Dr. Brian Wennerstrom, DVM


Dr. Brian has been with AlterClinic from the very beginning. He grew up in Canal Fulton and, after moving around the northeast Ohio area for a while, landed back in his hometown with his eight children and wife, Marnita. He has performed nearly 40,000 surgeries in the world of high volume spay and neuter but has been working with animals of all kinds dating back to 1998. In his free time, he enjoys analyzing spreadsheets and searching for more cost-effective ways of performing surgeries.


Laura Groves, Founder and Director of AlterClinic 


Laura has been working for the company long before the first surgery in October 2018. The idea for an affordable spay/neuter clinic first entered her mind in January 2017. She has worked in the service industry her entire life, and when she’s not working, she is taking care of her human family of 7 and her fur family of 5.


Tammy Pierce, Lead Vet Assistant


Tammy has been with AlterClinic since January 2019. She grew up in Canton, but enjoys spending her time out of the city, enjoying nature. Aside from taking care of your animals on surgery day, she cares for her own pets, including cats, a dog, and a horse, as well as her human family!


Matalie Gonzales, Admin Assistant

Matalie has been with AlterClinic since January 2019 as an Admin Assistant. She currently attends Kent State and is working to become an RVT. When she isn’t working with all the cats and dogs that visit the clinic, she enjoys working with livestock and other large animals.