Our Team

The Midland Animal Clinic team

Our staff of expert veterinary doctors and skilled vet assistants and technicians are ready to help when your pet needs us. Contact us today to learn more.

Mr. James Whipple, Pet Care

 Mr. Whipple received his Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan. Earlier he was a caseworker with the Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Harrison, Michigan and a technician with Pillsbury in KC. His pet family includes some felines, past and present. He enjoys hunting, fishing, biking and traveling. He is very much interested in the many aspects of Veterinary Medicine.

Tiffany, Veterinary Assistant


Jason, Receptionist


Kelly, Operations Manager

Kelly was raised in Bay City, Michigan, and married in 1984.  She followed her husband around the United States as he made his career of 21 years in the Coast Guard.  During this time Kelly schooled and obtained her veterinary technician license.  She has 2 children, 1 granddaughter, 2 horses, 2 shelties and a great dane.  She loves adventures and hanging out with family and friends.  Kelly has been with Midland Animal Clinic since 2006.

Tara, Assistant Manager

Tara received her Associates degree in Business Management from Delta College. She got her start in the veterinary field in 2006 when she obtained a position as a Kennel Assistant, and then quickly advanced to Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist.  She has been with MAC since 2012; since 2016 she has served as Assistant Manager. She has a special passion for team leadership and patient care and takes pride in her role serving our clients and their furry family members. Tara has 3 furry children including an American Bulldog/Pit Bull Mix, Paisley, a Chihuahua/ Rat Terrier mix, Paris and a Himalayan cat, Kiki. She also has 2 human sons who keep her very busy.In her spare time Tara enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and anything else that involves spending time with her fiance' and their children! 

Kayla, Veterinary Assistant

I have been working as a Veterinary Assistant since 2015. I enjoy my work with our amazing clients and providing them the best care for their furry friends.  In my free time I train and show horses, and love spending time camping or hanging out at home with my family, which includes our two dogs and two cats. 

Jessica, Pet Care

Jessica graduated from Western High School in 2010. She then joined the MAC family becoming part of our Pet Care team. Jessica loves animals and eventually wants to work towards a career as a Veterinary Technician. She has lived in the area all of her life. Her family has several animals that include two English Bulldogs, two Toy Poodles, a Bull Terrier, a Shih Tzu, and a cat. Her personal pet is an English Bulldog named Lexie who is quite a character!. In her free time, she loves riding dirt bikes and four wheelers, playing softball, camping, riding her pedal bike, and spending time with family and friends. Jessica is also a huge Detroit Tigers fan. Go Tigers!

Nicole, Veterinary Assistant

Nicole studied Business Management and Office Administration at Delta College. Recently she received her AAHA Receptionist Certificate. She has worked in the veterinary field for 16 years, joining MAC in 2011. Nicole is married to her husband, Steven, and has two children. Also part of her family are 3 labradors and a cat. In her free time she enjoys camping, spending time outdoors and family time.

Mandy, Assistant


Haley, Assistant 

Haley has a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Michigan State University. She joined the MAC team in December of 2017. Haley is married to her husband, Thomas. She has a dog named Jack and two horses, K.G. and Bishop. In her free time, Haley enjoys being outdoors, riding her horses, reading, and spend time with her family, friends, and fur babies.

Sarah, Receptionist


Carman, Receptionist


Tracey, Receptionist

Tracey has a Bachelors degree in Animal Bioscience from Penn State University. She has previously worked at Veterinary Hospitals in Ebensburg, PA and in Avon Lake, OH.  Tracey has worked at MAC for almost 7 years now. She has one Jack Russell Terrier named Chip at home and two children, Haley and Ryan. She has been married to her husband, Rodney for 23 years. In her free time Tracey likes to go on hikes, spend time with her family and loves to cook and bake.

Kayla, Receptionist

Kayla recently moved here in Midland from Orange, California. She has always had a love for animals and is excited to finally start working where she can be around them all the time. This is her first vet clinic that she has had the opportunity to work at and is excited to learn as much as she can about different kinds of animals! She has two pets in her family that she adopted; Bailey who is a Mastiff mix and Colby who is her cat. In her free time, Kayla likes to spend time with family and friends, read, hang out with her pets, and watch hockey.

Jennifer, LVT Urgent Care


Kathryn, LVT Urgent Care


Jessica, LVT

Jessica graduated with her Associates in Veterinary Technology from Colorado Mountain College in 2015, and joined MAC in January 2016. She resides in Midland with her boyfriend Josh and their two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, camping and traveling.