Riverview Animal Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 - Our Doctors

Riverview Animal Hospital

4668 133rd St
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729



Riverview Animal Hospital - Chippewa Falls, WI - Our Staff

Carissa Ramseier Certified Veterinary Technician at Riverview Animal Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI

Carissa Ramseier

Certified Veterinary Technician

Carissa is originally from Augusta, WI.  After graduating from MATC (Madison Area Technical College) in 1996, she has worked as certified veterinary technician ever since.  Her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are client education, behavioral training and dentistry.  Carissa currently lives in Cadott, WI on a dairy farm with her husband and her three boys.  She shares her home with her dogs, Moe B and Holly as well!! 

Sue Kohlhepp-groomer

Sue Kohlhepp

Professional Groomer

Sue is originally from Eau Claire, WI.  She started grooming at the age of 14, volunteering 2 years to learn the trade.  She groomed in Rice Lake starting out and then was self employed for many years working out of her home.  In 1990 she moved to an Eau Claire veterinary clinic as their staff groomer.  She offers hand scissoring, stripping, working with hard to handle dogs and educating owners how to care for their pets at home.   Sue lives with her husband Chuck and her golden retriever Crosby.  They raise golden retrievers for conformation, showing, obedience, rally and AKC hunt testing.



 Krystal Spaeth

Certified Veterinary Technician

Krystal grew up on a dairy farm in Eleva, WI but attended Eau Claire schools.  She was an elementary school teacher for 6 years but decided to follow her passion for helping animals and graduated from Globe University in 2016 from the Veterinary Technology program.  Krystal has a special interest in geriatric care, anesthesia, and client education.  She currently lives in Eau Claire with her husband, Rob, her daughter, Shayla, and her two Golden Retrievers, Emma Jo and Charlie.  Her favorite activities include spending time with Rob, her daughter, and her dogs, going for walks, playing sports and helping animals in any way she can.

Laura Geimer

Certified Veterinary Technician

Laura originally grew up on a farm in Tony, WI, but moved to Eau Claire in 2015 with her husband, Dan. She has an associate degree of Arts and Science from UWBC as well as an associate degree in Veterinary Technology from Broadview University. She joined Riverview in December 2017. She has special interests in preventative care and lab work. Laura and Dan currently reside in Bloomer with their cat, Oliver, and dog Asher.


Shelby Ponick

Veterinary Technician

Shelby is originally from Bloomer, WI. She is currently enrolled in WITCs Veterinary Nursing Program to become a veterinary technician and is set to graduate in Summer 2021. She has worked in the veterinary field for about six years and also grew up on a dairy farm. Shelby has special interests in surgery and dentistry as well as client education. She currently lives in Chippewa Falls with her husband, Greg, their dog, Leni, and their cat, Peter. Her favorite past times outside of work include CrossFit, hiking, thrifting, and rewatching sitcoms.

Britni Spooner

Britni Spooner

Customer Service Representative

Britni was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, WI. She currently resides with her husband, Sam, dog Ruth, and cats Kenobi and Whiskey. In her spare time she enjoys short walks around the neighborhood with her dog. She also enjoys dressing up her pets. Britni enjoys meeting everyone's pets at the front desk while cracking jokes to make the owner smile. 


Laurie Hintz

Certified Veterinary Technician

Laurie graduated from MATC and became a CVT in 1999. She recently moved back to the area with her husband, Troy. She loves spending time with her horses, cats, dogs, family, and friends. She also enjoys starting horses and fostering kittens. She enjoys several outdoor activities, but also enjoys indoor activities such as cooking. She has special interests in dental procedures, lab work, and behavioral concerns in cats.


Morgan Gilbert

Veterinary Assistant

Morgan is a student UW-River Falls doing her undergraduate pre-vet work in anticipation of attending Veterinary School. She joined Riverview in June of 2021 as an apprenticeship to gain experience in the work field and realized her love and passion for working with animals everyday. She currently lives with her parents Brian and Sarah, her brother Mason, and her dogs Max and Ruby.

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