Dr. Thomas Herlugson
Dr. Thomas Herlugson graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. After relocating from Niles, IL where he worked at an avian and small animal hospital, he joined Mukwonago Animal Hospital in 1991 as an associate veterinarian. Dr. Herlugson’s special interests include birds as well as small pocket pets.
In his spare time, Dr. Herlugson enjoys golfing, hunting and skydiving. Dr. Herlugson and his family live in East Troy and have 1 dog, multiple cats, a few goats and some feathered friends.
Dr. LeeAnne Sherrod
Dr. LeeAnne Sherrod graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After relocating from Appleton, WI where she worked at a small animal hospital, she joined Mukwonago Animal Hospital in 1999 as an associate veterinarian. Dr. Sherrod’s special interests include the use of Ultrasound Imaging for diagnostics and internal medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Sherrod enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. They love traveling, hiking and hanging out with their menagerie of dogs, cats and lizards. As a family, they are also very involved in mission activities through their church, scouting and various kids’ extracurricular activities.
Dr. Danielle Bittner
Dr. Danielle Bittner graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her fourth year clinical rotation at UW Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. Dr. Bittner grew up in Mukwonago. She has been interested in veterinary medicine since she was a child and even worked here at the Mukwonago Animal Hospital when she was in high school and college. She joined the hospital as an associate veterinarian in 2009.
In her free time Dr. Bittner enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She also has two dogs, Baloo and Wheezy, as well as a chameleon and plenty of fish.
Dr. Sara Thompson
Dr. Thompson graduated from Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in East Troy, worked in small animal and emergency medicine for several years in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas and has now moved back to her home town. She finds all areas of veterinary medicine rewarding, but has a special interest in integrative medicine. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture and animal chiropractic, or VSMT.
In her free time, Dr. Thompson enjoys the outdoors with her husband, two children and their dog, Walani. She also has two cats, Sherman and Lucille She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and working on renovating their new home in East Troy.
Dr. Martha Johnson
Dr. Martha Johnson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. After graduation she began working in small animal general practice in Illinois. In 2015, she happily returned to her home state of Wisconsin, and hopes to never leave again. She enjoys playing tennis, running, hiking and going for long bike rides. She is constantly entertained by her furry family consisting of 2 dogs and a tabby cat. Special areas of interest include internal medicine and oncology.
Sarah Rubino has been at the hospital for 7 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe and their dogs Pete and Molly. She also has a cat named Nyjer and a horse named Scotty. Her hobbies include horseback riding, boating, and motorcycle riding.
Client Care Specialists & Technicians
Kim Rockteacher, Client Care Specialist
Kim is a very familiar face at the front desk, she has worked here for 19 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jon and her daughter, Olivia. They have two dogs- Cooper and Winston, and a cat – Rosie. Her hobbies include gardening, camping, hiking, boating, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She loves interacting with all of the patients and building a rapport with our clients.
Melissa Duncan, Client Care Specialist
Melissa has worked at the hospital for 17 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Joey, and tow boys, Nathan and Matthew. She has a small herd of collies and a cat, Morgan. She also enjoys dog shows, watching her boys in athletic events, running, and reading. At the hospital she loves helping people help their pets.
Karla, Client Care Specialist
Karla is a familiar face at the front desk as well and has worked a the hospital for 17 years. She loves spending time with her daughters, Amanda and Rachel. She has a dog named Dasher and two cats, Dobby and Kasper taco. Her hobbies include: hiking, camping, and traveling. At the hospital she enjoys talking with and helping our clients.
Heidi, Veterinary Technician
Heidi has worked at the hospital for 9 years. She loves spending time with her husband, Shawn and daughter, Hope. She has one cat named Hilary and a fish named Flo. She enjoys reading, motorcycle rides with Shawn, volunteering at her church and fundraising for the American Cancer Society. Heidi enjoys the different challenges that every day at the hospital brings and know that she is able to help and comfort an animal in need.
Katie, Veterinary Technician
Katie has been at the hospital for 9 years. She loves spending time with her husband Corey, daughter Novialie, and step daughter Makenzie. She has four cats- Mikey, Scooter, Kiya, and Benny. She also has two shelties, Torque and Malibu. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends and crafting. At the hospital she enjoys working with all the different types and breeds of animals, and getting to know all of our amazing clients, she truly loves what she does.
Ashley Ingraham, Veterinary Technician
Ashley has worked at the hospital for 5 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt and they are expecting their first child in January of 2018. They have two dogs, Annie and Brandy, and three cats, Ace, Tilt, and Habnero. In the future she hopes to add chickens and goats to the crew. Her hobbies include travel, hiking, and spending time with friends and family. She loves working at the hospital because she loves seeing new owners excited about their new pets, she loves that the hospital is involved in helping the community, and she loves seeing sick animals recover and go home with their families.
Trisha Matz, Veterinary Technician
Trisha has worked at the hospital as a technician for 2 years. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Mike and her two children, Maxon and Makenzie. They have three dogs, Virigl, Knuckles and Pistol. Her hobbies include working out, dancing and spending time with friends. She loves working alongside others that have the same passion as she does about animals.
Danielle Gabriel, Client Care Specialist
Danielle has worked at the hospital for 2 years. She loves spending time with her fiancé Daniel and their son Rowan. She has three cats- Kira, Nugget, and Morticia, a fish named King and two snakes- India and Jonesy. Her hobbies include DoTerra Essential Oils, spending time with friends and family, cooking, and camping. She likes working at the hospital because she likes learning new things everyday and being able to help pets in need.
Brittany Johnson, Veterinary Technician
Brittany has worked at the hospital for 2 years. She has two dogs, Marlin and Chief and 4 cats. She also has a horse, Brandy. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Jessica Beaumont, Client Care Specialist Manager
Jessica has worked at the hospital for 2 years. She loves spending time with her husband Kyle and son Cameron. She has two dogs- Cliff and Emma and two cats- Snoop and Lloyd. Her enjoys spending time outdoors/on the lake, spending time with family, photography, decorating and nutrition. She loves working at the hospital because of the variety. She enjoys her coworkers, developing relationships with clients and their pets, and being there for them when they need us.