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1799 Ansborough Ave Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 234-7511

Bradley Kneeland, DVM

Dr. Kneeland was raised in Waterloo. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1985. He obtained his degree from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993.

His special interests include small and exotic animal medicine. He is certified as a laser surgeon in general, orthopedic, laparoscopic and dental surgery and ultrasound. He also is trained in pet theraputic laser treatment, veterinary acupuncture and chiropractics for additional ailments.

Jen, Hospital Administrator, RVT

Jennifer studied at Kirkwood Community College and graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program in 1992. In 1994 she joined the practice. Five years later Dr. Kneeland and Jennifer were married. They have 5 children and after a 9 year "maternity leave" she returned in 2009 as Hospital Administrator.

Ronda, RVT

Ronda graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at Kirkwood Community College in 2004, but has been working with Dr. Kneeland since 1993. Her passion is to care for your furry kids and be directly involved in their experience at our hospital. When not here with your pets she likes to spend time with her boyfriend, 3 kids, 3 cats, and 2 horses. She enjoys all things outdoors, playing "nerd" games, and reading in her free time.

Jess, RVT

Jess graduated from NICC from the dairy science program in 1999. She later attended Kirkwood Community College where she graduated from the Veterinary Technology program in 2003. She moved to Des Moines and worked in a veterinary hospital for 6 years before moving to Waterloo and joining the Pawsitive Pet Care team in August of 2009. She loves all aspects of her job and especially enjoys doing pet dentistry, pet surgeries and working with chemotherapy patients. Jess loves spoiling all the fury kids that walk in the door. She enjoys spending her free time playing volleyball, camping, anything outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She has 3 cats; Frito Burrito Lay, Sam, and Mama Cat, and Hoover-  the quaker parrot.


Carah has been working with animals her whole life, and joined the Pawsitive Pet Care team in October 2009. Carah is willing to do everything she can to make sure you have a very "Pawsitively" amazing experience at our hospital. She is extremely compassionate to all of our clients and their fur babies! When not at work, Carah enjoys playing in her arcade, spending time with her 2 sons, family, friends, and critters. She plays and collects pinball machines, and takes care of her small exotic hobby farm which includes: 2 zebras, 4 miniature donkeys, 4 emu, 2 ostriches, 5 cats, 2 English Bulldogs, and a teacup Chihuahua. Carah is a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and is the Midwest women’s pinball champion! Carah is soon to be taking on a new venture in supplying pinball and arcade machines to a new arcade bar in Waterloo, IA.


Erica is an angel who came to us in February 2010. She has a strong desire to make the world brighter and take care of all animals everywhere. When her bright smile isn't greeting you at the door, she's in the back overseeing the well-being of all of those who are staying with us. It is truly amazing to see how patients respond to her care. When Erica's not pampering your fur babies, she enjoys spending her time with her loved ones, being outside enjoying nature, doing yoga, and studying.


Deb started with Pawsitive Pet Care when it was Dr's Winegarden, Guldner, and Reilly Jan 11th 1978 as practice manager. In 2010 she took a couple years off to explore other options, realizing her passion was being part of our team she came back as office manager in August 2012. At home Deb enjoys the company of her 2 boxers (Jed and Griffin), When not pampering her critters she is pampering her family, Two sons, Cole and Cayler and 5 grandchildren.

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