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.
Dr. Kathryn J. Gruca
Kathryn Gruca, DVM practices as part of State Road Animal Hospital's Urgent Care team. Dr. Gruca 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. She enjoys the exciting and rewarding variety of day to day events in the veterinary field. Dr. Gruca values open and comfortable communication with owners while providing the utmost care for their pets. Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband Ryan, their son and daughter, and their English Mastiff. She also loves outdoor activities, spending time with family, and running in long-distance races.
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.
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.
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.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Brandi graduated from Michigan State University in 2017 and has worked in Mid-Michigan since. She started full time with SRAH in the spring of 2018.
Julie joined SRAH in August 2018. She started as a client service representative but has since joined the patient services team. She truly loves working in veterinary medicine.
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.
Client Services Representative
Chelsea has enjoys educating clients and interacting with them and their pets on a daily basis. She joined SRAH in November 2018.