Dr. Carla has been a veterinarian for 30 years which makes her the oldest and newest veterinarian at Apple Valley Veterinary Clinic. She enjoys the diversity of patients, clients, challenges and new treatments in the ever changing practice of veterinary medicine. She feels that the true reward comes from helping patients heal and stay healthy in order to lengthen and strengthen that human-animal bond with their families.

She grew up in Waukesha, Wisconsin and graduated from Cornell College in Iowa and UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Her first job was in Hartford, Wisconsin as a large animal veterinarian for 5 years. Dr. Carla moved to Appleton with her family in 1992 and has been a small animal veterinarian ever since.

Dr. Carla has two Siberian Husky brothers but misses having cats so she has to get her fill with the cats of Apple Valley Veterinary Clinic. She enjoys visiting with friends and family, watching hockey and a good margarita!