Carol Esser

CVT / Laboratory Technician

Carol is one of our Petcare veterans that joined Petcare in 1974. She graduated from MATC Veterinary Technician Program in 1975. Carol grew up in a farm raised family and has a lot of experience in the veterinary field. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family.

Christi Ringelstetter

CVT / Receptionist

Christi is also one of our Petcare veterans that joined our practice in 1994. She graduated from MATC Veterinary Technician Program in 1995. She and her husband are active in raising and showing rabbits all over the United States, and are ranked #1 in the nation. Christi grew up loving animals right from the start and has extensive knowledge in several species; from horses to hedgehogs. She enjoys, camping, bingo, and spending time with family. She and her German Shepherd, Portia, are also fan favorites at the Madison Capital’s hockey games.

Jessica Balling

Veterinary Technician

Jessica joined our Petcare team in 2002. She graduated from Western Illinois University in Agriculture Science, with emphasis in Animal Science, in 2002. Jessica likes to spend her free time with family and friends, weekends at the family farm, and entertaining at home. She resides in Madison with her husband, her cute Cairn/Westie Mix; Penny, and kitty Gordy.

Diana Lundey

Dog Groomer

Diana joined our practice in October of 2013 as our professional dog groomer. She has an extensive history in canine reproduction for a nationally known local breeder in Waunakee. Diana discovered her passion in dog grooming and became a certified groomer in 2010. She has a great eye for detail, and creates a non-stressful grooming environment with her unending patience. Diana has groomed all types of breeds and always accommodates individual requests, making each pets groom unique. Born and raised in Madison, she enjoys hiking with her dogs and spending time with her two children.

Brea Mapes

Veterinary Assistant

Brea joined our team in fall of 2017. She previously took courses at MATC Veterinary Technician program. She also has prior experience at Humane Society of Waupaca County. Brea likes to spend her free time with her two cats, Ava and Raven, fishing, hunting, and watching movies.

Michel Peterson


Michel joined our Petcare team in the fall of 2017. She grew up in Madison and attended Waunakee Schools. She graduated from MATC’s Veterinary Technician Program in 1994. After working in a couple of different clinics in the Madison area, she found herself at Petcare Animal Hospital. She currently lives in Sun Prairie with her boyfriend and 2 black labs, Abe and Silas. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and his children, hanging at the cabin up north, vacationing, time in the outdoors and the sun, boating, reading, and flower gardening.

Petcare Animal Hospital

7530 Mineral Point Rd
Madison, WI  53717
Tel: 608-833-6585
Fax: 608-833-3297

Clinic Hours

M-F7:30am - 5:30pm

Sat8am - 12pm



University of Wisconsin Vet School 263-7600

Veterinary Emergency Service - West Madison 831-1101

Veterinary Emergency Service - East Madison 222-2455