Meet Our Team

Luke D. Peterson, DVM

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Dr. Peterson took over ownership of Mosinee Veterinary Clinic from Dr. Pope in January 2016.  His clinical interests are surgery, traumatic wound healing, and infectious diseases.  Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children water skiing, hunting, and competing in AKC Gundog Beagle field trials.  He is an active member of the Central Wisconsin Beagle Club and a contributing author on health information articles for Hounds and Hunting and Better Beagling magazines.  He also enjoys running half and full marathons with his brother.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine,  University of Wisconsin - Madison 2008

Master of Science Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison 2006

Bachelor of Biology, Viterbo University 2003

Robert Pope, DVM

Dr. Pope graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1976 and opened the Mosinee Veterinary Clinic later that year. Dr. Pope still practices on a part-time basis and sees many types of pets - from cats and dogs to reptiles, birds, and rodents.

Ann Deiss, DVM

Dr. Ann Deiss is a native of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and graduated in the first class from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Previous to coming to Mosinee Veterinary Clinic in 2015, she owned and practiced at a small animal clinic in Fond du Lac for nearly 20 years. Her veterinary interests include feline medicine, geriatrics, pain management, and whole food nutritional supplements. She is a certified Fear Free practitioner.

Dr. Ann lives in Antigo with her husband, Daisy, a Brittany Spaniel, and feral (now tame) cat. She has 3 adult children, 3 adult step children and one grandchild. She is a Master Gardener and also enjoys back yard birding and kayaking.

Jamie Cihlar, CVT

IMG_7195Jamie graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN with an AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2005.  After completing a rotation at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Hospital and an externship at a mixed animal practice in MN she returned home to WI.  In 2005, Jamie passed her state boards and VTNE, becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician.  Jamie has a wide range of experience in the veterinary field, both with small animals and dairy.  For many years she worked in emergency and critical care, and pursued her passion for teaching as an instructor in an accredited veterinary technology program.  As Jamie's family grew, she decided a lifestyle change was needed and in October of 2013 she joined the Mosinee Veterinary Clinic family.  It has been a perfect fit!  Jamie currently lives by Marathon with her husband Ben, and their three children, Lacey, Parker and Jack.  They currently have several pets, a Golden Retriever Bailey, three cats, Lenny, Squiggy and Crystal as well as a rabbit named Carrot and 6 chickens.  She enjoys spending time with her family, playing volleyball, being outdoors and gardening.

Jacie Kellner, CVT/Receptionist

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Jacie graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Globe University in Wausau, WI in September, 2014. She completed her internship at MVC during the summer of 2014 and officially joined the team in September. She passed her national board exam in November 2014 to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She has loved animals all her life and enjoys working with them and keeping them happy and healthy! Jacie shares a home with her husband Dustin, and their feline fur kid Remington and Goldendoodle Ruger. In her free time, Jacie enjoys hunting, being outdoors, spending time with family and friends and watching football.

Laura Schlief, CVT

IMG_7226Laura graduated in 2012 from Bel-Rea Institute of animal technology in Denver, CO. with an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. Laura then moved back to Wisconsin, where she passed her board exams thus, becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician and joined the Mosinee Team in 2013. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling the world with her soon-to-be husband, hunting with her dog (Atlas), fishing, camping, snowboarding, gardening, and pretty much anything outdoors.

Maria Gumney, CVT

Maria Gumney is originally from the Stevens Point area. In 2016 she graduated from the University of Wisconsin River- Falls with two Bachelor degrees, majoring in Companion Animals and Animal Science, while also minoring in German. From there she went to continue her education at Madison Technical College, earning her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology. In August of 2018, Maria passed her state boards and VTNE, becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician. Currently she is living in Stevens Point with her fiancé. Together they have two dogs (Bear and Egon), one cat (Jess) and four guinea pigs (Gideon, Gus, Archer and Randy). Outside of work, Maria enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and being outdoors.

Amber Miller, Veterinary Technician

IMG_7244Amber was born and raised in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.  She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Globe University in 2013 and has been working at the Mosinee Veterinary Clinic since.   She lives with her wonderful  husband (Dylan), 3 children (Owen, Oliver and Isla), dog (Marley) and cats (Holly and Guido).   In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, canoeing/kayaking and camping!

Emily Fandrey, Veterinary Assistant

Emily has been working as a Veterinary Assistant at the Mosinee Vet Clinic since June 2017, and before being an employee had job shadowed at the clinic for the three summers prior and her family has come to the clinic for their animals for many years. Ever since she was little, working with animals had always been the dream job. Growing up she had a wide variety of pets, from dogs and cats, to rabbits and guinea pigs, and always had a love for wildlife. Emily went to University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, graduating May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, having majored in Biology (Pre-Veterinary emphasis) with minors in chemistry and psychology. Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, a Teddy Bear named Bailey and a Golden Retriever named Willow. Her hobbies include camping, biking, hiking, and scrapbooking.

 

Pamela Erickson-Kaliebe, Veterinary Assistant/Ordering Manager

IMG_7253Pam has lived in the Wausau area her whole life.  She joined the Mosinee Veterinary Clinic in August of 2007.  She is planning on going back to school for Business in the near future and becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician.  She shares her home with her husband Zach and their daughter, Amelia.  They have many pets inside and outside of their home; 1 inside cat (Millie Vanille) 3 outside cats (Bjorn, Ragnar, Arya), 3 Dogs (Izzie - Cockapoo, Tottle - French Bulldog, Nila - Newfoundland),  a Chinchilla (Luna) , 4 Guinea Pigs, 2 Ball Pythons, 2 adult Russian tortoises & a baby, couple Crested Geckos, a Tegu, Chickens, and Ducks.   When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, arts and crafts, photography, fishing, traveling and spending time outside on their hobby farm.

Laryssa Hagenbucher, Veterinary Assistant

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Michaela Mallo, Veterinary Assistant

Michaela grew up in Phillips, WI and has recently graduated from the Veterinary Science Program at Northcentral Technical College. She loves animals and currently owns a white Chinchilla named Whiskey. Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, listening to music, and art. Michaela also loves spending time with her family and friends.

Kathy Steckbauer, Office/Assistant

Kathy has been with the Mosinee Veterinary Clinic for many years. Kathy enjoys doing dental cleanings, working in the office and helping out wherever she is needed at the clinic.

Kathy has a husband and three sons. She enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, snowmobiling, ATVing and being outdoors. Kathy loves all animals big or small.

 

Lisa Kleman, Receptionist

Hello Everyone,

I am Lisa, I am the receptionist here at the clinic and I have been here for about 1 year now. I am truly loving all our patients, their humans, and my co-workers. I am as well a full-time student at Northcentral Technical College, in the Medical Office Specialist Program.

I have more than 25 years of customer service under my belt, working in many areas, from Restaurants to Federal Tax Accounting. I love new challenges and always look forward to helping others any way I can.