Meet Our Team

  • Chris Bruning

    Chris Bruning DVM a 1981 graduate of Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, has been providing veterinary services at Brookside Veterinary Hospital in Kingsley, Michigan for over 10 years.

    Chris is a supporter of 4-H, serving as a leader, has a rescue and adoption program for abandon kittens and is a team leader for the Critter Crew, a Relay for Life team for the American Cancer Society. In her off time, Chris shows her French Bulldogs, Japanese Chins and Cavilier King Charles Spaniel at various dog shows.

  • Jamie Larsen

    Jamie Larsen LVT, is a 2004 graduate of Baker College with an associates degree in Applied Science. Jamie has worked for Brookside Veterinary Hospital since graduation.

  • Mary McDaniel

    Mary McDaniel, receptionist, the first person you will see when you come in, loves working with the furry population.  Mary has been at Brookside since 2005.

  • Thelma

    Thelma, has been our receptionist since we opened in 1999. The past few years she has been semi-retired, choosing to spend her days holding down the cat bed in the treatment area.

  • Cedar

    Cedar, doing what he does best. He has yet to meet a food bowl he doesn't like. He came to us as one of our rescue kittens, but he is so annoying no one would want him so I guess he's ours.

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