Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic - Our Doctors Dr. Dan Nietz & Cassie Quillen

Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic

1901 Roscoe Avenue
Zumbrota, MN 55992



Our Doctors - Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic 

Dr. Dan Nietz -  Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic

Dan Nietz, DVM

Dr. Nietz is a native of Zumbrota, and is proud to be practicing in his home town.  He received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from Luther College in 1996, and is a 2001 graduate of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical School.  Dr. Nietz has furthered his veterinary education with additional training in orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery, laser surgery, and advanced dentistry.  He began working at ZVC in 2002 and has been owner of Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic since 2004. He lives in Zumbrota with his wife, Bretta. They are busy parents of 5 children, Anna, Maren, Dane, Stefan, and Hans, and the Vet Clinic’s mascot, Oakley the Golden Retriever.  In his spare time, he enjoys boating, snow and water skiing, and wood fires. 

Cassie Quillen, DVM -  Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic

Cassie Quillen, DVM

Dr. Quillen is originally from southcentral Minnesota.  She graduated from Iowa State University with her Bachelor of Science in 2007 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.  Since graduation, Dr. Quillen has worked in small animal practices in central Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.  She is a member of the AVMA and the MVMA and has received additional training in dentistry.  Dr. Quillen's professional interests include preventative care and internal medicine.  In her free time, Dr. Quillen enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.  She has two dogs, a hound dog mix named Moxie and a Chihuahua named Lulu, and a Himalayan cat named Moo.

Chris Dahlke, DVM -  Zumbrota Veterinary Clinic

Chris Dahlke, DVM

Dr. Chris Dahlke, a current Zumbrota resident, grew up on a small farm in central Minnesota.  He graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.  Since graduating, Dr. Dahlke has practiced both mixed animal veterinary medicine and exclusively companion animal medicine.  He is excited to be practicing in his local community!  Dr. Dahlke, his wife Amy, and their two daughters, Leah and Liza, raise cattle, sheep, honey bees, and poultry on a small farm north of Zumbrota.  The rest of his family includes a German Shorthair Pointer, a house cat, and a host of other small creatures calling his barn "home".  In his spare time, he enjoys camping and hiking in our national and state parks, as well as exhibiting livestock on a state and national level.