Phillips Veterinary Clinic, Inc

W6891 Liberty Lane
Phillips, WI 54555


Our Doctors


Dr. Ben Tegen, DVM, CVMST

Dr. Ben developed a love for animals growing up on his families' dairy farm in Kennan, Wisconsin.  His farm included horses which gives him an added understanding of the equine field.

Dr. Ben went to UW- River Falls where he received a B.S. degree in Bio Chemistry and a minor degree in Animal Science.  He then went on to the School of Veterinary Medicine in Madison and graduated in 2015. Dr. Ben also graduated from the Healing Oasis Wellness Center in December of 2016 and is Certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy.

He was employed in Western Wisconsin for a year before joining the Athens Veterinary Service where he will be practicing veterinary medicine. 

Dr. Ben has other interests too which include fishing, hunting and woodworking.



Dr. Nicole Howey

Dr. Nicole Howey grew up in Brandon, South Dakota where she developed a love for animals, especially horses. She is a 2013 graduate of Albion College in Albion, Michigan, and a 2017 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

She joined the Phillips Veterinary Clinic in June of 2017 and has greatly enjoyed getting to know all of the great pets and people in the community. She has a strong sense of compassion for animals and greatly enjoys working in the area.

Her interests outside of work include horseback riding, spending time with family and friends, and playing the violin. Dr. Howey also brings with her a very special furry companion, named Mia, who spends most of her time keeping the staff in line at the clinic.