Our Pharmacy Services staff and our veterinary staff will work together with you to ensure the medications your client receives from us are of the highest quality. To help make pet care more affordable for all pet owners, we offer significant savings on medications each and every time your client fills their prescriptions through us.
We offer a wide range of prescription services and look forward to partnering with you to provide your client & their pet with the best care possible at the best price available.
Race Foster, DVM
Dr. Foster received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University where he earned the 1983 Feline Medicine and Surgery Award for academic achievements in feline medicine.
A member of the Michigan and Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Associations, Dr. Foster is the co-author of four books on pet health, care, and behavior, and has a special interest in consulting and working with professional dog and cat breeders, especially in the area of preventive animal health.
Dr. Foster served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Michigan State University, where he also participates on the Michigan Veterinary Practitioner Advisory Council.
Marty Smith, DVM
Dr. Marty Smith received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Iowa State University and is a member of the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association.
In addition to co-authoring four books with Dr. Foster, Dr. Smith has written hundreds of articles on pet health, care, and behavior and is very involved as a consultant with pet organizations, breeders, trainers and other writers across the United States. A number of Dr. Smith's English Setters have competed in the national showing circuit, including Ch. Sevenoaks Golden Garters, "Vegas," who was the 1997 Am. Can. Grand National Champion.
Katharine Hillestad, DVM
Dr. Hillestad received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Illinois. She has practiced in several small animal hospitals in Wisconsin, and has a special interest in behavioral medicine and feline medicine.
Dr. Hillestad is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association and the Society of Aquatic Veterinary Medicine.
Brian Schafer, RPh, Chief Pharmacist
Brian graduated from North Dakota State University in 1985, at which time he joined the United States Public Health Service where he worked with the Indian Health Service for twenty years. As the Chief Pharmacist at Drs. Foster and Smith, Brian will be happy to talk to you about your pet's health or how to improve the services we provide. Brian enjoys spending time outdoors with his two Golden Retrievers and appreciates how pets enhance your life.
Len Cohen, RPh
Len graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS degree in Pharmacy in 1973. His practice in the retail pharmacy environment includes owning and operating a Local Independent Pharmacy, serving as the Director of Pharmacy for a Central Wisconsin grocery distributor, and numerous years of employment with a large nationwide pharmacy chain.
Debra Freitag, RPh
Deb graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. She has practiced in hospital, long-term care, and retail settings. Deb has always loved pets as part of her family. She currently has two cats and recently adopted a 9 year old Golden Retriever. She believes pets have a positive influence in our lives. She looks forward to supporting the health and well-being of your pets.
Rick Howe, RPh
Rick graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. He has many years of pharmacy experience, including hospital, clinical, and retail settings. Rick was raised on a dairy farm and realizes the importance of overall animal health. He enjoys the companionship of two standard poodles, which of course are part of the family. He would be happy to help you promote the health and well-being of your beloved pets.
Doug Kennedy, RPh
Doug graduated from the University of Wisconsin , Madison in 1978. He has 32 years of experience in retail and long-term care pharmacy.Doug enjoys the companionship of a Boston Terrier and looks forward to helping you with your pet-care needs.
Sue Sharrow, RPh
Sue graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. She has since practiced in clinic, independent and chain retail pharmacies. Sue grew up with pets in her family and currently counts 2 cats and 2 dogs as family members. She believes that pets help keep humans healthy. Sue looks forward to helping you maintain the health of your pet family members.
John Sheldon, RPh
John graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Pharmacy in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. His career has primarily been in retail pharmacy with experience also in clinical, institutional and long-term care. His family includes a Finnish Spitz.
Dave Sorenson, RPh
Dave earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin in 1983. He has since practiced in a variety of settings including clinic, community and large chain pharmacies. Dave has always had pets as a part of his family and knows the importance they have in our lives. He looks forward to helping others maintain the health and well-being of their pets.
Jenny Darton, Pharm D
Jenny graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2003 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She has since practiced in community, clinic, and long-term care pharmacy settings. Jenny grew up with family pets and appreciates the beneficial effects they have on our lives. She looks forward to supporting the health of your pets.
Kathy Dugger, Pharm D
Kathy graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific, California, in 1998. She has practiced in community, pharmacy benefit management and long term care settings prior to working with Drs. Foster and Smith. Although she adores and is committed to the welfare of all animals, she holds a special interest for canines. Participating in dog events has become much more than just a hobby for her and she appreciates the relationship you have with your own pets. Kathy shares her life with her family and her lovely Bernese Mountain Dogs.
Certified Pharmacy Technicians
Elizabeth Leslie, CPhT
Elizabeth became a member of the Drs. Foster and Smith team as a call center agent in 2007. She joined the pharmacy department in 2009, and obtained her Pharmacy Technician Certification in July 2011. Elizabeth's free time is spent with her family, including her two cats, Bijou and Johnny.
Patricia Saal, CPhT
Patricia became a member of the Foster and Smith team in 2004. She started in the Call Center and joined the pharmacy staff in 2006. Patricia became a certified Pharmacy Technician in April of 2011. In her free time she enjoys crafting, road trips and outdoor activities with her family. The family has a collie named Sunny and many pet birds.
Karen Stoltman, CPhT
Karen received her Pharmacy Technician Certification in November, 2008. After relocating to the Northwoods from the Chicago suburbs, Karen Stoltman joined the Drs. Foster and Smith Call Center in December 2003. Her experience as a phone agent honed her customer service and problem solving skills until in 2006 she became a member of the Pharmacy Department.