VCA Companion Care Animal Hospital Staff

VCA Companion Care Animal Hospital

Phone: 715-848-5326
Fax: 715-842-8831
1501 6th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Business Hours
Sun Closed
Same day appointments available. We always have a veterinarian in the building during business hours.

Dr. Leslie Hawley
Associate Veterinarian

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

VCA Companion Care Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited small animal hospital. We strive to maintain an atmosphere of caring and concern while providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients and extending the best possible service to our clients. We maintain top quality, well-trained personnel in a modern, fully equipped facility. We carry a wide array of veterinary products including, Feliway, Adaptil, Hills Pet foods, and Comfy Cones.  Our commitment to excellence ensures the delivery of personalized, comprehensive veterinary care.

Local Medical Issues

Due to our climate and geographical location, there are several health issues that are a primary concern for our pets.

Heartworm disease is a concern because of our large mosquito population. Mosquitoes carry heartworm disease from pet to pet, and even our indoor cats are at risk for being infected. Heartworm disease can be prevented by giving our dogs and cats a monthly

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Companion Care Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. We are a team with unique and diverse personalities who enjoy working together to provide you and your pet high-quality care. No matter the reason for your visit, we can assure you that your pet will be treated as if they were a member of our own family.

Dr. Karen Swenson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Karen Swenson is a native of central Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls followed by

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Dr. Brandy Kosterman
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Brandy Kosterman graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She came to work for VCA Companion Care Animal

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
715-848-5326 or request an appointment.