Meet Our Team

Our Doctors

Dr. Michael Henricks, DVM
Owner, Veterinarian

Growing up in Southern Ohio, Dr. Henricks learned very early in life the enjoyment and fulfillment that comes from the relationships we have with our pets.  Since graduating from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008, Dr. Henricks has built his professional career on providing high quality medicine to pets, connecting with his clients, and community involvement.  Dr. Henricks and his wife Ashlie live in the area with their two children, Madeline and Mason, and their dog, cat, and rabbit.  Outside the office, Dr. Henricks enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and exploring the outdoors.

Dr. Emily Hoffmann, DVM
Veterinarian

We were thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Hoffmann to the Faithful Friends crew in July 2019! From the very first meeting, it was apparent how knowledgeable, caring, and engaging she is. Dr. Hoffmann’s medical ideals and skills line up exactly with how we approach veterinary medicine here at Faithful Friends, and her reputation in the local veterinary community only validated what we knew from getting to know her more. We are proud and excited for our clients and patients to meet Dr. Hoffmann and know they will appreciate the level of care she provides!

Dr. Emily Hoffmann, DVM is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She resides in Powell with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Outside of work, Dr. Hoffmann enjoys reading, gardening, and playing in the backyard with her kids and pups. She is very excited to be joining FFVC, and believes that Dr. Henricks and staff have earned a wonderful reputation for providing compassionate care with a focus on education. Dr. Hoffmann cannot wait to take care of your furry family members!

Dr. Luke Haver, DVM
Veterinarian

Dr. Haver was born and raised in Northwest Ohio and attended The Ohio State University, graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. After graduation, he and his wife moved to Charlotte, NC for 5 years. Moving back to Ohio in 2016, they spent a few years living and practicing in Southern Ohio and then moved back to Columbus in 2018. Dr. Haver had been practicing in Columbus for about 4 years before joining Faithful Friends Veterinary Clinic. He enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine but specifically internal medicine and dermatology.

While not at work Dr. Haver enjoys spending time with my wife, Gina, and their two Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Zaya and Luna. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, barbecuing, woodworking and loves being outdoors. Dr. Haver particularly loves camping, hiking, kayaking and visiting beaches when he and his family vacation.

Our Staff

Lindsay
Hospital Director

Cat Friendly Certified

Lindsay graduated from Columbus State Community College with her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2008 and is currently obtaining her bachelor’s in Business Management. She worked in private practice for 20 years before joining the team at Faithful Friends Veterinary Clinic in September 2021. She is dedicated to helping the team provide high-quality patient care, loves working at a fast pace, and possesses a strong passion for team building and training. She also takes a special interest in implementing fear-free techniques, surgical and advanced anesthetic monitoring, educating on excellent preventive care, inventory management, emergency medicine and critical patient care.

She enjoys spending most of her free time with her husband and high school sweetheart Nathan and three children. They love to spend their time in the great outdoors, kayaking, hiking, and fishing. Her four-legged family includes dogs, cats and turtles.

Madison
RVT

Cat Friendly Certified

Madison has always had a passion for both animals and medicine, so she combined them and graduated from Bradford in 2009. She worked for 10 years in fast-paced emergency hospitals but has since decided that she wants to be able to create relationships with both her patients and their families. Madison got married during the 2020 pandemic to her husband Kyle. Together they have 5 animals; three dogs: Bella, Caine & Maya; 2 cats: Phoebe & Ursula (named after her favorite TV show Friends). Outside of work, Madison enjoys binging true crime documentaries, traveling and spending time with her fur babies. What Madison loves most about her job is caring for her patients and feeling like she has made a difference in their lives, as well as their families.

Lauryn
RVT

Cat Friendly Certified

Lauryn has always enjoyed being around and working with animals, so she turned her passion into a career and graduated from Columbus State Community College in 2013 to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, baking and making home décor which she has turned into a business. Lauryn has 2 dogs: an 8-year-old boxer, Presley, and an 8-year-old pit, Pippin.

The aspect that Lauryn loves most about her job is being able to help pets walk out of the clinic better than when they came in.

Zack
RVT

Cat Friendly Certified

Zack attended undergrad at The Ohio State University, where he received a B.S. in Zoology and a B.A. in Psychology. He then attended Columbus State Community College’s Veterinary Technology program. He passed his Veterinary Technician National Exam and recently became an RVT.

He started his veterinary career in 2011 at a small animals and exotics veterinary clinic. After exploring a couple other veterinary clinics, he spent six years at a feline-only hospital.  He decided he wanted to explore and branch back out into another small animal hospital and found us! We are happy he did!

Zack loves educating clients and fellow team members.  He believes that the highest quality of care is a constant exchange of information between everyone caring for the animals. He has also utilized his Cat Friendly Certification to be an advocate for our feline patients!

Zack has always had animals growing up and currently has a kitty named Gizmo. In his free time, he enjoys trying new restaurants and catching a movie with friends. 

Eli
RVT

Eli graduated from Miami Jacobs with a degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. After four years in private practice, we were thrilled when he joined the team here at Faithful Friends in 2021.

Eli had always dreamed of a career working with animals. He enjoys providing impeccable care to all our patients and clients. He aspires to someday get a specialty degree.

In his free time, he enjoys the great outdoors, playing video games, and spending time with family and friends.

Mikayla
RVT

Mikayla is new to the Columbus/Dublin area coming from the small Northern Kentucky town of Morning View. She Graduated from Murray State University in May of 2020 with her Bachelor of Science degree emphasizing in veterinary technology.

In her free time Mikayla enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Myla. She has also recently taken up scrapbooking as a hobby. Her passions in the veterinary field are client communication/education, radiology, and surgery. With a powerful personality, Mikayla is excited to join Faithful Friends and a team who treats each pet like their own. 

Harley
Veterinary Assistant

Harley’s passion of being around animals stemmed from being on a farm for 12 years near her childhood home. She also worked at a pet store for 3 years and thoroughly enjoyed helping customers with their fur babies. Harley has a few pets of her own. She has a 2-year-old cat named Dash, a 1-year-old Reeves’ Turtle named Crush, and 3 fish tanks. In her spare time, you will find Harley spending time with her family. She has 2 siblings and a niece and nephew that just started playing tee ball, which keeps her busy. Harley is a proud 2019 graduate of Hamilton Township High School.

The aspects that Harley enjoys most about her job are educating the clients, expanding her general knowledge in the field, and helping in surgeries.

Kristin
Veterinary Assistant

Kristin graduated from Taylor University in 2020 with her bachelor’s degree in biology. Growing up, Kristin had two cats and often played “Doctor” with them. She has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian since she was in the third grade and currently, she is a second-year veterinary student at The Ohio State University. She has a strong passion for helping animals and creating special relationships with their owners.

In her free time, she spends time with her husband Noah, who she married in May of 2021. They enjoy trying out all of the amazing Dublin restaurants. They are not currently pet parents, but hope to add a Golden Retriever to their family soon. 

Mackenzie
Veterinary Assistant

Mackenzie graduated from the University of Findlay with degrees in Animal Science and Biology. While she decides what she wants to be when she grows up, she is putting her passion for animals to work as a veterinary assistant. In her free time, Mack loves to hike and explore with her lab mix, Dwight. She is an avid yogi and likes to experiment with new vegan recipes.

Lily
Veterinary Assistant

Cat Friendly Certified

Lily has always wanted to work in the veterinary field. She attended a pre-vet technical school and is currently a Zoo Science major at Otterbein University. Lily has 2 dogs and 3 cats. She loves all types of music and enjoys playing video games. Quiet but witty, Lily looks forward to seeing cute puppies every day. She enjoys being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of each beloved pet and its owner.

Kayla
Veterinary Assistant

Cat Friendly Certified

Kayla was raised in a small town on a farm. She has always had a passion for animals. Kayla has 4 cats (Trixie, Binx, Luna Tuna, and Milo), her dog (the light of her life, Willow Tree), ducks, chickens, cattle, and a white dove (Buddy). She is currently attending Penn Foster for the Vet Tech program to fulfil her dream as a veterinary nurse. Her life is never dull. She is the oldest of 3 children, and family is very important to her. Although Kayla has a busy schedule with work, school, and farm life, when she does get free time, she enjoys it by reading, crafting, exploring nature, and kayaking.

Kayla enjoys helping patients stay healthy and helping pets feel better after their visits, as well as clients feel relieved knowing their beloved pet is getting the best care.

Paisley
CCR

Bio coming soon.

Lauren
CCR

Cat Friendly Certified

Lauren is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2020 with a degree from the Fisher College of Business, with a focus on Logistics Management and is also Cat Friendly Certified.

Lauren has always had a passion and love for animals. Her black kitty, Wednesday, is excited to hear her talk about adopting a new little furry brother or sister one day! In her free time, she loves to cook, travel, and play video games along with spending time with friends and family. 

She is very excited about her position here at Faithful Friends, getting to see and work with animals every day, and thrilled at the opportunity to be part of a team that cares for and keeps our furry friends happy and healthy.

Heather
CSR

Heather was born and raised in Ohio and joined the Faithful Friends team in September 2021. She currently lives in Westerville with her husband of 16 years and two children, Ethan and Hadlea. Her furry family members consist of a Golden Retriever named Stella and a cat named Cherry.

Heather loves watching college football and spending quality time with her family and friends. Scary movies are a total favorite and she is the master of movie trivia!

After being a recess aid for Westerville City Schools, she is back to being a part of Veterinary medicine and ecstatic to be part of our team! She loves working with clients and animals and enjoys the special bond created doing so.

Jamie
CSR

Jamie has always had a love for animals and dreamed to work with them. Her 10-acre farm is full of a variety of dogs, cats, horses, goats, rabbits, ducks, ferrets, lizards, and even a domesticated fox! She has a special needs dog who is an adopted Collie that was born without eyes and is deaf.

In her free time, she fosters kittens in need, travels, and spends time with family and friends. She has two adult sons and one daughter-in-law. She is very excited to welcome her first grandchild at the end of December 2021. 

Jamie loves working with caring team members and providing amazing care to our clients, ensuring them that their pets are receiving the best possible care here.