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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Heather, Certified Veterinary Technician

Heather is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where she majored in biology with an emphasis in animal science.  She also earned a degree in veterinary technology from Globe University before joining the Hometown team in 2014.  Heather shares her home with her husband, Shawn, and her Australian Shepherd, Audrey.  In her free time, she enjoys running with Audrey and traveling to visit family and friends.

Amelia, Certified Veterinary Technican

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

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.

Laurie, Receptionist/Veterinary Assistant

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 2017.  She is passionate about animals and helping them and their owners in any way she can.  She and her husband, Tyler, share their home with their husky, Axle, in their hometown of Oconto Falls.  Kenzie enjoys 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.

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