Staff

OUR DOCTORS


Dr. Adam White
Dr. Michael White

 Michael White DVM

  • Education: Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine 1979
  • Experience:
    • Partner since 1982
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Hobbies: GO PACK GO!
  • Family: Dr. White and his wife Julie have four grown children, Adam, Natalie, Allie and Elliott; and two granddaughters Faye and Livia.
  • Animals:
    • Jack a Golden Retriever
    • Zaria a Black Cat


Dr. Adam White
Dr. Phil Olson

Phil Olson DVM

  • Education: Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine 1982
  • Experience:
    • Partner since 1993
  • Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Hobbies: In his free time Dr. Olson enjoys biking, working on his house and yard and supports the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
  • Animals:
    • Baci a Cat


Dr. Adam White
Dr. Adam White

Adam White DVM

Dr. White grew up in the Dubuque area and graduated from Loras College with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2007. He then attended Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Before returning to Dubuque in 2012, he worked as a small animal veterinarian in Central Iowa.

  • Family: Dr.White and his wife, Jen, have two daughters.
  • Animals:
    • Stella a Schnoodle
    • Arlo a Golden Retriever
Dr. Leonard J. Kutsch
Dr. Kutsch & Maisy 

Leonard J. Kutsch DVM

Dr. Kutsch is an Iowa State Graduate 1980. He is a Dubuque area (Sherrill) native. He graduated from Wahlert Catholic High School in 1968. His hobbies are do-it-yourself projects, travel, gardening/landscaping, cooking and music (Blues). He has 2 adult daughters, 3 grandchildren, one cat and a “grand dog” (his daughter’s Old English Sheepdog Maisy).


Dr. Adam White
Dr. Katie Weigman

Katie Weigman DVM

  • Education:
    • Iowa State College Veterinary Medicine 2013
    • B.S. Animal Science Iowa State University 2009
  • Experience: Internship – Pioneer Equine Hospital 2013 – 2014
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Hobbies: Hiking, spending time with friends and family, riding horses
  • Animals:
    • Titan a Greyhound
    • Winnie a Boxer / Pointer
    • 2 Horses – Spider Calibur

OUR STAFF


Dr. Adam White
Jessi Patters – Certified Veterinary Technician

Jessi Patters – Certified Veterinary Technician

  • Education: Madison Area Technical College 2006
  • Experience:
    • Started at Vanderloo and White in 2012
    • Dubuque Regional Humane Society 8 years
  • Hometown: Kieler, Wisconsin
  • Family: Jessi is married to Doug and they have one boy, Parker.
  • Animals:
    • Lilly a Chihuahua / Cairn Terrier mix
    • Sneaker a domestic short hair
    • Lefty an old domestic short hair
    • 2 hamsters, Superman and Batman
    • A gold fish named Mr. Fish


Dr. Adam White
Kayla Weis – Certified Veterinary Technician

Kayla Weis – Certified Veterinary Technician

  • Education: Kirkwood Community College 2009
  • Experience:
    • Started at Vanderloo and White 2009
  • Hometown: Bellevue, Iowa
  • Hobbies: Kayla enjoys doing crafts, shopping, baking and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes in the fall.
  • Animals:
    • Herd of Holsteins from her dairy farm in Bellevue
    • 5 dogs: Charm a Miniature Australian Shepherd; Saddie a Brittany Spaniel mix; Chance a Border Collie; Casey a Rottweiler mix; and Tess a Red Heeler.
    • 4 cats: Fuzzy, Dusty, Baby and Grey Boy (who is actually a girl)
  • Quote: “I have had a passion for helping animals ever since I was young and I am very happy to be a part of the veterinary team!”

Nikki Welter
Nikki & Cheyanne

Nikki Welter – Senior Veterinary Technician

      • Education: Kirkwood Community College
      • Experience: Central Animal Hospital 2001 – present
      • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
      • Hobbies: Spending time with family, working in my yard with my flowers and making flower arrangements. Working on my house. Shopping.
      • Animals: 
        • Lexus a puggle
        • Neiko a sheltie

    I have spent my whole life in the Dubuque Area growing up will all types of animals; dogs, cats, horses etc. I have always had a passion to help and care for animals.

    I graduated from Western Dubuque in 1996 and pursued a degree in Veterinary Technology at Kirkwood Community College, graduating in 2001. I have been working as a Veterinary Technician for over 10 years and LOVE it (I also teach the Puppy Preschool classes at Central Animal Hospital)!

    Now that I have my own home, I have filled it with animals including Cheyenne my diabetic Siberian Husky, Sadie and Dakota, my 2 Shelties, and Lexus my Puggle. My newest addition is a sassy Lionhead rabbit!


Dr. Adam White
Jessica Hess Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Hess Veterinary Assistant

  • Education: Kirkwood Community College
  • Experience: Working in veterinary field since 2011
  • Hometown: Dyersville, Iowa
  • Hobbies: Going camping. Going on the river. Spending time with family and friends
  • Animals:
    • Marley – mixed breed dog
    • Bibi – tortie shell cat


Dr. Adam White
Hayley Weber Veterinary Technician

Hayley Weber Veterinary Technician

  • Education: Northeast Iowa Community College 2015
  • Hometown: Dyersville Iowa
  • Hobbies: Enjoy crafts, spending time on the river and with friends and family.
  • Animals:
    • Snowy the shih-poo
  • Quote: its always been a passion of mine to help take care of animals!


Dr. Adam White
Courtney Klein Kennel Staff

Courtney Klein Kennel Staff

  • Education:
    • Started at Vanderloo and White 2013
  • Hometown: New Vienna, Iowa
  • Hobbies: Going to cattle shows and showing dairy cattle. Learning to cook, spending time with family and being on the farm.
  • Animals:
    • CJ the fish
    • Pim the cat
    • Brown Sugar and Vanilla Sugar the calves
    • Splenda the cow
  • Quote: Until on has loved an animal, a part of ones soul remains unawakened. Anatole France


Dr. Adam White
Tracy Freiburger Kennel Staff

Tracy Freiburger Kennel Staff

  • Education: Veterinary Assistant
  • Experience: Started Vanderloo and White 2015
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Hobbies: Creating flower arrangements!
  • Animals:
    • Guiness the dachshund
    • Snuggleboots and Callie the cats
  • Quote: I always said when I was a kid that I wanted to work with animals.


Dr. Adam White
Shari Hayes Kennel Technician

Shari Hayes Kennel Technician

    • Experience: I have worked in the small animal field since 1990. Beginning as owner/operator of Happy Tails Boarding and Grooming with my husband. In 2003 we closed the boarding and moved grooming business inside Central Animal Hospital
    • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
    • Family: My husband Gary and I have two children and two grandchildren!
    • Hobbies: Hiking, camping, traveling west to the mountain
    • Animals:
      • Aspen our aussie and hiking companion
      • Osirus our cat and king of the camper

Dr. Adam White
Jackmann “Jack” White – Greeter

Jackmann “Jack” White – Greeter

  • Education: Graduate from Dr. White’s Daily Obedience Classes
  • Experience:
    • Started Volunteering at Vanderloo and White 2009
  • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Hobbies:
    • Fetching and playing ball
    • Hiking with his family
  • Family: Family member of the White household.
  • Animals:
    • Oldest of 4 cats: Zaria, Wilbur, Boots and Hazel