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ronald_moiles.pngRonald Moiles, DVM with wife, Candy | Hospital Owner

Education: Michigan State University


Dr. Moiles is the owner and Hospital Administrator of the Kalamazoo Animal Hospital.  He received his bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry from Michigan State University in 1978.  Dr Moiles graduated from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981.  He and his wife grew up in mid-Michigan and moved to Kalamazoo in 1983.  They have two grown sons. Dr. Moiles also owns and operates the Texas Corners Animal Hospital .  He enjoys fishing, gardening and is an outdoor enthusiast. Family pets include Max (a Miniature Australian Shepard), Willow (a Doberman Pinscher), and three cats (Sophie, Tara, and Gemma).


angela_kautzer.jpgAngela Kautzer, DVM | Veterinarian

Education: Michigan State University

Dr. Kautzer was born in Kenosha Wisconsin, but later moved to Sterling Heights, MI. After receiving her undergraduate work from Oakland University and Michigan State University, Dr. Kautzer graduated from MSU's college of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.  She has been with the Kalamazoo Animal Hospital since 2007. Dr. Kautzer enjoys playing sports, traveling and spending time with her husband, Dr. Brett Veneklase, and their cat Lillie and their dog Mia.


lisa_prudhomme.jpgLisa Prudhomme, DVM | Veterinarian

Education: Iowa State University

Dr. Prudhomme graduated from Iowa State University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1996 and has been in small animal practice for the past 13 years. Before coming to Michigan, she practiced in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri (where she was in a radiology residency).  Dr. Prudhomme and her husband have four children and two dogs.


  Jacqueline Dessoliers, DVM | Veterinarian

 Education: Michigan State University

Dr. Dessoliers was born and raised in California and received a bachelor of arts in public health from University of California, Berkeley.  Following her dream to become a veterinarian, she moved over to the midwest to attend Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.  She enjoys cooking, baking, arts, and crafts and spending time with her cat, Pumpkin.  


 Kerra Gray, LVT, VTS (CP, c/f) | Hospital Manager

 Years in practice: 15

 Education: Michigan State University

Kerra has worked in veterinary medicine since she was a teenager, starting as a kennel  assistant and eventually graduating from Michigan State University as a licensed veterinary technician in 2005. In November, 2014, she achieved a veterinary technician specialty in canine and feline clinical practice from the Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Clinical Practice. She joined Kalamazoo Animal Hospital in October, 2016. When not working, she enjoys the company of her dog and three cats.


Marie C. | Veterinary Technician

Education: Purdue University

Marie started her career in veterinary medicine working in kennels. After a short time, she was promoted to a receptionist and assistant position. She then attended Purdue University to study Veterinary Technology. Since graduating in 2001, she has worked as a licensed veterinary technician. She has a husband, two kids, one dog, and multiple cats. She enjoys playing flute, reading books, playing with her kids, and watching TV. 


Kaitlin (Kitty) C. | Veterinary Assistant

Education: Ross Medical Education Center

Kitty is a graduate of Ross Medical Education Center’s Veterinary Assisting program. She has been with Kalamazoo Animal Hospital since 2016. Previously, Kitty worked in childcare for 9 years as an infant caregiver and graduated KVCC with an art degree in 2010. She loves working with animals and has four cats of her own at home, Bruce, Harley, Arnold, and Maria. When not at work, she enjoys spending time outside, DIY projects, and sewing.


Johnna I. | Veterinary Assistant

Education: Ross Medical Education Center

Johnna graduated from the Ross Medical Education Center's Veterinary Assisting program. She completed her program-required externship at KAH and decided to stay on as a permanent team member. She is a real animal lover, and has several pets of her own, including a small herd of Chihuahuas. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. 


 Kelly F. | Veterinary Assistant

 Education: Ross Medical Education Center

Kelly was born in Berlin, Germany but has lived most of her life in Kalamazoo. At an early age, Kelly fell in love with animals and knew she wanted to work with them someday. She graduated from Ross Medical Education Center's Veterinary Assisting program in 2017 and has been at KAH ever since. Kelly is married and has a son, one dog named Zelda, and one cat named Fenris. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, playing video games, watching movies, crafting, and reading. 


Melissa B. | Veterinary Assistant

Education: Animal Behavior College

Melissa received her certification in veterinary assisting from the Animal Behavior College. Becoming a veterinary assistant has fulfilled her dream of working with animals. At home, she has several pets, including a very fluffy Samoyed named Fancy. When not working, she and her husband love to travel. 


Karen B. | Receptionist

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

Karen was born and raised in Chicago but has lived in Portage for the last 17 years.  She earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts at the University of Illinois in 1993.  Karen has always had a passion for animals and has worked for a dog rescue group.  She and her husband have three wonderful daughters, two dogs and two cats.  Her free time is spent doing family activities, playing with the dogs and taking walks on trails.

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