East Bay Animal Hospital Staff

Kevin Reabe

DVM & Practice Owner

Kevin Reabe graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 1976 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. After practicing outside Flint in a mixed animal practice for a year he opened his own practice Veterinary House Call Services that has been serving the Genesee County Area for 34 years. Dr. Reabe moved to Traverse City in 2004 and opened East Bay Animal Hospital. Realizing the tremendous need for an emergency clinic and 24-hour care facility in Northern Michigan, he also opened Bay Area Pet Hospital with the goal of providing the best in these much-needed services.
Dr. Reabe has been active in helping rescue groups by offering significant discounts and free services to help support these organizations. They include AC Paws, H.A.N.D.D.S, Un-cats, H.O.P.E., The Cherryland Humane Society, and in the past, Petsafe. He admires their efforts in the large number of pets they are able to help and place.

Dana Navidonski

DVM

Veterinary medicine has been an intricate part of Dana Navidonski’s life. She graduated with her doctorate from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. For the first part of her career, she practiced large animal medicine, working primarily with beef cattle. Although she greatly enjoyed working with horses and cattle, her passion was small animal medicine. Specifically, she takes pleasure in educating clients on animal health, behavioral concerns and training. Also, she has a passion for soft tissue surgical cases.

When she is not working, Dana enjoys spending time with her beautiful family. The crew consists of Christian, who is a realtor in the Grand Traverse area, and Isaac and Alexander her adorable sons.
Her four-legged children include “Lucy” – a squishy, brindle Pitbull, “Hannah” – a loveable, black and white Border Collie.

Norma

Licensed Veterinary Technician & Clinic Manager

Norma joined East Bay Animal Hospital in February 2007 as a Technician Assistant. Upon graduating from Baker College with her degree in Applied Science in June 2009 she was promoted to a Licensed Veterinary Technician.

East Bay Animal Hospital found Norma to be a highly skilled part of the team and in their best interest to promote her to be the Clinic Manager.

Norma enjoys spending her off-time at her family cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She enjoys taking walks with her German Shorthaired Pointers Izzy, Myrtle, Sully, Daisy Mae, and Ollie. When she is not spending time out doors you will find her reading and relaxing with her two black cats George and Jethro.

Stephanie

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Graduated from Baker College of Cadillac in 2015 with a degree in applied science.

Has worked at EBAH and BAPH for the past 4 years.

She enjoys small animal and emergency medicine.

Stephanie currently lives in Kingsley with her husband Ethan, their 3 cats: sprocket, Klaus and Ernie and their 3 dogs: Kelli, Ox and Shelby.

When she’s not working she enjoys camping, kayaking and metal detecting with her husband.

Stephanie is a valued member of our team here at East Bay Animal Hospital.

Bethany

Veterinary Technician

Bethany has worked in the Veterinary field for 10 years. She graduated from Northern Michigan College with an associate’s degree. Beth has worked here at East Bay Animal Hospital for 5 years now, prior to working here she worked at our sister clinic Bay Area Pet Hospital. She loved emergency medicine but had a true passion for daytime practice.

She loves being able to watch a family grow with their four legged babies.  At home she has 2 cats; Sasha and Moe, and 2 dogs Toby and Benzie. In Beth’s spare time she loves spending time with her fiancée Jake, traveling the world, running, hiking, paddle boarding and many many other outside activity’s.  Beth is a vital part of our team.

Meg

Vetrinary Assistant & Front Desk Representative

Meg graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Western Michigan University in 1999, but she followed her love of animals to get a certification as an Animal Care Specialist in 2000. She started working with us at East Bay Animal Hospital in 2006 and has been a versatile and hard-working team member. Meg is currently both a veterinary assistant and a front desk representative; she loves being able to work in Acme, where she was born and raised. Since 2004 she has lived in Kalkaska with her husband, George, their beautiful daughters, Jeana, Paige, and Sophia, and their cuddly pit bull mix, Roxie.

Tammy Waananen

Front Desk Representative

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