Meet Our Doctors

Ryan Zinke, DVM

Dr. Ryan Zinke grew up in Mendota, Illinois, where he gained an interest in veterinary medicine through his experiences helping his grandparents on their farms.  He studied Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 with an interest in bovine, equine, and companion animal medicine.  After graduation, Dr. Zinke moved to Morrison to join the Morrison Veterinary Clinic team in June 2004.  His favorite aspects of working as a veterinarian at the Morrison Veterinary Clinic are “delivering newborns (even calves in the middle of winter), having the challenge of diagnosing and treating animals' diseases,  and having a staff and community to work with that feels like family.”   When not working, he enjoys running local road races, spending time with his wife and three daughters, and taking care of his family's dogs, cats, cattle, chickens, and three bunnies. 

Serena Lawfer, DVM

Dr. Serena Lawfer grew up on a family dairy farm in Kent, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois – College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Before veterinary school, she attended the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, where she majored in Animal Science and minored in Chemistry and Music. Dr. Lawfer became a veterinarian because of her experiences on her family's dairy farm, her love for animals, and her passion for helping people. Her favorite part about being a veterinarian is forming relationships with clients and their animals! She enjoys spending her free time with her husband, daughter, dog, many cats, and cattle. Additionally, she enjoys reading, playing piano, and doing outdoor activities on their farm.

Haylee Knutti, DVM

Dr. Haylee Knutti (Endress) grew up on a Shorthorn beef farm outside of Shannon, Illinois. She even still cares for a few cows from her showing days in 4H and FFA. She graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Knutti attended Highland Community College and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Knutti chose veterinary medicine as a result of her love for interacting with both animals and people. In her spare time, she enjoys softball, boating, wakeboarding, snowmobiling and bonfires. She also spends as much time as possible with her dogs, Speedy (Labrador) and Sysko (Siberian Husky), three horses and numerous cows.


Jentry Fane, DVM