Our Veterinarians - Marshfield Veterinary Service - Marshfield, WI

Marshfield Veterinary Service

112244 Mann St
Marshfield, WI 54449



Our Veterinarians



Dr. Robert Zukowski - large animal veterinarian - Marshfield Veterinary Service - Marshfield, WI

Dr. Robert Zukowski:

Dr. Zukowski is a co-owner of MVS.  He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine in 1981.  He is primarily a bovine practioner but sees a variety of farm animals and exotic hoofstock.  Dr. Zukowski was born in France and grew up on his family's 60 cow registered Holstein dairy farm in Thorp, WI.  He enjoys travelling having visited England, Israel, Turkey, Syria, and Egypt.  He enjoys reading, hunting/fishing, and plays tennis, volleyball, and softball. 


 Dr. Carolyn Deegan - large animal veterinarian - Marshfield Veterinary Service - Marshfield, WI

Dr. Carolyn Deegan: 

Dr. Deegan is a co-owner of MVS and graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.  She is primarily a dairy practitioner but enjoys working on other farm animals.  She grew up in Detroit, Michigan and moved to a small farm in Clintonville, WI where her parents currently reside.  After graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Deegan practiced in Ashland for one year and then moved to Marshfield.  Her hobbies include:  volleyball, tennis, skiing, and gardening.



Dr. Jessica Southwick - large animal veterinarian - Marshfield Veterinary Service - Marshfield, WI 

Dr. Jessica Southwick:

Dr. Southwick is a large animal practitioner with a special interests in milk quality, mastitis culturing, and fetal sexing with ultrasound.  She was raised on a dairy farm that was converted to beef and pigs in West Salem.  She received a biology degree at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa prior to attending the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine.  She graduated in May 2012 and received the ABS Global Award for best clinical proficiency in bovine medicine and surgery in her class.  She resides with her husband Kyle, her son Turner and daughter Ellie on a hobby farm. She enjoys fishing, hunting and cheering for the Packers, Badgers and Brewers. 



Dr. Samantha McDonald - small animal veterinarian- Marshfield Veterinary Service - Marshfield, WI

Dr. Samantha McDonald:

Dr. McDonald is an associate veterinarian and works as a small animal practitioner. She is a 2016 graduate from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of special interest include animal behavior, internal medicine and preventative medicine. She resides with her husband, Nate, and their son, Finnian, in Marshfield, WI. They share their home with 3 cats (Crook, Joe and Tsavo) and a dog (Dillinger). They one day want to begin their own hobby farm, complete with cattle, horses and chickens. When time allows, Dr. McDonald enjoys camping, reading and spending time with friends and family.


Dr. Jennifer Staus:

Dr. Jennifer Staus completed her Animal Science undergraduate degree (emphasis in dairy) from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 1995. She received her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999. She practiced in Watertown, WI, for 7 years prior to moving back to her hometown of Merrill, WI. She enjoys scuba diving, fishing, reading and being outdoors. She lives with her husband, Steve and their dog, Marley.

Dr. Liz Limberg-Strahl:

Dr. Liz Limberg-Strahl is a large animal practitioner. Liz grew up on a dairy farm in Sheboygan county. She received her biology degree at Carroll University in Waukesha and her veterinary degree at University of Missouri. When not working, Liz enjoys playing with her dog (Rogue), fishing and hiking with her husband, Tom.  Liz aspires to one day have her own hobby farm.

Dr. John Wielinski

Dr. John Wielinski is an associate veterinarian and works as a small animal practitioner. He graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. He worked as a small animal vet in Minnesota Twin Cities for 2 years. He joined the Marshfield Veterinary Service team in 2018. His areas of interest include dentistry, dermatology and ophthalmology. He spends his free time with his wife, two children and two mixed breed dogs he got from the Caribbean. He enjoys backpacking, hiking, playing volleyball and the occasional board game.


Dr. Kaitlyn Babicz, DVM

Dr. Kaitlyn Babicz is a large animal dairy practitioner with special interests in bovine obstetrics, young stock, and she also very much enjoys working with small ruminants.  She grew up in the Midwest, having lived in Illinois, Iowa, and now in Wisconsin.  She earned her Biology degree at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, before moving on to Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she completed her veterinary degree in 2015.  Kaitlyn likes to spoil her two chocolate Labradors, Otter and Bruin, while scheming up plans for her own hobby farm in the future.  She loves spending time outdoors, swimming, hiking, and snowmobiling.