Our Team

Compassionate, Professional

  • Lynn Kamp
    Lynn Kamp Receptionist

    Lynn is married to Blane and they enjoy traveling. They have three daughters and five grandchildren. Currently, her canine family includes Enzo, a Standard Poodle, and Patty, a Standard Poodle mix. Lynn has worked seven-plus years as a receptionist at vet clinics. She has partnered with Leader Dogs for the Blind and Soul Friends Inc. to raise puppies to become helping companions for people who physically and/or emotionally disabled.

  • Makyla Reynolds
    Makyla Reynolds Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist

    Makyla is a Grand Haven, MI native. She has a strong love for animals, which drove her to pursue a career in the veterinary world. She has two dogs, Zyla and Zeeko. When she is not at work, she enjoys working on her home with her person, Kevin. She also loves to fish, hunt and spend time with her family.

  • Shelby Phipps
    Shelby Phipps Veterinary Technician

    Shelby was born and raised in Grand Haven, Michigan. She graduated from Sanford Brown’s Veterinary Technician program in 2013. She has a beagle named Prim. The human-animal bond, as well animal behavior are some of her professional passions. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Ray Peabody
    Ray Peabody Practice Manager

    Ray is a 1985 graduate of California State University and has spent his career in start-up business management including 20 years as the owner and publisher of a regional motorcycle magazine. A life-long animal lover, he has raised six dogs including five Airedales and was involved in Airedale Terrier rescue. He moved to West Michigan in 2015 to live with Dr. Heidi, two awesome dogs – Harriet and Lucy – and Rudy, the lone cat in the household who thinks we should all bow to his needs.

  • Dr. Heidi Heckler
    Dr. Heidi Heckler Veterinarian and West Shore Veterinary Clinic owner

    Dr. Heckler graduated from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Happy childhood memories of Grand Haven Beach helped motivate her decision to move to Spring Lake in 1999. During the following 10 years, she practiced in clinics in Spring Lake and Grand Haven. She also provided temporary services at clinics from Manistee to Mattawan. Being exposed to so many clinics helped when designing West Shore Veterinary Clinic. She envisioned a space organized for patient comfort and staff efficiency. She shares her home with Ray, our practice manager, two special needs dogs – Harriet and Lucy – and Rudy, a senior cat.