Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic

7666 Cottonwood Dr
Jenison, MI 49428



Meet the Cottonwood Veterinary Center Team






Dr. Clare Cinzori received her BS in Animal Science from Michigan State University in 1991 and graduated with honors from MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She joined the staff of Cottonwood Veterinary Center in 2001.

Dr. Cinzori’s husband is a Hope College mathematics professor, and they have two children. They share their home with Storm, an exuberant Bernese Mountain dog; and Ninja and Lester, their cats. Dr. Cinzori also owns a Quarter Horse mare named Naomi.

Dr. Cinzori has strong interests in dentistry, internal medicine, general medicine and also greyhounds and their special veterinary needs. In her free time, she likes to scrapbook, read, do Pilates, and spend time with her horse.


Dr. Robert Childress graduated in 1989 with a BA from Indiana University. He was a middle and high school teacher for nine years when he decided to return to school to pursue veterinary medicine. In 2008, Dr. Childress received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University, with an interest in orthopedic medicine.

He and his wife have four children, two dogs, a fish tank full of African cichlids, and a crested gecko. His free time is spent jogging, reading and being with his family.


A graduate of Michigan State University residing in Grandville, MI, When not in the clinic, Dr. Nied enjoys time with her husband of thirteen years and their three children, who attend Spanish Immersion at Grandville Christian School. Their current animals include two six-year-old-seventy-pound GoldenDoodles and a three-year-old cat. Dr. Nied loves to read, do puzzles, garden, and travel, and she and her family like to go to zoos and aquariums, to learn about new and interesting animals.

Specialties Include:

• 20 years of clinical experience with focus on soft tissue surgery and dentistry
• Client communication skills focused on teaching
• A wide variety of soft tissue surgeries
• Rabbit Care including spays and neuters
• Wound Repair
• Palliative Geriatric Care


Licensed Veterinary Technicians