Sara Knudsen, CVT

Sara is Badger Animals Clinic’s head technician and clinic manager. She has worked in the veterinary field for 14 years. She grew up in Neillsville, WI and graduated from Argosy in 2006 as a certified veterinary technician. She has 3 children at home and 2 dogs, Frankie and Sammie. Sara is a big basketball fan.


April Schultz, CVT

April graduated from UW-Madison with a bachelor of science in zoology. She worked at Marshfield Laboratories in the veterinary lab until she graduated from Globe University as a certified veterinary technician in 2014. After volunteering at Clark County Humane Society, she accepted a position in 2011 as kennel manager. In late 2016, she started at Grassland Veterinary Service and now Badger Animal Clinic as a CVT. April’s favorite things include spending time with her 2 fur babies, Squirt and Chester.


Sam VanDerLeest, CVT

Sam graduated from the Madison Area Technical College in 2006 with a degree in veterinary technology. She has 3 mixed breed dogs (Kink, Honey, Chelsea) along with 3 goats. She is also a mother of 2 beautiful children. In her spare time (if there is any!), she enjoys reading.


Jennifer Witzel, CVT

Jennifer has been in the veterinary industry since 1999 after graduating from UW-Stevens Point with an Associates degree. She received her certified veterinary credentials in 2009. She enjoys genealogy and gardening in her spare time. She resides in Marshfield with her husband, 2 children, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.


Courtney Becker, Receptionist


Courtney is a life long animal lover who has dreamed of working with animals as a career. Courtney began working at Badger Animal Clinic as the Receptionist in February 2019. She resides in Neillsville on a small horse hobby farm along with her 3 dogs, Jetta, Mavrick and Panda and 4 kitties, Skunk, Blu, Kidders and Frosty along with many other pets. She lives with her husband and two kids.