About Us


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
Tim Hunt - Abdomen Certified Sonographer
Tim Hunt - SDEP Abdomen Certified Instru
Dr. Tim Hunt

Dr. Tim is a 1989 graduate of Michigan State University's School of Veterinary Medicine. He is on the Board of Veterinary Medicine in the State of Michigan and also holds veterinary licenses in both Alaska and Arizona. 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 drtim@drtims.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.

Learn more at www.drtims.com

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.

Joined Bayshore Vet Hospital
in April 2021
Dr. Lauren Connolly

Dr. Connolly graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. After graduating, she moved back home to Connecticut where she started practice and met her husband who was in submarine school at the time. They then moved to Virginia Beach where he was stationed. After her husband got out of the Navy he went to medical school in Orlando and then residency in Philadelphia. They finally moved to Marquette in 2019 with their three children, a boxer/pit mix and a collie mix. They have since acquired another rescue who is a Jack Russell mix.


Dr. Connolly loves all aspects of veterinary medicine. She is particularly passionate about shelter medicine, behavior and fear free initiatives. She enjoys talking with and educating clients. Dr. Connolly is also interested in the link between domestic violence and animal abuse and is finishing a graduate certificate in veterinary forensics through the University of Florida.


In her free time, she is working her even harder job of being a mom to three very active, bright kids. She can either be found at the rink, ski hill or soccer field. She also volunteers for MAPS, the Superior Health Foundation and Sasawin Safe Haven. She loves to travel, read, play sports and nap.