Linnea Thiem, DVM

Degrees University of St. Thomas, B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Spanish 2014  University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM 2018  Areas of Interest I joined Westgate Pet Clinic in October 2023, and it has been a joy to be a part of the team here. I am proud to be work with a group…

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A native of Connecticut and UCONN alumna, Dr. Norberg graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She pursued a rotating internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia where she learned to appreciate sweet tea, air conditioning, and a good bottle of roach killer. Hired by…

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Cody Dahl, DVM

Degrees:  2016 – BS in Animal Science from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities 2021 – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Special interests:  Veterinary medicine: I enjoy almost all aspects of veterinary medicine. I prioritize preventive medicine and weight management. I enjoy building relationships with owners and pets to make…

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Jennifer Hanson, DVM

Degrees B.A. Wellesley College D.V.M. University of Minnesota Areas of Interest Veterinary medicine: I enjoy building a relationship with my patients and their owners that allows us to recognize and meet pets’ unique needs during every stage of life. I take particular interest in preventive care, weight loss programs, and management of complex medical conditions….

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Lauren Bury, DVM CVA

Degrees Winona State University, BS University of Minnesota, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist Areas of Interest I have a special interest in complicated internal medicine, including liver disease and gastroenterology. I enjoy preventative medicine, and love building collaborative relationships with owners to help keep their pets…

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Mary Matzek, DVM

Degrees Emory University, Anthropology, BA 1993University of Minnesota, Veterinary Medicine, DVM 2003 Areas of Interest Professional Areas of interest: Feline medicine, dentistry/oral pathology Personal Areas of interest: Gardening, yoga, oil painting  Pets We share our home with one very lazy Lab-mix, one sweet & sassy brown tabby and one very naughty & noisy orange tabby

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Valerie Aliano, DVM

Degrees BS 1980′ DVM 1983, PennHIP Certification 1993 Areas of Interest Soft tissue surgery, laser surgery, internal medicine – especially geriatric medicine, and emergency medicine and critical care.   I am owned by 6 four legged individuals: Saige, Puck and Rogue (dogs) and Kobi, Fig and Goose for the cats. Pets Saige, Puck and Rogue (dogs)…

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Olivia Mirodone, DVM

Degrees High school : C.D. Loga – Timisoara, Romania Veterinary school: Timisoara 1991 and Iowa State 1997 I graduated from Veterinary School in Romania in 1991, and then I completed my accreditation studies  at Iowa State, where I graduated in 1997.  Areas of Interest Special interests in Veterinary Medicine:  I love every aspect of medicine, and mostly Internal…

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Carolyn Karlin, DVM

Degrees Rice University, BAUniversity of Arizona, MA, Ph.DUniversity of Minnesota, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Areas of Interest I have a special interest in animal nutrition, animal behavior, dental endodontics, and feline kidney disease. Pets Dr. Karlin shares her tiny bungalow with her husband, Travis, and the four laziest pets in the world. Her rescue dog,…

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Brek Perry, DVM

Degrees 1990 – BS in Bacteriology from University of Wisconsin-Madison;1994 – DVM from University of Wisconsin-Madison; Areas of Interest Special Interests in Veterinary Medicine: Professionally I enjoy surgery, dentistry and ophthalmology. I truly enjoy the relationships developed with clients as we strive to maintain the best quality of life for our patients. Hobbies:  During my free time…

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