Julie has been our groomer for the last twenty years. Along with beautifying our patients, Julie also is the manager of the kennel staff.
She and her husband live on a small acreage hobby farm and raise beef cattle. Julie enjoys the company of her many relatives and friends, especially while watching Packer games. She has two indoor cats and two barn cats.
Nikki Moyer, Animal Caretaker
Nikki works the kennels at Westgate. She enjoys spending time with her son Kaden, fiance Sam, and Sam's son Kyle. She has three dogs: Onyx, a Golden Lab mix, Oreo, an English Springer Spaniel, and Dixie, a Miniature Dachshund.
Emily Ver Haagh, Animal Caretaker
Emily has been at Westgate since 2013. She is currently a student at UW-Eau Claire where she is taking classes in anticipation of applying to veterinary school. She is currently an officer of the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association at UWEC and enjoys observing appointments, procedures, and surgeries at Westgate in her spare time.
Clorice Reinhardt, Animal Caretaker
Clorice as been at Westgate since 2013. She currently attends UW-Eau Claire where she studies Biochemistry.
She enjoys running, music, plants, and animals.
Gordy Luer, Maintentenance
Gordy is our housekeeper, maintenance, engineer, & groundskeeper. He does much of his work during the night when the rest of the crew is sleeping.
During the day Gordy can be found in his "shop" doing woodworking and other hobbies, or gardening. He enjoys life with his wife, his dog "just the cutest thing ever", his shop cat and two house cats.