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Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Biese
Ronald G. Biese, DVM
Dr. Biese has been proudly practicing at Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1991. Kaukauna is his hometown and he enjoys knowing many of his clients personally.

He married his high school sweetheart, Michele, in 1988. He has been blessed with two children, Kevin and Kayla, and two grandchildren. The grandchildren are one of life's greatest joys. He has a vibrant, enjoyable Pomeranian, Libby. She is a comical dog and provides the family with lots of laughter.

The Biese family enjoys camping and staying active with sports including volleyball, basketball, racquetball, and biking.

Dr. Biese's interests in the veterinary field include radiology, ultrasound, and surgery. He looks forward to serving his clients with their furry friends.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Rossebo
Kurt M. Rossebo, DVM
Dr. Rossebo graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 with Dr. Biese and Dr. Laritson! He worked in the Milwaukee area prior to coming to Kaukauna in 1998. In practice, he enjoys small animal medicine, dentistry, and will care for all sorts of pocket pets such as rodents, rabbits, and ferrets.

He and his wife Kirsten live in Appleton with their daughter Annika, and their son Mateo, who was adopted from Guatemala. Kirsten is also a veterinarian. They share their home with a Black Lab named Blue, Emmy a Dachshund mix and Taco, a Chihuahua.

Outside of work his hobbies include hiking, bird watching, snowboarding, music, and environmental issues.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Laritson
Patrick L. Laritson, DVM
Dr. Laritson started at Kaukauna in June 2001. He is originally from Milwaukee and has family in Green Bay and Appleton. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1991 with Doctors Biese and Rossebo. They convinced him that this was the best place to work and raise a family. He couldn't agree more!

His wife Kate is also a veterinarian who works at the Fox Valley Humane Association. They have two sons, Hank and Matthew. The family shares their home with two cats Duffy and Spencer, and a yellow Lab named Winnie.

Dr. Laritson's hobbies include home improvement projects, hockey, fishing with the family, gardening, and of course, the Packers.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Gagnon
David J. Gagnon, DVM
Dr. Gagnon has been practicing at Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic since 2012, after he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. He has enjoyed working with the other doctors and staff. He specifically enjoys performing surgeries of all sorts. During the winters, Dr. Gagnon serves as a veterinarian at sled dog races.

Dr. Gagnon enjoys spending time outdoors, whether running, cycling, canoeing, or camping. He lives with his dog Solomon who loves to hunt, and is truly happy doing anything that involves burning energy! Dr. Gagnon also loves playing volleyball in his free time.

When he's not outside, he can be found watching the Badgers and Packers.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Pauling
Donna D. Pauling, DVM
Dr. Pauling has been filling-in for our doctors since 2002 so they can occasionally enjoy a vacation, time with family, and pursue their hobbies. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Illinois and practiced in South Carolina for 3 1/2 years after graduation. In January of 1994 she moved to the Fox Valley with her husband Paul where she has been practicing part-time and raising a family.

She and her husband have three children, Sydney, Luke and Addie that keep her busy when she isn't helping out at the clinic. They live in Appleton with their Pembroke Welsh Corgi Ollie.

Dr. Pauling enjoys watching any sport that has her kids on the playing field or on the ice. Her hobbies include jewelry making, sewing, and photography to name a few.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Michele Biese
Michele Biese
Michele Biese has worked at the clinic as a receptionist since 1992 and is now the practice manager.

Students in the veterinary technology program are taught the skills and procedures to effectively contribute to the health and well being of veterinary patients. Veterinary technicians, while always working under the supervision of a veterinarian, provide many services. Routine duties include restraint of animals, sample collection, nursing care (IV catheter placement, bandage application, medication administration, etc.), feeding of animals, record keeping, office procedures, and client education and communication. Other skills include administration of anesthesia, surgical nursing, radiographic procedures, dental prophylaxis, clinical pathology procedures and medication preparation.

All of our technicians passed the Veterinary Technician National (and/or state) Exam. Receiving a passing score permits the use of the title of Certified or Licensed Veterinary Technician.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Diane
Diane, CVT
Diane graduated from the Medical Institute of Minnesota in 1981 and started working with us in 1982.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Anita
Anita, CVT
Anita graduated from North Dakota State University in 1986 and started working with us in March of 2012.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Nicole
Nicole, CVT
Nicole started working at the clinic in 2011 as kennel staff while she attended Globe University in the veterinary technician program. She graduated in the fall of 2012.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Patty
Patty, CVT
Patty graduated from Madison Area Technical College in 1994 and started working with us in December of 2015.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Mark
Mark, CVT
Mark graduated from Globe University in Appleton in 2015 and started working with us in December of 2015.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Christy
Christy, CVT
Christy worked in the emergency and critical care unit of a veterinary hospital for 10 years prior to joining our team in February of 2015.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - McKenna
McKenna, CVT
McKenna has worked in the veterinary field since 2006 and graduated from The Horizon School of Veterinary Assisting in 2009. She also passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam in August of 2016. She started working with us in February of 2016.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Becca
Becca, CVT
Becca graduated from MATC in 1999 and started as a CVT in general practice. Following working in general practice, she worked in emergency and referral for 8 years. She then went on to be the program chair for the veterinary technician program at Globe University for 7 years. Becca joined our team in 2018.

Veterinary Assistants go to school to receive instruction in anatomy and physiology, veterinary office procedures, medical nursing skills, pharmacology, medical terminology, laboratory and radiology procedures, and surgical assisting skills. This education provides graduates with the knowledge and practical experience to become valuable members of the veterinary health care team.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Lisa
Lisa started working with us in 2004. She graduated from The Horizon School of Veterinary Assisting in Appleton.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Laurie
Laurie started working at the clinic in 1999 performing various kennel duties and assisting the doctors and technicians. She helps to keep our clinic neat and clean! Laurie enjoys taking the dogs outside for exercise and takes pleasure in giving them love and attention.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Gail
Gail started working with us in 1994.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Jenny
Jenny started working with us in 1997.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Patti
Patti came to us in 2000 with previous experience working at a different veterinary clinic.
Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Tracy
Tracy started working with us in December of 2014 and has 18 years of experience working in the veterinary field as a veterinary assistant.

Kaukauna Veterinary Clinic - Staff Pets
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