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Clinic Administrator & Groomers

Chris, Clinic Administrator/Groomer

Beginning her career with Dakota Pet Hospital as a groomer in 1992, Chris now splits her time between grooming and managing the pet hospital. She is particularly interested in working with animals that have behavioral issues such as anxiety or stress that may be associated with grooming and nail trims. Chris enjoys traveling, horseback riding and home improvement projects as her hobbies. She shares her hobby farm with her husband, cat Lily and her Arabian horse.

Lynn, Groomer

Lynn joined our team in 2018 as one of our fabulous groomers. She has been grooming since 2007 and absolutely loves what she does. Lynn's favorite breeds are Poodles and any dog in a long haired scissor cut. She has a standard Poodle named Rou, who enjoys doing barn hunts and dog shows with her mom. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys horseback riding, traveling with her family and anything outdoors. She resides in the South Metro with her husband, 2 teenage daughters, a 3 year old son and of course their Poodle Rou!

Kennel Staff

Individualized attention for your pet is the best part of boarding with us.

Nick, Kennel Manager

Nick's start with Dakota Pet Hospital began in 1995 when he was still just a student in high school.  As he continued his education at the University of Minnesota, Nick continued to devote some of his time to our wonderful clients and their pets, which helped drive Nick into the pet-sitting business. "Nick's Pet Recess", where pet owners who travel or have long work hours during the day can find some fantastic care for their pet(s).

 Christopher - Coming soon

Emma, Kennels/Assistant

Emma has been with us since 2014. She attends the University of Madison Wisconsin and is planning on majoring in Animal Science. She enjoys spending time with her friends and playing with her two dogs and one cat. She enjoys getting to know the clients at Dakota Pet and helping care for their animals.

When you only want the best for your pet while your gone, trust the staff at Dakota Pet Hospital!


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Monday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM7:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM6:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM1:00 PM

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