North St. Paul Animal Hospital



Dr. Bruehl received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota.

In addition to having a special interest in preventative medicine/wellness care for her patients, Dr. Bruehl also is an advocate for maintaining good dental health in pets and promoting pain management plans for animals in need.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening and traveling with her husband, George, and their three children. Dr. Bruehl’s family also includes three dogs (three standard poodles) and one cat.  


Dr. Mendez received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota.

She is passionate about nutrition and internal medicine in addition to preventative care.

She and her husband, John have 1 dog, Luna and 2 cats, Tucker and Bella and now a beautiful son in their family!



Office Manager, Certified Veterinary Technician

Arlene joined North St. Paul Animal Hospital as a veterinary technician in 1979 and has worked her way into her position of office manager.  

She earned her degree at the Medical Institute of Minnesota  

She has a sweet Havanese mix pup, Wilson.

In her spare time she likes to play volleyball, and does some running.      


Veterinary Technician

Jayne  joined the staff at North St. Paul Animal Hospital in 2018.

She earned her degree from the Medical Institute of Minnesota and has been a veterinary technician for an impressive 33 years.

She and her husband, Robert, have two daughters, a German shepherd, and three Siamese cats.

When she's not working, Jayne enjoys spending time outdoors with her family whether it's fishing or gardening. She is also a big fan of mystery novels.  


Certified Veterinary Technician

Anna joined our team in 2018. Areas of special interest for her in veterinary medicine include parasitology and cytology.

Anna's animal family includes  2 cats, Duncan and Peanut and her horse Belle.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing hockey, fishing, camping, spending time with Belle and volunteering for the Great Dane rescue.


Administrative Assistant


Customer Service  

Jackie started with North St. Paul Animal Hospital in September of 2018. 

"I came here because I love all animals but have an extra soft spot for cats…when I grow up I want to be the crazy cat lady."

Her hobbies are reading, watching cooking competition shows and scooping cat boxes.  


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Veterinary Assistant

    Erika studied Animal Science at University of Wisconsin - River Falls and is now studying to be Veterinary Technician at Northwood Technical College.

      She has previous experience working for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of MN.


      Her favorite interests in veterinary medicine include radiology and surgical monitoring.

      In her free time, she enjoys drawing, sewing, and traveling and now spending time with her new Golden retriever pup, Creampuff. 


      Veterinary Assistant

      Lucas started with our team as a kennel assistant since March of 2005. With training and experience, Lucas has been promoted to veterinary assistant.

      He is the primary caretaker of the boarding animals and enjoys giving them the same love and attention as his own two cats, Smokey and Mossy.


      Veterinary Assistant

      Tate has worked with animals almost half of his life and has enjoyed every second of it. He hopes to continue his career in veterinary medicine when he starts school next fall.

      In his spare time, you can find him riding horses, playing DnD and video games or playing basketball.


      Veterinary Assistant

      Taylor pursued her dream of working with animals when she joined our team. 

      Her animal family includes two cats, Herbie and Grandma, as well as her dogs King and Cooper. 

      In her free time, she enjoys shopping, listening to podcasts and snuggling with her animals.