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Our Fear Free Approach

We have Fear Free certified employees on staff who are committed to taking the “pet out of petrified” and putting the “treat into treatment” by making vet visits free of fear, anxiety and stress.  

Founded by “America’s Veterinarian,” Dr. Marty Becker, Fear Free has become one of the single most transformative initiatives in the history of companion animal practice, with more than 48,000 veterinary and pet professionals committed to becoming Fear Free Certified®.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Tammy Lons

Dr. Tammy Lons

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Lons started Tekonsha Animal Hospital PLLC in the fall of 1996. Dr. Lons and her husband John have one son. They have many four legged family members which include Captain and Sydney who are chaperones at the hospital on a daily basis.
Dr. Emily Plodzik

Dr. Emily Plodzik

Veterinarian

Dr. Plodzik started practicing medicine at Tekonsha Animal Hospital PLLC in the winter of 2018 and has treasured the bonds made with both people and their fur babies. She and her fiance’ have three children at home and many furry family members including three dogs, three cats, and a horse.

Carla L.

Carla L.

Office Manager

Carla joined our team in September 2020. She moved to Michigan from North Carolina in 2014. Carla and her husband Tim have one son and one daughter. They share their home with 3 cats, Peaches, Fat Albert and Rona. In her free time, Carla enjoys watching her kids play sports, shopping, and time with family.

Leah B., RVT

Leah B., RVT

Veterinary Technician

Leah joined Tekonsha Animal Hospital in 2014. She received her BS in Veterinary Technology from Purdue University and has 10 years of experience. Leah and her husband Steve have a son. They share their home with two dogs and a cat. In her spare time Leah enjoys spending time with her family. She also likes reading and watching movies.
Deni T.

Deni T.

Personal Assistant

Deni has been part of Tekonsha Animal Hospital since 1996. She is our personal assistant who works behind the scenes. Deni is married to Reb and they have three dogs and two cats that live in their household.
Rachel T.

Rachel T.

Veterinary Technician

Rachel joined TAH full time, after graduating from Baker College in 2018. Rachel spends her time with two crazy dogs and two cats. In her free time she enjoys spending time outside and is an avid movie goer.
Jessie B., LVT

Jessie B., LVT

Veterinary Technician

Jessie is a wife, mom, and veterinary technician. She has been a veterinary technician for 14 years. Jessie has 4 kids, 1 dog and a cat. In her free time, you can find Jessie outdoors with her family or participating in sports.
Meghan Z.

Meghan Z.

Veterinary Assistant

Meghan joined our team in 2018. Meghan is a Homer native. Her and her husband Aaron share their home with Sophie Mae (dog), and Miss Kitty and Phoenix (cats).
Melissa P.

Melissa P.

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Melissa joined our team in July of 2020. She is originally from New York City and moved to Michigan in March of 2020. She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program at San Juan College. In her free time, Melissa enjoys comic book collecting, gaming, and hiking. Melissa shares her home with husband Alex, son Dean, and 2 dogs (Jax and Bear)
Ashlee F.

Ashlee F.

Veterinary Assistant

Ashlee joined our team as a veterinary assistant in December of 2022. She has 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 1 guinea pig. In her free time, Ashlee enjoys spending time with her fiance’, family and pets. She loves to cook. Ashlee is currently enrolled at Jackson College to pursue a business degree.

Kali D.

Kali D.

Customer Service Representative

Kali joined our team in March of 2022. She and her husband share their home with 3 dogs, 1 cat, reptiles, fish and chickens. In her free time, Kali loves to hunt, fish, and kayak.
Colleen M.

Colleen M.

Customer Service Representative

Colleen joined our team in August of 2022. She and her husband Ben have 3 son’s and a daughter combined. They share their home with 2 dogs and 2 cats. In her spare time, Colleen enjoys traveling, attending concerts, and spending time with family and friends.
Please and thank you.

Lisa A.

Lisa A.

Customer Service Representative

Lisa joined our team in July of 2020 as a customer service representative. She is a very proud mom of her son. Lisa is a lover of hounds. Whippets, dachshunds, and salukis are her favorites. In her free time, Lisa enjoys music, nature and kind people.
Megan M.

Megan M.

Customer Service Representative

Megan moved to Michigan from Clarksville, Tennessee in December of 2020 and she joined our team in January of 2021. Megan and her husband Tate have 2 boys and 2 dogs. In her free time, she loves being outdoors and spending time with family.

Melissa K.

Melissa K.

Kennel Manager

Melissa joined our team in 2020. She shares her home with her husband, Arron, and their two kids. They have two dogs and three cats. In her free time, Melissa loves to watch movies and read.
Sarah H.

Sarah H.

Kennel Assistant

Sarah joined our team as a kennel assistant in February of 2022. She knew as a small child, she had a passion to take care of animals. Sarah has a cat named Rescue and a dog named Apollo. In her free time, Sarah enjoys being outside, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and spending time with her nephew.
Hunter R.

Hunter R.

Kennel Assistant

Hunter joined our team in August of 2022 after graduating from Homer High School. He likes to spend time with his boyfriend, family, and friends. In his free time, Hunter likes to be outdoors, watch movies, cook, and read. Hunter plans to enroll at KCC in the fall for general studies.

Providing kind and compassionate care.

Hours

Mon, Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thur: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 8:00 AM - Noon
Sun: Closed

Location

828 North Main
Tekonsha, MI 49092
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