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DVM | Clinic Founder

 Dr. David Rosene received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. Additionally, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and a Master of Philosophy in Anthropology (Primate Behavior) from Yale University.

   Dr. Rosene is married to Julie Sattler Rosene, a retired television producer and retired Communications Professor.  Julie is the co-founder of the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. They have two children, Emily and Erin.

 Their older daughter, Emily, is a Family Medicine physician with a special interest in population based medicine, and public health. Emily lives in the Milwaukee area with her husband, Mark, and their three children. 

Their younger daughter, Erin, holds dual Masters degrees in romance languages and modern foreign language education. She is currently a Middle School Foreign Language Teacher at a private school in Boston.

Dr. Rosene retired in the Summer of 2023 and is now enjoying spending time with family, going to the movies,  water sports, and playing soccer. As well as taking care of his willful, wily, and wonderful Golden Retriever, Willow!




DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Audrey Whang, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, attended Case Western Reserve University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1989. She then moved to Chicago, completing a Master's Degree in Biology at Loyola University of Chicago in 1991. Dr. Whang finished her education by completing a D.V.M. degree in 1995 at The Ohio State University.

In June of 1995, Dr. Whang established herself as a small animal practitioner at Bramer Animal Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. In August of 2000, Dr. Whang moved to Whitefish Bay with her husband, Dr. John Janssen, a Professor at the UWM School of Freshwater. Dr. Whang began working as an associate veterinarian at our hospital in November of 2000. Dr. Whang and her husband still reside in Whitefish Bay, along with their two sons, Andrew and Max.

Dr. Kevin Joyce


DVM | Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Joyce joined the Shorewood Animal Hospital in November 2018.  He is a Wisconsin native, growing up near the Baraboo Bluffs, in Sauk Prairie.  He graduated from veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin in 2011 and has been practicing in Wisconsin since graduation.  His professional interests include anesthesia, pain management, internal medicine, and advanced diagnostics.  His favorite part of general practice is getting to develop lasting professional relationships and working with pets throughout their entire lives. When not at the clinic, Dr. Joyce likes to spend as much time outside as possible, hiking, camping, and canoeing.  He has three cats, Banzo, Fig, and Fiona. 

Dr. Nick Tomaro


 DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Nick Tomaro grew up in Oak Creek and has lived back in Milwaukee since graduating from veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin in 2001. He is happy to be back at the Shorewood Animal Hospital, having split his time between practicing at the clinic and working with the Wisconsin State Health Department. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with special interests in emergency medicine and abdominal surgery.

Nick earned a graduate degree in Environmental Health Sciences at the Zilber School of Public Health in 2016.  Nick and his wife, Blyth Meier, live in Riverwest with their black labs, Lena Mae & Shirley.



DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kate Barnewitz joined the Shorewood Animal Hospital in June 2019. Kate grew up in Shorewood, and her interest in veterinary medicine began while employed as a kennel assistant at the Shorewood Animal Hospital in high school. She completed her undergraduate degree in Anthropology at the University of Utah in 2014, then returned to the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2019.

  Kate especially enjoyed her volunteer experiences during veterinary school. She participated in a Rural Area Vets training program that brings veterinary services to underserved communities. She was also a student volunteer and clinic administrator at the Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education, and Social Services (WisCARES) program that provides veterinary care to individuals facing homelessness and housing insecurity in Dane County. Kate had a small-animal focus to her veterinary training, and is grateful to have had opportunities to learn spay/neuter techniques through the ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance, and visit Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah, to practice general medicine for shelter animals. During her fourth year of vet school, Kate attended the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and received her certification in veterinary acupuncture. She has a strong interest in integrative/holistic medicine, pain management, preventative medicine, geriatrics, and palliative veterinary care. Outside of work, Kate enjoys swimming, yoga, bird-watching, and spending time with her shiba inu, Addie.

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DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Lorin Shearburn is a longtime advocate for companion animals and is passionate about their care. She has volunteered for over 15 years in shelters including Harmony House for Cats in Chicago, the Wisconsin Humane Society, Dane County Humane Society, Dane County Friends of Ferals and Turpertine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

Dr. Shearburn grew up in Springfield, IL and received a Bachelor of Science in Music from DePaul University in Chicago in 1997. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2006. She was awarded the AAFP Feline Medicine and Surgery award her senior year. She is a member of the MVMA, WVMA, AVMA, HSVMA and American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Dr. Shearburn served on an international panel to create the Environmental Needs Guidelines for Cats through the AAFP. The guidelines were published in the journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery in 2013 and can be accessed online at Dr. Shearburn was also interviewed for the February 2013 issue of Cat Fancy Magazine for feline dental health month.

Dr. Shearburn shares her home with 3 cats: Athena, Echo and Hermes and one rabbit: Tolstoy. She enjoys playing music, dance, yoga, vegetarian cooking and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

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DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Cailey Malnarick joined Shorewood Animal Hospital in December 2022. After completing her undergraduate degree at UW-Whitewater, Cailey graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. She has a long history of working in the veterinary field, having worked as a veterinary assistant in multiple clinics starting at the age of 16. She has a special interest in feline medicine, soft tissue surgery, and geriatric veterinary care. A main reason she loves veterinary medicine is the ability to work with owners to determine the best course of care for each individual pet and seeing the strong, loving bonds between owners and their pets. When not at work, Cailey enjoys spending time with her husband, Jake Lemke, their son Oliver, and their elderly tortoiseshell cat, Doris. "

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DVM | Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Delaney Kinford is originally from Southern California where she cultivated her passion for animals by
volunteering at her local animal shelter and competing in equestrian show jumping. She
received her bachelors degree in Animal Science from UC Davis. She completed her Doctorate
of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. While attending K-State she enjoyed being a
part of student government and working in the teaching hospital’s intensive care unit. Her
favorite parts of veterinary medicine are preventative care, internal medicine and client
education. Delaney and her fiancé Tom live in the North Shore area. Together they love
spending time outdoors, traveling and hanging out with their yellow labrador, Brooks and orange
tabby cat, Bojangles.

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