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Dr. Barbara Bytwerk

Meet the friendly staff at Haven Animal Hospital!

Barbara Bytwerk
Practice Owner and Veterinarian

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Dr. Bytwerk was born and raised in the Tri-cities area, graduating from Spring Lake High School. She attended college in Colorado obtaining her DVM from Colorado State University in 1990. She then returned to Michigan and established Haven Animal Hospital in March of 1993.

Dr. Bytwerk is passionate about connecting with the animals and their owners. Her professional interests also include internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Bytwerk has been married for almost 25 years and has 3 daughters. Dr. Bytwerk and her family also enjoy hosting exchange students and currently has a student from Finland! She and her family live on their hobby farm with the goats, chickens, horses, dogs, cats, birds, a donkey, and three chinchillas!

New to Haven Animal Hospital? Email completed Welcome and Vaccination History forms to [email protected] prior to your first appointment and receive $5 off!

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Our Regular Schedule


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8:00 am-6:00 pm


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8:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-1:00 pm


Open For Boarding Pick-Up Only From 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm


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  • "What amazing caring group! They turkey went above and beyond to keep me calm and treat my dogs medical needs. So thankful for these people."
    Shannon K.

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