Dr. Sarah Lautzenhiser
Dr. Sarah graduated in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She completed internships in 2001 with Michigan Veterinary Specialists and then in 2002 with Affiliated Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Sarah then worked in emergency and critical care in Chicago, Appleton, and Green Bay. Prior to purchasing the Antigo Veterinary Clinic, she worked in general practice and moonlighted in emergency work in Wausau and Milwaukee through 2009.
The extra years of training Dr. Sarah obtained by working in internships, emergency and private specialty practices elevated her knowledge of a diversity of pet health problems, diagnostic and treatment skill sets, surgery, and dentistry.
Her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are forming long-term bonds with clients and their pets, and senior pet care.
Outside of work, Dr. Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Jim, gardening and hiking, camping, kayaking, and fishing, and spending time with her fur-fin-and feather kids including three dogs, three cats, two Indian Ringnecks, and numerous freshwater fish in tanks, as well as 6 goldfish in an outdoor pond named Arrow, Peter, Blobby Filet, Corky, Victor, and Spotty. Dr. Sarah is also a former member of the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra.
Katie started at the vet clinic in February 2019. She is an Antigo native and still resides here. She loves getting to meet all the animals and clients that come into the clinic. In her free time she enjoys spending time her son and two dogs, Gunner and Major. She also enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors.
Hello! My name is Doua and I am currently attending Northcentral Technical College, majoring in Veterinary Science. Before going to school, I was in the Army Reserves for 8 years. I am originally from Wausau but I live in Antigo now. I live just on the edge of town with my husband, our two dogs, Jake and Abby, and our cat, Boo. We have a little hobby farm where we grow blueberries, raise chickens, and take care of honeybees. During my free time, I enjoy working out, travelling, and working around the farm.
Kennel Technician/Vet Assistant in Training
Marisa has been with AVC for 2 years now with a bright future in veterinary medicine. She tells us that she loves the friends I have made both people and animals alike! When I am not working, I am either at school or home with my three dogs and family. I enjoy helping in my school musical and being with my chapter FFA. I also like playing with my dogs and taking a nap with them after playtime.
Groomer/Vet Assistant in Training
Lenny started at Antigo Veterinary Clinic in February 2021. He loves the creativity that comes with grooming, and interacting with the wide variety of clients who come into the clinic. He lives with seven dogs, five cats and a few small critters. When he isn’t working, he enjoys grooming and training his own dogs, or taking them out hiking or swimming.
Monica joined the AVC team in April of 2021. She tells us she proudly wears the “Crazy Cat Lady” crown and is an avid animal lover. Her favorite aspects of the job include always learning something new and being able to educate clients and take care of their fur-babies. Outside of work she enjoys spoiling her kitties and Arabian horse or curling up and reading a good book.
Kennel Technician/Vet Assistant in Training
Michaela started at Antigo Veterinary Clinic in November 2021. She enjoys meeting and getting to know all the pets and clients. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking ,hiking, traveling, and snowmobiling. She also loves spending time with her family and three cats, Skitter, Taz and Maggot.
Buzz has been at Antigo Veterinary Clinic since 2020. His favorite things at work are lunch breaks and snoozing on top of the cabinets. When not working, Buzz enjoys a little outdoor time and laying in the kitchen sink.
My full name is Clay Cleatus Gandalf the Grey, but you can call me Clay. I have been with Antigo Veterinary Clinic since 2019 and my main role is assistant anesthesia recovery nurse. My favorite toys are rubber bands and I enjoy casual chat times with my coworkers.
Cabbage has been with Antigo Veterinary Clinic since 2020 when she visited on externship for our clinic cat program. She liked it so much she decided to stay. Cabbage’s favorite things at work are walking on keyboards and laying on blankets. In her free time, Cabbage enjoys creative writing.