Welcome to Burleigh Road Animal Hospital

We aim to be your partner in excellence for everything your dog or cat needs. From offering you state-of-the-art healthcare for your pet to advising you on nutritional or lifestyle choices and even pampered grooming services.

Here, we are so much more than just another vet and you and your pets deserve nothing but the best.

We’re proud to provide a wide variety of veterinary medical services in Brookfield, Wisconsin & surrounding areas!

Meet Our Caring and Compassionate Team!

Our Medical Directors

Dr. Benjamin Blandin
Veterinarian/Medical Director

Dr. Ben is homegrown- born and raised in Greendale, WI!  He attended New Mexico State University for his bachelor’s degree in animal science with a minor in biochemistry. He started volunteering as a veterinary assistant during his undergraduate years and graduated from veterinary school in 2011 at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine located on a small island in the Caribbean called St. Kitts.

Dr. Ben always knew that he wanted to come back to his “homeland” once he graduated and became a general practitioner. He always enjoys meeting you and your four-legged family members and thrives on giving them the best care possible.

In his personal time, Dr. Ben enjoys spending quality time with his wife and 3 active children. He also loves playing golf, going to the movies, and watching sports.  He is a HUGE Packers and Badgers fan!

Dr. Laurie McCabe
Veterinarian/Medical Director

Dr. McCabe graduated from Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. She has been with Burleigh Road Animal Hospital since June 1993 and became the hospital owner in January 2002.

Dr. McCabe chose a career in veterinary medicine because she has always loved animals and medicine, and to combine these two loves has been the highlight of her life. When she is not working, she enjoys hiking, biking, playing tennis, and basketball. She also enjoys snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean.

Our Practice Managers

Stephanie Severson, CVT, CVPM
Hospital Administrator

Stephanie has been in the veterinary field since 1994.  She is a licensed veterinary technician as well as a certified veterinary practice manager.  Stephanie’s veterinary background includes vast experience in general practice as well as emergency/critical care and specialty practice.  She has spent many years servicing clients, caring for patients, growing successful veterinary practices, and building a positive reputation in the community.

She enjoys mentoring and training teams and upholds a high standard of care for our patients and excellent customer service for our clients.

She is a retired professional breeder/exhibitor of champion Saint Bernards and is an active AKC Confirmation Judge.

In her free time, she enjoys ballroom dancing, judging dog shows, and spending time with her best friend, Ebenezer, her golden retriever.

Julia
Certified Veterinary Technician & Technical Manager

Julia joined Burleigh Road Animal Hospital in May 1998. She graduated from Madison Area Technical College Veterinary Technician School in 2004.

Julia enjoys working here because she loves animals and medicine and combining these two is the perfect match. She enjoys baking, international travel, and spending time with her family.

Julia is also one of our six Fear Free Certified team members!

Our Licensed Technicians

Ella
Certified Veterinary Technician

Ella was born in Milwaukee and grew up in West Bend. She graduated from the Madison Area Technical College and received her Veterinary Technician Certification in 1996. She is part of the original Norwood Animal Clinic team having joined there shortly after graduation and continues here at Burleigh Road after the Norwood team merged with us.

She enjoys educating clients on how to keep their pets happy and healthy through preventative care and is an excellent resource for counseling owners on proper dental care for their pets.

In her free time, Ella enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family as well as her 2 kitties: “ Zim” and “Wolfie”.

Katie
Certified Veterinary Technician
LiSA
Certified Veterinary Technician

Originally from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, LiSA moved to Milwaukee in 2011 to start her career in Veterinary Medicine. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2009.   Shortly after graduation, she started school to become a Certified Veterinary Technican. After becoming licensed, she dove right in and started at a veterinary emergency clinic and has also worked in urgent care, research, and general practice.

Her favorite thing to do is to educate clients on a variety of topics such as enrichment, preventative care, and training.

Outside of work, you’ll find LiSA practicing agility with her Frenchie “LOiS”, Rally with her Great Dane “ERiS”, or on a hike or lure course with them both.  At home, LiSA enjoys bird watching with her cat “Friend”, and trying new recipes in the kitchen.

Our Technicians/Assistants

Sabrina
Veterinary Assistant

Originally from South Carolina, Sabrina grew up on a horse farm and knew right away that animals were going to be a big part of her life! In 2016, she moved here to Wisconsin where she’s been happy ever since. Sabrina earned her Veterinary Assistant certificate from Milwaukee Career College and is studying to acquire her Veterinary Technician license.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading and most importantly spending time with her pets. She has 1 dog: Maybelline (Maybel for short), and 4 kitties: Mitzy, Sinister, Smith & Wesson.

She is formally known as the “crazy cat lady” and has no problem with that title!

Abby
Veterinary Assistant

Abby has been part of our team since January of 2022.  She started her veterinary career in 2019 and has completely fallen in love with it! Her passion started with horses and then she branched into small animal practice.  She is currently studying to acquire her Veterinary Technician license.

During her free time, Abby enjoys horseback riding and outdoor adventures.  She is owned by her two dogs, Creed and Kade, and 2 cats, Reina and Octavia.

Jarrett
Veterinary Assistant

Jarrett joined our team in July of 2023 after an extended break from the field. Originally from Chicago, Jarrett has always had a passion for animals and enjoys helping pet owners take the best care of their furry family members!  He is owned by his Pomeranian, “Bali”.

But don’t Jarrett’s size fool you…..he has quite the soft spot in his heart for the small fluffy dogs!

In his free time, Jarrett enjoys singing (he even auditioned for America’s Got Talent!) and spending time with his sons. Being a Chicago native, he is a HUGE Bears fan and will take any opportunity to play sports.

Amber
Veterinary Assistant
Sheila
Veterinary Assistant
Kenneth
Kennel Attendant/Veterinary Assistant

Kenneth has been a part of the team since 2022.  He recently finished the Veterinary Assistant program at Milwaukee Career College in 2023.  He enjoys helping to take care of patients while advancing his knowledge in veterinary medicine.

In his free time, Kenneth enjoys spending time with his rottweiler, “Apollo”, playing video games, and playing/watching sports.

Our Customer Service Representatives

Casey
Hospital Administrator

Casey joined Burleigh Road Animal Hospital in April 2010. This is the perfect job for her because she enjoys working with animals and people. She enjoys playing volleyball and softball and spending time outdoors.

She also has been showing Greater Swiss Mountain dogs for over 15 years. She has four cats—Charlie, Cole, Sophie, and Allie—a dog named Kai, and a blue-fronted Amazon named Ducky!

Our Clinic Cats

Smokey
Resident Mooch

Smokey moved over to Burleigh Road Animal Hospital in January 2024 as the resident mooch from Norwood Animal Clinic when they merged to this location.  His royal highness can be seen sunbathing on his perch by the windows or you may hear his demanding cries for food and treats……we work for HIM you see!  Next time you stop in for a visit, there is a good chance he will be up front lounging on his cat tree waiting for you to say Hi and pet him!