When you bring your pet to Bayshore Veterinary Hospital, you can rest assured knowing your pet will receive the finest medical treatment from an experienced veterinary team, equipped with current technology. Our newly remodeled facility has allowed us to expand our offerings and ensures we are on the cutting-edge of veterinary medicine; including an in-house lab, digital x-ray, ultrasound, and a state-of-the-art surgery suite.
Bayshore Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital in Marquette, MI that provides complete care for companion and small animals. Since 1993, we've offered state-of-the-art veterinary care to clients throughout Marquette County and beyond.
Thank you to all the patient customers, Bayshore staff and the more than able Cross Construction crew from Munising during our construction period; eleven months later the project is complete and it sure appears to be worth it in the end; 6500 square feet of new space to better serve your pets!
Charles Harvey would be envious to see his house now. He built the house in 1857 and later moved on to engineer the Sault Locks and the elevated train in New York. We tried to stay with the architectural style he had set in the original house.
Meet Our Vets
Founded Bayshore Vet Hospital in 1993
Dr. Tim Hunt
Dr. Tim is a 1989 graduate of Michigan State University's School of Veterinary Medicine and is a licensed vet in both Michigan and Alaska. He practices at the same companion animal veterinary hospital he opened from more than 25 years ago. Building his practice from scratch he "ate a lot of Ramen noodles for many years." Continuing to learn and improve, Dr. Hunt attends continuing education each year covering various topics such as surgery, ultrasound and internal medicine, striving to provide the most up to date medicine possible. In February 2019, Dr. Tim became a SDEP™ Abdomen Certified Sonographer and Instructor further supporting his passion for learning and enhanced diagnostics.
Dr. Hunt has also raced his sled dogs and been a race vet in different parts of the world over the last 18 years including the French Alps, Rocky Mountain's, Alaska's Iditarod and the UP 200 numerous times. "If they put a trail in an area I would want to visit, seeing it by dog team is the best way to enjoy it."
Drawing upon his years as a vet and racing sled dogs, he created Dr. Tim's Premium All Natural Pet Food to replicate the natural, wild diet of dogs and cats. Seeing a need for a food that meets the metabolic needs of dogs and cats appropriately, his company was begun in 2004 in his garage. This food is currently sold through out the United States and various countries outside the USA. Dr Tim's fully donates all the food used at UPAWS in Marquette for the animals that are fed at the local shelter. Contact him at email@example.com for more information or click the logo below..
Dr. Tim and his wife Mary live on 50 acres outside of Marquette, Michigan, with one house cat, two house dogs and 20 outdoor dogs. Dr. Tim's stepson Tom is an M.D. and he and his wife Emily and two daughters live nearby.
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Joined Bayshore Vet Hospital in 2011
Dr. Tracy Nyberg
Dr. Nyberg grew up downstate in St. Joseph, MI but is now proud to call the U.P. home. She is a Spartan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's Degree of Animal Science in 2007 and also with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She joined the Bayshore team in June 2011.
Dr. Nyberg has a variety of veterinary interests including preventative medicine, surgery, and pet loss grief counseling. Attending national conferences and keeping up-to-date with journals and research, she has a passion for learning. She began the U.P. Pet Loss Support Group this spring as a monthly meeting for individuals grieiving the loss of a companion animal.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband Dave, two daughters and three dogs Thule, Koppar & Solei, kitty, a flock of backyard chickens and ducks. She loves to spend as much time as possible year around outside including camping, running, gardening, skiing and skijoring, and taking in the fresh northern air.
Joined Bayshore Vet Hospital in September 2018
Dr. Aaron Zimmerman
Dr. Zimmerman was born and raised in Peoria, IL. After serving 5 years in the Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne, 3 tours overseas and 6 years as a Drill Sergeant in the Army Reserves, he attended undergraduate and veterinary school at Madison, WI where he graduated in 2014. He and his wife, Dr. Theresa Drake, practiced in Wisconsin and Texas before both joining Bayshore Veterinary Hospital in September 2018.
Dr. Zimmerman has a passion for providing owners with the best information to help them make the right decision for their pets. His special interests include dermatology, pain management, anesthesia, and internal medicine.
At home, Dr. Zimmerman and Dr. Drake enjoy spending time with their 3 dogs (Carter, Olive, and Orzo), their cat (Ash), guinea pigs (Rusty and Magnum), and their recent addition, a newly hatched Russian Tortoise (Alice). They also enjoy reading and enjoying the beautiful trails in the UP.
Joined Bayshore Vet Hospital in September 2018
Dr. Theresa Drake
Dr. Drake grew up in Iowa City, IA, but over the course of her education, has called many places in the Midwest home. Theresa graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory in 2004 with double degrees in German Studies and Cello Performance before returning home to work at the Veterinary Emergency Service of Iowa City as an assistant for 4 years. Dr. Drake went on to earn an MS in bacteriology (2009) and her DVM (2014) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Drake has worked and volunteered in many different veterinary services and brings knowledge of small and large animal private practice, emergency medicine, and shelter medicine to the table.
Dr. Drake enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine, but especially find the subjects of dermatology, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and internal medicine most interesting and rewarding. Dr. Drake cares deeply about the well being of each of her patients and loves to discuss strategies for improving and enriching their lives through good preventative medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Drake enjoys playing the cello, working out with her husband, and looking after her small menagerie of pets. Dr. Drake has 3 dogs (Carter, Olive, Orzo), a cat (Ash), a Russian tortoise (Alice), and 2 Guinea pigs (Magnum and Rusty).
Joined Bayshore Vet Hospital
in June 2019
Dr. Lara Stephens-Brown
Dr. Lara Stephens-Brown grew up on a hobby farm in Skandia with horses, goats, and a few too many chickens. She attended Michigan State University and rode on the MSU Dressage Team while pursuing an Animal Science/Biochemistry degree. Dr. Stephens-Brown is a 2018 graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine where she focused on equine and small animal medicine.
Dr. Stephens-Brown just completed a competitive, year long equine medical and surgical internship at Ocean State Equine Associates in Rhode Island. After working under residency trained medical and surgical clinicians on the East Coast, she is excited to serve her hometown community. She enjoys equine and canine sports medicine, metabolic disease management, and geriatric care. Now that she is back home, she has her own little hobby farm with her husband, Toño, where they have two Morgan geldings, a mutt named Maisie, and two goats that keep them busy. In her free time, she likes to camp, knit, and keep up with the indie rock music scene.