About Us

Get to know the Griffith Veterinary Hospital team!

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Jeffery Rogerson, DVM

Jeffery Rogerson, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Rogerson was born and raised in the Metro Detroit area. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and then went on to graduate from the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. Griffith has been his home since 1987. His primary interests are in small animal medicine and surgery. He considers client communication to be an important part of keeping our pets healthy and happy. Dr. Rogerson and his wife are the proud parents of two children that are also MSU grads. They are soon to add a fourth grandchild, all of which are sure to be fans of the green and white!
Jerry Reale, DVM

Jerry Reale, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Reale is a graduate of Michigan State University and has lived in Southeast Michigan all of his life. He has been in private practice for over 30 years and has been partners with Dr. Rogerson at Griffith Veterinary Hospital since 1987. His areas of interest are small animal medicine, orthopedic surgery, and dermatology. He also enjoys meeting interesting clients and their pets. He is married to his wonderful wife Genny and has two grown sons who also attended Michigan State University. Dr. Reale enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, fishing, and sports.
Michelle Eriksen

Michelle Eriksen

Practice Manager

Michelle started working for Griffith in 2020, where she also manages two other hospitals. She started out working for rescue facilities, volunteering, and fostering dogs since 2011. She worked closely with Villalobos Rescue Center in New Orleans, Louisiana where she now has two dogs from, and three from local Michigan shelters; three Border Collies named Maverick, Goose & Harley, and two Terrier mixes named Charlee and Rocket. Michelle started out working in customer service/sales management in 2006, before realizing she wanted/needed to work alongside animals.
Antoinette Plear

Antoinette Plear

Veterinary Technician

Having been an animal lover since age three, Antoinette joined the Griffith team in 1994. After starting as a receptionist, she knew veterinary technology would be her career choice. Keeping patients healthy and happy is her mission. She enjoys fun with family which includes her husband, son, and two rescue fur babies; a senior dog named Mr. Meyoki and a sassy cat named Julio.
Marja Bennett

Marja Bennett

Veterinary Technician

Marja has been working alongside the Doctors at Griffith since 2003. She is married with two sons and an adorable grandson. She has two English Bulldogs named Duner & Zoey and a Pomeranian named Dixie. She loves spending time up north with the entire family.
Susan Thompson

Susan Thompson

Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Susan started working for Griffith in 2014. Before realizing her love of veterinary medicine, she spent three years in the human medical field as an EMT. Together with her husband Bryan, Susan has two rescue fur babies, Arya and Spice. In her free time, she enjoys taking photos, camping, fishing, and just enjoying the great outdoors.
Miranda Murray

Miranda Murray

Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Miranda started working for Griffith in 2018, right out of high school with no veterinary background. She has two dogs; a German Shepherd named Bear and a Belgian Malinois named Hazel. She also has a horse named Chance. She enjoys spending time with her fur babies and taking them on adventures with her. She also goes on trail rides with her horse in her free time. Since Miranda was a young girl, she always dreamed of working alongside animals.
Michelle Sosnowski

Michelle Sosnowski

Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Michelle started working for Griffith in 2019. She is a Michigan native that has been in the veterinary field since she was sixteen. She started working as an assistant working night shift at an emergency clinic…the rest is history. She is married, has a bearded dragon named Spyrolena, and three beautiful, smart, silly pitbulls – Baylee, Harley Quinn, and Reggie. She is their voice!
Dawn Mills

Dawn Mills

Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Dawn started working for Griffith in 2020. She has been in the veterinary field for 24 years. She started her career working in a small clinic. She has a very sweet dog named Tippy who is 13 years old. Dawn enjoys painting and kayaking in her free time.
Krista Lanigan

Krista Lanigan

Veterinary Technician / Assistant

Krista began her veterinary medical career in 2020 volunteering at shelters and grooming, before joining the Griffith team. She has two dogs; a Husky/Lab mix named Tula and a Lab/Basset Hound mix named Gator. She enjoys snuggling her pups while watching Friends or Disney, going to concerts or music festivals, kayaking, and traveling up north. Also in her spare time, she whips up some tasty treats as a beverage wizard for Starbucks.

At Griffith Veterinary Hospital, your pets are family.

We're pleased to be your Westland, MI veterinarian of choice. Our compassionate team strives to provide the best care possible for your beloved furry friends. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Location

36343 Ford Rd.
Westland, MI 48185

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Monday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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