VCA Associates in Pet Care Animal Hospital

James R. Johnson, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Kansas State University


Dr James R Johnson was born and raised in Waukesha. He graduated from Kansas State University where he met his wife, Judy. After a post graduate internship at Colorado State University, they eventually found their way back to Waukesha.

Dr. Johnson has been the President of the Waukesha County Veterinary Medical Association. He also served on the Wisconsin Veterinary Examining Board as well as the State Grievance Committee and the Wisconsin Annual Convention Committee.

Dr Johnson enjoys all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine. He will take care of cats and dogs of course, as well as most any small mammal or birds. General dentistry and internal medicine and surgery occupy most of his days when he is working.

Out of the clinic, his time is taken up with his family, Judy and Rob and Diane, as well as Diva and Ike, brother and sister English Pointers and Magnolia, aka Kitty. He enjoys photography, gardening, fishing and working the dogs.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.