North St. Paul Animal Hospital

OUR DOCTORS

DR. SARA BRUEHL


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. 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 and now a beautiful son in their family!




OUR SUPPORT TEAM

ARLENE

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.      

JAYNE

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.  

ANNA

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.

Coming soon


JACKIE

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.  

Coming soon

  Customer Service 


VERONICA

  Customer Service   

  Veronica grew up in a household with a variety of animals, including dogs, rabbits and chinchillas. She expanded on her love of animals by taking care of neighborhood pets.

As a certified veterinary technician assistant, she participated in multiple animal care courses during her training.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, fishing and being with family and friends.


LAUREL

Administrative assistant



DANIELLE

Veterinary Assistant

      Danielle is excited to be starting her journey as a veterinary assistant.  She is currently pursuing a veterinary technician degree at DCTC and looks forward to an exciting future helping animals.


    Danielle grew up riding horses, working at horse barn, and pet sitting for friends and family.  All of these experiences inspired her to work in the veterinary field. 


    In her free time she enjoys visiting National Parks with her husband Blake or spending time at home with their golden retriever, Maple, and two cats, Apollo and Nova.  Her favorite movie is The Princess Bride.

    LUCAS

    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.

    TONY

    Veterinary Assistant

    Tony loved animals from a young age, when he would catch garden snakes and American toads. His passion took him on a journey working as an assistant caring for reptiles and now at our hospital caring for dogs and cats.


    His pet family includes a variety of furry and scaly pets including dogs, snakes, geckos and a tegu.


    In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with retired race horses. His favorite is an 18 year old Thoroughbred named Zelda.

    TAYLOR

    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.