Helen Szostak, DVM, CVCP
Dr. Helen Szostak joined the Willowood Acres Veterinary Clinic team in 2000. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Natural Science from Madonna College in 1974 and earned her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1993. She is a breeder of Flat-coated Retrievers and was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) as the Sporting Group Breeder of the Year in 1993.
Dr. Szostak is a life member of the Flat-coated Retriever Society of America and participates with her Flat-coated Retrievers in dog shows, obedience trials, hunting tests, and rally trials. She is a member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and she attends conferences annually with both organizations.
Outside of the practice, Dr. Szostak is particularly interested in gardening and competitive dog activities. She occasionally breeds a litter of Flat-coated Retrievers.