Our Veterinarians

  • Linda Prososki, DVM

    Dr. Linda is the original owner of Metro Animal Hospital, which opened its doors in 2004. She is also the owner of Wittenberg Veterinary Clinic, and she continues to enjoy working at both clinics. She feels very fortunate to be doing what she has always wanted to do - be a veterinarian. Dr. Linda attended undergraduate school and veterinary school at the Ohio State University. It was there she met her husband, John, who was a year ahead of her in veterinary school. They have four children (all grown) and two French Bulldogs, as well as a dairy farm. Over the years they have had many birds, cats, and dogs, each having a special place in their family. Dr. Linda enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but she has a special interest in surgery and ophthalmology.

  • Angie Witt, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Angie graduated from UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, completed a small animal internship in Medicine & Surgery at Ontario Veterinary College, and a residency in Internal Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College. After three years in academia, she took time off to raise her young boys, Oliver & Simon, before returning to the profession - this time in general practice. She has been a part-time associate at Metro Animal Hospital since 2008. Dr. Angie is a Diplomate of The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and now teenage boys, as well as her two cats (Squash and Spider) and dog (Charlie). Her favorite food is pizza.

  • Dawn Esselman, DVM

    Dr. Dawn graduated from UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Having worked at a couple different practices, she found her passions to be Emergency Medicine and Ophthalmology. She enjoys watching the Packers, Badgers and Blackhawks. Dr. Dawn lives with her husband (Joe), dog (Knox), and two cats (Moose, who is three-legged, and Willow).

  • Michelle Jooss, DVM

    Dr. Michelle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-School of Veterinary Medicine. Before moving to the area to be closer to family, she worked in emergency medicine. Her special interests include: urgent care, trauma, toxicities, and feline lower urinary disease. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, baking, and dance fitness. She lives with her husband, young son, and two cats. 

  • Rachael Saeger, DVM

    Hi! I am Dr. Rachael Saeger, the newest addition to the teams at Metro Animal Hospital and Wittenberg Veterinary Clinic. My husband, Tim, and I just recently moved to the Merrill, WI area and are taking over his family’s homestead. I grew up in Las Vegas, NV before moving to Spokane, WA  for my undergraduate studies, where I studied Biology at Whitworth University. I then attended vet school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2020. I previously worked at two small animal clinics in Minnesota, focusing on preventative care, as well as exotic animal medicine. I have particularly strong interests in animal behavior, dentistry, nutritional therapy, and aquatic animal medicine. At home, Tim and I have four kitties (Atticus, Gus, Checkers, and Otis), as well as an aquarium. We are hoping to start up a bit of a homestead/hobby farm in the next couple of years where the animal menagerie will continue.

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