Meet Our Team

Dr. Paul Yatso

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Yatso founded Hometown Veterinary Clinic in May 1990. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Hometown was originally a mobile bovine and companion animal practice, until 2005 when Dr. Yatso and his wife Gail built the current clinic on Highland Drive. Dr. Yatso enjoys his hobby farm, cooking, making beer and wine, hunting, fishing, and cheering for the Brewers and the Packers.

Dr. Jammie VerGiesen

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Jammie grew up in Gresham, WI. He graduated from UW-Platteville in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Jammie started his professional career in Clintonville, WI then moved to Burlington, WI in 2011. He moved to Seymour in April 2014 and set out to start a new practice to provide veterinary services in Seymour and the surrounding area; including many previous clients. He was the sole owner of Seymour Veterinary Hospital, LLC in Seymour from 2014 until 2021. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his children Gabriel and Olivia, as well as kayaking, camping, hiking, hunting, biking, riding horseback, and fishing. Dr. Jammie is involved with his church (Union Congregational United Church of Christ) and community. He is very happy to be a part of the team at Hometown Veterinary Clinic and provide quality, compassionate, affordable care for your pets and livestock.

Kim

Veterinary Technician

Kim has been a technician at Hometown since 2007. Working with animals has been a passion for Kim since she was a little girl working at a stable in Chicago. Currently, she has a hobby farm with her husband, Justin, that includes horses, a pony, geese, chickens, goats, rabbits, dogs, and cats. When Kim isn’t tending to her animals (which isn’t very often!), she enjoys horseback riding, reading, and fishing.

Jessica

Certified Veterinary Technician

Jessica joined our team in September of 2020. Born and raised in Green Bay, Jessica knew she wanted to do something in the veterinary field since she was a little girl, as she was always playing with the turkeys, chickens, pigs, rabbits, dogs and cats she had. Jessica graduated from Madison Area Technical College in May of 2011 and obtained her Veterinary Technician Certification in December of 2011. She has an English Setter named Ammo. Jessica enjoys spending time with her friends and family outdoors hunting, fishing and being up north at her in-laws cabin in Lakewood.

Mindy

Certified Veterinary Technician

Mindy graduated from Globe University in 2012 and joined our team in July of 2022. She enjoys spending time with her two dobermans, Katana and Mad Maxx. Mindy also enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time with her two sons.

Ciara

Veterinary Assistant

Ciara joined our team in January of 2022 and is currently a veterinary technician student at Fox Valley Technical College. Ciara and her fiancé have 1 dog, Gracie, 2 rabbits, and 2 cats. When not at school or taking care of the mini zoo, she enjoys reading, cooking, camping, and hiking!

Valerie

Veterinary Assistant

Valerie joined our team in November of 2023 and is currently a veterinary technician student at Fox Valley Technical College. Valerie previously graduated from Lakeshore Technical College for Dairy Herd Management and worked on her family farm until she moved to Colorado and Texas to work on horse ranches. She now has two horses, a rabbit, and a few dogs to keep her busy! Valerie enjoys hiking, camping, and horseback riding in her free time.

Katie

Receptionist

Katie joined our team in June of 2023. She grew up on a hobby farm and feels blessed to be a part of such a wonderful team working with adorable animals on a daily basis. Katie is a newlywed! Combined, Katie and her husband, Paul, have 7 children, 1 dog named Toro, and a "grandpup" named Moose. Katie enjoys spending time with her family, walking, hiking, cookouts, and just enjoying the sunshine.

Alli

Receptionist

Alli joined our team in July of 2022. Since she was a little girl, Alli has always had a passion for animals, large and small. She grew up on her grandparent's dairy farm and has always had dogs and cats in her home. Alli enjoys reading, fishing, being outside, and spending time with her dog, Buck.

McKenzie

Office Manager

Kenzie joined our front desk staff in May of 2017. She loves serving the people and animals of the small community she grew up in. Kenzie and her husband, Tyler, share their home with their husky, Axle, in their hometown of Oconto Falls. She enjoys reading, gardening, yoga, live music, being outdoors, and spending time with family.

Gail Yatso

Clinic Administrator

Gail is the clinic administrator and co-owner of Hometown. She prides herself on creating a progressive, compassionate environment for our patients and clients. Gail is an active volunteer in our community. She is passionate about her family, the outdoors, fitness, nutrition, and being a certified personal trainer. She enjoys spending her free time with the animals at her hobby farm and digging in the dirt.