Our Team

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff here at VCA 80 Dodge Animal Hospital and learn more about them. Our team has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. 

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Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Lynn Batenhorst
Medical Director

Dr. Lynn Batenhorst has been practicing at VCA 80 Dodge Animal Hospital since she graduated from Veterinary school in 2003. She shares her home with multiple furry friends that she has rescued over the years. Dr. Batenhorst feels lucky to be practicing a profession that is very rewarding on a day to day basis.

Jessica O'Connor
Hospital Manager
Jessica became a part of the VCA 80 Dodge team in June of 2018, starting as a CSR. Discovering her passion for vet med, she soon became Front Desk Supervisor in summer of 2021. In June of 2022, she was hired to be VCA 80 Dodge's Hospital Manager.

Jessica has three cats at home and a herd of cattle at her family farm. In between ranching, she enjoys anything outdoors, playing instruments, and spending time with family and friends.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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