Dr. Sally Harper
DVM, Owner and Veterinarian
Dr. Sally Harper graduated from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. She was hired by Russ Schnepper in 1988 as an employee and is now part owner of the practice. Sally enjoys working with all animals, but especially large animal clients on their farms to help them take care of their animals and improve their business. Her areas of interest are prevention of disease, herd health consultations and reproductive health including ultrasound. Sally enjoys walking, gardening, cooking, traveling , bicycling and Tai Chi when she is not working. Her family includes husband, Stuart, two children Matt and Erin, and 2 house cats, Mani and Catorce.
Dr. Cari Schaffer
DVM, Owner and Veterinarian
Dr. Cari Schaffer graduated from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and has practiced at Lancaster Veterinary Clinic since then. She is now part owner of the practice. Cari enjoys the area of science of medicine and how she can make animals feel better with surgery and medicine. The clients and staff are a special part of her day. Outside the clinic, she enjoys family, soccer, gardening, biking, knitting, reading and cooking. Her family includes her husband Tony and their four children, Jack, Zoey, Sam and Grace. Their family pets include two cats Zala and Sprinkles, three border collies Linus, Casper and Easel, seventeen cows and some mice.
Dr. Anna Kern
Dr. Anna Kern graduated from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2022. She began working at Lancaster Vet Clinic in September 2022. Anna has also earned a Master’s in Toxicology degree from Colorado State University, and a Master’s in Veterinary Public Health degree from University of Minnesota. Her veterinary interests include alternative/holistic therapies, equine dentistry, and preventative medicine. She is currently in training for Veterinary Acupuncture Certification at CHI University. Anna looks forward to establishing strong relationships with clients and their animals, big and small. Outside of the clinic, she loves spending time with her fiancé Connor and their pets (Loretta the cat, Stetson the Border Collie, and Leo the Quarter Horse).
Practice Manager, Certified Vet Technician
Jill has worked at Lancaster Veterinary Clinic as a certified veterinary technician since 2006. In 2013, she transitioned to practice manager, but she still helps out as a tech. Her areas of interest are animal care and the human pet bond. Outside the clinic, she enjoys family time, sewing, gardening and being outside. Her family includes her husband Shane and two children, Anna and Henry. Their family’s pets are Nellie the border collie, Ike the African grey parrot, Easter and Carrots the Holland lop bunnies, Twix and Kit Kat the ducks, fish and a small flock of sheep.
Certified Vet Technician
Alisha has worked at Lancaster Veterinary Clinic as a certified veterinary technician since 2013. Her areas of interest are dentals, surgeries and being able to meet the clients and pets. Outside the clinic, she enjoys camping, fishing, hunting and spending time with family. Her family includes her husband Andrew, their son Anson and their two cats Cali and Paisley, and Rook the dalmation.
Certified Vet Technician
Megan has worked at Lancaster Veterinary Clinic as a certified veterinary technician since 2018. Her areas of interest are surgery and client education. Outside the clinic, she enjoys fishing, reading, watching movies and playing games with her family. Her family includes her husband Darren, son Jonathan and her step-daughters Samantha and Olivia and their pets Jax, Chester, Noodle, Loki, 1 cockatiels, and Ony the Bearded dragon.
Katie has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic in client relations since Summer of 2020. Her area of interest is the human animal interaction. Outside the clinic, she enjoys camping, being outdoors, reading, traveling and swimming. Katie and her fiancé Jake enjoy their cats Claire and Miette and three dogs Lyla, Opie and Otis.
Jessica has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic in Client Relations since 2021. Her areas of interest are working with clients and all their pets needs. Outside the clinic, she enjoys camping, being outside and spending time with family. Her family includes her husband Justin, their daughter Lillie, their German Shepherd Duke and Golden Retriever Daisy.
Missy has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic in client relations since 2018. Her area of interest is the dog day camp and finding new ways to keep it fun. She loves to see the clients and their pets in the front lobby. Outside the clinic, she enjoys cooking, hiking with her pets, photography, and spending time with her family. Missy and her family enjoy their five cats and three dogs.
Paige has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic as a kennel assistant since 2022 and is participating in the OJT program at Lancaster High School. Paige attends Lancaster High School and will be attending the Madison Area Technical College in the fall of 2023. Her plans are to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.
Scott has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic as a kennel assistant since 2022. He cares for our boarding and daycare pets after school and on weekends. Scott attends Lancaster High School.