Referring Vets in La Crosse

Our Referring Vets

La Crosse Veterinary Clinic has two referral veterinarians who come to our practice to perform complex surgical procedures and diagnostic services. To request an appointment with one of our referring veterinarians, call us at (608) 781-3466.

Rita Miller DVM in La Crosse, WI

Rita Miller
DVM, MS, Diplomat ACVIM

Dr. Miller is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She later interned in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Guelph in Canada, and earned her master’s degree from Ohio State University. She is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her areas of specialty here at La Crosse Veterinary Clinic include ultrasounds and echocardiography. She serves as a veterinary consultant, offering a wealth of knowledge, experience, and compassion, and lends her expertise as an assistant clinical specialist in small animal medicine at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She also performs consultations as a telemedicine specialist for Idexx.

Steven Timm DVM in La Crosse, WI

Steven Timm

Dr. Timm graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine after following his passions in wildlife, biology, and the outdoors. As one of our referring veterinarians, he performs complex surgical procedures, including orthopedic repairs. He has special interests in emergency and critical care as well as emergency surgery. Since 2002, he has focused his career on providing mobile surgical support services to small animal clinics in the southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota area. He especially enjoys the diversity of new people, animals and their owners, and the challenge of a new facility every day. Dr. Timm has acquired a vast amount of veterinary wildlife experience as a consultant. His hobbies include motorcycle and auto mechanics, construction, and cabinetry.

Both my cats love the service here. Never want to leave even after shots. Ladies at the front desk are always friendly. Vets are great. Highly recommend.

-Tina P.

Dr. Skime and Krissy are fantastic! My 6 month old golden retriever ingested sugar free gum and was in pretty serious condition when I brought her in after hours. They worked so hard to bring her back to us:-). Our whole family thanks you for all you do (and Miss Lena too!)!

-Kerry W.

Our Sophie, a new German Shepherd rescue, loves Dr. Mitzelfeldt and staff! They were very kind and welcoming, helping us enter and leave the office without coming into contact with other pets, which helped Sophie stay calm and focused. Thank you for the wonderful care.

-Nancy D.

We’ve been going to La Crosse Vet Clinic for many years. They have been excellent! I commend them for being very understanding, kind and professional during difficult times. Five stars in our book!

-Dee M.

I love the staff at La Crosse Vet clinic! They are always extremely friendly and helpful, and never make me feel like I’m asking a stupid question, or bothering them with all of my, sometimes off the wall, questions! Thank you for taking such wonderful care of my pets!

-Tiana & Dan R.

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