Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Veterinarians


Dr. Lawrence Nauta, DVM </bR> Practice Owner photo

Dr. Lawrence Nauta, DVM
Practice Owner

Dr. Nauta acquired CAH in 1993. He is an MSU graduate and a proud Spartan fan! He is passionate about taking care of pets and their people. Away from CAH, Dr. Nauta enjoys quality time at home and traveling with his family.

Dr. Taylor Cervantes, DVM  photo

Dr. Taylor Cervantes, DVM

Dr. Cervantes attended MSU college of veterinary medicine where she graduated in 2018. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crafting & trying out the local cuisine. She has been a welcome addition to our staff. She shows love and compassion to all the animals and their owners.

Dr. Ashley Womersley, DVM  photo

Dr. Ashley Womersley, DVM

Before going to Vet School at MSU, Dr. Womersley grew up in Grand Rapids, MI where she attended Norview High School and Grand Rapids Community College. After graduation from Vet School in 2012 she worked for a mixed practice animal clinic in Alpena, MI. She enjoys spending her free time with her family. She is enjoying spending more time with her extended family now that she is back in the Grand Rapids area, and when she can find the time, she likes gardening and hiking.

Managers


Debbie BA, CVPM  photo

Debbie BA, CVPM

Deb has extensive experience in veterinary management. he enjoys time with her four teenagers. When not dividing her time between their sports events, she enjoys long walks, a good book and quality time with family and friends. Deb is a caring leader and a great teacher. The years of experience she brings is valuable to our team.

Dianne </br> Retired CPA photo

Dianne
Retired CPA

Dianne is a retired CPA and shares her skills at CAH by helping with auditing and inventory. She loves to travel and spend time with family and friends. She is a volunteer at her church and spends most of her free time with her much loved rescue dog, Lily. Dianne’s attention to detail makes CAH a better place to be.

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Kate
Administrative assistant

Kate assists in the day to day operations at CAH. She stays very busy with 4 kids involved in sports. When home, she spends her time outside working in the yard and playing with her goats and dogs.

Renee</br> Practice Manager photo

Renee
Practice Manager

Renee is our practice manager and says she loves that she has the privilege to manage such an amazing staff full of caring and compassionate people! She enjoys travel, photography, reading, cooking and baking. Renee has a degree in baking and pastry arts from Johnson and Wales University. Renee's three cats, Willow, Heiyew, and Rubeus hold down her home while she is at CAH.

Veterinary Technicians


Alexandra, LVT  photo

Alexandra, LVT

Alexandra attended Baker College and joined us as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She is a gymnast who is passionate about the sport and also coaches young gymnasts! Alexandra enjoys fishing and camping, especially in the UP. Her great attitude and hard work are a pleasure to have here at CAH.

Bethany, LVT  photo

Bethany, LVT

Bethany is a baker college graduate. She enjoys all aspects of being a veterinary technician! Bethany says it is her passion to heal sick and injured animals & has been with us since June 2016! She was a member of the 4-H club growing up and enjoyed showing animals. When not inside with her dog & cats you will find her outside with her Goats, rabbits, and chickens!

Bridget, LVT  photo

Bridget, LVT

Bridget is a licensed veterinary technician on our team. She is a graduate of Baker College. Bridget enjoys outdoor activities, Volleyball, movies, reading, and cooking. Her professionalism and hard work are above and beyond. We are proud to have her on our team.

Emily LVT  photo

Emily LVT

Emily is a graduate of Baker College and joined our team as a veterinary technician. She enjoys reading, writing, photography, and spending time outdoors. Emily is dependable and a quick learner. She does not give up and her sweet personality shines!

Sharyn, LVT  photo

Sharyn, LVT

Valerie, LVT  photo

Valerie, LVT

Valerie has been with CAH since 2007! She graduated from Sanford Brown as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2013. She loves a good book and spending time with friends and family. Val is an excellent technician with a caring heart. We are fortunate to have her.

Kelly, LVT  photo

Kelly, LVT

Kelly attended Baker College in Muskegon to obtain her license as an LVT. She has been with us since 2013! Outside of work, she enjoys a good book or movie that makes you think and a good Bonfire with friends and family. Kelly’s knowledge is a huge asset and we can always count on her to be a step ahead.

Samantha, LVT  photo

Samantha, LVT

Samantha is a licensed Veterinary Technician graduate from Baker college of Cadillac. She enjoys hunting and spending time outside. Sam enjoys traveling and hanging with friends around the bonfire.

Receptionist


Alex  photo

Alex

Alex is a member of our customer care team. She enjoys reading and watching true crime television. Alex loves spending time with her husband and girls on their hobby farm. Her compassion and dedication to helping clients and pets are top-notch!

Jessica  photo

Jessica

Julie  photo

Julie

Julie has been with CAH since 1997! Her kids keep her busy, When she is not running to their sporting events she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Julie’s dedication to CAH is evident in her work and her willingness to help in any way. Many special relationships have been formed with clients and pets over the years.

Laurel  photo

Laurel

Laurel is on our customer care team. She enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with family. We appreciate her hard work and desire to help people.

Aimee  photo

Aimee

Aimee and her husband have two fur kids at home, Georgia, and Memphis. They enjoy bringing them out and about with them and going on hikes. They enjoy boating and love to host cookouts and bonfires at home. Aimee says she loves helping people and working with animals. She loves being able to Be someone's comfort when they are scared.

Boarding Staff


Diana  photo

Diana

Diana is on our cleaning crew. She does a fabulous job of keeping things looking great at CAH. She enjoys playing cards, watching hockey games & going to musicals at Devos hall. Her cats have a special place in her heart. We appreciate Diana’s sweet personality and her excellent work ethic!

Sherry  photo

Sherry

Sherry works in boarding. She takes very special care of all the animals! Sherry has a hobby farm at home with all kinds of animals that are lucky to have her caring heart. She enjoys gardening & canning. Sherry is hardworking and knowledgeable in many areas and can always make you laugh.

Sally  photo

Sally

Sally has worked at CAH since 2001. She served in the U.S. Army reserves from 1983-1988. Sally enjoys time with her granddaughter and traveling with her husband of 23 years. Her dedication and hard work are priceless!

Kathy  photo

Kathy

Kathy joined our team in 2012. She works in boarding and as an assistant. Kathy enjoys Motorcycles and many outdoor activities. She has a special talent for making jewelry! Kathy’s hard work and professionalism are just a small portion of what makes her a valuable part of our team.

Veterinary Assistants


Kandace  photo

Kandace

Kandace is a veterinary assistant. She enjoys photography & helping with her family tree business. Her hard work and dedication to CAH is so valued!

Lauren  photo

Lauren

Lauren has many roles here at CAH!  You will find her in Grooming, assisting, boarding, and cleaning crew. We cherish Lauren’s willingness to always jump in where she is needed!

Sam  photo

Sam

Sam is a veterinary assistant and also our groomer. She has a special interest in dog grooming and loves to spend time outdoors. Kayaking, hiking and fishing. Sam has a contagious smile that we appreciate daily! Her attitude is something to admire. What Sam loves most about working at CAH is helping to treat and care for sick animals and the team she works with

Tracy  photo

Tracy

Tracy is a veterinary assistant on our team. She enjoys many outdoor activities and trips to the beach in the summer. Watching her kids play sports and spending time with family and friends. Tracy is passionate about helping animals and we are fortunate to have her!

Caitlyn  photo

Caitlyn

Caitlyn is a veterinary assistant and plans on attending MSU next year for their Veterinary program! What she loves about working at CAH is the great co-workers and the many species she gets to see. Recently married, she and her husband have a full house of pets! 3 dogs, 2 kittens, 1 guinea pig, and a horse named Zelda.

Collin  photo

Collin

Collin graduated from MSU and in his free time likes to watch sports, golf, hike and head up north. Collin has three dogs at home, a golden retriever and two black labs. What he enjoys most about working at CAH is the people he works with!

Kaylen  photo

Kaylen

Skye  photo

Skye

At home, I have two cats named Zoey and Twix and one dog named Jack. Outside of work, I like to spend time with my friends and family. I am currently going to school at Baker College to become a Veterinary Technician. One of the many things I like about working at CAH is the people I work with. Everyone is so kind and fun to be around!

Cedar Animal Hospital

3705 Gentle Way

Cedar Springs, Michigan, 49319


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:
616-696-1212
Toll Free: 616-696-1211
Fax: 616-696-3105
Email Us: reception@cedarah.com



Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am

Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am

Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm