Meet our Team

Dr. Kurt Riemer (Veterinarian and Owner)

Dr Riemer

Dr. Kurt Riemer grew up on a family dairy farm in Wisconsin.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Chicago, where he also was a member of the varsity basketball team for 4 years. Dr. Riemer then attend University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine, earning his degree in 2004.  Dr. Riemer had the great opportunity to travel to Nelspruit (now known as (Mbombela) South Africa, where he sat 2 feet away from a wild lion, was charged by an elephant and saw a 10-day old Black Rhino calf while doing an internship in vet school.
Upon graduation, Dr. Riemer moved to the Pacific Northwest.  For the first 5 years he worked with companion and farm animals in Enumclaw.  Wanting to focus more on dogs and cats, Dr. Riemer has also practiced in University Place and Puyallup before starting Lakeland Veterinary Hospital.
When not at work, Dr. Riemer enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking and camping, coaching his sons’ sports teams, and woodworking.

Dr. Amy Polhemus Veterinarian 

Dr. Amy

Dr. Amy started with Country Animal Hospital in 1991.
Dr. Amy has 4 pets Lennox the lab and Wally, Teddy and Tux the cats.  Dr. Amy's favorite thing about working at Country Animal Hospital is the great people she gets to work with both staff and pet parents.  Seeing the puppies and kittens!  She also enjoys puzzling out the challenging cases.  When Dr. Amy is not at the clinic she enjoys riding her bike, kicking with Lennox, reading and her family time.

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