Dr. Micaela Mertens, DVM with DogDr. Micaela Mertens grew up in Grinnell, Iowa and currently resides in Clintonville, Wisconsin. She received an undergraduate degree from Loras College in Dubrque, Iowa and earned her DVM degree from Iowa State University. Her special interests include small animal surgery, small ruminant internal medicine, reproduction, and experiencing a little bit of every species. She is excited to start her journey as a veterinarian at We Care Animal Hospital!

Outside of work, Dr. Mertens loves doing anything active, playing sports, especially team sports, and enjoys outdoor activities of kayaking, camping, and hiking. She considers herself a bit of a nerd as she loves completing puzzles, scrapbooking, and reading books. Dr. Mertens also has a lab named, Rizzo, who is never short on energy.