Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    Philip Engelhardt

    Dr. Engelhardt is an established veterinarian who has been in practice for over forty years. He had Bay Valley Animal Hospital built in 1979.

    Dr. Engelhardt and Nancy, his wife, are proud parents of their three children, Amy, Philip, and Paul.

    He is a compassionate veterinarian who loves working with animals. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling to his cabin in the U.P., and spending time with his pets; Bentley, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and his Siamese cats.

  • Dr.
    Elizabeth Hogen

    Dr. Elizabeth Hogen joined Bay Valley Animal Hospital in October 2015. She is from Los Angeles, CA and went to UC Santa Barbara for her undergraduate degree and worked as a vet tech all throughout college. Wanting to become a veterinarian since she was a child, she eventually attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine for vet school and completed her clinical year at Oregon State University. She has special interests in soft tissue surgery as well as medicine.
     

    In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys traveling to new places with her husband, spending time with family and friends, baking delicious treats, going to the beach, and doing arts and crafts, such as painting.
     

    Dr. Hogen's pets include a Siamese cat named Jade, 2 Bengals named Merlin and Sven, and a yellow lab named Oliver.

  • Dr.
    Philip Engelhardt
    Jr.

    Dr. Philip Engelhardt Jr. joined Bay Valley Animal Hospital in 2016. He is a native of Bay City, Michigan and grew up watching his father practice veterinary medicine at the family practice. He earned a business degree at Northwood University and later attended veterinary school at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, completing his clinics at Oregon State University.  His special interests include internal medicine.

    In his free time, Phil enjoys traveling with his wife, photography, horticulture, aquariums, and relaxing with the pets for movie night.

    He has three cats, a Siamese cat named Jade, and two Bengals named Merlin and Sven, and a yellow lab named Oliver.

  • Brianne
    Receptionist

    Brianne has been employed with Bay Valley Animal Hospital since mid 2016. She has volunteered/worked in a veterinary clinic since the age of approximately 10 years old. 

    She is the proud mother of her two sons ages 6 and 3. She enjoys spending time with them doing outdoor activities such as going to the beach and kayaking. 

    She is also the pet parent of a puggle named Noel, two guinea pigs named Tito and Arlo, and a gerbil named Pikachu. 

  • Jen
    L.V.T.

    Jen has been employed at Bay Valley Animal Hospital since 2002. She graduated from Baker College in 2004 with a degree in Veterinary Technology.

    Jen loves all types of animals and has enjoyed owning dogs, cats, rabbits, small rodents, ducks, and hedgehogs. She especially enjoys obedience training with her dogs. 

  • Kristen
    L.V.T

    Kristen is a 2016 graduate from the Baker College of Flint Veterinary Technician Program. She is a native to the Bay area, loves all animals and is passionate about educating clients. Her  favorite breed would be the American Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

    Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and 1-year-old son along with a pack of dogs within the family. She is very crafty and loves DIY projects. 

  • Joyce
    Receptionist

    One of the newest receptionist. Joyce started off as a LVT in Saginaw for 7 years after graduating from MSU. Joyce went on to work for DOW for 25 years as a toxicology laboratory animal technologist. Retired summer of 2018.

    Joyce is now retired and finally back to her roots working with cats and dogs, which she loves!

    Joyce is married with 3 adult daughters, 2 four-legged daughters (dogs) and 5 grand puppies and kitties. 

    In Joyce's spare time she loves to read, and is actively involved with her church! 

  • Jennifer
    CVA, CVPM

    Jennifer has been in veterinary medicine since 1994. She received her Certified Veterinary Assistant degree from Kirtland Community College in 1995. She started working as an assistant and a groomer. She owned a grooming salon. She started at Briarwood Veterinary Hospital in Grand Blanc in February 1999 as head kennel attendant, then moved up to a receptionist and veterinary assistant. She took over as Practice Manager in 2004. She received her Certified Veterinary Practice Manager in 2010. She has been a Practice Manager/ Hospital Administrator for 15 years. She started here at Bay Valley Animal Hospital in October 2018 as the Hospital Administrator. 

  • Jeanette
    Veterinary Assistant

    Jeanette is originally from Houston, Texas. She moved here 5 years ago. She has been a veterinary assistant since 2004. 

    She is still getting used to the cold winters, but it helps that she has 2 kids, a dog, 2 cats, and a rabbit to snuggle with! 

  • Tori
    Receptionist

    Tori joined the Bay Valley Hospital team in 2019. She moved here from California and managed a dog hotel for 3 years before moving here. 

    She is a mother to 2 children and 1 dog. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside hiking or kayaking. 

  • Natalie
    Kennel Attendant

    Natalie joined the Bay Valley Hospital team in September of 2019. She is currently attending Delta college and will be transferring to SVSU to study biology and veterinary medicine next fall. 

    She has 3 dogs, 4 cats, and a guinea pig. In her free time she enjoys gardening,  baking, and watching TV shows with her puggle named Slurpee. 

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed