LeeAnnClient Service Specialist
LeeAnn has been with us since 2006. She loves working with our clients and getting to know them and their pets. She enjoys getting new puppies enrolled in our Puppy Wellness Program and our puppy/dog training classes. She currently resides in Farmington, it's a full house, with her husband, 3 children; Emily, C.J. and Tara, 6 cats; Kidden, Bun Bun, Sally, Skye Jones, GG-Money, Larry, and their yellow lab Jane.
KimClient Service Specialist
Kim has been with us since 2004, she enjoys getting to know our clients and their pets. She also enjoys watching the kittens and puppies grow up.Some of her favorite past-times are gardening, yoga, and home improvement projects. Currently, she resides in Eagan with her husband and their dog, Boo.
AbbyClient Service Specialist/Surgical Assistant
Abby has been with us since 2013. She is currently going to school to become a veterinarian, so she can keep doing what she loves! Abby has been assisting in surgery to make sure our patients have the best possible care before, during and after surgery. She enjoys watching Netflix, playing with her dogs, Mabel and her wiener dog Winston. Abby also loves getting to know our clients and their pets!
Barb has been with us since 2006. She currently resides in Lakeville with her family of pets. She enjoys spending time at home with her animals, driving her bus and doing some pet sitting for others. Barb also likes to get to know our clients and their pets and loving up on baby kittens.
Allison is a graduate of Jean Donaldson's prestigious The Academy For Dog Trainers where she earned her Certificate in Training and Counseling (CTC). Through her studies in this program, she has committed herself to humane training methods based on the science behind how animals learn. She also studied under the renowned Malena DeMartini Price to obtain her Certification in Separation Anxiety Training (CSAT). As a part time veterinary assistant, receptionist and dog trainer at Dakota Pet Hospital, Allison obtained her Fear Free certification to find a softer approach to veterinary care. For close to five years, she also volunteered with a local animal rescue, Ruff Start Rescue, where she found her calling: dog training. She teaches at our clinic and individually. Allison currently lives with two dogs, Auggie and Valentino and a very supportive partner, Michael. Through her science-based training methods, Allison has been able to make progress with her own K-9 boys and celebrates success daily. Her favorite part about training dogs is the fun that can be had during the process- for both the humans and the dogs alike.
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.
ElizabethVet Tech Assistant
Elizabeth joined our team in 2018. She is currently attending Argosy University to become a Vet Tech. She is enjoying her time with hands on learning as a Vet Tech Assistant with us at Dakota Pet Hospital. Elizabeth resides in Lakeville and has a little Chihuahua and turtles. In her spare time she loves going on adventures with her family and their pets and also likes a to snuggle up with her Chihuahua, while watching a good movie. Elizabeth enjoys getting to know our clients as well as their pets.