IMG_1397rtAfter graduating from Iowa State University, Dr. Lindstrand worked her first job in Charles Town, West Virginia where she did small animal relief work. She then moved to Mt. Pleasant in 1994 and started working for the Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital. In 1998, Dr. Lindstrand opened the Isabella Cat Clinic. Dr. Lindstrand’s special interest within feline medicine is geriatrics and internal medicine. When not at work, Dr. Lindstrand loves to go hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and loves to read good mystery novels. She lives in Shepherd with her two children, Clay and Kate.

In January of 2007, Dr. Lindstrand completed the prescribed course of study by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, certifying her to practice acupuncture on animals. Click here for more information about Dr. Lindstrands’ acupuncture practice.

Dr. Lindstrand is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.


Dr. Schoonover began his veterinary career at the age of 14 by shadowing a local veterinarian in his hometown of Charleston, West Virginia.  He pursued his dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending West Virginia University to earn a bachelors degree in Animal and Veterinary Science. Upon completion of his bachelors degree, Dr. Schoonover was accepted to Veterinary school at the University of Georgia.  Dr. Schoonover graduated from veterinary school and moved to Mount Pleasant in 2014. Dr. Schoonover joined the Isabella Cat Clinic team in the Fall of 2014. He also works as an urgent care veterinarian in Commerce, Michigan. When not working, Dr. Schoonover enjoys spending time with his wife, Ciera, his son, Rowan, his dog, Denver, and his cat, Jasper. His favorite activities include skiing, traveling, and cheering on his favorite sports team: the West Virginia Mountaineers.

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