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If you live in Galena, the Galena Territory, Elizabeth, Hanover or the surrounding area, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Will Wade DVM, PhD and his staff treat dogs, cats, pocket pets and horses. Your pet’s health and well being is very important to us and we are devoted to ensuring a high level of compassionate care.



Our Staff


Dr Wade

Dr. William (Will) Wade DVM, PhD is a 1980 graduate of the Purdue Veterinary School. He subsequently taught in the veterinary school at Purdue for four years before joining a veterinary practice in Indiana. In 1986 he opened the Territory Veterinary Clinic in the beautiful rolling hills of Jo Daviess County.


Dr. Wade has interests in cat and dog medicine and surgery, as well as horse medicine, lameness correction and reproduction. His personal interests include: raising, riding and showing Buckskin Quarter Horses. Will and his wife, Lorie, have two grown daughters and a menagerie of dogs, cats horses, turtles and fish.

Dr Will Wade

Laura joined the staff at Territory Veterinary Clinic in 2007. She is very proud of her son who served in Marines and was deployed to Iraq in 2008. Laura and her husband Todd live in Sherrill IA, with her two Arabian geldings, Eclipse and Indigo and their three cats, Gabby, Farley and Izzy. Laura enjoys horse camping, model horse art, spending time outdoors and four-wheeling with her husband.

Laura  - Practice Manager   

Brittney started with us in October 2014. She was born and raised on a dairy farm between Galena and Scales Mound; she has 3 sisters and a brother. She started helping milk cows at the age of 12 until her parents sold them in 2013. Brittney owns several cats and a dog on the farm. She enjoys being outdoors as much as possible, whether exploring, swimming, trail riding or skiing. She loves riding and working with horses as well as being around animals.

Brittney Cox  

Danielle started with us in October of 2014. She was born in Darlington WI. She was raised on a dairy farm where she spent most of her time helping her dad with chores or playing in the mud with her brothers. She moved to Stockton in 2011 and was married to Mike in 2012. Danielle has a dog and 2 cats. She enjoys spending time with her horse Dolly, hunting with her husband and fishing with her brother.  

Danielle Schultz