651-224-3038   •   1140 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

Our Full Spectrum of Services for all Your Pet's Needs

Animal Wellness Exams

Regular pet check-ups are the best way to head off problems before they become serious.

Geriatric Pet Care

Dogs and cats face greater health issues as they age, just like people. We work to keep your pet healthy and active over the full span of their lives.


Our digital x-ray capabilities provide convenient, on-site diagnostic support.


Our dental suite allows us to provide advanced dental care in addition to basic oral health examinations and cleanings.


We operate a full service in-house laboratory. In addition, we utilize respected outside laboratories for other tests.

Nutritional Counseling

Your pet's nutritional needs change at every life stage. We help you keep pace with these changing dietary needs.

Laser Therapy

We have invested in new technology at our practice to improve the health of your pets. We are now providing laser therapy as a means of relieving pain, reducing inflammation, and accelerating healing in both dogs and cats.

Referrals and Specialists

We work closely with a number of specialists to give your pets the best care possible. Specialty areas include surgery, internal medicine, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, ophthalmology, behavior, physical rehabilitation and neurology. We routinely work with Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota but we also refer to the University of Minnesota, BluePearl and several others.

Puppy and Kitten Care

Exams, vaccinations, tests and counseling on pet behavior are essential to health and development.

Internal Medicine

We diagnose and treat a host of problems with animals' lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, endocrine and digestive systems.


We perform spays, neuters, mass removals, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries.

Behavior Counseling

We provide help with problems such as separation anxiety, excessive barking, chewing, inappropriate elimination and aggression.

Boarding and Petsitters

Ask for our list of approved boarding facilities and pet sitters.


Vaccinations and other preventive and palliative care.

Acupuncture and Pain Management

We can work with you to develop a pain management program that works for you and your pet. Dr. Karen Christopherson performs acupuncture and can discuss stretching and strengthening exercises, while all our doctors are familiar with safely using supplements and medications to alleviate both chronic and acute pain.

Telemedicine Services

We are now offering virtual visits to all established clients who have pets that have seen us within the last 18 months. Learn more here.