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 gardening, 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.

Nicole M.

Veterinary Technician

Nicole started here at the Antigo Veterinary Clinic in June 2018. She enjoys meeting and interacting with all the clients and their fur babies. In her free time, she loves camping, fishing, and traveling and her biggest loves are her 3 daughters, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

Keira

Kennel Technician/Vet Assistant in Training

Keira has been with AVC since February 2020. She is currently attending University of Wisconsin River Falls, studying Pre-Veterinary medicine in hopes to have a future career as a small/large animal vet. Keira has one dog named Ollie Bear and one cat named Melvin. She enjoys spending time outdoors, snuggling with her fur babies and spending time with her family and friends.

Marisa

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.

Sabrina

Sabrina has always been an eccentric animal lover and currently has 5 cats she loves to spoil. Although she misses the warm weather of Southern California, Sabrina is happy to be back and aiding the community she grew up in. In her free time Sabrina enjoys a myriad of indoor hobbies, not limited to cross stitching, various fiberarts, reading and video games. Sabrina and the sun do not get along.
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Emily

Emily started at the Antigo Veterinary Clinic in August 2022. She has always had a passion for animals. She enjoys meeting all of the patients and their personalities. Outside of work she enjoys cuddling/playing with her 3 cats and her dog Finn. She also loves sleeping and spending time outdoors.

Office Greeters


Buzz

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.


Clay

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

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.


Thor

When he’s not treasure hunting in garbage cans, Thor enjoys snuggles and high-risk adventure. In his spare time, Thor likes to work on his collection of gauze sponges, gloves, and ok-steristrips.


Odin

Odin’s sign is Virgo. He enjoys opera singing and communicating with the spirit world. He is the best kitten ever.