Dr. Mark Thompson started working at Country Hills Pet Hospital in 1997. He has restated commitment to quality, along with compassionate and gentle care of the pets we all see as integral family members. He has facilitated the development of an exceptional medical and surgical facility, achieving American Animal Hospital Association accreditation in 2000 and high honors in 2005. In 2016, Dr. Thompson, on behalf of Country Hills Pet Hospital, was awarded as a top 4 finalist in the AAHA Practice of the Year throughout the entire United States & Canada!
Graduating from UW-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996, Dr. Thompson received the Peter Bunn and Salsbury Awards. In addition, Dr. Thompson was awarded an Animal Service Award from the Wisconsin Veterinary Auxiliary.
His involvement in the veterinary industry is extensive. Dr. Thompson was president of the Northeastern Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association in 1999 and 2001. In addition, he has held a position on the WVMA Executive Board from 2005 to 2008. Also, Dr. Thompson has chaired the WVMA annual convention, been on the Public Education and Marketing committee, lead the Veterinary Technician Advisory committee, served on the Convention committee, and served on the Legislative committee.
In 2012 Dr. Thompson was awarded the Mertorious service award by the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association. As of recent, Dr. Thompson finished his training at the University of Tennessee as a Canine Rehabilitation Specialist and AAHA’s Veterinary Management Institute at Colorado State University in 2014.
Dr. Thompson currently lives in Fond du Lac with his wife who works for the Fond du Lac school district as a social worker. They have two children and a Havenese named Bentley. Dr. Thompson’s daughter Courtney is attending college at Baylor University in Waco, TX and his son Sawyer is a student in the Fond Du Lac school district.
Dr. Stephanie Winske DVM
Dr. Stephanie Winske grew up in Stevens Point, WI and earned her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Loving the city of Madison, she chose to stay another four years to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. Winske started working at Country Hills Pet Hospital in June 2017 and has loved it ever since.
Dr. Winske enjoys working with the valued clients of Country Hills Pet Hospital to keep their pets as healthy and happy as possible. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, pet weight management, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and limiting patient stress during veterinary visits. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA), and the Northeastern Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (NEWVMA).
When not at work, Dr. Winske enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Caleb, visiting with family, binge-watching Netflix series, doing creative projects, snuggling with her two cats (Nova and Jura), and exploring the Fond du Lac area.