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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.

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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

OUR
TECHNICIANS & SUPPORT STAFF

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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.

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Amelia, Certified Veterinary Technican

Amelia earned her Certified Veterinary Technician degree from Globe University in 2016 and joined our team in November of 2016. She enjoys spending time with her pets, family and friends.

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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.

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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.

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Heather, Veterinary Assistant

Heather grew up on a hobby farm in Morrison, WI where her passion for animals started. To her father's dismay, she was frequently bringing home stray kittens and rabbits and even tried to bring home the neighbor's horse. Heather started her career in 2008 as an equine technician. She moved to small animal in 2011 and joined our team in January of 2022. Heather lives in Sobieski with her partner, Kevin, their dogs, Kev and Dallas, and her horse, Rascal. Her favorite part of working here (other than Dr. Yatso's amazing Dad jokes) is being part of a wonderful pet community and being a part of the bond between pet and "pawrent".

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Laurie, Receptionist

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.

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McKenzie, Office Manager

McKenzie joined our front desk staff in 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.

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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.