At North Branch Animal Hospital, we strive for a warm and friendly relationship with you and your pet. This page highlights the staff - our training, experience and dedication to veterinary medicine.

Our goal and enduring energy is to provide our clients with a trusting, caring, honest, and sincere desire to enable them to enjoy a full, rich, and loving symbiotic relationship with their pets.

We have been proudly serving this community for over forty years. My staff and I desire to play a strong role to tightly bond with our clients. We encourage them to call on us for all their veterinary needs.

Whether it be medical, surgical, behavioral, or nutritional for our patients. Whether it be emotional, spiritual, or financial for clients. Be it directly, indirectly, or via referral, we pledge our time, concern, friendship, and advocacy to both our patients and clients.

It is this spirit which carries us through our lives and through our work, which is the center-point of our staff meetings and discussions, and which warms our hearts on a daily basis. To these ends we will continue to carry on…

Sebastian Buzdug, D.V.M.


Dr. Sebastian Buzdug experience spans across many years; He holds an  European Master's  Degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences, a Veterinary Medicine license from Iowa State University as well as many rewards and recognitions from prestigious Medical organizations in North America. Sebastian's work ethic and professionalism was well proven while affiliated with clinics like Banfield Pet  Hospital, Lake Orion Veterinary Hospital and South Sanilac Veterinary Hospital. There, his commitment to providing high quality, progressive veterinary medicine along with compassionate and caring customer service  created a strong bond among him, the client and their animal companions.

While many clients and animals at hospitals where Sebastian served miss him, he will now continue his compassionate legacy for care and support at North Branch Animal Hospital.
Sebastian and the staff at North Branch Animal Hospital will strive to make every experience at our hospital an enjoyable occasion, so come on in, big or small, furry or not and let us be the genuine and trustworthy animal hospital you can depend on.

Debbie McGuirk – Veterinary Assistant

Debbie is our veterinary technician and office manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree of science in Biology and has been working with animals since 2008. Debbie is currently working towards becoming a fully licensed veterinary technician, specializing in surgery. She has a male Miniature Pinscher named Bailey and a terrier mix named Jack. They keep her very active! She has also shared a home with rabbits, mice, ferrets, and fish.

When Debbie isn’t at North Branch Animal Hospital you can find her at home with her dogs, doing Pilates, or enjoying the outdoors with her family. Debbie always has a smile on her face and a new story to tell about her dogs!

Veronika Karman - Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant


Veronika is our receptionist and assistant. She has 3 dogs, Willow a Yorkie mix, Lulu a Lab mix, and Mr. Big a Great Dane. When she is not at North Branch Animal Hospital, she is attending school full time pursuing a Wildlife Biology degree. She aspires to be a wildlife rehabilitator and to one day open her own non-profit dog rescue. Animals are her passion and she wants to help as many of them as she can.