Meet Our Team

Spring Valley Veterinary Clinic provides expert veterinary services for pets and farm animals in Spring Valley, MN. Also serving Rochester, MN and Stewartville, MN and surrounding areas. Our Doctors, receptionists and technicians are animal lovers who will provide the most compassionate care for your pets and livestock.

Contact Spring Valley Veterinary Clinic today at 507-346-2734 to schedule your appointment, or browse our website for more information about our pet care or farm animal care.



  • Dr. Katie Gehling
    DVM

    Dr. Katie Gehling is now the owner of Spring Valley Veterinary Clinic, she has been with the practice since 2016. She is originally from Hastings, MN and attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls prior to veterinary school. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Katie lives in Leroy, Mn with her husband and three kids. She enjoys spending most of her free time with her family gardening, fishing, and camping. Her veterinary emphasis is companion animal and has developed a unique appreciation and love for the challenges of surgery.

  • Dr. Amy Webb
    DVM

     Dr. Amy Webb joined the clinic in June 2019. She is originally from Georgia and now resides in Rochester, MN with her husband and her many pets. Dr. Webb has a passion for exotic animals and anatomical pathology. Dr. Webb brings a new level of caring to the clinic along with her great sense of humor and love for all animals. She enjoys the outdoors, meeting new people, and exploring all Minnesota has to offer. We are very excited to have her as a part of our team. 

  • Wendy Jax
    Practice Manager

    Wendy is from Austin, MN where she was an independent rural property tax assessor for 23 years in Mower County. She started part-time at the Spring Valley Vet Clinic in June 2017 and became full-time in November 2017. She is retired from being the owner of Jax Farm Nigerian Dwarfs for over 17 years. At the clinic, she enjoys working with the wide variety of patients our clinic sees. She loves working in her garden and spending time with her kids and grandchildren. 

  • Laurie Bjertness
    Veterinary Technician CVT

    Laurie is from Harmony, MN and joined our clinic in the fall of 2019. Laurie has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for over 30 years and was awarded Vet Tech of the Year in 1990. Laurie provides us with an overwhelming supply of experience along with a high level of knowledge which she implements seamlessly within our clinic to get the job done. She handles all animals and clients with caring hands and the kindness they deserve. Laurie is married and has two lovely twin daughters. She enjoys reading, music, and driving her team of horses. Laurie's laugh is contagious and we are grateful to have her.

  • Karissa Robinson
    Veterinary Technician

    Karissa is from Stewartville, MN and has worked at the clinic part-time since early 2019 and is now working full time.  Karissa is very kind spirited and only has the animals best interests at heart. You will see her in all areas of the clinic helping where needed. Karissa is into snowboarding, soccer, ice fishing and movies. 

  • Jenny Kiefer
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Jenny lives in Leroy, MN and started at our clinic in the fall of 2019. Jenny's friendly attitude is exactly what we were looking for. She is very outgoing, greets everyone with a smile and will make you feel right at home. Jenny is married and a mother of two adorable young sons. She keeps herself busy outside of work with hobbies that include animal photography, horseback riding, camping, fishing and anything outdoors. We are pleased to have her be apart of our clinic. 

  • Silas Hansen
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Silas came to us in 2020 to assist with boarding and he quickly moved up to float as his work ethic was just what we were looking for. He is now full time and works as a Vet Tech Assistant. Silas is involved in many activities including Tang-Soo-Do, archery and spending quality time with his large family and dogs. 

  • Taylor Minter
    Receptionist

    Taylor lives in Stewartville, MN and started with us in the summer of 2020. Her knowledge with the everyday tasks of a busy lobby has made her a wonderful addition to our team. Her calm personality is a perfect fit for our clinic. In her free time, Taylor, likes to spend time with family and friends. She loves to travel and spend all the time she can outdoors. 

  • Brittany Mihm
    Receptionist

    Brittany lives in Leroy, MN with her husband and two daughters. She joined our staff the summer of 2020. Brittany has a very pleasant personality and her experience in this position has been a blessing . She enjoys reading, music and spending time with her family and fur babies. 

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5:00pm

Tuesday:

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5:00pm

Wednesday:

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5:00pm

Thursday:

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Friday:

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5:00pm

Saturday:

8:00am

1:00pm

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