Milk Quality Specialists

Dr. Armon Hetzel - Professional Services Veterinarian/Milk Quality Professional

Upon receiving his DVM from the Kansas State University in 1978, Dr. Hetzel practiced at the St. Croix Valley Veterinary Clinic for 33 years. He is involved in a range of veterinary organizations including the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Hetzel has been a member of the ANIMART Professional Services Veterinarian team since 2011 and contributes his expertise in bovine medicine, surgery, and knowledge of computer programs such as Dairy Comp 305 and PC dart to analyze the health of dairy herds.


Leslie Gravatt - Milk Quality and Laboratory Specialist

Leslie joined ANIMART's Regulatory department in 2011 after working 14 years at a vet clinic Northwest of the Twin Cities. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with an Animal Production emphasis. 

In her new role as Milk Quality and Laboratory Specialist, Leslie is excited to meet producers, spend more time on-farm and help producers find solutions. Leslie will also assist ANIMART Veterinarians and Sales Teams by providing educational consults and complete on-farm wash-up analysis as well as conduct parlor evaluations.