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Meet Our Team!

Meet Our Doctors

Holly Shaffer, DVM - Practice Owner and Veterinarian

Joined the practice: May 2000

Jessica Balsis, DVM - Associate Veterinarian

Joined the practice: June 2008


Kristin Spink-Hauger, DVM - Associate Veterinarian

Joined the practice: June 2012


Mike Lin, DVM- Associate Veterinarian

Joined practice: June 2016

Amy Koenigshof, DVM- Associate Veterinarian

Joined Practice : June 2018


Kristi G

Joined the practice: Receptionist / Office Manager since 2013

Fun Facts: Kristi has a husband, 2 daughters, and two German Shepherds. She loves exercising, especially running with her dogs. She also likes to read and shop in her spare time.


Joined the practice: 2013

Fun Facts: Amanda loves to read a good book and snuggle with her cat, Khloe. She also enjoys painting.


Joined the practice: 2013

Fun Facts: Diane and her husband breed and show Samoyeds. She also has a canary.

                                                                                               Erin A.

Joined the practice: 2014

Fun Facts: Erin shares her life with her husband, 5 cats, 1 dog, and 1 guinea pig. She loves comic books and is quite the pop-culture guru. She also likes to paint, craft, and hang out at the beach.



Joined the practice: 2016

Fun Facts: Kelley has a cat, named Boo. She really loves animals and reading- we see her with a new book every week!


Joined the practice: 2018

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Licensed Veterinary Technicians


Joined the practice: 2013

Fun Facts: Jenny is a proud pet-parent of a Cocker Spaniel (Scooter) and a Husky mix (Angel). She is a big music fan and loves to go to concerts. She also enjoys taking her pups on walks on the beach.


Joined the practice: 2013

Fun Facts: Cait has a husband, two daughters, two dogs, a cat, and a bearded dragon. She loves spending time with her family.

                                                                                                 Leah H.

Joined the practice: 2013

Fun Facts: Leah has two dogs: a Novia Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever named Cruise and an English Mastiff named Emmitt. She loves showing dogs, especially duck trials with her Toller. She's a local gal, born and raised in Baroda.


                                                                                                  Erin G

Joined the practice: 2012

Fun Facts: Erin loves spending time with her husband and menageries of pets, including 5 cats, 2 dogs, 1 tortoise, and multiple fish. She hopes to one day open a rescue for abandoned cats.



Joined the practice: 2016

Fun Facts: Katie's family has 3 dogs (2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks and 1 pitbull) and 10 horses. She loves to trail ride her horses by the lake on her property.



Joined the practice: 1996

Fun Fact: Jen started out working at Hecht Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary assistant. In 2016 she finished tech school and passed her boards to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She has two beautiful daughters and 6 rescued cats. She has lived in Berrien Springs her whole life.

Veterinary Assistants


Joined the practice: February 2013

Fun Fact: Tonia and her husband have 2 Doxies and a Collie in their furry family. Together they own and operate Honey Hound Bee Farm. Her husband tends the bees and they make homemade honey products.



Joined the practice: 2016

Fun Fact: Kyleigh owns a lab mix and two cats. She enjoys painting in her spare time


Joined the practice: 2017

Fun Fact: Shawn and her brother own matching Australian Shepherds. She likes to travel and once hiked over 75 miles around Spain.


Joined the practice: 2018

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Joined the practice: 2016

Fun Fact: Leanne has an adorable little poodle and a Scottish fold cat. She used to breed tarantulas and once had over 100!


Joined the practice: 2018

Fun Fact: Crystal has two adorable Great Danes 

Kennel Team


Joined the practice: 2017

Fun Fact: Hannah loves Harry Potter and has several cool tattoos to show this


Joined the practice: 2017

Fun Fact: Kristen was a student in Dr. Shaffer's class at Andrews University and has job shadowed with us for several years


Joined the practice: 2018

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Hospital Pets


Joined the practice: 2003

Billy is a loveable cat who came to us needing a forever home. He loves to walk around and interact with other animals in our boarding area and is quite skilled at stealing food!

"Little Brad"

Meet “Little Brad”, she joined us in January 2013 and was named “Little Brad” in honor and memory of Brad Hecht who retired from Two by Two. “Little Brad” was born in April 2012 and she is a Caique Parrot (pronounced “Ki-eek”). These little birds are bright and colorful and are known for being playful, curious, active, and fun. We are all in love with her and trying to teach her different tricks, whistles, and words.

Our Location

Two by Two Animal Hospital


For Emergency phone number of the Doctor on-call, please call (269) 471-7042


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