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The Veterinarian's Oath
"Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.
"I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.
"I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence."
(Adopted by the AVMA House of Delegates, July 1969, amended by the Executive Board, November 1999)
Dr. Gregg Stephan
Dr. Gregg was raised in Jefferson, Wisconsin and attended the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin - River Falls earning his B.S. in Biochemistry in 1985. He then entered the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. After working in Madison and Elkhorn in southern Wisconsin for a few years, he bought the Merry Veterinary Clinic in Sun Prairie in 1994. The Merry Veterinary Clinic, owned by Gordon Merry, DVM, was a well-established, and respected mixed animal practice in Sun Prairie for 32 years before Dr. Gregg bought it! He did a major building remodel in 1997. We are very proud of the fact that the Animal Hospital of Sun Prairie has won the "Best of Sun Prairie" Best Veterinarian contest sponsored by our local newspaper, The Star, numerous times in the past!!. Dr. Gregg shares his home in Token Creek with his girlfriend, two daughters, Carli and Samantha, and black labs, Abe and Silas. His time away from work is spent with his family and friends, boating, hunting, fishing, landscaping, biking, referreeing and following College and High School sports (go Sun Prairie High School, UW Badgers and UW Whitewater Football!)
Dr. Kim Woodworth-Lulling
Dr. Kim was born and raised in Marshall, Wisconsin. She received a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Viterbo College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin in 1990. She then attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Veterinary Medicine and got her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She worked with both farm animals and companion animals at a clinic in central Wisconsin for a year before returning to the Madison area to work part-time at the Animal Hospital of Sun Prairie and another clinic until accepting a full-time position here in 1998. Dr. Kim shares her life with her husband, Dennis, two children, Zachary and Rebecca and a dog, Zoey, at home in Marshall. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading and volunteering at her childrens school..
Dr. Beth Midthun
Dr. Beth grew up in Waunakee, Wisconsin with her parents, an older brother, and an identical twin sister, Brenda, who is also a veterinarian. Dr. Beth graduated from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls in 2000 with a B.S. in Biology. She then went on to attend The University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2005. Dr. Beth and her husband, Nels, live in Rio with their son and daughter. They also have dog, Roxy, and a cat, Raisin. In her free time she enjoys running, camping and hiking, family, friends, shopping, cooking and baking , scrapbooking and photography.