You’ll Love the Way We Care

Dr. Sarah Lautzenhiser

Working side by side with specialists through different parts of her career has allowed Dr. Lautzenhiser to gain advanced knowledge and training in small animal emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery and dentistry. The diveristy of practices that Dr. Sarah has worked at, have given her a broad view of what different veterinary hospitals have to offer, and helped shape her views of compassionate patient care and medical/surgical standards of care.

Dr. Sarah joined the Antigo Community in November 2009 and has enjoyed becoming involved with the Antigo Optimist Club, and participating in events for the Boys and Girls Club.

Outside of work, Dr. Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Jim,  gardening and hiking/biking, canoeing and fishing, and spending time with family. She has 3 cats – Suzie-Q, Gracie, and Jada; and four dogs – Raji, Lily, Marley, and JD. Dr. Sarah is also a former member of the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra.

Nicole G

Office Manager/Certified Veterinary Technician

Nicole started at AVC in September of 2020. She comes to us with 6 years of prior veterinary experience with a special interest in low stress handling and palliative/end of life care for animals and a strong desire to teach those she works with. She has received certifications in Fear Free, Human Animal Bond, Palliative care, and Laser Therapy, with a plan to continue additional schooling this fall. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, kayaking, horseback riding, trap shooting and just about anything involving the outdoors.

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.

Katie

Veterinary Technician

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.

Doua

Veterinary Assistant

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.

Kiera

Kennel Technician/Vet Assistant in Training

Bio coming soon.

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.

Michaela

Kennel Technician/Vet Assistant in Training

Michaela started at AVC in February of 2021. She enjoys getting to meet all the animals and quickly fell in love with one of the clinic cats that now resides at her house! In her free time, she likes spending time with family, biking, and kayaking.

Lenny

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.

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Monica

Veterinary Assistant

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.

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Haley

Customer Service Representative

Bio coming soon!

Renee

Receptionist

Renee started at Antigo Veterinary Clinic in January of 2021. Renee recently moved to Antigo with her husband Jay, two Labradors Polar and Guinness and their cat Bella. Renee enjoys welcoming owners and their pets into the clinic. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and shopping.