Robert O. Marold, D.V.M.
Although Dr. Bob was born in Milwaukee, he calls Brookfield home. A graduate of Brookfield Central, he went on to attend the University of Wisconsin at Madison, before receiving his degree in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State. After graduation Bob joined his father's veterinary practice at the State Street Dog and Cat Hospital in Milwaukee. While working there, he also worked as a consultant for the Milwaukee County Zoo, where he acquired a keen interest in exotic animal medicine. Of course, he enjoys the general medicine of dogs and cats (especially skin and eye probems). Because he so enjoys what he is doing, his philosphy is "if an animal is ill, it needs to be seen".
Dr. Bob is married to Diane and they enjoy playing with their five grandkids.
Years in Practice: 38
DVM, Kansas State
Paul Yehle, D.V.M.
Paul is a 2001 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. (Go Badgers!) He is also a 1994 graduate of Brookfield Central (Go Lancers!) Paul has worked at the Elmbrook Veterinary Clinic since 1992, starting in the boarding kennels and working his way up the ladder.
Paul is married to his awesome wife, Jody, and they have two gorgeous girls, Jaime and Jessica. In addition to his human family, he has a small army of critters at home. He enjoys, bowling, gardening, golfing, geocaching, hiking, photography, fishing and rooting for local teams (Go Brewers, Badgers and Packers!)
Years in Practice: 13
DVM, Wisconsin 2001
Angela Niemann, D.V.M.
Angela joined the Elmbrook team in 2011. She graduated from the Veterinary School at University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998. She brings experience in private practice and emergency medicine with her. She was previously employed at Pahle Small Animal Hospital in West Allis and Jefferson Animal Hospital in Louisville, KY. She graduated from high school in Milwaukee at Pius XI in 1990.
Angela lives in Brookfield with her husband Dave and their two children, Sarah and Dan, who attend St. John Vianney. Her furry family consists of a Boxer, a pug, a sassy kitty cat, and two chatty guinea pigs. Outside of work she enjoys being outside in any form. She shares a summer cabin in Northern WI with her five siblings. She spends lots of free time running, cheering her kids in their musical and sporting events and frequenting our local restaurants (hence the "lots of time running").
Years in Practice: 16
DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1998
Kevin J. Ruch, D.V.M.
Dr. Ruch passed away unexpectedly on April 6, 2015. Kevin was a 1988 Graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Fond du Lac, he did an externship at the Elmbrook Veterinary Clinic his senior year of Veterinary School, was offered a job, and was here since graduation.
He is the husband of Beverlee and they have two wonderful boys, Tyler and Samuel. A Doberman (Zeke) and four cats (Murphy, Midnight, Mufasa and Felix) make up the rest of the Ruch family.
Away from work, family, friends and faith occupied Kevin's time.
Years in Practice: 26
DVM, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1988
In Memoriam -
Kevin J. Ruch, DVM, 1962-2015
Julie Wagner, D.V.M.
Dr. Wagner fulfilled her childhood dream of helping animals because they can't help themselves when she graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She is truly inspired and fulfilled by fostering the tremendous bond between pets and their people.
Her professional interests include feline and internal medicine, pain management, integrative care and client education.
Dr. Wagner enjoys life with her "adventure buddies" (husband, tween daughter and teen son). Furry members of the family include two totally awesome rescued cats, PJ and Emma George, and a young Cavapoo named Vivian. Their antics never cease to amaze and entertain the family.
Dr. Wagner's free time interests include being a very proud soccer and dance mom, volunteer work at school and the humane society, gardening, traveling, book club, SCUBA/snorkel/surfing (anything to do with the ocean), tropical fish keeping, rummage and estate sales, and Jazzercize!
Years in Practice: 21
DVM, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, 1996
Meghann Schmitz, D.V.M.
Meghann is a 2017 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Wauwatosa, graduating from Tosa West in 2003, and is happy to be back home! Prior to graduation, Meghann worked at Verona Veterinary Medical Service, where she started as a receptionist in 2010 and worked her way up to veterinary technician. When she's not taking care of your animals, she's loving up on her own: two dogs, Bismarck and Brody, and three cats, Alice, June and Stewart. Meghann also enjoys anything related to the outdoors: hiking, fishing and camping - especially if her dogs can join!
Years in Practice: -1
DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
Bev R. - Office Manager
After a collegiate career in basketball, Bev graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Prior to having her two sons, Tyler and Samuel, she coached high school volleyball and basketball. She then coached basketball at the grade school her children attended. She has been involved in youth group at her church. In her free time she likes to exercise and cook. She is a veterinarian assistant and also the clinic's Office Manager.
Ginger M. CVT
Outside of the clinic, Ginger enjoys gardening and training her two dogs, Whiskey and Greta. She also participates in agility trials, obedience trials and hunt tests trials.
Years in Practice: 40
Tami K. CVT
Tami is a certified veterinarian technician. Outside of the clinic she and her husband, Kent, enjoy, travelling, boating and running. They have two chocolate labs and one recently acquired cat.
Jody Y. CVT
CVT (MATC '99)
Maggie is a 1997 graduate of Brookfield Central High School and a 2001 graduate from Marian College, where she earned a degree in Psychology. She started working at the Elmbrook Veterinary Clinic in 2001 after studying to be a veterinary assistant at WCTC. She is married to a super nice guy, Jason, and they have one son, Landon. Their furry friends include three kitties and a cocker spaniel named Jackson. She enjoys soccer and the color red.
Kirsten started working for the Elmbrook Veterinary Clinic in 2008. She is married to Al and they have three dogs, a German Shepherd named Citrus, a Boxer named Bear and another monster named Loretta.
Stacie joined the Elmbrook Staff in January of 2011. She graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a degree in Criminal Justice. Stacie is a huge animal rescue advocate as well as a long time volunteer for a local dog rescue. She has opened her home to fostering countless animals over the years and is always willing to help "just one more"! Stacie loves talking about animal rescue and is always willing to help you find the perfect rescue animal to add to your family.
When she is not helping animals in need, Stacie and her husband, Rob, enjoy fishing, cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers, as well as sampling local craft beers.
They share their home with a yorkie, Rudy, yellow lab, Alice, and cat, Grey. Long term foster dog Eugene also shares their home and odds are he is there to stay!.
UW-Milwaukee, Criminal Justice
Merry started at the clinic as a kennel worker. She worked as a receptionist and finished her degree while here. She has now been promoted to a veterinarian assistant. Her love for animals shows in all she does! At home she cares for 2 rat babies, Klaus and Blitz!
Years in service: 6
UW-Milwaukee, BA in Psychology, 2014
Barb works as a receptionist and performs office duties for the clinic. At home she has a yellow lab, a chocolate lab, a teddy bear and one obnoxious cat.
UW-Milwaukee, BA in History
Randy is indispensable to this clinic. He keeps us in working order and never fails to use his utmost to keep the clinic in spic and span shape. He is married to Chrissy and has two dogs.
Years with Practice: 14
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