Veterinarians

Dr. Sameera Nalla

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I grew up in southwest Minnesota and stayed in Minnesota for both mu undergraduate and veterinary degree. I completed my undergrad degree at Carleton College, studying history and neuroscience, and graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. I joined the Oak Grove Animal Hospital team at the beginning of 2021.…

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Dr. Rachel Gierke

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After receiving my doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, I started my career in a small animal and exotics hospital in Chicago. I have been a part of the Oak Grove team for over a year now. My husband and I have three young children to keep…

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Kathy Strupp

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I graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. Following graduation I pursued advance training in medicine and surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.I joined Oak Grove Animal Hospital in 2018. I enjoy working with the caring and skilled staff and strive to provide excellent care to…

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Dr. Melissa Powers

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I am originally from northern California. I completed my undergraduate studies at The University of Hawaii in Hilo and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and a Bachelors of Arts and Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology. I worked as an Agriculture Specialist for USDA at The San Francisco International Airport where…

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Dr. Kaija Youngner

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​I grew up on a hobby farm in Cambridge, MN and graduated from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. I have loved animals my entire life, and I feel so fortunate to be working at a practice with such amazing staff and absolutely fantastic clients and patients. My household includes my…

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Dr. Dawn Price

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​I graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 1984. I have worked at several practices throughout my career. I have been with Oak Grove since 2011. I live nearby with my husband, cats, dogs and one horse.

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Dr. Lisa Johnson

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​I graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. I have been working part-time at Oak Grove Animal Hospital since June 2007. I enjoy working with such a wonderful staff. I share my home with one dog, one cat, a guinea pig, and a toad. My daughters occupy my time outside of work.​

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Dr. Amy Morgan

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I graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989 and moved to Minnesota the day after graduation. I am the owner of the practice and am privileged to be working with such a caring and knowledgeable staff. I am also fortunate to have the support of fabulous clients who make our…

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