Range Animal Hospital LLC

E6116 US 2
Ironwood, Michigan 49938




Our Staff


Ashley Passuello


Ashley Passuello has been employed at the Range Animal Hospital since she was 16 years old working part time, and began full time employment in 2008 following graduation from high school where she graduated 10th in her class and on National Honor Society.  Ashley has a great interest in patient care, dentistry, laboratory, and surgical assistance.  Ashley grew up in Hurley, Wisconsin and makes her home there.  Her and her husband also have a small beef and hobby farm.  Her interests outside of the hospital are spent enjoying time with her family and friends, as well as with her Golden Retriever Annie and her two Australian Shepherds, Karja and Ruusu.  She also likes to spend time on Lake Superior fishing and enjoying the scenery and sunsets.  She is a member of the Iron County Fair Board and a member of the Saxon Harbor Boating Club. 

Alyssa Desormeaux


Alyssa Desormeaux is a licensed veterinary technician at The Range Animal Hospital. She is originally from Fort Collins, Colorado. In 2010 she obtained a B.A. in environmental studies and a minor in biology from Eckerd college in St. Petersburg, Florida. With her love of animals Alyssa started helping at a veterinary clinic which she was later trained to be an assistant. Alyssa wanted to do more to help animals, so she went back to school and in 2016 she obtained her A.A.S. in veterinary technology from Front Range Community College. She then passed the VTNE and became a licensed veterinary technician. In 2017 she moved to Ironwood and started working at The Range Animal Hospital in 2018. When Alyssa is not busy treating animals, she is spending time with her dog Phoebe enjoying the outdoors or relaxing at home with her three kitties.

Carolyn Alonen


Carolyn Alonen has been employed with the Range Animal Hospital since 1981. She attended Gogebic Community College, in Ironwood earning degrees in Accounting and Business. You will usually see Carolyn when you arrive at the hospital to check in as our receptionist. She is also our Office Manager and assists with patient care when needed. Carolyn grew up and continues to reside in the Hurley area with her husband. Her interests outside of the hospital include a 4H Leader in Iron County Wisconsin, Member of the Iron County Fair Board, and the Saxon Harbor Boating Club. She enjoys time with her family, helping her daughter and son in law on their farm, and her Miniature Schnauzer Maesee. Her best time is spent on her and her husbands boat out on Lake Superior, she also enjoys ATV riding, and taking pictures of the scenery in our beautiful Northwoods.