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Wausau Animal Hospital is a locally owned full service companion animal hospital located on the East side of Wausau, WI. We have been serving Wausau, Weston, Schofield, Rothschild, and surrounding communities for over 35 years. We see dogs, cats, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, and other pocket pets.

We understand the important and special role pets play in your family and are committed to providing compassionate and quality care for them throughout their entire lives. We appreciate our dedicated clients and their beloved pets and welcome new pets and their owners.

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Welcome to Wausau Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Wausau WI
Call us at (715) 845-9637
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If you live in Wausau or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further.  Your pets’ health and well-being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Wausau Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care.  Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Wausau veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (715) 845-9637 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Wausau veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! 

At Wausau Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Jaime Gifford
Wausau Veterinarian | Wausau Animal Hospital | (715) 845-9637

1006 Townline Rd
Wausau, WI 54403-6560

Meet Our Skilled Team

  • Kim
    Veterinary Assistant
    I have worked at Wausau Animal Hospital since 1998. I have an 8 year old son named Trevor. I have two cats (Parker & Sugar) and 2 Dogs (Zeus & Lola). When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my family, arts and craft, and fishing.
  • Jessica

    Jess has been a receptionist at our clinic for a number of years and knows many of our customers and even more of our patients by name.  She and her husband Steve like to fish with their Beagle Buddy and ponder philosophical stuff such as fishing.

  • Morgan
    Certified Veterinary Massage & Rehab Therapy

    I was raised on a dairy farm in Northern Wisconsin and have always loved working with animals.  I live on a hobby farm with my husband and three sons. We have chickens, ducks, sheep, horses, dogs, a cat, a cockatiel and a pot bellied pig.  I have completed m post graduate schooling for Canine massage and rehab and have a passion for working with dogs and post operative patients.

  • Sabrina
    I love animals of all sizes so I love my job at Wausau Animal Hospital. I spend my time out of the hospital mostly with the family horses or reading with my two kitties. I may be a crazy cat lady in the making!
  • Lona
    Certified Veterinary Technician
    I have worked at Wausau Animal Hospital since 1989. My husband Jeff and I share guardianship of a 7 year old named Alexa. We currently have 3 dogs (Nico, Solo, and Jeppi) and 2 cats (Turtle and Bug). If you haven't guessed, Lexi named the cats. We also have 3 birds (a SunConcere, a Lovebird, and a Cockatiel). When I am not working I enjoy spending time with family, traveling, fishing, and watching the Packers.
  • Jill
    I studied veterinary technology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. While in the Military I worked at Tripler Army Medical Center with research animals. Upon returning to Wausau, I began work at Wausau Animal Hospital in 1977. I have a Jack Russell Terrier who at 14 years old and is finally slow enough to keep up with. I also a pond with Koi and Goldfish.
  • Jeff
    Office Manager / Co-Owner
    I grew up in Sheboygan, WI and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Lakeland College. Before working at Wausau Animal Hospital I worked for Rasmussen College and often dressed as Rassy the Moose at local events. I played tennis in high school and college, and now enjoy karate at Premier Martial Arts in Schofield. My wife is veterinarian Jaime Gifford and we spend most of our free time with our two boys Max and Alex. My favorite part of managing the animal hospital is making sure our customers are happy, participating in local events, and petting all of the puppies that walk in the door.
  • Dr.
    I grew up on a hobby farm in Merrill, WI. I studied equine science at UW-River Falls which led me to attend UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in May of 2014. I take pride in creating a strong bond with my clients and their pets and providing quality care throughout all life stages. I also enjoy poultry medicine. Away from the clinic, I enjoy horseback riding and fishing with my fiance Ryan, and our son Bryce. At home we have one horse (Nick), 2 Australian Cattle Dogs (Zip and Butch), chickens, and a guinea pig (Cooper).
  • Dr.
    I grew up on a farm in North Dakota and moved to Wisconsin with my husband Randy in 1994 after graduating Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine. My veterinary interests are preventive care, behavior and small mammal medicine (critters like rabbits and hamsters). I currently have 3 cats (Johnny, Hey and Simba) and 1 dog (Zoey). Simba can often be found helping Jessica behind the reception desk at the clinic in the afternoon. My non-veterinary interests include sewing, reading, & gardening. I assisted in starting up New Life Pet Adoption Center, and still spend quite a few hours volunteering there.
  • Allie

    Allie drives all the way from Tomahawk to be part of our team and spends her time with her husband Lance and her dogs Cooper and Sadie.

  • Dr.
    Veterinarian / Co-Owner

    I grew up in Lake Geneva, WI. I attended UW-River Falls and received a Bachlor's degree in biology. I then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2003. I have worked in private practice for 4 years, emergency medicine for 5 years and have spent the last year as resident veterinarian at Globe University for the veterinary technology program. Outside of work I love spending time with my husband Jeff and our two boys Max and Alex. We enjoy the outdoors biking, fishing, hiking, playing at parks or whatever else the boys want to do. I also enjoy arts and crafts. We have 3 dogs (Vader, Chewie, Jawa), 2 cats (Nonolo and Conia), 2 guinea pigs (Drowsy & ZigZag) and some fish

  • Kendall
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kendall is new to Wausau Animal Hospital but has worked at the emergency center in Kronenwetter for many years.  She lives with her husband Cheng and her dog Phiona.

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