Dr. Linda Blough
An entrepreneur who started her own practice in 1989, Dr. Linda Blough has always had a love for animals. She grew up in Casco Township, and was active in 4-H as a child. Dr. Blough graduated from Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine before working in mixed animal animal practice, finally settling into companion animal medicine.
Dr. Blough is married with three children and lives on a farm with her horses, Secret Charm and Enchanted Treasure, her lab mix Shadow, and several cats.
Dr. Blough is active in the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association and has twice been president of the Macomb County Veterinary Association. She believes strongly in building her practice around people who are caring, dedicated to her clients and committed to moving forward the field of veterinary medicine.
Dr. Terri Lyon
Made in Detroit, schooled in East Lansing, Dr. Lyon graduated from Edwin Denby High School before attending undergrad and veterinary school at Michigan State University. Dr. Lyon knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very early age, as evidenced by her deep compassion and love for animals even as a child. During her time at Michigan State, Dr. Lyon met her husband and fellow Spartan, Keith. They have one daughter, who is also a Spartan. After graduating from vet school, Dr. Lyon practiced in the Lansing area for two years before moving back to Metro-Detroit to be closer to family. Dr. Lyon is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, and the Macomb Veterinary Association.
"What I like best about Shelby Vet Hospital are the relationships that we develop and maintain with our clients and their pets. And our support staff is amazing; they're knowledgeable, caring and compassionate."
In her free time, Dr. Lyon enjoys hanging out with her daughter and husband, reading, and outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, camping, and gardening. She also loves to bowl.
Dr. Situnyiwe Walker
Dr. Situnyiwe Walker grew up in Inkster, MI with a strong passion for veterinary medicine. She attended Michigan State University, earning a bachelor's degree in Zoology, then attended MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine to complete her doctorate.
Dr. Walker joined Shelby Veterinary Hospital in 2019 and is passionate about surgery. She enjoys client education and giving back to the community, especially in under-served and underrepresented areas. Her favorite thing about Shelby Vet is the team and family dynamic between staff and clients. Dr. Walker is an active member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Walker lives in Southfield with her husband, Chayse, whom she met as an undergrad at MSU (Go Green!). They are avid Spartan football fans and try to never miss a game! Dr. Walker has two cats, Roxy (or Lady Biscuits), and Bruno (or Mr. Long Tail). They remind her everyday of unconditional love and the reason she loves working with animals.
In her free time Dr. Walker enjoys binging Netflix shows, keeping up on the latest music, watching superhero/action/scary movies, reading mystery/suspense thrillers, spending time with family and friends, and trying out new recipes or restaurants.
Mike has been the Practice Manager at Shelby Veterinary Hospital since 2007. He graduated with a B.S. in biology from Illinois State University, also in 2007.
When not here at the hospital, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife, Mallory, and his daughter, Esme. They have two cats, Minka and Zatara.
Kim is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who graduated from Macomb Community College in 1989. She has worked at Shelby Vet since 1997
Kim is married and has two children. Her family also includes a Lab/Border Collie mix, a cat, and a Beta fish.
In her spare time Kim enjoys cross stitch, reading, and cross country skiing.
"From the time I was a little girl I always knew I wanted to work with animals."
Katy is a 2009 graduate of Macomb Community College Veterinary Technician Program. She is a dedicated, kind caregiver to all of our patients. Katy loves to cook and makes a fabulous pasta salad. She has two cats and one dog.
Andrea is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who graduated from Macomb Community College in 2019. She has two cats, Luna and Roo (pictured). She also has three gerbils and a rabbit.
Besides animals Andrea's other passion is dance. She is a dance instructor and loves teaching kids!
In her free time Andrea likes to play video games and draw.
My name is Kate, and I graduated from Macomb Community College Veterinary Technician progrm in 2019!
When I am not at work I enjoy cooking, baking, hanging out with friends, and traveling. I have always loved animals and decided to turn that love into a profession! It's so rewarding to be able to be a voice for those who do not have one. I have met some wonderful people while working as a vet tech and I just know that I'm in the right place!
I have a mixed breed older dog named Lola and a young Domestic Shorthair cat named Binx (yes, stolen from Hocus Pocus) as my pets.
I love being able to help our client's animals as much as I can! Thank you for trusting us with their care!
Jessica graduated valedictorian from the Utica Academy for International Studies and received her International Baccaleaureate diploma. She currently attends Penn Foster college, with the goal of graduating from their Veterinary Technician Program.
Jessica loves hockey and even got married on an ice rink! She and her husband, Josh, have many pets including two dogs, a hamster, a gerbil, and a veiled chameleon.
In her spare time Jessica loves to attend hockey games and travel!
Jessica's dream job would be to work rehabilitating marine life. How exciting!
Julie joined the practice in 2011, after taking a break from the veterinary field to raise her family. She has a Bachelor's Degree from Wayne State in Criminal Justice, but has found working with animals more rewarding. She lives nearby with her family and a houseful of pets. Julie enjoys spending her free time doing cross stitch, reading, biking, camping and horseback riding.
Tatiana always knew she wanted to work with animals. She joined the Shelby Vet team in 2018 as a receptionist.
Tatiana grew up with many different species of animals and still likes a lot of variety in her life. She currently has five cats, and three rats, Vern, Teddy and Gordie.
When she is not at work, Tatiana enjoys playing her ukulele, singing, and doing makeup for herself and others.
Maiya is a senior at Utica High School and is working at the Shelby Veterinary Hospital for a school Co-Op position. She applied at Shelby Vet because she would like to study to be a veterinarian. Maiya enjoys watching the vets and techs do their jobs, and learning all about the veterinary industry. Maiya also volunteers at the Macomb Humane Society on her days off. Since she has no pets, Maiya likes to volunteer and give the animals at the humane society the love and human interaction they lack while waiting to be adopted.