The Lane Animal Hospital Team
Jonathan Lane, DVM
Dr. Jonathan Lane was born and raised in Chelsea right next door to his father's and grandfather's veterinary offices. Growing up, his entire family worked at the practice. It was while working at the practice and accompanying his father to many farm calls that he decided to pursue a doctorate in veterinary medicine. Dr. Lane graduated from Chelsea High School, class of 1987. He attended Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio for his undergraduate degree (1991), He was accepted to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts. He completed his pre-clinical studies in the West Indies and then moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma to finish his clinical training at Oklahoma State University. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University at a ceremony in New York City at the United Nations in January of 1995. He joined the practice as a full time veterinarian immediately upon graduation from school. Dr. Lane enjoys working with the dedicated doctors and staff at Lane Animal Hospital. He is committed to continuing his father's and grandfather's legacy and seeing Lane Animal Hospital into it's next century of service. He is an active member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association as well as The American Veterinary Medical Association. He holds an additional certification from the Educational Committee of Foreign Veterinary Graduates. He is passionate about continuing education and participation in veterinary educational forums.
When not at the hospital Dr. Lane enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying all that Chelsea has to offer - especially golfing, float boating and watching sports! He is pleased to be a member of the Chelsea High School Scholarship Committee, St. Mary Knights of Columbus, and serves as a board member for the Chelsea Field Hockey Club.
Dr. Jonathan Lane met his wife, Margaret, in veterinary school and they live in Chelsea with their four daughters and a menagerie of pets.
Years in Practice: 24
Education: Bachelors from Wittenberg University 1991 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University, 1994
Margaret Lane, DVM
Dr. Margaret Lane was born in Kingston, New York. It was in New York that she had the opportunity to work with her family veterinarian who was her inspiration to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She attended St. Bernard Preparatory School, Cullman, Alabama, 1987. She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Dallas, 1991. She was accepted to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her pre-clinical training in the West Indies. She completed her clinical training at The University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. She graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine from Ross University in1996. She holds an additional certification from the Educational Committee for Foreign Veterinary Graduates. Dr. Lane joined the practice at Lane Animal Hospital immediately upon graduation. In addition to enjoying general practice, Dr. Lane is committed to continuing education and organized veterinary medicine. She has taught at both Washtenaw Community College and Baker College, focusing on classes for both Veterinary Technicians and personal pet owners. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and served on the AVMA's Council on Education (Veterinary School Accreditation). She represented Washtenaw County to the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association's executive board. She continues to represent the Michigan State Animal Response Team to the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Lane enjoys the challenge of general practice. She has a special interest in behavioral and internal medicine. She is delighted to be a part of the Chelsea community and the future of Lane Animal Hospital.
Outside of work, Dr. Lane enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, running and reading. She and her husband, Jonathan, share a home in Chelsea with their four daughters and their beloved pets.
Years in Practice: 23
Education: Bachelors from the University of Dallas 1991 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University 1995
Robert C. Bowers, DVM
DVM/Vice President/Retired Owner
Born and raised in West Virginia, Robert C. Bowers, DVM cannot remember wanting to be anything other than a veterinarian. In pursuit of that goal, he went to The Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, a wife and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine--all in that order!
He was offered a position at Lane Animal Hospital in Chelsea, Michigan by Dr. Wilfred C. Lane. He started after graduation in 1972 and has been in practice here ever since. With Doctors Lane and Tremper, he has seen Lane Animal Hospital grow into what it is today. While he is semi-retired, Dr. Bowers continues to see appointments one day per week and occasionally comes in for surgical procedures.
Dr. Bowers has been married for 50 years. He has three adult children, two grandchildren and numerous "granddogs" and "grandcats"! He has served on the Chelsea High School Scholarship Committee and the McKune Memorial Library Board (now the Chelsea District Library).
He is a member of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He and his wife are members of St. Mary Catholic Church, Chelsea. Dr. Bowers enjoys cooking for his wife and outwitting the deer in his garden!
Years in Practice: 47
Education: BS in Animal Science-1968 & DVM-1972 from The Ohio State University
Arthur Tremper, DVM
Associate DVM/Retired Owner
Dr. Tremper has been with Lane Animal Hospital for a full five decades! He is semi-retired, however, he continues to practice at LAH one day per week. He has 3 children, 3 grandchildren, 1 dog, 1 cat & 2 horses. Dr. Tremper enjoys traveling, hunting, woodworking and reading and he is an avid MSU sports fan.
Years in Practice: 50
Education: DVM Degree- MSU
Jennifer Rokke, DVM
Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Rokke has been an associate veterinarian at Lane Animal Hospital since September 2014. She relocated from Ohio with her husband, three children and 2 dogs to serve as Hospital Director and assist Lane Animal Hospital in building upon its 113 year history and grow with them into the next 100 years!
While living in Ohio, Dr. Rokke successfully served as Medical Director and Associate Veterinarian for over 18 years at a busy, 6 doctor small animal practice. There she helped develop sound procedures and protocols, trained staff, educated clients and mentored many students to create a learning, supportive environment with excellent patient and client care.
Dr. Rokke received her BS in Zoology from Miami University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2000. Her special interests and passion include: Client and Staff education, Oncology, Internal Medicine including ultrasounds, Weight Management, Behavioral and Geriatric medicine.
She is a member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, The National Veterinary Cancer Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association. She serves on the Advisory Board of Pre-Professional Programs for Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and has also been involved in the awareness and treatment of human cancer--serving on the board of directors for the National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation as well as the medical advisor for the Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation. With a love of Golden Retrievers, she was the veterinarian for Golden Retriever Rescue Resource of Toledo.
Dr. Rokke resides in Dexter with her family.
Years in Practice: 18
Education: Bachelors of Zoology from Miami University and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University
Holly Andrick, DVM
Born and raised in northern Ohio, Dr. Holly Andrick moved to Lansing to attend Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2013. After graduation, she began work at Lane Animal Hospital. Dr. Holly currently lives in Chelsea, MI with her cat SassyCat. Her special interests are in feline medicine and animal rescue. She works closely with the local rescue group, The Age of Miracles. Outside of work, she can most commonly be found in the company of friends, enjoying a book, or working on one of various craft projects.
Years in Practice: 5
Education: Bachelors of Pre-Vet Medicine/Pre-Med/Biology Life Science from the University of Findlay, OH and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University
Brian Fryburg, DVM
Lane Animal Hospital is excited to introduce you to the newest member of our veterinary team, Dr. Brian Fryburg! Dr. Fryburg graduated from the University of Florida in 2015 and spent his first year practicing emergency medicine. He comes to us with experience and interest in neurology, endocrine disease and emergency medicine in both companion animals and exotic species.
When Dr. Fryburg is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lauren, their sons, Todd and Jacob, and daughter, Meredith. He enjoys the outdoors, photography and baseball and considers himself a nacho connoisseur! We are excited to have Dr. Fryburg as a member of the Lane Animal Hospital team and look forward to the diverse skill-set he brings to our practice.
Years in practice: 3
Education: DVM - University of Florida, 2015
Rachel joined the Lane Animal Hospital team in July of 2018. She brings 4 years of experience as a veterinary Practice Manager with her to LAH, as well as almost a decade in customer service business management. She has a Bachelor of Science from Adrian College, in Adrian, Michigan. In her spare time, Rachel loves to travel with her husband, work on home renovations, or cheer on her favorite football teams. She and her husband have 3 rescue dogs at home, Guillermo, Pirate, and TeddyBear and currently reside in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is thrilled to become a part of the LAH family and ecstatic to get to know our clients and their furry family members!
Our Licensed Veterinary Technicians
Pam, Melissa, Kristy P., Brandy, and Katie A.
Katie, Sheri, Kimberly, Diana, Emily, and Caylee
Our Kennel Team
Nick, Katherine, Katie, Kenzie, and Elisha
Our Veterinary Assistants
Erwin, Kristy M, Shayla, Steve, Caitlin, Jennifer, Kenzie, Amanda, Diana, and Torrie
Lane Animal Hospital
701 N Main St.
Chelsea, MI 48118
Phone: (734) 475-8696
Fax: (734) 475-8526
Call us to schedule your appointment today!
Monday: 7 am - 7 pm
Tuesday: 7 am - 7 pm
Wednesday: 7 am - 7 pm
Thursday: 7 am - 7 pm
Friday: 7 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 7 am - 1 pm
*Appointments starting at 8:00 AM
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