Resources you can trust

Pet Information

Pet Poison Helpline – This is an excellent resource for any poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (855) 764-7661.

ASPCA Virtual Pet Behaviorist – We love this site! Just select what type of pet you have a question about, type a few words about the problem you’re having, and the site will quickly give you several options of articles addressing the problems you face. Written by some of the top trainers in the country, this site is loaded with valuable information on all things behavioral.

Feline Health Information – Common illnesses, facts, and health and wellness tips for cats from the American Academy of Feline Practitioners

HomeAgain Microchip – HomeAgain microchips are designed to last your pet’s entire lifetime and they link to a permanent listing in their national lost pet database. This means anytime/anywhere pet recovery service—no matter how far your lost pet has travelled.

Pet Services

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice & In-Home Euthanasia – This service is dedicated to allowing the final moments that you have with your pet to be spent together in the comfort of your own home.  They also offer in-home hospice care when you want to extend the time you have with your pet or need help coming to terms with the inevitable loss of your beloved friend.  Cremation services are available as well.

MN Pets – MN Pets is a team of veterinarians and trained support professionals who provide euthanasia in your home so your dog or cat can pass away in peace and comfort. They travel throughout the Twin Cities metro area and can also assist with cremation.

Private Pet Passing – Dr. Kristin Lindquist offers in-home euthanasia within a 30-mile radius of Plymouth, MN.  She can also provide transport for cremation.

Blue Skies Pet – Blue Skies Pet provides personalized services quality-of-life assessment, hospice, in-home euthanasia, and handling of cremation services.

Kristy Francis Dog Training – Kristy Francis is a graduate from Jean Donaldson’s The Academy for Dog trainers, where she has obtained a certificate in training and counseling. Kristy applies the training methods that she learned and practiced while in the rigorous 2-year program with her clients. Kristy offers puppy kindergarten/socialization and basic obedience/ manners classes at the clinic.

Hidden Acres Pet Resort –  This is where Dr. Sell boards her dogs! They offer lodging, training, and breeding. Their state-of-the-art facility is equipped with luxury suites, an indoor play and training arena, acres of exercise areas, miles of trails, and acres of ponds.

Pawtastic! Pet Care, LLC – Pawtastic! is an in-home pet sitting service that we highly recommend. Their services range from in-home pet sitting, dog walking, puppy potty breaks, mid-day dog let out, and more. They are very caring and our clients have nothing but rave reviews.  Their service area includes Rogers, Otsego, Albertville, and St. Michael.

Positively Dog Training – Amy Sandmann is the trainer behind Positively Dog Training, that takes the positive training methods of Victoria Stilwell (Animal Planet’s television series “It’s Me or the Dog”) and helps you to apply them to your pet.

Trupanion Pet Insurance – Pet insurance can help you with the cost of surgeries, diagnostic tests, medications, treatments and hospital stays if your pet gets sick or injured. They have many different deductibles and premiums to fit into any budget. We also offer a free 30 day trial for your pet! Just ask about pet insurance at your next exam.

Veterinary Referral Services

BluePearl Veterinary Partners – BluePearl’s emergency service provides 24-hour emergency veterinary care in Arden Hills and Eden Prairie, and after-hours (evenings, weekends, and holiday) emergency care in St. Cloud and Blaine.  BluePearl’s referral specialists offer more in-depth diagnostics and procedures that your regular veterinarian may not be able to perform. Their specialties include cardiology, critical care, dentistry/oral surgery, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, and surgery.

Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota –Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) is located in Oakdale.  In addition to 24/7 emergency care, they have board-certified specialists in avian & exotic medicine, cardiology, dentistry/oral surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology. ophthalmology, and surgery.

Animal Eye Specialty Center – Located in Andover, the two board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists at Animal Eye Specialty Center provide full diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures.  They are equipped with the most advanced state-of-the-art equipment.

Pet Dermatology Clinic – Located in Maple Grove, Pet Dermatology Clinic offers diagnosis and management of many skin and ear diseases, including allergy skin testing and desensitization therapy, removal of small skin tumors without the need for general anesthesia.

McKeever Dermatology Clinics –  The largest veterinary dermatology practice in the Midwest, their entire staff is dedicated to finding the underlying cause of your pet’s skin or ear problem.

Direct Veterinary Surgery – Dr. Lara Rasmussen is a board-certified veterinary surgeon who provides specialized small animal surgery options in our clinic.  She is also able to provide in-clinic exams and consultations by appointment.

Twin Cities Veterinary Surgery – Twin Cities Veterinary Surgery is a mobile small animal surgical practice that serves Minnesota in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area. They will come into our clinic to perform surgeries that are more specialized than the general surgery we typically perform.

University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center – The VMC is a teaching hospital that provides full-service referral care for large and small animals.  They see more than 35,000 cases annually, with board-certified specialists available in all areas of medicine and surgery.