Laverne Seib, DVM
Laverne grew up on a mixed beef/grain operation near Young, Saskatchewan. In 1993, after graduating from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Laverne and her husband Mark moved to Ithaca, New York. Later they moved to Marshfield, Wisconsin, where Laverne worked at a large animal veterinary practice. Missing Western Canada, they moved to Lacombe, Alberta in 1998 to work at Crestomere Veterinary Services. In 2009, Laverne started Gull Lake Veterinary Services.
Laverne and Mark have two girls, Charlotte and Teresa. They live on an acreage with numerous pets and a small flock of sheep. In her spare time, she enjoys escaping to nature, either jogging, biking, or hiking.
Professionally, Laverne enjoys working with dairy and beef cattle as well as sheep and goats. She has a passion for agriculture and shares that interest with kids through school presentations and volunteering as a 4-H project leader.
Dennis Klugkist, DVM
Dennis was born and raised on a dairy and beef operation near Condor, Alberta. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Calgary in 2012. Upon graduating, he moved to an acreage near Lacombe along with his wife, Kristina, and their four children, Brenae, Dayton, Kadence and Brogan. At the same time as their move to Lacombe, Dennis began working at Gull Lake Veterinary Services. He became a partner in the practice in 2016.
Dennis enjoys working with both dairy and beef cattle. He has a particular interest in dairy reproduction and embryo transfer.
When not at work, Dennis enjoys playing hockey, camping and fishing and keeps busy taking his kids to hockey, basketball, and music lessons.