Willoughby Veterinary Hospital is proud to serve Holt, MI, and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.

We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet and giving them the same loving attention and care. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.

Willoughby Veterinary Hospital believes in the bond between owners and their pets. For this reason, we will do everything we can to ensure our patients have long and healthy lives.

We work hard to ensure our patients receive the very best veterinary care by learning all we can and staying up to date in the newest advances.

We also want our patients and their owners to be happy every time they visit our office. Our entire staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They are here to help you. We also work hard to ensure our office is clean and fresh smelling.

With smiling faces, we look forward to meeting new clients and their pets.

If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don’t hesitate to call us at (517) 694-2171. Thank you!


Our Team


Dr. Amanda Houk, DVM

Dr. Amanda Houk is an MSU graduate from the class of 2013. After graduating she started her veterinary career working in emergency medicine. In 2015 Dr. Houk started working both Emergency and Day practice. Interests include general medicine, surgery, dermatology, and gastroenterology.

Dr. Houk is married to her life long best friend Thomas Houk and they have 2 dogs – a Rottweiler and a German Shepherd, and a cat.


Ashley Brown, LVT

Ashley is a 2013 graduate of MSU’s veterinary technician program. After school, she started working in emergency medicine and has done so for the past 6 years.

Ashley is married and her husband, Aaron is a school teacher. They have 2 fur babies – Daisy and Lilly.


Ashley Maxwell, VT

Ashley has worked in Veterinary Medicine since 2015. At home she has three dogs, a cocker spaniel named Cooper, an english springer spaniel named Duke and a Chihuahua named Yoshi.


Sarah Porter, Veterinary Assistant

Sarah is a 2020 graduate of MSU, currently working on her application to the MSU veterinary program. She started working as a veterinary assistant 3 years ago, starting in emergency medicine and now in day practice. She is very passionate about helping animals and providing the best possible care to every animal that walks in the door.

Her favorite activity is cuddling with her 4-year-old dog, Blueberry.


Jessica, Reception

Im Jess, I started in Vet Med in 2017, I am married and have two Kids, 3 dogs, and 2 cats. I currently work at Willoughby and MSU as a Vet assistant. I am In school for LVT.


Taylor Carey, Receptionist / Assistant In Training

Joined the team as a part-time receptionist in April 2019. Taylor works on a dairy farm, shows in 4H, goes to MSU, and is studying animal science. In her spare time, she likes to work on the farm and does race cars with her family C. T performance



Mikey, LVT

Hi, my name is Mikey. I recently moved from El Paso, Texas in January of 2021. I have been a Texas Certified Veterinary Technician for 16 years. I have 2 gorgeous baby girls named Griselda Blanco & Bonnie Parker, who are MaltiPoos. I love animals and love doing my part for them.


Cheryl Gamber, Inventory

Bio Coming Soon!


Kelsey Simpson, Veterinary Assistant

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Jordyn Hughes – Receptionist

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