Staff

Jessie Oesterreicher, Veterinary Assistant

Originally from Chesaning, Jessie currently attends Saginaw Valley State University and wanted to work at Gratiot Animal Hospital to prepare herself for vet school—our friendly atmosphere and preeminent doctors were also a big draw, too! Jessie spent her whole life on a farm with horses, cattle, chickens, cats,...

Stacie Meter, Veterinary Assistant

Stacie graduated from Michigan State University, then ventured down to Virginia to work for a bit before eventually returning to Saginaw when she saw a job ad at our hospital—the rest is history. An important time in her life was in the second grade, where her teacher’s father...

Kristen Young, Veterinary Assistant

Kristen has lived in Freeland her entire life, and her parents have even been taking all their animals to Gratiot Animal Hospital for over 25 years. She ended up working here because she enjoyed the friendly and caring staff, and Dr. Gilbert personally asked her if she wanted...

Angie Mossner, Client Care Representative

Angie has lived in Saginaw her entire life and ended up with us at the hospital after answering a local ad for a receptionist. The rest is history! As someone who always had a love for animals, she remembers even playing “veterinarian” as a young child. Angie has...

Courtney Graebner, LVT

Originally from Houston, Texas, Courtney’s family relocated to Saginaw where she spent the majority of her life. She came to Gratiot Animal Hospital after coming home for the summer the year after she graduated MSU, where she earned a bachelor’s in animal science. She then took online courses at...

Ashley Samuel, LVT

Ashley hails from Freeland and grew up on a farm where she was constantly caring for animals. After high school, she worked as a veterinary assistant for five years, which propelled her to further pursue a career in the industry. From there, she attended Baker College of Port...

Sam McGeathy, LVT

Sam grew up in Auburn but now currently resides in Hemlock—she attended Baker College of Flint for her degree. As someone who always loved caring for animals and who grew up working for her family’s pet-sitting business, working at our hospital was a natural move...

Heather Boyer, LVT

Heather grew up in Saginaw and attended Cedar Valley College. She always had an interest in medicine and love for animals, so working at our hospital was a natural career choice for her. Heather shares her home with two cats, Carl and Leo, who were both strays. Carl...

Amy Fath, LVT, CVPM

Amy grew up in Whitmore Lake but now lives in St. Charles. She attended Baker College in Owosso for business management and Baker College in Flint for veterinary technology. Growing up, she was raised in a hunting family, so she was surrounded by Beagles, Labradors, German Shorthaired Pointers and...