Dr. Kathy earned her DVM at the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine, and came to MLVC soon after. She enjoys seeing all types of patients, but especially enjoys orthopedic surgery and small animal dentistry.
Dr. Frank started Moose Lake Vet Clinic in 1977. He now works only one day a week, but still enjoys seeing patients and their owners!
Dr. Melissa joined MLVC in 2017 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. She enjoys variety and likes to work with all species. She splits her time between appointments in the clinic and on the farm. Her small animal focus is preventative medicine and wellness appointments, and has special interest in food animal medicine. She absolutely loves what she does every day, and her favorite things about this clinic are the clients and the staff. When she is not attending to her patients, she enjoys roofing, playing various musical instruments, needlework, woodworking, and spending time outdoors. She has two young children, Bruce and George, and her family shares their home with her "menagerie", including horses, cats, dogs, fish, rabbits, bees, cattle, chickens, and a bearded dragon.
Dr. Kristina graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2017, and then spent a year as an intern veterinarian at Stillwater Equine. She joined the MLVC team in 2018, and is mostly found out in the country seeing equine patients. Her largest interest is in equine medicine and theriogenology. Her favorite thing about this practice is the dedication of our clients. When she is not attending to her patients, she enjoys horse camping, trail riding, backpacking, sustainable farming, and gardening. She has a fiancée, Bobby; and shares her home with multiple farm animals; two dogs, Chloe and Finnegan; and a cat named Murphy.
Sam started at MLVC in 2021 and can be found at the front desk most days! Sam currently lives in Moose Lake and when not working enjoys barrel racing and spending time with family.
Jamie has been working with the MLVC equine patients since 2019. Jamie hails from Duluth, and currently lives in Barnum. In her spare time she enjoys riding her horses (Toby and Gumdrop), hiking, and camping with her family.
Jill returned to MLVC in 2018 after a few years away. She assists mostly with our equine patients and can usually be found riding shotgun in the vet truck. In her spare time she enjoys training and riding western pleasure horses and spending time with her family.
Clara always wanted to work with animals, so started tech school in 2018 at Eastern Wyoming College. She joined us here at MLVC in 2018/2019 for a couple of externships and, after graduating, continued on with us full time as a CVT. Her biggest interests are monitoring anesthesia during surgeries and performing dental cleanings. She also believes that "nothing beats draining a good abscess!" Her favorite thing about working at our clinic is the camaraderie between our team and the fact that everyone is here to improve and learn more about animal welfare while having a fun time. When she is not helping patients, she enjoys working on her family ranch; riding her two horses, Callie and Calamity; hanging out with friends; and seeing new places. She currently lives in Sandstone with her dogs, Rainee and Bowie.
Ellie started with us fall of 2021. She is a jack of all trades around the clinic and can be found helping out with all sorts of jobs! She lives in Sturgeon Lake and enjoys spending her free time with her dog Dixie.
Dora came to us in 2021 after multiple other jobs in the veterinary industry including the University of Minnesota and Affiliated Emergency Clinic. In her spare time she enjoys her time at the lake.