- Animal Boarding
- Animal Daycare
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Grooming
- Animal Microchipping
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic
- Holistic Veterinary Medicine
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
Keeping your pet happy and healthy is important. It is our philosophy to educate and involve you in every aspect of your pet's care to develop an individualized preventive health care plan. This approach, combined with some of the most advanced veterinary equipment and technology found in the region, means your special companion will stay happy and healthy for years to come.
Cascade Hospital for Animals is a progressive, team oriented, A.A.H.A. member hospital. We successfully practice state-of-the-art veterinary medicine in a modern and friendly facility. Our veterinarians can provide many services including orthopedic surgery, endoscopy, ultrasound, and advanced dental care. Our health care team includes nine veterinarians, eleven Licensed Veterinary Technicians plus an extensive support team of Exam Room Technicians, Veterinary Receptionists and Animal Care Technicians.
Exceptional Medicine. Compassionate Care
As a Full-Service Provider Cascade Hospital for Animals offers the most comprehensive services and medical care you would expect, and some that may surprise you.
*Routine Preventive Care
*Advanced Dental Care and Surgery
*Breed / D.N.A. Testing
*Boarding of cats and dogs
*Obedience Classes (Puppy and Adult)
*Client Education Seminars
Dr. Richard L. Siegle
Dr. Siegle is responsible for the growth of our hospital into a leader in veterinary medicine in West Michigan. A 1978 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he carries on the legacy left him by his father, the hospital's founder. His areas of special interest in veterinary medicine are dermatology, internal and preventative medicine and he is particularly sensitive to quality of life issues. Dr. Siegle lives in the Caledonia area with his wife Carla, sons Clayton and Grant, their dogs Dillon and Luna (pictured), and cats Miss Kitty and Sport.
Dr. Steven J. McBride
Dr. McBride joined Dr. Siegle in the practice in 1989. He too is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine (1987). Orthopedic and neurologic surgery are special interests of his. He has completed many hours of post-graduate training in these areas at Michigan State University and through continuing education programs at Ohio State University. Dr. McBride lives in the Lowell area with his wife, Kathy, and cat, Stache. In his personal time, he enjoys hiking, backpacking, kayaking and kickboxing.
Dr. Diane Egedy VanderWall
Dr. VanderWall came to our hospital from another local veterinary practice in October, 1999, after graduating from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Her special interests include internal medicine. She lives in the Kentwood area with her dog, Onyx and cats, Frankie, Kaija, Mya, Emma and Edmund. When not at the hospital, Dr. Egedy enjoys gardening, rollerblading and hiking. Dr. VanderWall says she was attracted to Cascade Hospital for Animals because it gives her the opportunity to fulfill her goal of practicing high quality veterinary medicine.
Dr. Laura J. Sullivan
Dr. Laura Sullivan joined our team in September, 2005, after having practiced in northern Michigan for 7 years. You may have seen her on FOX 7 & 4 TV news providing "Pet Health Tips". Dr Sullivan is a 1998 Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. Her special interests include internal medicine, surgery and the human/animal bond. She and her husband live in the Rockford area with their daughter Meghan, who was born in Feb 07. The Sullivan household also includes two spoiled cats; Malico, a male calico (pictured), and Baboons, a very spoiled female calico. Dr. Sullivan's hobbies include sailing, biking, hiking and snowmobiling.
Dr. Gregory J. Paplawsky
Dr. Greg Paplawsky joined Cascade Hospital for Animals after practicing for 5 years in the Kalamazoo area. A native of Grand Rapids, he is a 2001 graduate of Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and a 1997 graduate of Hope College. In addition to general medicine and surgery, Dr. Paplawsky has a special interest in zoonotic disease, dermatology, and orthopedic surgery.
He, wife Allyson, and sons Benjamin and Thomas share their home with a very precocious cat named Reggie. Outside of work Dr. Paplawsky enjoys family time, reading, travel, working in the yard, and following local professional and college teams.
Dr. Amy J. Hoss
Dr. Hoss is a 2005 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After continuing her training in small animal medicine and surgery at a large referral hospital in Tinton Falls, New Jersey she joined Cascade Hospital for Animals in July, 2006. Her area of special interest is internal medicine. Dr. Hoss and her husband live in the Caledonia area with their dog Riley and four geckos. Dr. Hoss enjoys hiking, bicycling, and other outdoor activities.
Dr. Cherie L. Anderson
Dr. Anderson graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May, 2007. Dr. Anderson's professional interests include feline medicine, diabetes, internal medicine, and client education. She shares her E. Grand Rapids home with six cats: Linus, Moo, Bubbaloowawee, Mamoo, Leo and Ollie. During her leisure time she enjoys traveling, horseback riding, reading, gardening and watching movies.
Dr. Ryan T. Keane
Dr. Keane joined our practice in September 2010 after working in Kalamazoo for the past five years. He is an Ohio native, and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Dr. Keane’s professional interests include ultrasound, cardiology, and anesthesia/pain control.
He shares his home with his wife Rebecca, two dogs: Benny and Lucy; and two cats: Clyde and Chelsea. Dr. Keane enjoys camping, fly fishing, fly tying, downhill skiing and most outdoor pursuits.
Dr. Tracey K. Ritzman, Dipl. ABVP-Avian & Exotic Companion Mammal
Dr. Ritzman graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She is a native of northern Ohio.
Dr. Ritzman is a board-certified specialist by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in avian and exotic companion mammal medicine and surgery. She is the only dual board-certified veterinarian in these two specialties in the state of Michigan.
She enjoys working with dogs, cats and non-traditional pets such as birds, ferrets, rabbits, rodents, reptiles and fish. Her other interests include endoscopy and nutrition.
Dr. Ritzman supports the veterinary community through teaching in the area of avian and exotic animal medicine. She is a speaker at both national and international veterinary meetings and also mentors veterinary students and technicians in the area of her specialties.
Dr. Ritzman, her husband Anjan, and their son Rohan, recently moved to the Grand Rapids area from Phoenix, Arizona. They have cared for many foster parrots over the years; their most recent is Duncan a Patagonian conure. When they have time, they enjoy traveling to visit family and friends.