Meet Our Doctors

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.

Dr. Valerie Kappes

Dr. Valerie Kappes: 

Dr. Valerie Kappes grew up in the north woods of the Upper Peninsula, enjoying the outdoors and spending most of her free time in the barn with her horses. She attended Michigan State University, earning a bachelor's in Animal Science before attending vet school there. She joined the JAMC team in 2016. Dr. Kappes has a special interest in preventative medicine, behavior, and dentistry for both small animals and equine patients. She is looking forward to finishing her chiropractic training by the end of 2019. Dr. Kappes lives in Janesville with her husband, 2 horses, pack of 3 Corgis, and their barn kitties. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her animals, reading, watching reruns of Hogan's Heroes, and working on their hobby farm. 


Dr. Danielle Mzyk:

Dr. Mzyk hails from North Carolina where she attended North Carolina State University. While at NC State, she completed a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences with an emphasis on farm animal pharmacology while finishing her DVM degree. She has served as a national responder for the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD). Her professional interests include preventative health, clinical pharmacology and perinatal health of all species. Prior to joining JAMC, Dr. Mzyk practiced in a mixed animal practice in rural pennsylvania and is involved with missionary work serving with the christian veterinary mission. Dr. Mzyk is an avid half-marathon runner and enjoys hiking, camping and outdoor adventures. She shares her life with her husband Philip and a goofball shepherd mix named Finley.