(715) 718-2130 (715) 718-2130
1327 Banks Ave
Superior, Wisconsin 54880
REQUEST APPOINTMENT Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Meet Our Team!



Justin Dahl, Owner of Happy Tails Animal Hospital & DVM

Dr Justin Dahl is originally from Superior, Wisconsin He graduated from SHS in 1995, attended the University of Wisconsin-Superior for his undergraduate work and then the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his veterinary degree, graduating in 2003. He worked in Duluth for 13 years before opening his own practice in 2015. He is proud to be back in his hometown of Superior. His goal in opening his own practice is to offer quality medicine at affordable prices. He also strives for excellent customer service, wanting to make both his patients and their owners happy and proud of this clinic.

Dr. Dahl resides in Billings Park with his wife, three kids, and his dogs. Outside of work and his family, he serves on the church council and teaches Sunday school at his church. His personal interests include running, reading, football, and the study of history.

Becky Prosecky, DVM

Dr. Prosecky is a local, born and raised here in Superior, WI. She earned her BS in Wildlife Ecology from the University of WI-Madison in 1996. She continued her education there graduating with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She has been practicing small animal and exotic medicine for the past 22 years. When not at work, Dr. Becky enjoys camping, spending time with her critters, and travelling near and far.

Elizabeth Black Lance, DVM

Elizabeth grew up in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from the University of MN with a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2020 and joined the Happy Tails team following that. Elizabeth lives in Duluth with her husband and two dogs.

Melissa Miller, Veterinary Technician, Office Manager

Melissa graduated from Duluth Business University prior to the start of their technician program in 2003 with a degree as Veterinary Clinical Assistant. She worked at a clinic in Duluth for 13 years and then came to Happy Tails Animal Hospital in April 2016. Melissa currently lives with her 3 daughters, 2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 rats in Duluth, MN. Melissa is excited to be a part of this growing business and she looks forward to the years ahead! In her limited spare time she enjoys spending time with my family and friends, activities on the lake and reading.

Missy Estby, CVT

Missy graduated from DBU as a Veterinary Technician in 2015, She have been married for 30+ years to her husband, Steve, and 3 boys (Tyler, Preston , and Jacob). She have 2 dogs (Maggie and Colt), 2 cats (Walter and Elsa), 5 pet goats (Bonnie, Clyde, Ivy and Marianne, and Fiona) and chickens. She lives in Two Harbors, MN. Her hobbies are to go hiking and camping. She also loves photography.

Beth Stewart, CVT

Beth graduated from the Tulsa Community College Veterinary Technician program in May of 2016. She grew up in Gary New Duluth, which is why she moved back to the Northland (from Oklahoma). She currently lives in Superior, WI with her husband, 2 cats (Eddie and Pod) and 2 dogs (Freddie and Lita). In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography, and creating costumes for cosplay.

Kelly Lurndal, CVT

Kelly graduated "many years ago" from the Medical Institute of Minnesota with a degree in Veterinary Technology. At that time she was the only Veterinary Technician in the Duluth/Superior area. She has worked in various clinics throughout the area. Twenty years ago, she made a decision to leave the field to raise her famil; Now that they are all adults, she made the decision to go back to the field she loves. She says that working at Happy Tails has been a wonderful fit with the emphasis on customer service. She is thrilled to be serving the community again and excited for what the future brings at Happy Tails Animal Hospital. Kelly has two beloved Golden Retrievers.

Lacey Welsh, CVT

I graduated from Duluth Business University as a Veterinary Technician in December of 2017. I was lucky enough to have my externship at Happy Tails Animal Hospital where everyone feels like family. I live with my daughter and an assortment of animals. My family's hobbies include kayaking, swimming, camping, and riding our horse Cisco.

Haley Nelson, CVT

Haley was born, raised, and still lives here in Superior, Wisconsin; she graduated from Duluth Business University in March 2018 as a Veterinary Technician with her externship being here at Happy Tails Animal Hospital. Before starting her path in the animal field, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin Superior with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Therapy. Currently, she currently has two dogs (Noni and Eli) though she is hopeful to have a hobby farm sometime in the future. In her free time she enjoys art, hockey, and cartoons.

Kendall Bergerson, Veterinary Technician

Kendall was born and raised in Duluth Minnesota; she graduated from Colorado Mountain College in May of 2020 with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She has worked at Happy Tails since August, 2020 and she absolutely loves what she does. She still lives in Duluth with her dog Buddie. In her free time she loves to go hiking, swim in the lake and spend time at the cabin.

Amy Gressman, Veterinary Technician

Amy graduated from Duluth Business University in 2001 as a Veterinary Clinical Assistant. Amy worked at a clinic in Duluth for 16+ years and then joined the Happy Tails team in 2019. She loves being a part of a business that helps animals and their people. She loves every part of this career and hopes to continue that for years to come. She currently lives with her daughter, 1 dog and 8 chickens in Duluth, MN. In her spare time she loves spending time with family and friends.

Kayla Denney, Veterinary Technician

Kayla is a southern girl on a new adventure to our area. She comes from the state of Virginia with her husband. They have 3 dogs (Jax, Diesel and Bodie ) and 4 cats ( Tebow, Oscar, Toothless, and Cheeto). Kayla has been a veterinary technician at Happy Tails since 2020. Caring for animals has been her passion since she was a little girl. In her free time she enjoys paddle boarding on the lake and taking photos of the wonderful scenery.

Julia Gustum, Veterinary Assistant

Julia joined the Happy Tails team in August, 2022. She has an eager interest in reptiles and their care.

Kylee Edmunds, CVT

Kylee joined the Happy Tails team in November, 2022. Kylee lives outside Duluth with her two dogs (Bluey and Virgil) and horses. Kylee's hobbies include attending and competing in rodeos.