Woodhaven Animal Health
At Woodhaven Animal Health, we strive for a warm and friendly relationship with you and your pet. This page highlights the staff – our training, experience, and dedication to veterinary medicine.
Dr. Janet Riebe
Plover and Stevens Point, WI Veterinarian – Woodhaven Animal Health
Education: Undergraduate studies at UW-Milwaukee & UW-Madison; Graduate of UW-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine
Career: Since graduation from Veterinary School, Dr. Riebe worked at practices in Green Bay and Plover
Dr. Janet Riebe has always had a love of animals since she was young. Her mother recalls as a child that, Janet would always want to care for any sick or injured animal in their neighborhood. It was this innate compassion for animals, coupled with her interest in biology and general science, that led her to a career in veterinary medicine.
Dr. Riebe started her career in Green Bay in 1992. She relocated to central Wisconsin in 1994, working as the small animal veterinarian for Corriente Animal Hospital. Dr. Riebe established her own practice in 1999, starting the clinic in her home. In 2001, the clinic was relocated to the current facility in Plover.
Dr. Riebe enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice, especially surgery. She enjoys the clientele as well as the staff. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, road and mountain biking, hiking, kayaking & SUP, Green Bay Packer football, and catering to her critters.
She is the proud “parent” of Otis, a Labrador Retriever mix, as well as Addie & Syndey, Labrador Retrievers. She also has Marley, a miniature horse, and a goat, Hansel.
Dr. Jennifer Staus
Education: Undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at UW-River Falls; graduate of UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
Career: Dr. Staus worked at a clinic in Watertown, WI, for over 7 years until returning to her hometown of Merrill, WI. Since her move back to central Wisconsin, she has been working full-time as a relief veterinarian.
Her dream of becoming a veterinarian started at the age of nine. Now, living her dream, she enjoys educating clients on the behavioral concerns of their furry family members, performing surgery, and helping manage medical conditions.
When time allows, Dr. Staus enjoys scuba diving, fishing, golfing, playing piano, and reading. She is married to Steve, and both deeply miss their dogs, Tanner and Marley.
Lisa has worked at Woodhaven since 2001. Lisa says she enjoys helping people take care of their pets in order to improve their quality of life. Lisa enjoys all aspects of her job, especially radiology and surgery. In 2009, she passed the national exam to become a certified veterinary technician and continues to attend various seminars to keep her skills current.
Outside of work, Lisa spends most of her time training for agility, obedience, and barn hunting with her dogs and loves to snowmobile as the weather permits in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. Lisa is the proud parent of Gage, an English Springer Spaniel, and Fly, a Russell Terrier.
Jamie joined our team in May of 2007. Jamie enjoys seeing patients that have medical problems improve with treatment.
During her time at Woodhaven, Jamie has taken a special interest in surgery, as well as behavioral issues of pets. In January of 2010, Jamie passed the national exam to become a certified technician and continues to seek out informational lectures to keep her knowledge current.
Jamie is the proud “parent” of Pax, a Dalmatian. She also has two cats, Tobias & Mischief, and an OTTB horse named Westly.
Dana was originally a client before joining the staff of Woodhaven in 2015. She enjoys working with all dogs, cats, & clients.
Dana enjoys that each day brings something new to learn or a new task to complete. Seeing the good outcome of medical treatment is one of the most rewarding parts of her job.
Outside of work, Dana enjoys volleyball, water sports, live music, and spending time with her dogs. She is the proud “parent” of Payton an American Pit Bull Terrier, along with Morticia her cat.
Kaity previously worked at an equine clinic for 10 years before joining Woodhaven in 2020. She enjoys getting to know the personalities of each patient, big and small.
Kaity has many favorite outdoor activities such as gardening, hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking. She loves spending time with her husband, Jordan, her two Australian Shepherds, Oscar and Cody, and her cats, Cheddar and Sven.
Shanna joined the team in the fall of 2021 after most recently working at an emergency veterinary clinic. She holds an Associate Degree in Interior Design from FVTC (2007) and an Associate Degree in Animal Science from NTC (2020).
Shanna has always had a passion for working with animals, and she chose to pursue that dream after spending several unfulfilling years in interior design. She loves her new career and finds caring for animals to be truly rewarding.
Shanna enjoys taking trips to Door County, being on the water, and spending time with her family. She and her husband have two children, as well as a dog Yoshi (Yorkie/Shih Tzu), and two cats, Pumpkin & Spice.
Becca joined our team in December of 2021. She has always loved animals and attributes that to her mother being a wildlife biologist and surrounded by wildlife growing up. Her spark for animal medicine started when she was a teenager and got her first family dog.
Ever since she knew what a CVT was, she has worked her way to becoming one. She has been in the field for 6 + years now and loves working closely with dogs and cats, and has a strong interest in fear free handling methods and surgery.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, playing with her English Pointer Willow and cat Niffler outside, and reading as many books as possible.
Mary was a long-time client and was delighted to have the opportunity to join our team at Woodhaven in 2013. She states that we all share a common bond of wanting the best care for our pets, and she feels that it is so satisfying to play a part in serving the needs of our clients and their pets.
Mary enjoys taking in the beauty of nature while walking with her dogs and caring for her flocks of Guinea hens and Buff Orpington chickens. She also enjoys gardening. She shares her home with her two dogs, Tink, a Pom-zu, and Toby, a Corgi. She also has three cats named Jezebelle, Nick, and Sophie. Mary also has two chickens, one guinea fowl, and pigeons.
Her family consists of her husband, Jon, and her “finest and proudest work”: her sons, Ross and Evan.