Veterinarians

Dr. Lauren Tschida

Dr. Lauren graduated with her veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2014. Since graduating she has worked both in Antigo and Marshfield.  She loves all aspects of being a veterinarian, but her main focuses are rehabilitation therapy/massage, Internal medicine, and ER/critical care. Outside of work, Dr. Lauren loves hanging out with…

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Dr. Anna Martel

Dr. Anna Martel is a relief vet exclusively for exotic species who travels to our clinic on a regular basis to service our clients. Dr. Martel grew up traveling between Miami and Trinidad (an island in the Caribbean). Her love of birds started early, with her grandmother’s blue and gold macaw and orange-wing Amazon parrot….

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Dr. Larissa Raykowski

Dr. Larissa is originally from New Zealand but has lived in the Stevens Point area for the last 20 years. She considers both places home and loves to chat about her experiences and traveling. Dr. Larissa recently graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at Iowa State University. She…

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Dr. Lisa Karnitz

Dr. Karnitz graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 2004. She has been in practice ever since. She was also the resident veterinarian at Globe University for two years.   Dr. Karnitz has a special interest in dentistry and internal medicine. She shares her home with her husband, two children, and a Cavalier…

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Dr. Valerie Curtis

Dr. Curtis earned her undergraduate degree here at UWSP. She is a graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced in a mixed animal practice for 3 years prior to joining our hospital in June 2008. Dr. Curtis has a special interest in pet wellness, zoonotic diseases (those diseases that can spread…

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Dr. Diane Scott

Dr. Scott is a 1986 graduate of Michigan State University. She has advanced training and a special interest in avian, exotic and feline medicine. A member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the Association of Avian Veterinarians, she is also associated with the Houserabbit Society and Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. Dr. Scott…

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Dr. Kris Hankison

Dr. J Kris Hankison

Dr. Hankison is a 1985 graduate of the University of Missouri. After graduation, he worked for four years in the Chicago area before moving to Wisconsin. Dr. Hankison is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association. He and his wife have 3 children, 2 terrific grandsons, and a…

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