Dr. Niki Samborski

Veterinarian – Medical Director
Years in Practice: 10
Education:University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Nicole Samborski is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  Before practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Niki was in the human medical field working as a cardiac physiologist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

My Pets:  Dogs: Yukon & Mudge
My Family: My husband Mark, and my daughters Ellocin and Mollie.
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I enjoy my patients and the wonderful team of people I work with.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I like to spend time with my family and run when I have the time.

Dr. Elizabeth Larson

Associate Veterinarian
Years in Practice: 3
Education:University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Elizabeth Larson attended University of Findlay, graduating with preveterinary medicine, animal science, and biology majors in 2011. She immediately attended veterinary school at UW-Madison, earning her doctorate in 2015. She has been practicing medicine at Hartford Animal Clinic for 3 years.


My Family: 
Husband Brian
My Pets: Reese and Harmony (horses), Diesel (Boston Terrier), Quiver (German Shorthair Pointer), and Berlin (Siamese)
What drew me to Hartford Animal Clinic: The unity and knowledge of the entire staff at Hartford Animal Clinic emanates through our exceptional patient and client service.
Why I love veterinary medicine: Every day  I am provided the opportunity to serve clients by practicing the best medicine for their animals. I have a life-long desire to learn, and love the unexpected day-to-day challenges of veterinary medicine.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Horse back riding, fishing, hunting, running, and canning

Dr. Caley Chambers

Associate Veterinarian
Years in Practice: 2
Education:University of Wisconsin – Madison University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Caley Chambers attended University of Wisconsin, graduating in animal science in 2009. She attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota, earning her doctorate in 2014. She practiced medicine at a mixed animal practice in Menomonee WI before coming to Hartford Animal Clinic.

My Family:  my children Jax, Maddie, Buddy, Avery, Benny, Happy, and Leggs
My Pets: Maddie (Goldendoodle), Jax (Wire haired pointing griffon), Buddy (Teddy Bear), Avery (cat), Benny, Happy and Leggs (off the track Thoroughbreds)
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: All of the animals of course! I enjoy being able to give the best quality medicine with a passionate and hardworking team.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I enjoy everything outdoors, especially activities I can do with my dogs and horses.

Dr. Carolyn Bernier

Associate Veterinarian
Years in Practice: 1
Education:University of Wisconsin – Madison University of
Wisconsin – Oshkosh U.S. Army – Arabic translator

Dr. Carolyn was born in Heidelberg, Germany and moved to Fond du Lac in the late 1960’s. She studied music at UW-Oshkosh and then entered the U.S. Army in 1988, where she served as an Arabic translator during the Persian Gulf War. Upon completing her military service, she earned a degree from UW-Oshkosh and was employed on several large dairy farms in the Fond du Lac area. Dr. Carolyn graduated from the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.

My Family: 
Mother and brother 
My Pets: Isaiah (Siamese)
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: The helpful and positive atmosphere 
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Following the Packers and Brewers, reading, working jigsaw puzzles, and listening to classical music.

Cindy

Practice Manager
Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 19
Education: Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician Program

My Pets: Jack: Jack Russell Terrier
My Family: Troy: Husband

Rachel

Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 21
Education: Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician Program

My Family: Married with two kids and enjoying every minute of it!
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I enjoy working with clients and their pets and performing dental treatments.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I like to be with my family and friends.

 

Carrie

Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 
18
Education: UW – Milwaukee Biological Sciences


My Pets:
 Libby (Brittany)
My Family: My husband Chad and our daughters Ella & Liana
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I like the constant challenge and that there are never two days alike.  I enjoy the conversations with the clients and of course the puppies and kittens.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I enjoy spending time with my family.  I also enjoy going camping, on vacation, and miscellaneous crafts.

Roz

Veterinary Assistant
Years in Practice: 8
Education: UW Milwaukee – Biological Sciences

My Pets: 
Cuddles, Toby, & Mouse (dogs), Aladdin (cat), Spike, Spec, & Pretty Bird (birds), Marley (red-tailed boa), and 2 fish tanks
My Family: I love my big extended family, my husband, and my fur, fin, & feathered children!
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I really enjoy working with very knowledgeable people who I can learn a lot from.  I also love working with animals and their people who are dedicated to their health and well-being.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I enjoy bird-watching! I volunteer banding birds for a study in Milwaukee through the Urban Ecology Center.  I enjoy hiking, canoeing, Frisbee golfing, and playing any kind of game.  I also enjoy training my dogs and cat to do tricks.  Hangin’ with friends and family are also a must!

Pam

Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 
8
Education: Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician Program and UW – Madison Zoology & Psychology

My Pets: Demitri
My Family: my husband, Brent
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: Spending each day working with animals and their human companions, and working with a team of people that are dedicated to their care.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families:Outdoor activities, attempting home improvement projects, and spending time with family and friends.

Hannah

Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 
5
Education: Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician Program

My Family:  Kyle & Aubri
My Pets: Molly (Great Dane)
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic:  I love being a member of a team that is dedicated to giving our patients the best medical care possible and treats each pet as if they were their own.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families:  Amateur photography, hiking, cooking, DIY projects, and gardening.

Kristin O.

Client Service Representative
Years in Practice: 
4

My family: Jon, Kamden, Jailyn
My Pets: 
4 family horses and dogs
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I enjoy working with all my fellow co-workers. Everyone shows such dedication and compassion for each animal that walks through the door. I also love that no two days are the same. To be a part of keeping our clients’ pets healthy and happy is a great feeling.
What I do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Spending time with family, listening to music, riding horses, watching movies.

Kristen K.

Veterinary Assistant
Years in Practice: 
4

My Family: 
Travis & Florence
My Pets: Valentine (Shepherd mix) and Estes (American bull dog mix) and chickens!
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I enjoy working with clients and their pets to keep their companions healthy and happy. I also love working with a great team who are friendly and professional.
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Playing frisbee with the dogs, hiking, cooking, and gardening.

Angie

Certified Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 
2
Education: Argosy University Veterinary Technician Program

My Family: Kevin & Cheyenne
My Pets: a herd of polled Herefords, flock of Hampshire sheep, honeybees
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I enjoy working with knowledgeable and caring team members who strive to provide the best care possible. 
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Spending time with family and friends, trapshooting, farming with my husband, and going to NASCAR races with my family.

Melissa

Veterinary Assistant
Years in Practice: 
2
Education: Globe University – Veterinary Technician Program

My Family: Pat & Debbie (parents) Kelsey & Connor (siblings)
My Pets: Kiara (dog) and Simba, Ziggy, & Boo (cats) 
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I like being able to come to work knowing two days will never be alike; always a new adventure to challenge my amazing team and I. I enjoy being part of a knowledgeable team that cares for the wellbeing of pets. 
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: Traveling, camping, fishing, watching Packer games, and spending time with family, friends, and pets.

Linda

Client Service Representative
Years in Practice: 
2

My Family: Scott (husband)  Melissa & Nicki (daughters) and Kevin (son in law)
My Pets: Amber and Kaylee (yellow labs) Holly (black lab) 
What I like most about working at Hartford Animal Clinic: I like working in a great place with people who love caring for animals. 
What I like to do when I’m not caring for pets and their families: I love to spend time with my family and dogs, hike, go up north, do just about any kind of craft, enjoy my flower gardens, and read.