Shannon Kofoed, DVM

Dr. Shannon Kofoed graduated from University of Illinois Champaign in 2016. After initially starting to work in the veterinary field in 2006, Dr. Kofoed realized she wanted to become a veterinarian and followed her passion, graduating 10 years later as a DVM with a special interest in veterinary surgery. Her love of animals inspired her…

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Amanda Johnston, DVM

College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois, 2011 Dr. Johnston can often be found at the dog park with her big, crazy Labrador, “Goose”. They share a love of food, and Dr. J enjoys making some home cooked meals and goodies from scratch. Originally from Ohio, she has fallen in love with the Northwoods and…

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Melanie Laasch, DVM

College of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of Illinois, 1988 Dr. Laasch is a “floating” veterinarian, and has become a part of the Best Friends family as our permanent relief vet. When we need an extra pair of hands at the hospital, we know we can rely on Dr. Laasch. When she’s not helping area animal hospitals, Dr….

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