Farm Animal Care

SVS takes pride in offering comprehensive farm animal care services, providing essential health certificates, on-farm surgery, emergency service, vaccination protocol development, laboratory services, reproductive management, nutritional consultation, dairy herd management, and specialized swine management services.


Veterinary and Surgical Services

General On-Farm Surgery (Displaced Abomasum, Cesarean, Hernia Repair)

Specialized surgeries including displaced abomasum, cesarean sections, and hernia repairs.


Expertise in safe and efficient castration and dehorning procedures.

24 Hour Emergency Service

Round-the-clock emergency veterinary services for urgent care needs.

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Health Management and Certification

Interstate and Intrastate Health Certificates

Issuance of health certificates for cattle transportation across state lines.

Vaccination and Treatment Protocol Development

Customized vaccination and treatment plans for optimal herd health.

In House and Referral Laboratory Services

Comprehensive lab services including fecal samples, blood chemistry, and total proteins.


Reproduction Management

Ultrasound Pregnancy Exams and Fetal Sexing

Advanced ultrasound technology for pregnancy confirmation and fetal sex determination.

Bull Fertility Testing

Comprehensive fertility evaluations for bulls to ensure reproductive efficiency.

Embryo Transfer and Flushing

Specialized services in embryo transfer and flushing for enhanced genetic propagation.


Nutritional Consultation and Herd Management

Ration Development and Balancing

Tailored nutrition plans for optimal cattle health and productivity.

Dairy Herd Management

Comprehensive dairy management services including record analysis and calf raising evaluations.

Swine Management Services

Expert consultation for swine herd management, including disease investigation and production guidance.


Milk Quality and Mastitis Management

Routine Cow Cultures and Bulk Tank Culturing

Regular milk culturing for maintaining high-quality milk production.

Pasteurizer Sampling and Colostrum Checks

Ensuring milk safety and quality through pasteurizer sampling and colostrum analysis.

Milking Time Assessment and Milker Evaluation

Assessments and training to optimize milking processes and hygiene.

Contact SVS to learn more about how we can help your farm succeed.

Our Services

Our Full Service On-Farm Veterinary Service provides clients with:

  • Interstate and Intrastate Health Certificates
  • General On-Farm Surgery
    • Displaced Abomasum
    • Cesarean
    • Caslic
    • Hernia Repair
    • Castration/Dehorning
  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Vaccination and Treatment Protocol Development
    • See our basic Vaccine Recommendations
      • Dairy
      • Beef
    • Consult your Veterinarian  before changing Herd Health Protocols
  • In House and Referral Laboratory Services
  • Reproduction Management
    • Ultrasound Pregnancy Exams and Fetal Sexing
    • Bull Fertility Testing
    • Synchronization Protocols and AI
    • Embryo Transfer and Flushing
  • Nutritional Consultation
    • Ration Development and Balancing
    • In House and Referral Feed Analysis
  • Dairy Herd Management
    • Record Analysis and DC 305
    • Calf Raising Evaluations
    • Johnes Disease Risk Assessment
    • Transition Cow Risk Assessment
    • Drug Usage Oversight
  • Swine Management Services
    • Site Evaluation
    • Herd Disease Investigation
    • Vaccine Protocols
    • Commercial Production Consult

Providing clients with on farm milking evaluations along with in-house diagnostic milk cultures helping producers market the highest quality milk.

  • Routine cow cultures
  • Bulk Tank culturing
  • Bedding cultures
  • Pasteurizer sampling
  • Colostrum checks
  • Microbiology supplies
  • Milking Time assessment
  • Milker Evaluation
  • Milking routine evaluation
  • Teat end condition scoring
  • Udder hygiene scoring
  • On-farm culture training
  • Identification of individual clinical and subclinical mastitis cases
  • DHIA record evaluation (identifying key risk factors that influence milk quality)
  • Meetings & Reports
  • Quarterly meetings to discuss progress and goals
  • Monitoring clinical cases cultured
  • Assessment reports
  • Milking Procedure training

For more information contact the clinic or email

Our Team

Joe Severson, DMV
Dan Gander DVM
Larry Hargarten DVM
Kailey Ann McPhail DVM
John Kornmann, DVM
Benjamin Veum – SVS Repro
Dawn Fritz– SVS & SVH Supply
Kelli Fischer – SVS Repro
Sabina Ponicki DVM
Tiffany Brandl – SVS and SVH Supply

Jake Kuenster DVM
Tom Strause DVM
Austin Wenck DVM
Dana Brandl – SVS Repro
Dan Vyvyan – SVS Repro
Carly Palmer – SVS and SVH Supply
Emilie Cerny – SVS Repro
Kathy Duhigg – SVS & SVH Supply
Rodney Davis – SVH Supply
Sarah Twing – SVS, SVH Supply, & IVS

Dr. Joe Severson 

Dan Gander

Kailey Ann McPhail

John Kornmann

Austin Wenck

Sabina Ponicki

Jake Kuenster

Dawn Fritz

Dan Vyvyan

Dana Brandl

Carly Palmer

Emilie Cerny

Kathy Duhigg

Dagmara Schroeder

Rodney Davis

Ben Veum

Sarah Twing

Tiffany Brandl

Kelli Fischer

Dr. Bios

Dan Gander, DVM
Dr. Gander graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After a year of dairy practice in northeast Wisconsin, Dr. Gander joined SVS in 2011 providing mostly dairy herd health and food animal general practice.

Currently, Dan spends the majority of his practice time focused on supporting the SVS Repro team, performing DFR, OPU, MOET and ET while working with producers to maximize the performance of these technologies in their herds.


When he’s not practicing veterinary medicine, Dan is spending time with his family. His wife Annie, is a small animal veterinarian and together they have 4 children: Ryne, Hailey, Reese and Brooks. The Ganders raise Hereford beef, play/coach many sports, enjoy family and friends and are extremely grateful for a blessed life.


Dagmara Schroeder, DVM
Dagmara Schroeder completed her DVM at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. That year, she moved to Wisconsin and started as a large animal veterinarian at Stateline Veterinary Service. Dagmara specializes in bovine Embryo Transfer services (with SVSRepro), IVF donor health and management, and calf health. When not at work, Dagmara enjoys cooking, hiking with her dogs, and socializing. Dagmara and her husband Adam live on a farm in Clinton, WI with their two children and miscellaneous collection of animals.


Kailey Ann McPhail, DVM

Dr. Kailey Ann McPhail, a native Floridian, came to Stateline Veterinary Service upon graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018.


Growing up in Florida, she spent much of her free time on the large dairies and ranches in Florida’s heartland as well as working on the Middle Tennessee State University dairy farm for 5 years during her undergrad studies.


Dr. Kailey Ann enjoys working with dairyman in achieving superior calf and heifer health goals.

Along with supporting clients in their pursuit to advance animal welfare practices and using metrics to measure their implementation success. In their free time, Dr. Kailey Ann and her husband Aaron, also a native Floridian, can be found on the water enjoying what the outdoors and change of seasons in Wisconsin have to offer.


Often, Saturdays are filled with fly fishing, duck hunting, and cheering on Gator football. Dr. Kailey Ann also co-leads a trip to the Navajo Reservation, serving their veterinary needs in the summer with Christian Veterinary Mission.


John Kornmann, DVM
Dr. John Kornmann grew up in Ellsworth, Wisconsin on his parents’ hobby farm. He attended UW-River Falls for undergrad and graduated from UW-Madison for veterinary school in 2012. He joined Stateline Veterinary Service in March of 2022 and specializes in bovine reproduction.

When not at work Dr. Kornmann enjoys spending time with his wife Lauren and their three children on their cow calf operation near Roscoe, Illinois.


Austin Wenck, DVM

Dr. Austin Wenck grew up in East Troy, Wisconsin on his family’s beef and crop farm. He attended UW-Madison for his undergraduate education and graduated from UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys all aspects of production medicine, especially reproduction and individual animal medicine. In his free time, Dr. Austin enjoys helping on his family farm, being outdoors and developing plans for starting his own farm.


Sabina Ponicki, DVM

Dr. Sabina Ponicki, originally from a southwest suburb of Chicago, joined the team at Stateline in July of 2023 as a new graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include both dairy and beef cattle, but she also has a soft spot for barn cats!


Sabina and her boyfriend, Matt, enjoy being outdoors and playing sports. Since moving to Wisconsin, their Bears/Viking household has been struggling to acclimate living in Packer territory! Overall, Sabina is very excited to join the team and meet all the producers in the area. 

Contact Us

For current pricing and information
contact us at:
Darien Office – (262) 882-3466