Dr Knight-Reichardt-KrollGet to know your veterinarians / animal doctors at the Switzer Veterinary Clinic! We think they are the best Alpena has to offer. Come in and find out for yourself!

dr knightRyan Knight, DVM, CVA

Dr. Ryan Knight graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and has been at the Switzer Veterinary Clinic since graduation. He works with both large and small animals and his professional interests include surgery, oncology, dentistry and critical care patients.

In 2012 Dr. Ryan became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA). He believes that using both Eastern and Western views of veterinary medicine allows our clinic to provide your animals with the best treatment plans available.

In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife, Dr. Daniele Knight, and playing with his two sons, Kenan and Aric. He also enjoys exploring the world, running very, very long distances and amateur photography.

dr daniele knightDaniele Knight, DVM

Dr. Daniele Knight graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She then went on to work for the Michigan Department of Agriculture working with Bovine Tuberculosis. In 2005, Dr. Knight joined the Switzer Veterinary Clinic team where she enjoys working with animals of all shapes and sizes.

In her free time, Dr. Knight loves spending time with her husband (Dr. Ryan Knight) and two sons, Kenan and Aric. She also enjoys horseback riding, traveling, and camping.

mary reichardtMary Reichardt, DVM

Dr. Mary Reichardt joined Switzer Veterinary Clinic after graduating from veterinary school at Iowa State University in 2009. Her professional interests are in large animal veterinary medicine where she enjoys spending most of her time outdoors working with cattle and

In her off time, Dr. Reichardt enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and sports. She may be seen taking her dogs for walks and long runs around town or riding her road and mountain bikes. On more leisurely days she loves to relax in the saddle on her horse. Dr. Reichardt is always up for a game of volleyball, ultimate frisbee, or Texas hold-em and claims to be a ruthless euchre player.

Alpena-dogLeeAnne Kroll, DVM, MS

Dr. LeeAnne Kroll, a recent addition to Switzer Veterinary Clinic as of January 2016, is a returning Alpena native who graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Since graduation, Dr. Kroll has gained a variety of experiences in mixed (small and large) animal medicine and surgery after working the past two years in north Central Ohio, and more recently in Standish, Michigan. Her professional interests lie in large animal medicine and surgery, but she also enjoys the variety that small animal practice offers.

In her spare time, Dr. Kroll enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with people, and lightly dabbles in cooking. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband Phil, taking their dog “Remi” for long walks through town (hunting down the best local ice cream), or riding their road bikes for a good breath of Northern Michigan air. A lifelong equestrian, Dr. Kroll also enjoys a relaxing (or exciting) ride on her horse.


Switzer Veterinary Clinic
3463 M32 West
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Ph: 989-356-4880
Fax: 989-354-6970

Location Map

Business Hours
Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday: closed

All times by appointment.

Emergency Services available 24/7

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