Krissy Sellent is a Certified Veterinary Technician who has been with us since September of 2000. She will be the first one in line to meet your dog and get a hello kiss from him or her. She is happily married to Brent, a local dairy farmer and they have three children, Bailey, Noah and Ian. Additional family members include a Labrador Retriever Mix named Zoey and two cats, Tiger and Hazmat. In her free time, Krissy enjoys coaching soccer and volleyball and swimming in Beaver Dam Lake.
Marie Sellent is a Certified Veterinary Technician who joined our team in July 2002. She is a strong advocate for our patients, whether she is contacting rescue organizations for pets in need of re-homing or talking to clients on how to recognize pain in their senior pets. She lives on a hobby farm with her husband Travis and their two children Hunter and Sara; they raise beef cows, chickens and geese. When Marie is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family in activities such as geocaching, bike riding and watching the kids at their wrestling tournaments. Their family of pets includes a black Labrador Retriever named Buddy and two cats, Princess and Scooter.
Kiersten Nowaczyk is a receptionist at our Shell Lake office. She has worked in the veterinary field for eleven years and joined our team in November of 2008. She is beloved to staff and clients alike for being wonderful at her job. From comparing silly pet stories, troubleshooting why a puppy is not getting potty-trained or making sure a pet emergency is seen promptly, Kiersten is always here to help. She lives on a small homestead that is home to two horses, six dairy goats, forty poultry, ten barn bunnies, seven house rabbits, two Border Collies, three cats and a very lazy ferret. She is married to Bruce and has two daughters, Cheyenne and Brynn. In her free time, Kiersten volunteers countless hours in organizations including 4-H and the Washburn County Fair. Additionally, she is the creator and manager of Hare Transplant Rabbit Rescue, a non-profit organization whose goal is to re-home unwanted rabbits.
Brittney Grilley is a Certified Veterinary Technician who joined our team in April 2009. In addition to her technical skills, Brittney has taken on numerous Human Resource duties. She loves interacting with staff and plays a key role in making our veterinary team like a family. Brittney is married to Rory and they have a precious baby girl named Eve and just recently welcomed their newest addition to the family, a baby boy named Emmett. Their furry ‘kids’ include a rescued epileptic yellow Labrador Retriever named Skye and a boisterous adolescent black Labrador Retriever named Boone. The ‘kids’ and babies are still working on figuring out whose toy is whose, but are enjoying playtime while they do!
Danielle Tarman is our Office Manager and Bookkeeper. She joined our team in August of 2010. Danielle helps keep appointments on schedule and management organized. She loves caring for and playing with her feisty orange and white cat Jazmine. In her free time, Danielle enjoys reading, movies, organizing just about anything and activities with her brothers and their children.