Laingsburg Animal Hospital

"Quality Medicine with Kindness and Compassion"

Doctors of Veterinary Medicine

David Shinsky DVM

Professional Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science, 1987 Michigan State University
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 1989 Michigan State University

Professional Associations:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Shinsky worked in Brighton and Haslett Michigan prior to opening Laingsburg Animal Hospital in 2002. Originally located on Main Street we moved to our current location in 2004. His special interests in veterinary medicine are Internal Medicine, General and Orthopedic surgery. He lives in Bennington Township with his wife Renee and numerous large and small pets. His hobbies are road and mountain bicycling, cross country skiing and woodworking.

Joe Sanchez DVM

Professional Degrees:

  • Associates Degree Veterinary Technology – 2005 Lansing Community College/Michigan State University
  • Bachelor of Science Veterinary Technology – 2016 Michigan State University
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – 2020 Michigan State University


Dr. Sanchez grew up in the Laingsburg area and attended Perry High School. Prior to veterinary school, he worked as a Licensed Veterinary Technician at MSU’s Veterinary Medical Center in the emergency and critical care department as well as the radiology department. His main interests are in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Sanchez is married to Lindsey Sanchez, who is also a veterinarian. Together they have a nearly 4- year old daughter with a son due anytime now. They live on a farm with a herd of beef cattle, two horses, barn cats and an Australian Shepherd, Koda. Dr. Sanchez is happy to be returning home and excited to join the amazing team at Laingsburg Animal Hospital. He cannot wait to interact with the clients and their pets.

Mary Letvenow DVM

Professional Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science – 1988, Michigan State University
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – 1990, Michigan State University

Professional Associations:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Letvenow worked at practices in Brighton and Marquette prior to joining the staff at Laingsburg Animal Hospital in 2016. She has a daughter, son, an Irish Water Spaniel and two cats that keep her busy. When not working, she enjoys reading, gardening and knitting.

Veterinary Assistants