Lauren Rumpke, DVM
Chief of Staff
Dr. Rumpke grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan with two sisters and two brothers and a backyard full of snakes, turtles, and frogs, many of which she kept as pets. This sparked her passion for animals. She graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois with a double major in exercise physiology and natural sciences. During ungrad, Dr. Lauren (as she prefers to be called) worked as a licensed massage therapist and personal trainer where she gained interest in natural and alternative medicine therapies. After graduating, she worked in research and then at several small animal clinics before deciding to attend veterinary school.
Dr. Lauren graduated from Iowa State University in 2011. Areas of interest in veterinary medicine include small animal surgery, natural medicine, and internal medicine, specifically endocrinopathies. She enjoys running, biking, and doing anything outdoors with her husband in her free time. In May of 2015 Dr. Lauren Rumpke and her husband Dr. Barney Rumpke took over ownership of Town and Country Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Lauren and Dr. Rumpke have 3 children - Lane, Leo and June. And they also share their home with 4 cats - Chicklett, Cheeto, Candy Corn and Sophie. Dr. Lauren and Dr. Barney’s dedication to you and the Eaton community will ensure that Town & Country will continue to provide exceptional care for your pets now and well into the future.