Janet has been our Practice Manager since January 2013. She started working in the veterinary field in high school and has over 30 years experience. Janet resides in Eagle River with her husband Jeff, son Liam, cats Quinn and Kisa, her dog Rylee Coyote and her horse Kid. A graduate of the University Wisconsin River Falls with a degree in Animal Science she also holds a certificate of Veterinary Practice Administration through the Veterinary Management Institute series at Purdue University. Janet enjoys spending time with her family enjoying the outdoors and loves hiking, biking and horseback riding. She has completed over 30 marathons, 4 Ulta-marathons and has participated with Team in Training for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Janet holds memberships with the Wisconsin Veterinary Practice Association (WVPMA) & the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA).
Katie is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) & a true animal lover. She began working at All Creatures in 2013 as our surgical technician. She also does clinical care for patients. Katie is a valued member of the pet care team at All Creatures. She has a bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science with Equine Emphasis from U.W. River Falls. She is an experienced horse trainer and worked with a professional horse trainer for a year in Merced, California. Katie enjoys spending time with her animals which include: 2 ferrets, 6 cats, 3 dogs, 1 horse, a pony & of course her 2 little girls. In addition she enjoys fishing or just about anything that keeps her outdoors in the northwoods.
Candy is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) and has been at All Creatures since 2012. She has been in the veterinary field since 1999. Candy energetically maintains continuing education in her fields of study as well as her special interests in animal behavior, canine/feline diabetes, tick diseases & animal nutrition. She is especially passionate about dog training (AKC Trick Dog training, AKC FastCAT/CAT & Dock Diving). One of her favorite things to do here is hosting/teaching our annual spring puppy socialization classes!! Contact her here at ACVC for more details. Candy is also the administrator for our in room video entertainment & education, not to mention our website, Facebook & Youtube channel. She currently shares her home with her dog "Castiel" and her cat "Dean Winchester". During her "down time" she is usually found on the water or rooting for the Packers!
Amanda is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) and has been with All Creatures since March of 2015. She is a graduate of Globe University of Wausau in Animal Technology. Before going to Globe University, Amanda studied at the Art Institutes International of Minneapolis for 3D Animation and took general courses through Nicolet Technical College. Amanda has had a passion for animals ever since she was a little girl. So after starting the Animal Technology program, then landing her position with All Creatures, she feels like her life-long dream is finally coming true. In her "down time" she likes to go hiking, fishing and hunting with her family. She also likes to cook, draw, paint, crochet & cross stitch.
Jean is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) & joined our team in the spring of 2018. She came to us all the way from sunny California!! She has a long history in veterinary medicine. She began her career in 1995 & has enjoyed every second of it. To top it off, she has a special interest in animal dentistry (LUCKY US!!)! On her off time, Jean enjoys her time in the northwoods, spending time w/ her husband & her animals. She's also quite the bookworm.
Carlene joined the team in November 2021 after moving to the Northwoods from the Fox Valley Area this past summer. She's worked in all aspects of the veterinary field for 30 + years with the past 20 years as a veterinary technician. Carlene has a passion for training and education. She especially loves every chance she gets to help our clients, patients, and team members. In her free time she loves spending time with family and friends, snowmobiling, taking long walks with her yellow lab, Tucker.
Elizabeth joined our team as a Veterinary Assistant in the spring of 2021. She has a degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Wisconsin - Madison & is currently pursuing admittance into veterinary school. Previously Elizabeth worked in Pharmaceutical research & nutrition research w/ pigs! In her free time she enjoys being out in the woods or anything outside - She can be found playing & training her "tri-pawed" dog "Goose".
Victoria joined our team as a Veterinary Technician in March 2021. Originally from Florida, she & her fiancé moved to Michigan in 2020 to give her Siberian Husky more room to run & play (her cat disagrees with this decision). Victoria started her career in Veterinary medicine in 2016 & holds certification in Florida, licensure in Michigan & is now in the process of becoming certified in Wisconsin. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her animals and reading.
Josee joined our team in the fall of 2021 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has always enjoyed working with animals & plans to attend a Veterinary Technician program to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. When not working she can be found spending time with her family, pets, or taking photos while exploring the Northwoods.
Karlie is one our newest Veterinary Assistants. She's currently attending Penn Foster's Veterinary Technician program to become certified. Karlie is also a member of the Watersmeet Volunteer Fire Department as Secretary & a Nationally Certified EMT. When not working or dog sitting, you can find her hiking with her dogs Rocky & Shelby, or reading and crocheting with her cats Smokey & Sylvester.
Tracy has been working at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic since 2005. Most clients see her working the front desk, but she can also be found working in the treatment helping out our Veterinarians & Technicians. When Tracy has free time she likes to spend it with her husband Jim and visiting her daughters, Shelby and Kelly. Like many of our Northwood's families, they love to spend time outdoors - kayaking or fishing. In addition to working at All Creatures, Tracy makes jewelry, some of which is on display the the clinic. She also enjoys cheering for the "Brew Crew" and the "Pack".
Linda has been with All Creatures since 2009 as one of our warm and friendly receptionists. Answering the phone, scheduling appointments and greeting each and every client with a genuine smile are just a few of the things you will find her doing. She is also very good at offering helpful advice for your animals. Linda is known here as the clinic's "positive reinforcer", supplying endless treats to each and every patient. During her time away from the clinic she enjoys hiking and fishing with her husband, D.J. Together they have raised two boys and love spending time w/ them & their dogs; Willow & Stella. Linda's favorite things about this job is that she learns something new every day!
Melissa is a Wisconsin native that is new to the northwoods. While she has always had a love for animals, she is also new to the world of veterinary medicine. Melissa joined our reception team in the fall of 2021. She is a wonderful addition here & adds laughter to our day. In her free time, you can find her hiking & fishing in the bountiful northwoods.
Terrie joined All Creatures in 2008, shortly after her and her husband Al moved to Minocqua from the Chicago area. She handles all of our computer needs and is very happy to be working at an owner-operated office, after working in Corporate America for so long. Terrie and her husband Al thoroughly enjoy their northwoods lifestyle and seeing wildlife in their backyard daily. They both enjoy exploring the beauty of the northwoods, fishing, snowmobiling and entertaining their Illinois friends and relatives who love to visit. Terrie has also taken up kayaking & really enjoys it!