Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Dean Peterson:

Dr. Peterson has a Master's degree in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Reproductive Physiology.  He started the practice in Janesville in 1978 after doing an internship at the internationally known Haggard Equine Institute in Lexington, Kentucky.   Dr. Peterson graduated from Michigan State University and is a current member of the WVMA, AAEP, AVMA, and WEPA.  He has been president of the local vet association, RVVMA, the Wisconsin Equine Practitioners Association (WEPA),  and the state vet association, WVMA.  He is active in local, state and national committees.  He has served on the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation and FFA Foundation.  In addition, he is a member of Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church.  Dr. Peterson's special interests are Equine lameness, reproduction, and surgery.  He is also the proud Grandpa of Gracie, Tucker, Ellie, Braden, Brittany, Logan, Morgan, Landon, Maycee, Mya, Emma and Ellie.

Dr. Erica Reinman:

Dr. Reinman joined the staff at Janesville Animal Medical Center in July 2011.  She obtained her Associate of Animal Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma in 1998, followed by her BS in Animal Science at Oklahoma State University in 2001.  She continued on at Oklahoma State and received her DVM degree 2009.  Before moving to Wisconsin, Dr. Reinman practiced in Pennsylvania.  Her pet family includes a horse, Scratch, who is an Arabian/Warmblood Cross and a cat named Norman.  Her human family consists of her parents in Colorado Springs, CO and her brother and sister-in-law in Oklahoma.  In her free time, Dr. Reinman enjoys horseback riding, photography, bike riding, cooking, movies and shopping.  The thing that she likes most about her job is meeting the fantastic variety of people that have a common desire to do the best they can for their pets.  She also likes working with the other staff members at JAMC because we know that it takes a team to help the pets.

Dr. Julie Johnson:

Dr. Johnson joined the practice as an Associate Veterinarian in June 2013.  She grew up in a small town just outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  After graduating from veterinary school at Iowa State University, Dr. Johnson completed an equine intensive internship at Anoka Equine Veterinary Services in Elk River, Minnesota.  She is excited to be working at JAMC with both small animals and horses.  Dr. Johnson has an Arabian mare named Star that she rides when she has time and a dog with boundless energy, Indee.