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Dr. Michael developed his love for animals while growing up on a small farm south of Eau Claire. As the proud son of hippie parents, he helped tend Jerseys, pigs, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, goats (which his father grew to loathe because they used to jump up on the roof of his car) and, of course, many dogs and cats. He obtained a Bachelor of Medical Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1985 and worked at various human hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois before earning acceptance into the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Following graduation in 1995 he worked at various companion animal clinics in Western Wisconsin and Minnesota before moving to Green Bay in 2001. His special interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, and veterinary spinal manipulation.
He and his wife Melissa have three children, Brianna, Dylan and Angelina. The home is populated by three cats (Pagan, Roadie and Omen) and one lab mix dog (JoJo).
Dr. Heather Halfmann grew up in Darboy, Wisconsin near Appleton. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She has worked at various companion animal clinics in the Green Bay area since graduation. Her special interests include ultrasound analysis and orthopedic surgery. As a toddler, she developed severe allergies to many things including animals. We go through a lot to tissues at the clinic! Despite this, she loves her profession and would not change a thing.
She has a son Bryce.
Dr. Charlotte Van Rossum grew up in the small town of Morrison, Wisconsin approximately 25 miles south of Green Bay. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She has practiced in Green Bay since graduation. Her special interests include Ophthalmology, Dentistry and Chemotherapy.
She is married to Jeff Van Rossum and together they have three children; Cole, Jordan and Brook.
Venessa grew up in Mauston, Wisconsin moving to Green Bay in 1998. Her passion for animals has led to Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) status and enjoys providing the highest quality care to pets and their families. Venessa helped open TLC Animal Hospital in February of 2007. Her special interests include the integration of hospital policies to ensure quality patient care and client services.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Eric and daughters Ellyssa and Avaya. She has four cats (Phillie, Tucker, Kyle and Biffle) and an African Grey Parrot (Sharpie).
Jackie grew up in Wausau , Wisconsin . She moved to Atlanta , Georgia in 1996 but after 5 years her Midwestern roots called her home to Wisconsin . Jackie joined the TLC family in December 2007. Her special interests include personalized client care, customer service and dental care. Her goal is to become a licensed Certified Veterinary Technician.
With her free time Jackie enjoys working with the various sports programs in Howard-Suamico, spending time with her children, Conner and Ashleigh, and keeping her menagerie of pets happy and healthy. Her pets include one dog (Alani), three cats (Fonzie, ChaChi, and Ralph), and a couple of pocket pets.