Welcome to Towne & Country Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Brighton MI
Call us at (810)-220-1079

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (810)-220-1079!


Towne & Country Animal Hospital opened in 1994 offering Livingston County its first and only emergency and routine veterinary care facility.

In 2004 we moved to our current location, our larger hospital enabled us to expand both our services and staff.

Routine pet care appointments are available from: 9am-7pm Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturday & Sunday

Emergency appointments are available 7am-11pm 7 days a week. We routinely triage emergency patients (most critical are seen first) so please call ahead to avoid long wait times.

Click to call: 810-220-1079


We are expanding again! Our new location in Hartland will be opening soon, stay tuned for more details...

New Client Form

If you are visiting us for the first time, please fill out our new client form (located in the new patient center) and submit it electronically.

Please bring any previous medical records along with current medication including heartworm, flea/tick prevention and any supplements your pet is currently taking. If your pet is exhibiting any odd behaviors please take a video for us to review at your visit.

If you wish to forward records in advance, our email is in[email protected] and our fax number is 810-220-7996.

We received the People's Choice Award for The Best Veterinary Hospital in Livingston County in 2019



Thank you for voting for us! We love being your pet's vet and will strive to continue to be the best.

Thank you for visiting us online. We're always available for questions regarding your pet's health, so please contact us with any concerns

Brighton Veterinarian | Towne & Country Animal Hospital | (810)-220-1079

4343 Old US 23 
Brighton, MI 48114

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  • Kristine Gerster

    Kristine Gerster, DVM received her degree from Ross University in 1991 after doing her undergraduate work at MSU.

    She opened Towne & Country Animal Hospital in 1994 with her husband, Dr. Kurt Gerster. They have 2 grown children and currently share their empty nest with 3 dogs.

  • Kurt Gerster

    Kurt Gerster, DVM graduated from the University of Arizona in 1987 with a BS in Animal Science. He received his DVM from Ross University in 1991.

    After meeting his wife in vet school, they married and moved back to Michigan and practiced in the Detroit area until they opened Towne & Country Animal Hospital.

  • Jennifer Sharbowski

    Jennifer Sharbowski, DVM earned both of her degrees from Michigan State University. She graduated in 1997 with a BS in Zoology followed by her DVM in 2001 from the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

    She worked for 10 years in general practice in Dearborn Heights before joining Towne and Country in 2012. She has worked ER for the past 6 years and enjoys the 'dark side'.

  • Natasha Lubinski

    Natasha Lubinski, DVM is a 2016 graduate from Michigan State University. She grew up in Minnesota and received her bachelors in biology from Michigan State.

    She is a Spartan at heart and enjoys keeping up with their football and basketball programs.

  • Aaron Perkins

    Aaron Perkins, DVM started working at Towne and Country in his current capacity in 2010 (He was initially exposed to veterinary medicine working as a veterinary assistant at Towne and Country during the summer of 2001.). He enjoys the variety of cases that come through the doors on a daily basis.


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Brighton Office


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm


7:00 am-11:00 pm



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