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Dr. Stacy Y Denney

Dr. Denney is the founder of Denney Veterinary Service.  She graduated from Michigan State University in 1984.  She worked as an associate veterinarian for 4 years before opening her own practice in 1988.  Denney Veterinary Service was built at the current location in 1994.  She is certified in animal acupuncture through the Chi Institute.

Dr. Denney has many pets including 4 yorkshire terriers (Tinkerbell, Pixie, Shimmer, Sparkle), 2 very friendly golden retrievers (Noah & Hemi), an energentic standard poodle (Kennedy), and a rescued shitzu named Shitake.  She also has one quarter horse (Lexus), 2 mini horses (Isabella & Molly Brown), and an 2 adopted cats (Stella & Mr Prickly Pants).  She enjoys camping and spending time with her grandson.


Horseback riding



Dr. Matt Burr

  • Dr. Burr graduated vet school in 2010 and started working here in 2011.  He worked as a Veterinary Technician for 11 years prior to attending Vet School at Michigan State University.  Dr. Burr has two Corgie dogs, named "Tater" and "Tot".  He also just recently started coaching his daughters soccer team.



Spending time with his daughter at soccer events

Dr. Noreen Heikes

Dr. Heikes is our part time veterinarian that has been here for many years.  She sees routine outpatient appointments, and she also teaches the Veterinarian EFE class at Vicksburg High School.


Horseback riding


4-H and farming

Pam Beilby-Miller, Hospital Manager

Pam is our hospital manager.  She has worked here since 2013.  She has worked in the veterinary field for 25 years as a technician.  She has been a 4-H volunteer for 15 years.  


Horseback riding

Attending her childs sporting events

Raising livestock, specializing in goats

Wendy Burr, Receptionist & Book keeper

Wendy has worked here since 1997.  She works as receptionist, accounts rec/payable, book keeping, and other various office duties. Wendy has 5 cats at home and has lived in the area her whole life, growing up on a dairy farm.

She keeps busy attending her daughters Vicksburg Band events, scrapbooking, going to car shows, and metal detecting.



Going to car shows

Metal Detecting

Raising Monarch Butterflies

Kyllie Zeller, Receptionist

Kyllie started as a receptionist in late June 2017.  She is a recent graduate of Vicksburg High School where she played softball and is also currently active on the South County Fire Department.  She also coaches travel softball.



Volunteering at the Fire Station

Hanging out with friends

Cassie Lewis, LVT

Cassie is our licensed veterinary technician (LVT) who recently graduated from The MSU Veterinary Technology Program. In her spare time she enjoys working with and showing horses in both riding and driving disciplines, as well as volunteering as a 4-H leader in St. Joseph County. She is excited to start her career at Denney Veterinary Service and looks forward to meeting all the clients and patients.


LVT, Graduated from Michigan State University in 2016

Horseback Riding

4-H leading

Madden Miller, LVT

Madden is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians.  Madden graduated from Sanford-Brown College.  She started with us in May of 2017.  She is very fun and upbeat and very knowledgeable!  


Slow Pitch Softball

Exploring the Lake Michigan coast

Spending time with her animals at home

KC Preston, Veterinary Assistant

KC has been a technician 4 years here and also attends Western Michigan University majoring in biomedical science.  She enjoys reading and pet sitting when she has free time.  KC has 4 pets home which include a dog, 2 cats, and a bearded dragon.  



Martial Arts


Alayna Barrett, Vet Assistant/Receptionist

Alayna started with us in November of 2016.  She is a Vicksburg graduate and has lived in the area most of her life.  She enjoys spending time at home playing with her daughter.  She has two rescued dogs at home named Max and Simba, and a rescued cat named Ruby.


Playing with her daughter

Carmen Morren, Veterinary Assistant

Carmen started working here as a veterinary assistant  in June 2017.  She is very upbeat and excited to help any way she can.  Carmen previously worked here through the Vicksburg EFE program through Vicksburg High School.  Carmen has two dogs and one cat at home.



Bike Riding


Cassie Byers, Veterinary Assistant

Cassie joined our team in July 2018 as a veterinary assistant.  She has worked in this field for 2 years, and moved to this area 5 years ago.  Cassie graduated from Ross Medical Education in 2014, and is always eager to learn new things about animals!  Her family includes her husband, 5 kids, 2 dogs, 3 cats, a bunny, and a bearded dragon.  She is also a huge MSU fan!





-Spending time with her husband and kids

Hannah Hull, Kennel Assistant/Receptionist

Hannah started here the end of April 2018 as a kennel assistant.  She is also currently training as receptionist. She graduated from  Vicksburg High School in June 2018.  Hannah will be attending KVCC in the fall studying nursing and later transferring to Grand Valley State University.  Hannah has grown up with a variety of different animals and currently has one cat of her own.



Going out with friends

Rhy Rhy

Rhy Rhy was a rescue that a quickly become part of our family.  She is very lovable, and always looking for attention.


Being lazy, eating, being lazy, asking for attention, being lazy


Fallon is one of our clinic cats.  She is blind, but gets around very well.  For her safety, she is kept in the back.  She is very cuddly and sweet.  She loves dogs and pigs!


Sleeping, looking for attention, staring at the ceiling