in Okemos, MI



5135 Times Square Place
Okemos, MI  48864-1161

(517) 347-8621

Hospital Number: 0724

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Hospital Hours

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  • Description
    Michigan State University houses one of the nation’s foremost animal health programs. It is quite fitting then that a short drive from Michigan State’s Lansing campus is one of the nation’s most trusted pet health care providers, Banfield Pet Hospital of Okemos.
    Banfield has spent over 50 years bringing health and wellness to pets with our premium pet health services offered at every Banfield location. Whether you are seeking treatment for your dog, cat or something a bit more exotic, Banfield’s Okemos staff is ready to give your pet the attention and care that they deserve.
    Conveniently located near the Meridian Mall, Okemos’ Banfield Pet Hospital is making it easier than ever to be an active partner in your pet’s overall health and well-being.
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and walk-in visits. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Okemos guests.
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Skin Care
    • Parasite Control
    • Dentistry
    • Internal Medicine
    • Radiology
    • Geriatrics
    • Cardiology
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Microchipping
    • Nutritional Counseling
    • Vaccinations
    • Emergency Care
    • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Team

    Dr. Elaine Yip


    Dr. Elaine Yip was born and raised in San Francisco. She is a California girl at heart but traveled to the great Midwest to attend veterinary school at Purdue University. Her passion for veterinary medicine includes preventive medicine and nutrition. She has been with Banfield Pet Hospital since 2014 and has at least 6 years combined experience in small animal medicine. When she is not working at the hospital, she enjoys lounging in the sun with her dog (Higgs), hiking and trying out new recipes! More Details >>

    Colleen Phillipich

    Veterinary Technician and Shift Lead

    Colleen graduated from the MSU Veterinary Technology program in 2009, go state! She worked with a large variety of animals before joining Banfield including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and many different kinds of exotic and pocket pets. She joined Banfield in May 2014 and has loved her job and co workers ever since! At home she has a crazy golden Retriever named Molly and two kitties, Izzy and Abby, whom she loves very much! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, reading, gardening and going to her cottage. More Details >>

    Natasha Lower

    Veterinary Assistant

    Natasha is originally from Battle Creek, MI and attended Michigan State University where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in animal science. She loves working with all animals, however, small animals are her favorite. She has two dogs of her own, Parker Grace and Tucker. Parker Grace is a spunky 1-year-old Australian cattle dog, and Tucker is a boxer/bassett hound mix. She loves the pets and clients at Banfield, as well as the friendships among the staff. More Details >>

    Jessi Rizza

    Veterinary Assistant

    Jessi has been with Banfield Pet Hospital since May 2014. She grew up in the Chicago suburbs before moving to East Lansing for her bachelor's degree in zoology from Michigan State. She has been working as a veterinary assistant since graduation and will soon be a certified veterinary technician. She is a huge hockey fan (go Blackhawks!) and loves her tabby cat, Smaug. More Details >>

    Amber TerHaar

    Veterinary Technician

    Amber received her associate degree in applied sciences from the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado. She passed her national and state licensing exams in Michigan becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician, and joined the Banfield team of Okemos in July 2014. Amber is a member of MAVT and is looking to further her career as a veterinary technician specialist. She has a boxer mutt named Honey, a corgi named Scout, and a Maine Coon named Emeriss. In her free time, Amber enjoys playing the flute, listening to her hometown marching band, and spending time with family. Her favorite past time is heading up north to the Pine River with her dogs and family and camping out. More Details >>

    Allegra Spencer

    Veterinary Assistant

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    Giana Guerra

    Client Service Coordinator

    Giana has been with Banfield since February 2014. She just moved back here from Colorado (3 years). She is a CSC and loves our clients and pets we see. She has 2 dogs (Loki and Iris) and 5 cats (Bon Qui Qui, Simba, Kovu, Kiara, and Mymy). Giana loves to laugh and make people smile. More Details >>

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