Meet the Team

Meet Our Compassionate, Comprehensive Veterinarians


Dr. Steve Raabe - Holistic Veterinary Pet Care & Veterinary Acupuncture

Waukesha dog veterinarian

There was a time when Dr. Raabe thought holistic veterinary practices and natural pet care techniques weren’t for him. Inspired by a few positive holistic pet care cases, Dr. Raabe enrolled in a veterinary acupuncture course. Veterinary acupuncture opened up new worlds and new roads, leading him to a very gratifying career. Dr. Raabe expanded his holistic veterinary services to include herbal pet remedies in the late 1990s. Possessing these skills makes challenging medical cases particularly enjoyable for him.

1976 University of Illinois Graduate

  • 27 years at Prairie Animal Hospital
  • Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society

Dr. Raabe is a participating member of the following associations:

  • American Veterinary Acupuncturist Association
  • Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Waukesha Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Barb Svang – Veterinary Wellness Care & Veterinary Ophthalmology

Waukesha Veterinarian for Cat Care

The Prairie Animal Hospital staff expanded about ten years ago to include Dr. Svang, a talented veterinarian known for her interest in ophthalmology. Starting as a part-time relief veterinarian, Dr. Svang’s reliability, skills, and professionalism led her to a permanent position at Prairie Animal Hospital. Dr. Svang holds a special interest in ophthalmology (eye health and eye care).

  • 1990 University of Wisconsin Graduate
  • 13 years at Prairie Animal Hospital

Dr. Svang is an active member of the following associations:

  • Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Waukesha Veterinary Medical Association

Walter – Our Prairie Animal Hospital Cat

Waukesha Veterinary Clinic's Hospital Cat

Walter is a 2014 M*A*S*H* Hospital Cat Finishing School cum laude graduate. He majored in keeping pet owners and children with sick pets happy with a special emphasis in Kitty Mischievousness!

New Clients receive 10% OFF first visit.

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

  • "KAC and I were very happy with the level of service, professionalism and care provided by the staff at Prairie."
    Jarvis R.
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