Dr. Stacy Melzer is originally from the New Ulm area, growing up on her family’s farm near Searles. She began working in the veterinary field while in high school. Dr. Melzer received her BS degree in Biobusiness in 2001 from MSU – Mankato. She received her DVM degree from the University of Minnesota in 2010. She practiced in northern Minnesota for 6 years before returning “home” in 2018 to join us at our Mankato location, River Hills Pet Care Hospital, and filling in as needed at NURVC. Her special interests include canine and feline preventive medicine, infectious diseases, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Melzer enjoys spending time with her husband, Bryan, her family and friends, camping, outdoor activities, and reading. Her and Bryan have 2 dogs, a Weimaraner, Scout, a French Bulldog, Maple, and 1 cat, Cricket.
her German Shepherd, Sirius. They reside in Gaylord, MN with two cats, Crookshanks and Norbert, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Remus, and her fiance, Evan. In her free time, Dr. Caroline enjoys reading sci-fi novels, doing crossfit in New Ulm, and dancing with the Bavarian trachtler club S. G. Edelweiss in St. Paul.
Joleen attended South Central Technical College & earned her diploma for Secretarial in 1998. She lives on a farm with her husband Craig, son Tyler, & daughter Sierra. They have a Morkie named Hershey & farm cats. Joleen likes going to her kids’ sports events, camping, scrapbooking, & reading.