Dr. Krake cherishes the relationships she has built over the years with our clients and their wonderful pets. Due to illness in early 2000, Dr. Krake could no longer work at the clinic. She now devotes her time to her home life with her pets and grandchildren. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1982 and in 1984, opened Dakota Pet Hospital in her hometown of Farmington until relocating the clinic to Lakeville in 1989. Dr. Krake is very much a valued member of the Farmington community. She shares her home with her Golden Retrievers and her 7 cats. Over the years, her home has been opened to many, many animals. When enjoying her personal time, Dr. Krake likes to garden, sew, knit, and read.
Dr. Schnepf has been practicing veterinary medicine since her graduation from Iowa State University in 1982. She has been with Dakota Pet Hospital since 2003. Dr. Schnepf adores her relationships with her clients and loves being witness to the bond of her clients and their precious pets. Her special interests are in complementary care, nutrition and acupuncture. She studied traditional Chinese medicine in China in 1998 and took the veterinary acupuncture course at the Qi Institute in Florida in 2005. In her spare time she is an avid yogi and enjoys travel to exotic lands. Her favorite things are her 3 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws, 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson-who are all simply magnificent! She spends a large amount of her time off cuddling, playing and walking her pups named 'Betty White & Black' and 'Georgie Lou'. Her other interests include biking, walking, hiking, reading and of course laughter.
Dr. Jagow completed her undergraduate program through UW-River Falls and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 2009. She joined our team in 2015 with a special interest in internal and preventative medicine. She is also a talented and efficient surgeon and veterinary dentist. Dr. Jagow enjoys spending time outdoors hiking with her dog, Ivy. Some of her favorite activities include kayaking, camping, downhill skiing, enjoying craft beer and attending music festivals.
Dr. Blohm graduated from the University of Wisconsin's School of Veterinary Medicine. After completion of her internship in emergency medicine and critical care, Dr. Blohm chose to pursue her passion of practicing preventative medicine. That is when she came to Dakota Pet Hospital in 2016. Dr. Blohm also enjoys practicing internal medicine, dentistry, and animal behavior. Her favorite part about her job is witnessing the human-animal bond and doing her best to keep pets healthy and happy. Outside of work, Dr. Blohm enjoys spending time with her husband and friends, as well as her fur family, consisting of three cats and 2 dogs, that have been rescued along the way in her path to becoming a great veterinarian. She also enjoys hiking, listening to live music, and reading books.
Dr. Borka was born and raised in Minnesota. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at the University of Florida. She joined our team in spring of 2019 where she is enjoying pursuing her passions in preventative medicine and surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Borka loves to spend her time gardening, listening to music, hiking and soaking up the sun. She also enjoys spending her free time with family and friends and having game nights.
Dr. Wenum grew up in the Twin Cities where he developed his love for animals and medicine. He joined the Coast Guard and was stationed on the east coast for 4 years before moving back to Minnesota where he attended the University of Minnesota both for undergraduate and doctorate school. He graduated from Veterinary Medical School in 2000. Dr. Wenum has worked in the emergency field of veterinary medicine for 14 years. He enjoys the case load in an emergency setting and enjoys helping clients and their pets through those stressful times. His main interests include emergency and critical care, surgery and diagnostic imaging. His personal interests include spending time with his family, weight lifting, Muay Thai boxing, scuba diving and travel.
Dr. McNab graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and has been a part of our team since 2008. Her passions are physical therapy and sports medicine. She has a special way with her patients and can calm most any nervous dog or cat. She is also an active member of her Girls Scout Troop. When she isn't busy coaching the girls during cookie season or working, Dr. McNab spends her free time outside hiking and running with her Border Collie, Mr. Big, and Australian Shepherd, Ranger. Dr. McNab, her husband and two kids also share their home with two cats and enjoy taking in young foster animals until they can find their forever homes.