DR. SARA BRUEHL
Dr. Bruehl received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota.
DR. COLLETTE MENDEZ
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.
DR. JENNIFER BOUTHILET
Best wishes are extended to Dr. Bouthilet as she ventures out to establish a physical therapy exclusive practice for pets.
Dr. Bouthilet joined our team in April of 2018 when Hillcrest Animal Hospital closed.
As she will no longer be seeing appointments for general patient care, Drs. Bruehl and Mendez are happy to welcome her clientele and their family pets to our hospital. Dr. Boutilet has transferred all patient records to North St. Paul Animal Hospital for your convenience.
Stay tuned for updates on her physical therapy practice grand opening!
OUR SUPPORT TEAM
Office Manager, Certified Veterinary Technician
She has one dog, Rylie,
In her spare time she likes to play volleyball, and does some running.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Penny has been a part of North St. Paul Animal Hospital since fall of 2004.
She is a graduate from the Medical Institute of Minnesota where she earned her degree in Veterinary Technology.
She has five children and enjoys watching and playing hockey, trail running, and just hanging out with her family.
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.
Sam has been with North St. Paul Animal Hospital since October 2018.
She has always known she wanted to work with animals. "Growing up I had my heart set on being a Polar Bear groomer! Due to my love for Polar Bears I 'Co-own' a Polar Bear in San Diego."
Sam has a working tattoo on her arm that represents all the animals she's either fostered or adopted.
Currently she has two 9 yr old pups at home named Rosie & Honey!
Stephanie received her associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in 2009 from Argosy University.
After living in New York and developing a love for customer service she decided to join North St. Paul Animal Hospital as a receptionist.
Stephanie and her husband
have three boys as well as a Lab mix, a Chiweenie, a cat, and a ton of shrimp.
Outside of work she spends time with her family, chasing her kids, and doing various volunteering and fundraising.
Kayla is currently attending college to obtain her biology degree and plans to continue on to veterinary school afterwards.
She has two rabbits named Bambi and Thumper that she adopted from the Animal Humane Society. Her family also has a Cavalier named Lady.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and theatre.
Lee has been a member of the receptionist team since March of 2019.
In the spring of 2018 they fostered a pregnant stray cat and cared for her litter of five kittens. They ended up falling in love and adopting one of the kittens; a rambunctious ginger tabby named Ripley.
Lee spends most of their free time keeping Ripley out of trouble, playing games with friends, listening to audio books, and trying to make people laugh.
Jamie has an Associates degree in Applied Sciences from Northern Michigan University (NMU).
"While studying at NMU I took many animal science and zoology courses and found I have a love for animals of all shapes and sizes. After I graduated I knew I wanted to work with animals and help them. Working at North St. Paul Animal Hospital has helped me to do that."
Jamie currently lives with her sister, nephew Kaden, a goldendoodle named Gus and a Guinea pig named Pickles.
In her free time, she volunteers for Camp Odayin, a residential camp for children with heart disease.
Jamie also loves to read, watch movies and spend time with her family.
Samantha joined North Saint Paul Animal Hospital in February 2019.
She is currently attending Dakota County Technical College to get her Veterinary Technology degree.
She loves playing with her cats, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
She has 3 cats, Smokey, Bandit and Lucifer.
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.
Alysse is currently attending the University of Wisconsin- River Falls. She plans on attending veterinary school upon graduation.
Alysse not only has an interest in small animal medicine, but also would like to pursue the large animal side of veterinary medicine too.