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Specialized Services

Waconia Veterinary Clinic has referral associations with many area veterinary specialists to provide advanced care for your pet. Should the need arise, we can refer you to specialists for emergency after hours care, advanced surgical care, internal medicine consultations, ophthalmology, dermatology, advanced cardiac care and more.

Twin Cities Veterinary Surgery is a mobile surgical practice. A diagnosis and therapeutic plan are determined both by the primary care veterinarian and surgeon. The majority of surgical procedures for patients of Waconia Veterinary Clinic are performed right here in our surgical suite, making it easier for our clients and their pets. Drs. Scott Murphy and Melissa Hoffer are both specialists in small animal surgery, who after completing internships and surgical residencies at veterinary universities, passed the rigorous tests to achieve board certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. View web site.

Your Waconia veterinarian knows your pet well, but sometimes pets require a very advanced level of care. We work with BluePearl Veterinary Partners as one of our referral veterinary practices . Located at 7717 Flying Cloud Drive in Eden Prairie, they work closely with us to ensure a personalized treatment plan is made specifically for your pet/diagnosis. View web site.

Having locations in Eden Prairie and Golden Valley, Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Services is a 24/7 emergency facility. They are fully equipped with an in-house laboratory, pharmacy and state of the art equipment such as digital radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy. While they do not provide preventative health care services (i.e. spays and vaccinations) they manage a wide variety of critical medical and surgical conditions. View web site.

Companion Animal Eye Center, located in Golden Valley, is a practice limited to providing veterinary ophthalmology care for companion animals. Dr. Connie L. Sillerud provides a comprehensive pet eye care environment, ensuring that the needs of the pet, the client and referring veterinarian are met. View web site.

Veterinary Ophthalmology Specialty Practice is a referral specialty practice that is limited solely to the diagnosis and treatment of animal eye disease. Dr. Dennis Olivero is a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist, having completed post-doctoral training program devoted to the study of medicine and surgery of all species of animal eyes.His office is located in St. Louis Park. Link to web site. View web site.

Dr. Michelle Kanner provides on-site ultrasound diagnostics for patients. They visit on a scheduled basis for diagnostic abdominal ultrasounds and echocardiograms. Painless and noninvasive to patients, ultrasound enables us to view internal organs and structures in three dimensions. They can perform internal organ biopsies if indicated by their findings.

We sometimes feel our patients would benefit from a referral to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Center. A teaching hospital for veterinary students, there are board-certified veterinary specialists in a wide variety of disciplines. Medical Center is located in St. Paul. View web site.

There are many skin diseases that affect dogs and cats, including allergies, ear disease, autoimmune conditions, nail disease, hormonal imbalances, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases. They may or may not present with obvious clinical signs and occasionally don’t respond to conventional treatment . As a veterinary dermatologist Dr. McKeever sees patients at theMcKeever Dermatology Clinic. View web site.


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Office Hours

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7:00am 7:00am 7:00am 7:00am 7:00am 7:30am Closed
6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 1:00pm Closed

After hours emergency service is available by calling the Affiliated Emergency Veterinary Service in Eden Prairie. They may be reached at 952-942-8272.

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