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The Veterinarian's Oath:

Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and advancement of medical knowledge.
 

I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity and keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.
 

I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.  

Small Animal Hospital Staff - Doctors


Dr. Nancy Vogel

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Dr. Vogel grew up in Wauwatosa, and attended college in Olympia, WA and River Falls, WI.  She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.  Prior to joining the staff at Small Animal Hospital she worked in Oak Park, IL and Thiensville, WI.  She has been practicing at Small Animal Hospital since 2001 and sees dogs and cats.  She lives in Grafton with her husband and son.  They share their home with 2 cats and a Standard Poodle.  In her spare time Dr. Vogel enjoys gardening, reading, and cooking.


Dr. Diane Bennetts

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Dr. Lora Marheine

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Dr. Lora Marheine fulfilled her childhood dream to care for animals when she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in 1979. After graduation, she provided care for farm animals, horses, dogs, and cats in central Wisconsin and Chicago, before joining the staff of the Small Animal Hospital in 1983.

Dr Marheine and her husband have three adult children. They currently share their home with a Bailey, a lovable labradoodle, who they adopted when she was 2 years old. In her spare time, Dr. Marheine enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, and training and exercising the dog. Favorite books include Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, and anything by James Herriot, the author of All Creatures Great and Small.


Dr. Gorr

Dr. Marit Gorr received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from UW Madison in 1984 and practiced as a Registered Dietitian in industry as well as in a clinical hospital setting.  In 1998, Dr. Gorr returned to UW Madison to complete her Doctorate Degree in Veterinary Medicine.  She has practiced veterinary medicine in the Milwaukee Metro area for over 20 years. She has provided care for dogs, cats and small pocket pets. She is pleased to be joining the Small Animal Hospital and looks forward to serving you and your pets.

Dr. Gorr shares a home with her husband and two children.  The family also includes two Shetland Sheepdogs, Kipper and Findley. Additionally, she has a very special cat named Lady Jane that she rescued.  For fun, Dr. Gorr enjoys tending her seasonal vegetable garden as well as her perennial flower beds. She also enjoys baking, biking, kayaking, and snow shoeing. 

Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 am

7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am

5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am

7:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am

5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am

12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The best! Our last dog had a several very serious health conditions crop up, no matter what Dr. Banks and the staff always made time to fit us in, give us the time and attention that is unheard of from other vets, and even call to follow up or with another thought on their own time. We will absolutely continue to bring our pets to Small Animal in the future."
    - Devin Mattix
  • "My rabbit and guinea pig have both been seen by Dr. Bennetts and staff. She is very thorough, genuine and honest. The vet tech we had was also very patient and friendly. Definitely, recommend for small animal care!"
    - Kami Christel
  • "I’ve been going to the Small Animal Hospital for as long as I’ve had pets. The staff are courteous and kind - I always feel like they have my pets best interest in mind when they are mapping a treatment plan. They’re the best!"
    - Wendy Sanderson

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