Doctors

Amanda Johnston, DVM

College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois, 2011 Dr. Johnston can often be found at the dog park with her big, crazy Labrador, “Goose”. They share a love of food, and Dr. J enjoys making some home cooked meals and goodies from scratch. Originally from Ohio, she has fallen in love with the Northwoods and…

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Cecilia Burke, DVM

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Melanie Laasch, DVM

College of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of Illinois, 1988 Dr. Laasch is a “floating” veterinarian, and has become a part of the Best Friends family as our permanent relief vet. When we need an extra pair of hands at the hospital, we know we can rely on Dr. Laasch. When she’s not helping area animal hospitals, Dr….

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Roberta “Bobbie” Scarbeck, DVM

College of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of Illinois, 2000 Dr. Scarbeck has a soft spot for beagles, and her rescue dogs Chirp and Skeeter are always close at hand. Disney World is one of her favorite places, and she looks forward to making the trip whenever there’s a chance. Dr. Scarbeck loves camping and hiking, and in…

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Donna Rauch, DVM

College of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of Illinois, 1988 Dr. Rauch enjoys attending the theater, loves country music and is always eager to curl up with a good book. She shares her interest in obedience and agility training with her rescue dogs Beaker and Squeak, who are happy to show off their tricks. Dr. Rauch is also…

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