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Meet Our Team

The Lancaster Vet Clinic is a mixed animal practice. We work with all kinds of large and small animals. Anyone who needs help with their livestock or pets is welcome to contact us. If we can’t help you, we will find someone who can. The clinic is owned by veterinarians Sally Harper and Cari Schaffer.

 

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.

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, Ivan, an 85 lb mutt, and 2 house cats, Mani and Catorce.

Jill

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 Lady the border collie, Ike the African grey parrot, Easter the Holland lop bunny, fish and Buttons the sheep.

Jessica

Client Relations

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 and their German Shepherd Duke.

Alisha

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 pets two cats Cali and Paisley.

Vicki

Groomer

Vicki has worked with Lancaster Veterinary Clinic since 2015. Vicki started working as a kennel assistant and has transitioned into a full time groomer. Her areas of interest are grooming of course and the Grant County Humane Society cats and kittens. Outside the clinic, she enjoys spending time outdoors, flower gardening, family time and snuggling with her pets. Her family includes her husband John and daughter Maggies and two dogs Frankie and Rosie, along with her four cats T.J., Cosmo, Georgia and Tommy.

Megan

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 son Jonathan and her step-daughters Samantha and Olivia and their pets Heisenberg, Frank, Jax, Chester, Remi, Loki, 2 cockatiels, Firnen the Bearded dragon and a fish, snail and shrimp.

Katie

Client Relations

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 two dogs Lyla and Otis.

Missy

Kennel Supervisor

Bio coming soon

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