital Manager


Rhonda joined the Flushing Animal Hospital staff in 1988 as a part-time receptionist and is now the Office Manager.  She grew up in Flushing and currently resides in Clio with her husband Mike, daughter Madison, and their 3 dogs - Bentley, Cooper, and Quincey.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family, playing word games, shopping, watching movies, and most of all being involved in her daughter's school activities.


Taryn Chandler, LVT


Taryn joined the Flushing Animal Hospital Staff in 2007.  She worked part-time while attending Baker College where she received her Veterinary Technician Degree in 2009.  Taryn lives in Montrose with her husband Brian, daughter Caylynn, son's Emerson and Lachlan, newest addition Annalyn, and their many pets including: 2 dogs (Frank the Tank and Ally), and 3 cats (Max, Belle, and Rhoda). Outside of work Taryn enjoy's spending time with her friends and family, watching comedy movies, and concerts.

Monica Wentz, LVT


Monica joined the Flushing Animal Hospital staff in 2014. After graduating from Baker College in 2009 with a degree in Veterinary Technology, she attended Michigan State University and recieved a degree in Animal Science in 2011. In her spare time, Monica enjoys spending time on her farm with her many animals including horses, cows, donkeys, pigs, chickens and dogs. 

Amber Bellman, LVT


Amber joined the Flushing Animal Hospital staff in 2012. She worked part-time while attending Baker College of Flint where she earned her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2013. She grew up in Montrose, but currently resides in Birch Run. When Amber is not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing with her dog (Oliver) and cats (Snickers & Silas), and being outdoors.


Samantha Abeare, Assistant

Sam joined the Flushing Animal Hosptial staff originally in 2016. She has a corgi named Forrest Gump and 2 lizards (a bearded dragon and a crested gecko). She also has a 3 year old daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Katie Measel, Receptionist/Assistant

Katie joined the Flushing Animal Hospital staff in September of 2017. She recently earned her certificates in veterinary assisting and canine training through the Animal Behavior College. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband Chadd, her golden retriever (Toby), and her 2 cats (Boo and Keets). When not working, Katie enjoys watching movies, shopping, and taking Toby to the dog park.

Nina Crawford, Assistant


Bio coming soon!

Shyann Farber, Assistant


Bio coming soon!

Jamie Ocenasek, Receptionist


Bio coming soon!

Pet Hotel Staff

Jennifer Thibeault, Pet Hotel Manager


Jenny has been taking care of your pets staying in our Pet Hotel since 2005. Jenny was raised in Flushing, and currently resides in Montrose with her husband, Mark, their dog (Buddy), and their 5 kitties (Charlotte, Faya, Jinx, Lily, and OC).  When not working, Jenny is a dedicated Aunt to her niece and nephews and also enjoys reading, music, and movies.

Dog Obedience Trainer

Joyce Ward, Certified Obedience Trainer


Joyce started working at Flushing Animal Hospital as a kennel assistant in 1989. She currently runs the obedience program.  She has been involved with obedience since 1977. She has worked with the 4-H club, judged for Mott College, taught obedience for the school enrichment programs, and is involved with therapy dogs. Joyce resides in Clio with her husband John and their dog Daisy.

Schedule An Appointment Or Pet Hotel Reservation

Flushing Animal Hospital & Pet Hotel

6302 W Pierson Rd

Flushing, MI 48433


Phone: (810) 659-1151



Or use our contact form.

Office Hours

Hours of Operation:


Monday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED


Veterinary care by appointment.


**All walk-ins will be subject to a convenience fee of $30.

For after hours emergency care we recommend Great Lakes Pet Emergencies: (989) 752-1960

1221 Tittabawassee Rd  Saginaw, MI 48604


Also available is Animal Emergency Hospital: 

(810) 238-7557

1148 E Bristol Rd  Burton, MI 48529

Payment Options

We accept cash, check*, Visa**, MasterCard**, and Discover**.


*Will only take checks from regular clients, and must be from a local bank.

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