Your Pet’s Favorite Veterinarian
Get to Know Escanaba, MI’s Trusted Animal Clinic
At the Escanaba Veterinary Clinic, we go the extra mile for every human or animal that enters our practice! We know that finding the right vet can be tricky, so we offer unmatched, friendly care in our state-of-the-art facility. You and your pet will feel right at home!
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Meet Our Team
When you choose Escanaba Veterinary Clinic, you’re choosing a team of doctors, technicians, and office staff with years of knowledge and training. We aren’t just experienced professionals, we’re pet lovers whose job is to care for your pet like they’re our own!
Saundra Robinette, DVM
Science-minded from adolescence, Dr. Robinette realized early on in her life that veterinary medicine was her niche. What she loves about her work is the opportunity to develop relationships with the patients and their owners. She appreciates the challenge offered by each new patient and hopes to improve the quality of life for those patients when possible.
After being with Michigan Veterinary Specialists for three years, she joined Fox Valley Animal Referral Center as an Emergency/Critical Care Doctor. She worked for them for about 2 1/2 years. During this time, her family lived bistate with a home in Escanaba, MI, and an apartment in Appleton, MI. When the opportunity to come back to Escanaba Veterinary Clinic presented itself, Dr. Robinette never hesitated to bring her career back home.
The time away from Escanaba Veterinary Clinic has allowed Dr. Robinette to perform a quality of medicine most general practices simply don’t offer. She is excited to bring and use the new skill base she has developed. She takes great pride in her opportunity to be a small business owner in the community she has always called her home.
Veterinary medicine is only part of Dr. Robinette’s life. She is married to a wonderful husband, Brian Robinette. She has two beautiful, two-legged children, Pierce and Brooklyn, who take up much of her spare time. They are accompanied by four, four-legged children: two French bulldogs, Lola and Hazel, and two cats, Dexter and Josie. In the limited spare time she finds, she enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking, camping, and, of course, traveling around the US and world.
Dr. Linda Bunno
DVM － Associate
As a 1983 graduate of Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Bunno started her career as a small animal doctor in Utica, MI. As the Upper Peninsula called her name, she could not resist coming home to practice veterinary medicine. Working part time at Bayshore Veterinary Clinic in Menominee and here at Escanaba Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Bunno joined us full time in 1995 and has been a wonderful asset ever since.
Dr. Gina Laur
DVM － Associate
Dr. Gina Laur is a 2004 graduate of the Escanaba High School, and a 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. After obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, Dr. Laur worked at the Gwinn-Sawyer Veterinary Clinic for four years until she was offered the opportunity to return to her hometown and join our staff at the Escanaba Vet Clinic. She enjoys seeing so many welcoming, familiar faces.
In her spare time… wait, what is that? Dr. Laur enjoys spending time outdoors, having quality time with family and friends, playing cards and board games, going to fun 80’s rock concerts, and hopes to get back into playing volleyball on a regular basis.
Dr. Jessi Wixtrom
Dr. Jessi Wixtrom is a 2011 graduate from Gwinn High School, a 2015 graduate from Northern Michigan University, and a 2019 graduate from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. While in school, Dr. Wixtrom worked on both large and small animals. She moved to Washington after graduation to work at a mixed animal practice in Oregon, where she worked with horses, sheep, goats, and small animals. There they lived in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge and enjoyed the many beautiful hikes the area had to offer.
Mary, our manager, has been part of the EVC team since 1986. She has lived all her life in this area because she loves the great outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her family on their farm along with her horses and dog.
Debbie has been in the veterinary field for 34+ years. She joined the Escanaba Veterinary Team in 1995. She came to us from Pennsylvania where she was raised. She was born in New York, where she got her fiery attitude from. As our head technician, she is an important part of our team.
Escanaba Veterinary Clinic
618 Stephenson Ave
Escanaba, MI 49829
Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Every Other Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM