Meet the Team of Stewartville Animal Clinic!

We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (507) 533-4225 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Kelly

Veterinarian, DVM

Dr. Taylor Nash

Veterinarian, DVM

Dr. Nash graduated from Iowa State University with her undergrad then went on to obtain her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2019, also from ISU. She’s been caring for animals at Stewartville Animal Clinic since January 2022.
Dr. Nash really enjoys internal medicine and making sick pets feel better. She also likes building relationships and trust with clients and patients through the management of long-term/chronic conditions.
She currently has one dog, Lilo, a French Bulldog and two cats, Mila and Mable. In her spare time, Taylor likes to read, work on puzzles, play recreational sports in the summer and spending time with friends and family.

Our Staff



Stefanie graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College and became a CVT in 2005. Stefanie has been with Stewartville Animal Clinic since 2004. She enjoys spending time with her husband Trevor and their three domestic shorthair cats Pixie, Ninja, and Buggz. In her free time, she enjoys training her cats, traveling and exploring with her husband Trevor in their jeep, and spending time outdoors.



Cassandra graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College and became a CVT in 2015. Cassandra has been with Stewartville Animal Clinic since 2019. Outside of work, Cassandra enjoys spending time with friends and family, including her Border Collie, Rosie, traveling, baking, and nature hiking.



Kelsie graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2019 and graduated from Rochester Technical and Community College in 2021. Kelsie has been with Stewartville Animal Clinic since 2021. In her free time, Kelsie enjoys spending time with her Shih-Tzu, Colby, hiking, fishing, kayaking, cooking, and dog training.

Angela L.


Angela graduated from Broadview University in Utah in 2009 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She joined our team in Fall 2022 and splits her time between Meadow View and Stewartville Animal Clinics along with BluePearl Pet Emergency on weekends. In her spare time, Angela enjoys knitting, sewing, listening to 80’s music, hiking, and spending time with her husband, two children, and Aussie/Border Collies, Miles and Birdie.

Melissa M.


Melissa has been working in veterinary medicine since 2009. She graduated from Minnesota School of Business with an A.A.S degree in Veterinary Technology in 2010 and worked as a CVT for several years in companion animal clinics in the Twin Cities Metro area. In 2014, Melissa finished her B.S. degree in Business Administration at Metropolitan State University and started steering her career down a path towards management and leadership within the veterinary industry. Melissa enjoys learning about animal behavior, and while working at a large behavior-centric clinic in the Twin Cities, she became Low Stress Handling Certified - Silver Level in 2015 through Dr. Sophia Yin's intensive training program; she also became Fear Free Certified the same year. Through the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA), Melissa earned the distinction of Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) in early 2021. Melissa truly has a passion for people and pets and uses her skills in business management and team leadership to support an amazing group of veterinary professionals in providing only the very best medicine to the furry family members of our local community. Melissa and her husband were both born and raised in Rochester and after 12 years in the Twin Cities they came back with their 3 kids to be closer to family; she is living vicariously through others loving on the animals that come into the clinic until her kids get a little older.

Chaleigh S.

Veterinary Assistant

Chaleigh has been working at Stewartville Animal Clinic since February 2022 as a veterinary assistant. She’s currently going to Rochester Community and Technical College to become a Veterinary Technician. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with family and of course the dogs Neveah (lab pointer mix) and seera (Pomeranian chihuahua mix), doing photography, and taking naps.

Maddie M.

Veterinary Assistant

Maddie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with her bachelor's in environmental science May of 2021. She is finishing up her undergrad requirements after recently finding her passion for veterinary medicine. Maddie joined the team in early 2022 as a Veterinary Assistant; she has a goal of continuing her education towards her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. During her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities (kayaking, hiking, fishing), mentoring/coaching her club gymnasts, painting, and spending time with her family, friends, and two cats (Hazel and Mayve).

Ashley H.


Ashley comes to us with a strong background in client service; she has a Cosmetology degree from Riverland Community College in Austin. Ashley joined our clinics in September 2022 a receptionist. She loves seeing all the animals that come to visit as well as chatting with the local Stewartville clients - she is originally from Stewartville. In Ashley's free time she enjoys spending time with her dad, boyfriend Ryan, riding motorcycle, going to Deer Creek Speedway, and giving extra love to their small zoo of furry friends: Bubbles, Charcoal, Smoke, Copper, Ruby, and Jasmine.