Dr. Bytwerk was born and raised in the Tri-cities area, graduating from Spring Lake High School. She attended college in Colorado obtaining her DVM from Colorado State University in 1990. She then returned to Michigan and established Haven Animal Hospital in March of 1993. Dr. Bytwerk is passionate about connecting with animals and their owners. Over the past 26 years, Dr. Bytwerk has been a huge part of the Grand Haven Community. She is an avid member of the Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Coast Guard Committee every year. Dr. Bytwerk is able to see everything from large dogs to pocket pets and birds. She lives on her own hobby farm with her husband and enjoys spending her free time with her daughters and riding her horses.