Meet Our Veterinarians
At Lodi Veterinary Care, we pride ourselves on our professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate veterinary care team. Our certified veterinary technicians, veterinary service specialists, veterinary assistants and administrative team will provide top quality service for you and your animals. Keep reading to learn more about each of our team members.
Dr. Kaylee Anderson
Dr. Anderson graduated from UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. She studied Dairy Science at UW-River Falls prior to veterinary school where she worked on multiple farms. She has particular interests in calf health and data analysis. Dr. Anderson grew up in Green Bay and helped out on her relatives’ farms. She also showed their cattle every year. Dr. Kaylee and her husband, Connor, love hiking, camping, skiing, traveling, and anything outdoors while spending time with their Australian Shepherd, Bree.
Dr. Lizi Endres
Dr. Endres grew up on her family’s Registered Holstein farm in Waunakee, WI. She studied Dairy Science at UW-Madison prior to veterinary school and graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2020. She worked at a dairy practice in northeastern WI prior to joining LVC in 2021. Dr. Endres has particular interests in calf health, herd data analysis and speaks Spanish. Outside of work, she enjoys several outdoor activities, especially hiking & rock climbing. Dr. Endres and her husband, Jason, have two cats named Mila & George.
Dr. Mike Etter
A graduate of the Purdue University Veterinary School, Dr. Mike Etter grew up on a beef/grain farm in Whitestown, Indiana, and joined the LVC team as a doctor in 1986. He is a member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), the WVMA (Wisconsin VMA), the AABP (American Association of Bovine Practitioners), and the AASRP (American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners). He practices dairy, beef, swine, sheep, goats, deer, elk, and other wildlife medicine. In his free time, Dr. Etter enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and spending time with his family and pets.
Dr. Jason Kroll
Dr. Jason Kroll graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine and joined the LVC team in 2017. He grew up on a small dairy farm near Highland, WI. He is a member of the AVMA, WVMA and AABP. Dr. Kroll has a particular interest in dairy medicine, production medicine, and calf health. Outside of work, he enjoys staying active, spending time with his friends and family, and helping on his family’s farm. He has one cat, George.
Dr. Raul Landeo
Dr. Landeo grew up in the busy and highly populated city of Lima in Peru. He studied Animal Science in Peru and Biology at UW – Eau Claire. Dr. Landeo graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Veterinary Medicine with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and joined the LVC team in 2022. Dr. Landeo has special interest in dairy medicine, production medicine and small ruminant medicine. Dr. Landeo is also fluent in Spanish and English is his second language. Outside work, Dr. Landeo and his family enjoy traveling and outdoor activities, especially kayaking and hiking. He currently resides in rural Poynette with his wife Brook, their son Christopher, and their new baby Sara. They have a small farmette that is home to 12 alpacas that are used for show and fiber production, their dog Rocky, and some free-range chickens.
Dr. Ellen Ziegler
Dr. Ziegler graduated from Michigan State University with her B.S. in Animal Science in 2018 and from their College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022. Dr. Launstein grew up on her family’s dairy farm in Leslie, Michigan. She has a strong interest in milk quality and calf health. Outside of work, Dr. Ellen enjoys spending time outside fishing and hiking with her partner Ryan and their Golden Retriever, Norman.
Dr. Montana Lins
Dr. Lins grew up on a farm in Avoca, WI. where his family raised dairy replacement heifers, Red Angus beef cattle, and swine. He studied Animal Science at UW-River Falls where he met his fiancé Claiborn who is a current 4th year veterinary student at UW-Madison. They will be getting married in July! Montana graduated from UW-Madison in 2022 and is interested in all aspects of food animal production. His hobbies include farming, hunting deer and turkeys, basketball, grilling, and camping with family and friends. He recently adopted a cat named Skeeter and has two farm dogs back home, Tracker and Indie.
Dr. Scott Pertzborn
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Veterinary School, Dr. Scott Pertzborn grew up on a dairy farm near Dane, WI. He joined the LVC team as a doctor in 1987. He is a member of the AVMA, WVMA, AABP, and is a graduate of the Dairy Health Management Certificate Program from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Pertzborn practices mainly dairy and beef.
Dr. Bob Steiner
Dr. Bob Steiner graduated from the University of Wisconsin Veterinary School, and joined the LVC team in 1994. He grew up on a small dairy farm near New Holstein, WI. He currently resides in rural Lodi with his wife Julie, and they have two adult sons. In his free time, Dr. Steiner enjoys golfing, boating, traveling, and spending time with his family. Dr. Steiner enjoys large dairy herd health, Dairy Comp record analysis, and embryo transfer work. He is a certified member of the AETA (American Embryo Transfer Association) and a member of the AABP (American Association of Bovine Practitioners).
Dr. K.C. Brooks
Dr K.C. Brooks joined the practice in 1988, after graduating from UW-Madison. In addition to his duties as a companion animal veterinarian, Dr. Brooks serves as the managing partner and CEO of Lodi Veterinary Care. He is a board certified practitioner in canine and feline practice; one of only seven practitioners in the state with that designation. His practice interests include orthopedic surgery and internal medicine. He has also participated in a number of clinical trials involving a variety of products for use in companion animal practice. He is actively involved in the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association and previously served as the organization’s president. Dr. Brooks and his wife Cindy live on a small farm in rural Lodi with their dogs, Jodie and Azzel, and their two cats, Tobias an Trapper.
Dr. Lorena Galvis
Originally from Colombia, Doctor Galvis grew up in a city called Manizales located in the high altitude coffee region of the Colombian Andes. She followed her dream to help animals in need and attended Veterinary School. After graduating, she moved to the US to be with her husband Ryan. While studying for her veterinary equivalency exams to practice medicine in the U.S., Dr. Galvis worked at clinics in Madison including the Humane Society, a spay and neuter clinic, and a general practice clinic as a veterinary technician. Before joining Lodi Veterinary Care, Dr. Galvis completed a one-year internship focused in emergency and critical care at one of the local emergency clinics. Dr. Galvis lives at her home in Madison with her husband and her baby daughter Lucia, they have a big goofy dog named Rigo (Rigoberto). They enjoy spending time together doing outdoor activities including hiking and camping and they also enjoy traveling every time they can.
Dr. Nathan Maier
Dr. Nathan Maier grew up in Verona, Wisconsin. After serving eight years in the Navy as an aviation mechanic, he pursued an Animal Science degree at UW-River Falls. He then completed his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at UW-Madison in 2016. Following veterinary school, he completed a one-year internship in southern Florida primarily working as an emergency doctor. Dr. Maier has a particular interest in surgery and dentistry. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Maija, their son, Ethan, and their two Australian Shepherds, Bernie and Olivia. He also tries fitting in a round of golf whenever possible.
Dr. Ali Schreiner
Dr. Ali Schreiner graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She joined the Lodi Veterinary Care team in 2017 after working in Washington state. Dr. Schreiner’s particular areas of interest in practice are preventative medicine, ultrasound, and surgery. In her free time she enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and snowboarding. She also enjoys cheering on the Packers and Badgers and spending time with her family.
Dr. Amanda Szal
Dr. Amanda Szal has always been inspired by animals. All of her grandparents farmed, so animals have been a part of her life since she was young. Dr. Szal graduated from UW- Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She started with Lodi Veterinary Care in 2012, after completing an internship at an emergency clinic. During free time, Dr. Szal likes to watch the Green Bay Packers, adventure to state parks, and spend time with her family and friends. She currently has two rescue dogs, who she adores. Dr. Szal really enjoys cytology, which involves evaluating cells under the microscope. She also likes emergency medicine, radiology, and ultrasound. She enjoys working with families during good and bad times and helping families overcome difficult situations.
Dr. Liam Thomas-Clevenger
Dr. Liam Thomas-Clevenger grew up in Traverse City, Michigan before completing his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Michigan State University. He then graduated from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. Out of veterinary school he completed a small animal rotating internship with VCA Veterinary Emergency Service in Madison/Middleton/Janesville where he worked in the emergency room and rotated through the different specialties. He and his partner live in Madison with their cat, Emmy, and green-cheeked conure, Mo. In his free time, Dr. Liam enjoys spending time with his partner and friends, reading, biking, and playing board games or video games.
Dr. Dave Kolb
Dr. Dave Kolb grew up on a dairy farm on the shores of Lake Michigan near a small town called Cleveland, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his undergraduate studies and then graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. He has been at Lodi Veterinary Care since graduation. Dr. Kolb is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners and the Wisconsin Equine Practitioners Association. He is a past president of the Wisconsin Equine Practitioners Association. His main interests are equine lameness and reproduction, but he finds all areas of practice challenging and exciting.
Dr. Kathryn Livesey
Dr. Kathryn Livesey started riding at a young age, initially with Pony Club and then progressed to riding on the university equestrian team. Dr. Livesey completed her bachelor’s degree at UW-Madison in Biology and French. She then attended the UW School of Veterinary Medicine and went on to do an internship at the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center in New Jersey. Following her internship, Dr. Livesey worked at an equine practice in central Wisconsin. She lives in Lodi with her husband, Scott, their son Carter, and their Australian Shepherd, Tui. When Dr. Livesey isn’t working she enjoys riding her thoroughbred gelding, Martini, traveling, and hiking.
Dr. Emily Lockard
Dr. Emily Lockard grew up near Rochester, New York where she enjoyed riding and competing in the local jumper circuit. Dr. Lockard completed her bachelor’s degree in Biology at SUNY Geneseo where she was a member of the school’s varsity equestrian team and worked on a local dairy farm. She then attended the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2019. Following, Dr. Lockard
Dr. Corinne McKittrick
Dr. Corinne McKittrick moved to Mindoro, WI from Seattle, Washington area when she was 16. She grew up training horses and barrel racing, competing in Wisconsin Rodeo through high school and into her undergraduate years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Animal Science degree from UW-Madison and went on to graduate from the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Following graduation, she completed an equine surgery and medicine internship at Vermont Large Animal Clinic-Equine Hospital in Milton, Vermont. In her off hours, Dr. McKittrick enjoys spending time with her favorite quarter horse Supar, reading fantasy novels, and playing competitive Ultimate Frisbee. Dr. McKittrick, her husband, Tristan, and their daughter live in Madison and share their home with their dog, Oslo, and cat, Sven.
Dr. Jon Mason
Dr. Jon Mason grew up on a ranch in Newark, Illinois where he was raised riding and working with horses. His family runs an equine therapeutic charity that assists individuals with physical and cognitive special needs, entirely for free. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Bio-Inorganic Chemistry from Benedictine University where he did a three year capstone project on the enzymatic activity of horse heart myoglobin, funded by the American Chemical Society. He then went on to complete his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at UW-Madison, graduating in 2022. Dr. Mason has particular interest in podiatry, lameness and physical rehabilitation. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time outdoors with his significant other, Savannah.
Dr. Dean Meyer
Dr. Dean Meyer began his veterinary career at Lodi Veterinary Care in 1969, after receiving his BS and DVM degree from Michigan State University. He later owned and operated Riverdale Veterinary Clinic in Muscoda, WI and in 1984 he established Madison Equine Clinic. In 2007, a decision was made to merge Madison Equine Clinic with Lodi Veterinary Care, bringing his career full circle. Dr. Meyer has been involved with horses and their owners on many different levels during his career. He helped establish the Wisconsin State Horse Council and was their first President. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Dr. Meyer’s interest in equine nutrition led to the formation of Doctor’s Choice Supplements, the makers of Equi-Shine. His other professional interests include reproduction, lameness, and all aspects of dental care. Dr. Meyer also enjoys raising and showing Morgan horses with his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Nicole.
Dr. Laura Wagner
Dr. Laura Wagner grew up working on a friend’s dairy farm near Whitewater, WI in exchange for the care of her first pony. As a youth, she was an active member in 4-H exhibiting dairy and beef cattle and showing horses in multiple disciplines. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-River Falls and then completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin 2015. After graduation, she completed an equine internship at Lodi Veterinary Care. She is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Society of Theriogenology, and the American Paint Horse Association. In Dr. Wagner’s spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband Andrew, spending time with family and her yellow lab Josie, photography, art, and riding her Paint mare, Delilah.