Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic's Dedicated Team
Our team of caring professionals is devoted to you and your pet!
Stacey Filak — Hospital Manager
Stacey Filak joined our clinic in March, 2015 as a part-time Client Care Specialist and was promoted to Hospital Manager in September, 2016. She grew up in Vermontville, Michigan and currently lives in Portage. She attended Western Michigan University, studying English and Secondary Education. Her pets include a yellow lab named Bigby, and three cats – Charlie, MoMo, and Ember.
In her spare time, she enjoys watching football, playing games with her husband and four children, and reading. She also writes novels part-time and published her first book in 2018.
Photo by Kaitlin Martin
Danielle Davidson — Lead Veterinary Technician
Danielle Davidson is a licensed veterinary technician who joined the Sprinkle Road team in 2019. She comes to the Kalamazoo area from Indiana, and she has been in the veterinary field for over ten years.
Danielle lives in Paw Paw with her husband and young son, as well as two cats and two Great Danes. In her free-time, she enjoys being outdoors, going to the lake, and riding dirt bikes.
Jen Field — Veterinary Assistant
Jen has been employed as a Veterinary Assistant at Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic since April, 1993. Her hometown is Coldwater, Michigan, and she currently lives in Kalamazoo with her husband and son, as well as four dogs and one cat. Jen studied at Kellogg Community College and Paragon School of Pet Grooming. Her interests include camping, playing cards, animal behavior and spending time with friends and family.
Megan Bishop — Veterinary Assistant
Megan Bishop has been employed with Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic since October, 2017 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is a native of St. Johns, Michigan and attended Saginaw Valley State University, as well as earning a Veterinary Assistant certificate from Animal Behavior College before moving to the Kalamazoo area.
In her free time, she likes spending time with her family and her dogs, Remi and Sunshine, and cats, Kitty and Fig. She also enjoys traveling and is working toward becoming a licensed veterinary technician.
Kyra Lanting — Veterinary Assistant
Kyra Lanting grew up in the Kalamazoo area, graduating from Portage Central High School. She attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and joined the Sprinkle Road team in September, 2018. Kyra enjoys horseback riding, working out, and spending time outside in her free time.
She has always been an animal lover and has a horse and a golden retriever named Bodhi.
Rachel Heuser — Veterinary Assistant & Client Care Specialist
Rachel Heuser began working as a Client Care Specialist and Veterinary Assistant at Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic in March, 2005. She studied at Western Michigan University. She was raised in Hesperia, Michigan and now lives in Kalamazoo. Her household includes two dogs, four cats, and several chickens, along with the occasional duck and turkey.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys gardening, camping, traveling, kayaking, learning homesteading skills and doing any fun outdoor activities. She considers herself a foodie and will try anything new and interesting.
Paige Garner — Veterinary Assistant & Client Care Specialist
Paige Garner joined Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic in June 2015 as a part-time Veterinary Assistant and now works as a full-time Client Care Specialist. She grew up in Portage, but recently bought a home in Parchment. She attended Ross Medical Education Center in the Veterinary Assistant program.
Paige has two pit bulls, Jax and Ella, and two cats named Leo and Zoey. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family and pets.
Kris Zakula — Veterinary Assistant & Client Care Specialist
Kris Zakula started working at Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic as a Pet Care Attendant in July, 2012, and has since taken on the role of Veterinary Assistant and Client Care Specialist. She grew up in Shipshewana, Indiana and currently lives in Kalamazoo with her husband and two young daughters.
She studied interior design in Chicago and History at Purdue University. Kris has a pit bull mix, Monty, and a senior cat named Evie. Kris enjoys decorating, reading, and baking.
Josh Beaghan — Client Care Specialist
Josh joined our team in July, 2017 as a full-time Client Care Specialist. He grew up in Jackson, Michigan and attended Western Michigan University where he studied Communications. After college, Josh worked as an on-air radio personality for several years. Currently, he lives in Schoolcraft with his family and pets, including two dogs and two cats.
In his spare time, Josh enjoys spending his free time playing with his two children, playing golf, and he loves anything pug-related.
Allie Lanting — Client Care Specialist
Allie Lanting was born and raised in the Kalamazoo and Portage area. She graduated in 2020 from Portage Central High School, and joined the Sprinkle Road team right after. She has always had a love of animals and grew up around them, including several Golden Retrievers. She also has a guinea pig named Benny. Allie joins her older sister, Kyra, as part of our team.
Amanda Batts — Client Care Specialist
Amanda Batts grew up in Paw Paw, Michigan, where she still lives to this day. She shares her home with a beloved dog and two spoiled cats, and in her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and playing video games. She joined the Sprinkle Road Team in August 2020.
Devin Mann — Pet Care Attendant
Devin Mann is our Pet Care Attendant. He has worked at Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic since March, 2013. Devin graduated from Mattawan High School and still lives there with his wife and young daughter, as well as three cats.
In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, landscaping, farming, raising chickens and ducks, and taking care of animals.