About Us

One-of-a-kind Veterinary Experience

Vet Partners was established to help create a one-of-a-kind veterinary experience that pet owners will love and trust. Have you ever just been given an invoice for your pet’s care with minimal explanation of the services provided? At Vet Partners, we are committed to thoroughly educating clients on why their pet needs the care that was recommended. Through state-of the-art equipment and technology, Vet Partners gives you a quality experience that is like no other vet experience you have had before.

Vet Partners Pet Hospital’s vision is to partner with people, families, and the community to provide the best medical care for pets. We are extremely passionate about preventative care. Vet Partners has preventative care packages that focus on keeping your pet healthy and happy. Our doctors are skilled in providing routine wellness care, as well as advanced medical and surgical case management. We also give you access to your pet’s medical records and their schedule online, from the convenience of your own home. Our website also hosts an online pharmacy that allows you to order medications for your pet and have them shipped right to your front door. For more details on our vision and innovative services, please give us a call.  We look forward to seeing you and providing excellent medical care for your pets!

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Vet Partners Locations

Plymouth

763.337.4433

Edina

952.920.9922

Vet Partners Plymouth

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Angela Woodward

Practice Owner and COS, Plymouth

Dr. Woodward grew up near Plymouth and graduated from Armstrong High School.  She completed her Bachelor’s degree at UW-River Falls in 2002 and graduated from the University of Minnesota-College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.  Dr. Woodward always wanted to be a veterinarian, given her love for the human-animal bond. She helped to open VetPartners Pet Hospitals with the vision to create partnerships with people and the community to provide the best medical care for pets. Dr. Woodward is passionate about preventative care and helping rescue pets. Her interests include solving advanced medicine cases and performing non-routine surgeries and ultrasounds.

She resides in Plymouth with her family including: husband Steve, their 4 children, 2 dogs (Allie and Jade) and cat (Frankie).  In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, boating, volleyball, and trying new restaurants.

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Melissa Lee

Associate DVM, Plymouth

Dr. Lee graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Her veterinary interests include: internal medicine, behavior, dentistry, and dermatology.
She and her husband share their home in Plymouth with 2 dogs and 2 cats They work as a team to always keep life interesting. In her spare time, she enjoys family time at the dog park and home renovations. 
Callie Peterson

Lead Certified Veterinary Technician

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Sabrina Reis

Marketing Director & Veterinary Technician

Sydney Harner

Veterinary Technician

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Kenzie Mayer

Veterinary Technician

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Lisa Lee

Veterinary Technician

Rachel Veschio

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kelly Durand

Certified Veterinary Technician

Vet Partners Edina

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Luther Groth

Practice Owner and COS, Edina

Dr. Groth first developed an interest in Veterinary Medicine while growing up on the plains of South Dakota in Aberdeen. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Notre Dame in 1999 and spent the next two years in California serving as a volunteer through the Americorps program. Dr. Groth graduated from the University of Minnesota-College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Groth has always wanted to be a veterinarian, and has a passion for animal health, the human- animal bond, and the role of animals in public health. Dr. Groth originally worked with large animals in rural Minnesota, but has spent the past 8 years serving pets and their owners as a small animal veterinarian.  He is passionate about building relationships with clients and providing quality medicine to each pet he sees.

He currently resides in Minneapolis with his wife Lindsey.

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Loree Desai

Associate DVM, Edina

Dr. Desai is a Minnesota native and has always had a passion for animals. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Minnesota. She went on to obtain her veterinary degree from Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Dr. Desai has worked in small animal practice since graduation and joined the Vet Partners Edina team in October 2016. Dr. Desai is passionate about building strong bonds with clients and their furry family members. Her interests include internal medicine and cardiology.

Dr. Desai lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Biren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, enjoying the great outdoors and checking out local breweries in the city. 

Ashlee Kong

Lead Certified Veterinary Technician

Christine Hukka

Certified Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician

Shannon Russell

Lead Client Service Representative

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Client Service Representative

Team Members at Both Locations

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Kirsten Lindberg

Practice Manager

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Jessica Blount

Operations Director

Jessica aka “JB” grew up in Richfield, Minnesota. She graduated with her Bachelors degree in Zoology from Minnesota State University – Mankato. After graduating, she worked in a fast-paced veterinary clinic for over 4 years before starting at Vet Partners.

She is a huge Star Wars fan and has two dogs, Reggie (Yorkie mix) and Penelope (French Bulldog).