Meet Our Doctors

  • Carla Christman DVM
    Medical Director / Owner

    Dr. Christman is a 1996 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and is the owner of Healthy Pet Veterinary Clinic. While she started her veterinary career at a large animal practice where she took care of horses and all types of farm animals, Dr. Christman opened the doors at Healthy Pet Veterinary Clinic in 2001 and hasn't looked back since.  Carla loves Madison with it's the eclectic people and never ending list of things to do out on the town.

    Dr. Christman is a member of the following organizations:

    Dr. Christman works closely with several animal rescue groups and greatly enjoys being able to help animals in need.  At home you would often find Dr. Christman out in her garden or just being outside enjoying a warm summer day.  Exercise and Doctor Who are some of her two greatest passions.  She also shares her home with several pets: Including two dogs, four cats, three ferrets and four guinea pigs.  Dr. Christman's personal passion for small mammals is why Healthy Pet has become a premier facility in the care of small mammal pets.

  • Mike .
    Manager & Co-Owner

    Mike started working for Healthy Pet in 2012 and has a long work history in varying management positions with different size businesses.  Mike brings a diverse range of experiences from past work as a volunteer firefighter/EMT, police and fire dispatcher and as the General Manager of a restaurant in Madison.  

    Since joining Healthy Pet, Mike has overseen the move into new clinic space in 2014, the transition to paper-free medical records, expansion of business hours and the hiring of our fourth associate veterinarian as a means to accommodate the clinic's growth.

    When Mike is not at work, he spends time with his better half, Dr. Christman and their small zoo of pets at home.  Recently he's been bitten by the RV'ing bug and loves to spend weekends visiting campgrounds all over Wisconsin with Dr. Christman and their cocker spaniel Buddy and greyhound Lily.   


Our location and directions to our clinic

Office Hours

Healthy Pet Veterinary Clinic


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm






Read What Our Clients Say

  • "This clinic is very clean, friendly, and gentle. My Guinea Pig Bear had a tumor and they have worked hard to care for him and follow up to be sure he is healing well from surgery removal as well as be available to answer any questions I have.I was even able to set up an affordable payment plan for his medical bills. All in all a very trustworthy Vet Clinic."
    Kaija Swift
  • "Very nice and clean clinic with helpful staff. We used them to board our rabbit while we were on vacation. They have a dedicated rabbit room with multiple large cages. Rabbits get daily individual 'out-of-cage' exercise time."
    Tim Goihl
  • "Fantastic clinic..everyone there ..they take the best care of princess my cat lol.highly recommend."
    mr potato head