Cedar Grove Veterinary Services

23 Hwy RR
Cedar Grove, WI 53013



Technical Staff


The Veterinary Technicians' Oath:

I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering and by promoting public health.

I accept my obligations to practice my profession conscientiously and with sensitivity, adhering to the profession's Code of Ethics and furthering my knowledge and competence through a commitment to lifelong learning.



Certified Veterinary Technologists

Theresa Theobald

Theresa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in Veterinary Technology and Madison Area Technical College with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2009. She is also certified in basic and advanced life saving techniques. She started working at Cedar Grove Veterinary Clinic shortly after graduation. Theresa enjoys surgery and anesthesia. Outside of the clinic she spends time reading, crocheting, taking photos, as well as riding her four-wheeler and snowmobile. She has two cats named Jordy and Rhe.



Kathryn Geisler

Kathryn graduated from UW-River Falls with a Bachelor Degree in Animal Science with a Veterinary Technology emphasis and Madison Area Technical College with an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2018. She became certified in August 2018. She began her time at Cedar Grove Veterinary Services as an intern the summer of 2017 and came back to work full time in May of 2018. Kathryn enjoys lab work and blood draws. During her free time, she enjoys sewing, hiking, flying kites and caring for her two cats. One fun fact about Kathryn is that her nickname is Sam.


Certified Veterinary Technicians 

Kristy Hopkins

Krissy was born to work with animals. She grew up showing dogs and horses in 4-H and volunteering at a shelter. She worked at a Humane Society, a dairy farm and a horse camp before graduating from Mississippi State University with her Veterinary Technology Degree and becoming certified in 2002. She then worked 5 years at Cedar Grove Vet. She returned in 2014 after being a stay at home mom to her 4 young daughters. Krissy’s special interests include client communication and small breed dogs. She lives with her husband, children and her three legged Chihuahua, Alexa, a German Shorthair Pointer named Daryl and 3 cats. She enjoys racing Ironman distance triathlons and is an avid cyclist and mountain biker.

Holly Neils

Holly began her career at Cedar Grove Veterinary Services in 2009 as a veterinary assistant. In 2014 she became a CVT and certified silver in Dr. Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling program. Her special interests include behavior and physical rehab. She loves Labradors, horses, black cats and unhappy cats. She is a proud member of the WVTA, SVBT and NAVTA. In her free time she enjoys dirt track racing, horseback riding, sewing, baking and camping. She’s the proud owner of a giant black cat named “Garth”.

Technical Assistants

Becky Gartman

Becky Gartman has been a technician assistant at Cedar Grove Veterinary Services since 2005. She enjoys working with all type of animals. Becky enjoys behavior training, dental hygiene cleanings and wound care. She lives on a dairy farm with her husband and children. When she is not working, Becky is a dedicated 4-H volunteer at both the club level as general leader for her club and at the county level as a project leader. Becky also enjoys gardening and taking care of her many animals including her dogs Pancho, Sunny and Virgil, cats, horses, meat goats, rabbits and poultry.


Heather Boden

Heather Boden started at the clinic in August of 2013. Heather has a degree as a veterinary assistant from San Juan Collage as well as a degree in dairy herd management from Lakeshore Technical College. Heather was the Sheboygan County Rabbit Ambassador; raising and breeding rabbits for several years. Heather and her husband own a Boxer, Kiara. She enjoys client education, working with the clients in the exam rooms, lab work, food nutrition, dental health and helping with the bond between animals and humans. Outside of the clinic she enjoys going to concerts and four wheeling.

Lisa Caswell

Lisa is a graduate of UW – Stout with Degrees in Business Administration and Training and Human Resource Development. She is married to her husband, Kelly and has a daughter Kaitlyn. In 2016 she became a leader in the Trailblazers 4-H club and for the Horse and Pony Project. When she isn’t at the clinic she operates a horse training and lesson barn, working with her 3 dogs Jethro, Jersey and Norman and gardens in her yard.

Emma Mangeri

Emma is currently in her last year of vet tech school at Milwaukee Career College. She started working at Cedar Grove Veterinary Services as an intern in the spring on 2021 and is now working as a veterinary assistant. Emma enjoys working with clients and doing lab work. Outside of the clinic her hobbies include running, kayaking, snowmobiling and just being in the outdoors. She has a dog named Denali who loves going on hikes with her.



 Office Staff



Gail Keller

Gail joined the Cedar Grove Veterinary team in February of 2001. She is a member of the office staff and is responsible for completing reports, accounts receivable, client correspondence, taking phone calls and scheduling appointments. Gail has a lifelong interest in animal care and loves learning more and helping clients with their pets. She enjoys gardening and spending time with family and friends. Gail and her husband Jerry live with their cats Moe and Monty.



Nancy Zimmer

Nancy has been with the clinic since 2003. She works full time in a variety of positions. In the office she does the accounts payable, billing and payroll. She compiles business reports, orders office supplies, takes phone calls and schedules appointments. Nancy also enjoys helping at the receptionist desk greeting clients and their pets.



Amanda Mondloch

Hi, my name is Amanda. Nice to meet you! I am the oldest of seven children and am a proud Hingham resident. Some other random info on me is that along with being an avid dog lover, I am also a certified dog trainer. I love coffee, going to church, photography and my family. I have a dog named Oakley. That's pretty much me in a nutshell!

Amy Kolbe

Amy joined the clinic team in May of 2012. Amy has been working in the veterinary field since 1997, first as a veterinary assistant and now as a receptionist. Her interests include animal behavior, dog training, and canine sports medicine. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and competing in dog sports with her Australian Shepherd, Ember.

Kris Mehre

Kris has been a receptionist since 2007. She likes working in an atmosphere that involves pets as well as people. In her spare time, she likes to be spending time with her husband and two kids. Kris also likes to cuddle with her beloved cat Brett.


Janice Wilterdink

Janice joined the clinic team in January of 2019 as a member of the office staff. In her spare time, she enjoys flower gardening and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She lives on a dairy farm near Hingham with her husband.


Christie Love


 Clinic Mascots 

Brunst and Caliente 

Brunst and Caliente joined the clinic team after their long recovery from being in a barn fire on Father's Day 2014. They recovered exceptionally well and are as happy and healthy as can be. However, they sustained some minor non-life threatening injuries that make them all the more loveable. They enjoy helping and greeting the clients. They love to be petted, bird watch and play with their toys. Their favorite toys are crumpled up pieces of paper.