Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick, DVM:  Graduated from Ross University Veterinary School in 2003.  She enjoys all aspects of private practice, especially surgery.  When not at the clinic (which is rare!), Dr. Fitz enjoys spending time with her family and playing guitar.  She shares her home with 4 dogs, 5 cats, a rabbit, and several birds!

Jessica Fraley, LVT: Veterinary Technician.  She is a 2011 graduate of Macomb Community College.  She loves all animals, having grown up on a farm.  She shares her home with 2 cats, Felix and Murphy.

Meet the Team

Career Opportunities

Janae Balderson:  Receptionist.  Janae has several years experience working in a veterinary setting.  She likes to travel and shares her home with Tank, a cocker spaniel, and 2 cats, Lionel and Isaboo.

We're always looking for passionate, qualified candidates to fill positions at Dr. Fitz's Bayside Animal Clinic. Do you have what it takes to deliver superior customer and pet service?


We're here when you need us, whether it's for a routine checkup, a much needed vaccination, or when your furry friend just isn't feeling well.  Our staff is not only knowledgeable about the latest veterinary techniques but also possesses incredible passion for their work, you can rest assured that  your best friend is in the best hands.

Dee Dee Check:  ​Office Manager, Veterinary Technician.  Attended MSU and is a Macomb Community College graduate. She has nearly 20 years experience in the veterinary field, and is passionate about rescue pets and their welfare.  She shares her home with Opie, a 2 yr old rescue terrier mix.

Carla Randazzo:  ​Veterinary Technician.

The newest member of our team graduates from Macomb Community College this year!  She will complete her requirements for licensing this summer.