Dr. Kristi Ackman, DVM
Dr. Ackman graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012, and specializes in large animal medicine. Dr. Ackman joined the Faribault Veterinary Clinic staff in 2013. She has three Holstein cows: Rondi, Rike, and Rebel. In her spare time she likes to ride bike, spend time with family and friends, think about running, and read romance, western, and sci-fi novels. Dr. Ackman resides with her boyfriend, Dan, their two children, Adam and Haley.
Dr. Thorsen graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987, and specializes in small animal medicine. She has been with Faribault Veterinary Clinic since 1992. Dr. Thorsen has a Lab, Tianna; three Chihuahuas: Pippi, Tamale, and Lola; and a cat, Frankie. Outside of work, Dr. Thorsen enjoys crosswords, crafts, antiquing, thrifting, spending time with her dogs and husband, Curt.
Dr. Bethke graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She joined our staff at Faribault Veterinary Clinic April of 2017.
Dr. Bethke has a Bluetick Coonhound named Abby, and a 3 legged cat named Sylvester. She loves spending time outdoors with family and friends. Dr. Bethke grew up on a farm and has always enjoyed caring for animals. She knows how fortunate she is to have a career helping pets as well as people.
Dr. Hoybook graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 and has been a part of the Faribault Veterinary Clinic since June of 2015.
Dr. Hoybook has a cat named Milo, and loves following the Minnesota Twins. She enjoys reading and all horse related activities. Dr. Hoybook has always loved animals and science and she was able to combine these interest with veterinary medicine.. She also loves being able to support the bond between people and their pets.
Dr. Deppe graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 and has been a part of the Faribault Veterinary Clinic since 1993. Dr. Deppe is a part-time veterinarian that helps us out during the busy spring and summer months.
Dr. Deppe has two dogs, an Australian Cattle dog named Roan and an Australian Shepherd named Krystell, and three calico cats: Cupcake, Buttercup and Peanut Butter. In her free time, she helps with her family's dairy farm, loves to read, bake, garden and bead. Dr. Deppe has always loved animals and farms. Her husband, Bernie, milks Milking Shorthorns on the family dairy farm, while she helps manage the calves. Dr. Deppe has two children, Amelia and Anthony, who are very active in 4-H and FFA
Dr. Jesse Sandbulte, DVM
Dr. Sandbulte graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and specializes in large animal medicine focusing most on bovine. He has been with us since 2008. In his free time, Dr. Sandbulte likes to spend time with his family and do a little fishing. His family has one cat named Stevie. Dr. Sandbulte has always had interest with animals and animal health. He truly enjoys the opportunity to help producers and owners with their animals.
Dr. Marvin Trandem, DVM
Dr. Trandem graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1971 and specializes in small animal medicine. He has been with the Faribault Veterinary Clinic since 1974. Dr. Trandem has one Sheltie named Libby. He enjoys cross country skiing, biking, running and visiting his grandchildren. He has been a Sertoma member since 1977. Dr. Trandem profoundly enjoys working with family pets and truly endears the client relationships created in this field.
Dr. Trandem retired April 2017, but will be coming in a few Friday's a month until he decides to officially hang up his scalpel blade and stethescope.