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State Road Animal Hospital

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5343 N. State Rd.
Alma, MI 48801
Phone: 989-463-4486
Fax: 989-463-9096

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday8:006:00
Tuesday8:005:00
Wednesday8:00 - 5:0012:00 - 1:00
Thursday8:005:00
Friday8:005:00
Saturday9:006:00
Sunday11:003:00
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Sharon Waugh, DVM

Sharon Waugh, DVM, is a 2008 graduate of Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. She is the owner and a veterinarian at State Road Animal Hospital. Prior to coming to State Road, she worked as an associate veterinarian at a small animal practice in Maine. She is passionate about surgery and very knowledge about emerging tick borne diseases.  Dr. Waugh, her husband, and son, share their home with 3 dogs (Otis, Oreo, and Charlie), 2 cats (Daq and Nemo), and a lion head rabbit (Moxie). In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and partaking in almost any outdoor activity.

Thomas Finn, DVM

Dr. Thomas Finn, DVM, is a 2017 graduate of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. During his time in both undergraduate study and veterinary school Dr. Finn spent several summers at State Road, and is excited to return to his hometown to serve its animals and their owners. Dr. Finn values the owner-animal-doctor team, established by open and honest communication in the decisions the owner and doctor make together for the animal’s health. In his spare time Dr. Finn enjoys spending time with family and their miniature Dachshund Annie, biking, and following Purdue athletics.

Kathryn J. Gruca, DVM

Dr. Kathryn J. Gruca, DVM graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She has worked in small animal practice in the Mid-Michigan area ever since. Kathy enjoys the exciting and rewarding variety of day to day events in the veterinary field. She values open and comfortable communication with owners while providing the utmost care for their pets. Outside of veterinary medicine, Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband Ryan, their son Henry and their English Mastiff, Brittany. She loves outdoor activities, spending time with family, and running in long distance races.

Shannon, Practice Manager

Shannon started working at SRAH in 2015. She initially started her career at State Road Animal Hospital as a client services representative, but quickly advanced to client services supervisor and then practice manager.  Shannon enjoys watching pets be reunited with their owners after a brief stay. The bond between the pet and owner is undeniable. Shannon has one daughter, a Skye Terrier named Jessie and four spoiled kittens. In her spare time, Shannon loves to spend time with family and friends and enjoying life

Kris, Book Keeper & Kennel Manager

Kris has worked at State Road Animal Hospital since 2006. Her primary responsibilities are bookkeeper and kennel assistant. She loves to watch everything that goes into making a sick animal healthy again, and to see the happiness of the families when they take their well pet home again. Izzy, our retired clinic cat lives with Kris. When not working, Kris likes to travel, read, and spend time with family.

Eden, Client Services Supervisor

Eden joined SRAH in 2016.  She is responsible for greeting clients and their pets, as well as assisting in answering phones, checking patients out after appointments, and scheduling appointments.  In her free time, Eden enjoys exploring Michigan and playing with her pets - Van Beuren, Dutchess, and Marie. 

Jayme, Certified Laser Therapist & Kennel Assistant

Jayme has worked at State Road Animal Hospital since 2012. Jayme is responsible for laser appointments. She is also responsible for helping keep the kennels clean, autoclaving surgical instruments, and walking hospitalized patients. Jayme has 3 dogs, a Shih Tzu Mix, Boston Terrier, and Yorkie. She enjoys kayaking, karaoke, traveling, and spending time with family. Jayme enjoys meeting all the laser patients and parents and getting to know them along the way.

Miranda, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Miranda is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Her main responsibility is to assist the doctors in holding animals, monitoring anesthesia, and to order supplies for the exam rooms and vaccines. She graduated from Baker College in 2013 and has a passion for internal medicine and cytology. Miranda has three children, and a cat named Potato. When she is not working she is enjoying the day with her kids. 

Veronica, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Recently joining State Road in September 2017, Veronica attended Baker College in Cadillac, MI graduating in 2017 as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She loves meeting all of the patients and getting to know their owners as well. Veronica has one foster dog Gracie, and a three legged cat name Gamel. In her free time she likes to take her foster dog running and she likes to participate in outdoor activities.

Lesli, Veterinary Assistant

Lesli has been employed at State Road Animal Hospital since 1989. Her primary responsibility is the surgery and assisting with treatments. She likes helping owners do what is best for their pets. Lesli is married, and has a dog named Sammy (a Welsh Springer Spaniel/Pit Bull cross), a cat named Howard, and a flock of backyard chickens. She enjoys gardening in her spare time.

Ashley, Patient Services Assistant

Ashley started working at SRAH in 2015. Ashley has 2 very loving dogs, Bear, a black lab and, Sophie, a Shih Tzu. Ashley has a strong love for all types of animals. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pets. In Ashley's spare time, she loves to go camping, trail riding and traveling.

Dianna, Patient Services Assistant

Deanna started working at SRAH in 2016, her responsibilities include making sure we are stocked with pharmacy bottles to make sure our furry friends can get the medications they need. Deanna has two children and two dogs, when not working at SRAH, she enjoys taking her dogs on walks. 

Linda, Client Services & Certified Laser Technician

Linda has worked at SRAH since 1998.  She served as the practice manager from 2008-2016, when she decided to step down to spend more time with family. Every day she sees the positive impact that animals have in the lives of people and is passionate about doing all she can to strengthen that very special bond  Linda is married with 3 grown children who have flown the nest, 2 grandchildren, and 2  cats - Taz and Stuart, the retired clinic cat. In her free time she enjoys camping, the outdoors, surfing Pinterest and redecorating.

Corinna, Client Services Representative

Corinna is a Client Service Representative at SRAH. She began working with us in 2017, her responsibilities include stocking the over the counter products, and updating the communication board for the clinic. Corinna has four children and 4 big dogs. Corinna enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dogs daily. Corinna works very hard to make sure that each client and patient has a good experience here at SRAH. 

Tanya, Client Services Representative

Tanya is a Client Service Representative at SRAH. She began working with us in 2017. Tanya enjoys greeting clients and getting to meet their pets. Tanya has two cats and a grand dog. When not working at SRAH she enjoys watching her son play sports or spending time with her family.

Ashley L, Client Services Representative

Ashley has been working for state road animal hospital part time for the last few summers, and has recently joined SRAH as a full-time employee. Ashley is a Customer Service Representative, and Veterinary Assistant. Ashley has three cats and one dog. When she is not at work she enjoys taking her dog Jessie for a walk and working on her studies for pre-veterinary studies.

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Testimonials

The office staff rock...my cat even thinks so! Excellent service, you can really tell they care :)

Pam F. / Alma, MI

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday8:006:00
Tuesday8:005:00
Wednesday8:00 - 5:0012:00 - 1:00
Thursday8:005:00
Friday8:005:00
Saturday9:006:00
Sunday11:003:00
Day Open Closed
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00 8:00 8:00 - 5:00 8:00 8:00 9:00 11:00
6:00 5:00 12:00 - 1:00 5:00 5:00 6:00 3:00

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  • 5343 N. State Rd. Alma, MI 48801
  • 989-463-4486
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