Dr. Wesley Arnett
Dr. Wesley Arnett graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, and has been serving the Waunakee area since 2007. Originally from California, he majored in Zoology and Chemistry at Humboldt State University, and then moved to Wisconsin in 2001. Dr. Arnett has particular professional interests in preventative medicine, dentistry, and care for senior pets. Dr. Arnett is a member of the Dane County Veterinary Medical Association, the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Arnett gardening, exercising, building snow forts with his kids, and can become engrossed with a good book for hours. One life goal he hopes to accomplish within the next five years is to through hike the Appalachian Trail southbound in under four months.
Dr. Lauren Schafer
Dr. Lauren Schafer received her bachelor degree in Animal Science and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During her 3rd and 4th years of veterinary school, Dr. Schafer earned her certification in veterinary acupuncture from the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. She also volunteered in Central America providing free veterinary care to animals in need and plans to continue volunteering services to underserved communities. Dr. Schafer's interests include integrative medicine techniques, dermatology, and internal medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Schafer enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking and camping with her dog Jackson. Dr. Schafer is very excited to be a part of the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic family in providing excellent care to your furry family members.
Dr. Stacy Skoraczewski
Dr. Stacy Skoraczewski joined the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic in October 2017. She received her bachelor's degree in Biology from UW-Green Bay, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. Stacy practices small animal medicine, but has treated over 60 species of animals, including large animals, exotics, and wildlife. Dr. Stacy practiced in northern Minnesota for three and a half years, and spent the last four years in her northern Wisconsin hometown on Lake Superior.
Dr. Stacy's interests include ophthalmology, dermatology, surgery and preventative medicine. She also has interests in wildlife medicine, and has been a veterinarian for the North American Bear Center and International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota. Dr. Stacy enjoys caring for working dogs, such as hunting dogs, and sled dogs, including those that have participated in major races such as the Iditarod. She loves working with all animals, and strives to provide the best individualized care for each patient. When not in the clinic, Dr. Stacy loves to golf, hike, paddle board, travel, and bake. Her absolute favorite thing to do is spend time with her family, which includes her husband, son, and Labrador Gabe.
Dr. Emily Abrams
Dr. Emily Abrams joined the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic in January 2014 after one year of general practice in Wausau, WI. Dr. Abrams received her bachelor degree in Biology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR in 2004 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2012. During her 4th year of veterinary school Dr. Abrams participated in an externship at the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic. She enjoyed her time at the clinic immensely and is excited to be a permanent member of the team.
Dr. Abrams' interests include dermatology, preventative medicine and internal medicine. She also has interests in wildlife rehabilitation and participated in a 3 month internship at the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minoqua, WI. She has a special place in her heart for dogs and cats and strives to provide compassionate care for all her patients. She has three pets of her own, a dog, Barkley, and two cats, Scratch and Cricket. Outside of the clinic Dr. Abrams enjoys photography, bird-watching, hiking and gardening. Most of all she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and family.
Dr. Sarah Thornberg
Dr. Sarah Thornberg joined the Waunakee Veterinary Clinic in July 2019. She received her Bachelor degree in Biology from Oregon State University in 2008 and moved to Madison to achieve her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She has been practicing in clinics surrounding the Madison area since graduation. Dr. Thornberg’s interests include dentistry, preventative medicine, internal medicine, and surgery. She enjoys communicating and working with clients to deliver the best care for their pets.
Dr. Thornberg and her husband have chosen to settle in Waunakee to raise their two young boys. She is excited to become a member of the clinic and part of the Waunakee community. When Dr. Thornberg is not working, she enjoys travelling, playing table-top games, and spending quality time with her family.