Dr. Looysen grew up on a farm near Carrington, ND where her love for animals began. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from North Dakota State University and a degree as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Pathology from Kansas State University. Dr. Looysen has been working in Jamestown since graduating and started Country Acres Veterinary Clinic in 1994. She is married to Dr. Steve Looysen, who is an optometrist. They have 2 sons, Tyler, a medical resident in Ophthalmology in Detriot, MI and Alex, who is attending Midwestern University College of Optometry. Dr. Looysen enjoys the outdoors especially hiking and snowshoeing. Her pets include a golden retriever, 4 cats, and 7 horses.
Elizabeth Sherfy is a Veterinary Assistant with Country Acres Veterinary Clinic, starting in November 2009. Elizabeth worked at an emergency veterinary clinic before moving to Jamestown in 2001. Elizabeth and her husband, Mark, have 3 children: Jacob, Braden and Karla. "Tali", a German Shorthair pointer and "Kiwi", a cat, are their furry family members. Elizabeth enjoys gardening, hiking and snowshoeing.
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Connie Sitzmann joined us in July of 2012 as a part-time receptionist. She and her husband Bob have 3 children: Joe, Bobbi and Tallie. They also have 2 grandsons: Landry and Camden and 1 granddaughter, Berklee, plus grand dogs - Jersey & Jetta. Mya and Bretta are their canine kids. Connie is actively involved with Prairie Paws Rescue as the Secretary/Treasurer and avid supporter.