Hospital team

Jessi, Practice Manager

Jessi is the Practice Manager at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital. She joined the team in the summer of 2011 as a Veterinary Assistant and has been with us ever since. Jessi is well versed in the different breeds and is very knowledgeable in breeding/whelping.

She has a Cocker Spaniel named Viking and enjoys riding horses, spending time outdoors, and showing dogs. 

Joyce, Office Manager

Joyce is the Office Manager at Lakeland and has been a part of the team since 1981. Her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is watching owners and their pet’s relationships grow through the years.

She and her husband, Kevin, and two daughters, Kara and Kandi, who are both teachers and one son, Luke, a golf pro in Idaho. At home, Joyce has two Golden Retrievers, Buddy and Sophie, and a cat named Paddy. Her hobbies include going for walks, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family and pets. 

Kathy, Lead Technician

Kathy is the Lead Technician at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital and has been a part of the team in 1998. She obtained her Veterinary Technician degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, and is Fear Free Certified. She enjoys all areas of working in the veterinary clinic but considers dentistry to be her favorite. 

Kathy and her husband, Brian, have a daughter named Emily and a son named Brodie. She has two dogs, Ellie Rose (an Australian Cattle Dog) and Fritz (an Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix), two cats, Snickers and Zeke, plus horses, beef cattle, chickens, and a rabbit! Outside of the hospital, Kathy is busy farming. Additionally, she enjoys horseback riding, crocheting, reading, and spending time outdoors. 

Liz, Certified Veterinary Technician

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Julia, Veterinary Technician

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Becky, Veterinary Assistant

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Kim, Veterinary Assistant

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Jen, Receptionist

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Connie, Receptionist

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Dan, Maintenance

Areas of Interest
Dan joined our team in the spring of 2018. His hobbies include his three grandchildren, woodworking, and tinkering.

He has a sweet mixed breed dog named Charlie.

Nyani, Clinic Cat

Areas of Interest
Meet Nyani!! The resident clinic cat! She joined our team in March of 2017. She enjoys meeting and greeting the patients that come through the treatment area. Nyani is great entertainment as well as a morale booster for our team! She’s a very curious kitty and has earned herself the nickname ‘Naughty’ which she happily responds to!!

All ‘Her Staff’ here at Lakeland!!

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