Bay Area Animal Hospital and Bay Area Pet Spa and Resort

Bay Area Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Ashland, WI. The professional and courteous staff at Bay Area Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Bay Area Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Ashland and surrounding areas.

We consider it a privilege to work with you and are dedicated to providing the best possible veterinary care for your pet!

Bay Area Pet Spa and Resort is located adjacent to Bay Area Animal Hospital. We have 28 dog kennels of various sizes, along with multiple cat condos for your boarding needs. Our grooming suite can accommodate the needs of various sized dogs and cats, along with a variety of coat types. We also offer daily daycare Monday through Friday for dogs who pass an evaluation. Come see us for all your pet boarding, grooming and daycare needs!

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  • 3601 US Highway 2
  • Ashland,WI 54806
  • Hospital: (715) 682-8865
  • Pet Spa: (715) 682-4747
  • Fax: (715) 682-0199
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • After Hours Emergency:
  • (715) 292-1118
  • Erik Haukaas DVM

    Veterinarian, Hospital Owner

    Dr. Haukaas grew up in Ashland WI.  He is a graduate of Ashland High School, and Northland College.  He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990.  Erik and his wife Amy (who is the office manager) have two children, Alyssa and Jake.  They share their home with their dogs, "Slate" and "Cider".

    Dr. Haukaas joined the Bay Area Animal Hospital in 1993, and became the owner in 1998.  A new hospital building was completed in 2008 to accommodate the business growth and include pet grooming, boarding and daycare.

    Erik enjoys hunting and fishing in the Chequamagon Bay area when not working.  He is a member of the AVMA, WVMA, and the Chequamagon Humane Association.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1990
    University of Wisconsin
  • Cassie Brackin

      Veterinary Assistant  

    Cassie has been a resident of Ashland and Washburn for over 15 years. She attended college at Globe University in Eau Claire for Veterinary Technician. Cassie has a hobby farm which includes 40+ chickens, 3 cows, and 2 dogs named Dubs and Tigger. She has 2 children Dylan and Novalee plus four step children, Jordon, Mariah, Mckenzy, and Dakota. She has a niece and nephew named Alexa, and David. Cassie is very family oriented and has a passion for animals. Cassie loves to be outside and go fishing anytime she has a chance.     

  • Taylor Lepak

    Spa Attendant

    Taylor grew up in Central Wisconsin, and moved to Ashland to attend Northland College. She graduated in 2015, with Bachelors of Science degrees in Natural Resources and Biology. After living in Alaska for a year, Taylor moved back to Ashland to pursue a Master's degree in Teaching and Education. She has a strong love of animals and the outdoors. In her spare time, she can be found either cuddled up with her dog, Kona, or by the lake fishing with her boyfriend. 
  • Tanya Sherrard

    Pet Groomer

    Tanya recently moved up to Ashland, after graduating Bethany Lutheran College in May of 2017 with a BA in Studio Arts, with an emphasis in 3D,2D and graphic design. Along with the interest in art, she also find all kinds of animals to be interesting and fun to learn about, especially the ones we can call our own. Her family has 3 dogs, Otto, Fritz, and Edsel. Tanya also has a few pets of her own as well; a hamster named Brutus and two kittens named Pickles and Qu. 

  • Tammy Schultz

    Veterinary Assistant
    Tammy graduated from Northland College May of 2017 with a B.S. degree. While at Northland College, she majored in Biology and Educational Studies, and a minor in Chemistry. Tammy enjoys hiking, canoeing, and fishing with her husband, Jacob. She has a passion for animals. She has a dog, Sierra, and cat, Zuri, that make her life interesting everyday. 
  • Erika Roethig

    Spa Attendant
    Erika relocated from Arizona to Ashland in 2016 with her dog, Benjamin. She is currently earning a Bachelors in the Science of Business Administration at University of Phoenix. Outside of school and work, Erika has many hobbies including photography, cooking, and being in the great outdoors with Ben. She loves all types of animals, especially ones found in the wild. Family is very important and she takes every opportunity to travel to visit with them.