Dr. Paul Yatso
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Yatso founded Hometown Veterinary Clinic in May 1990. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Hometown was originally a mobile bovine and companion animal practice, until 2005 when Dr. Yatso and his wife Gail built the current clinic on Highland Drive. Dr. Yatso enjoys his hobby farm, cooking, making beer and wine, hunting, fishing, and cheering for the Brewers and the Packers.
Dr. Jammie grew up in Gresham, WI. He graduated from UW-Platteville in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Jammie started his professional career in Clintonville, WI then moved to Burlington, WI in 2011. He moved to Seymour in April 2014 and set out to start a new practice to provide veterinary services in Seymour and the surrounding area; including many previous clients. He was the sole owner of Seymour Veterinary Hospital, LLC in Seymour from 2014 until 2021. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his children Gabriel and Olivia, as well as kayaking, camping, hiking, hunting, biking, riding horseback, and fishing. Dr. Jammie is involved with his church (Union Congregational United Church of Christ) and community. He is very happy to be a part of the team at Hometown Veterinary Clinic and provide quality, compassionate, affordable care for your pets and livestock.
Dr. Jammie VerGiesen
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
TECHNICIANS & SUPPORT STAFF
Kim, Veterinary Technician
Kim has been a technician at Hometown since 2007. Working with animals has been a passion for Kim since she was a little girl working at a stable in Chicago. Currently, she has a hobby farm with her husband, Justin, that includes horses, a pony, geese, chickens, goats, rabbits, dogs, and cats. When Kim isn’t tending to her animals (which isn’t very often!), she enjoys horseback riding, reading, and fishing.
Jessica, Certified Veterinary Technician
Jessica joined our team in September of 2020. Born and raised in Green Bay, Jessica knew she wanted to do something in the veterinary field since she was a little girl, as she was always playing with the turkeys, chickens, pigs, rabbits, dogs and cats she had. Jessica graduated from Madison Area Technical College in May of 2011 and obtained her Veterinary Technician Certification in December of 2011. She has an English Setter named Ammo. Jessica enjoys spending time with her friends and family outdoors hunting, fishing and being up north at her in-laws cabin in Lakewood.
Mindy, Certified Veterinary Technician
Mindy graduated from Globe University in 2012 and joined our team in July of 2022. She enjoys spending time with her two dobermans, Katana and Mad Maxx. Mindy also enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her two sons.
Ciara, Veterinary Assistant
Ciara joined our team in January of 2022. She enjoys spending time with her coonhound, Gracie, and her two rabbits. Ciara has loved all species since she was a little girl. From milking cows in the early morning hours to taking the dogs for a walk, animals have always been a big part of her life.
Joe, Veterinary Assistant
Joe joined our team in May of 2022. Joe graduated from UW-River Falls in May of 2022 with a degree in Animal Science and is applying to pursue his dream of being a veterinarian. He grew up in West De Pere, WI and helped his family run an equine boarding facility. Joe enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting and fishing, playing sports, riding his horse, Drifter, and learning as much as he can about veterinary medicine (along with listening to Dr. Yatso's endless dad jokes).
Kaylee joined our team in June of 2022. She was born and raised in Oconto Falls. Kaylee and her fiancé, Ryan, have the pleasure of raising their two beautiful girls, Aubree and Brynlee, here as well. Kaylee feels blessed to be a part of such an incredible team working with adorable animals on a daily basis. In her free time, Kaylee and her family enjoy being together along with their three wonderful dogs; Breezy, Luna, and Oakley. Their favorite summertime activity is camping any chance they get!
Alli joined our team in July of 2022. Since she was a little girl, Alli has always had a passion for animals, large and small. She grew up on her grandparent's dairy farm and has always had dogs and cats in her home. Alli enjoys reading, fishing, being outside, and spending time with her dog, Buck.
Laurie joined our team in December of 2013. She and her husband, John, share their country home with their dog and cats. Laurie enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, and camping. Previously employed as a graphic artist, she enjoys design and being creative, but her true passion is, and always has been, to work with animals.
McKenzie, Office Manager
McKenzie joined our front desk staff in May of 2017. She loves serving the people and animals of the small community she grew up in. Kenzie and her husband, Tyler, share their home with their husky, Axle, in their hometown of Oconto Falls. She enjoys reading, being outdoors, staying active and spending time with family.
Gail Yatso, Clinic Administrator
Gail is the clinic administrator and co-owner of Hometown. She prides herself on creating a progressive, compassionate environment for our patients and clients. Gail is an active volunteer in our community. She is passionate about her family, the outdoors, fitness, nutrition, and being a certified personal trainer. She enjoys spending her free time with the animals at her hobby farm and digging in the dirt.