Meet Our Skilled Team of Groomers

Learn Who We Are

  • Chris, Groomer

    Chris began her career with Dakota Pet Hospital as a groomer in 1992, she now splits her time between being the clinic administrator and one of our groomers . She is particularly interested in working with animals that have behavioral issues such as anxiety or stress that may be associated with grooming and nail trims. Chris enjoys traveling, horseback riding and home improvement projects as her hobbies. She shares her hobby farm with her husband, cat Lily and her dog Cricket.

  • Lynn, Groomer

    Lynn joined our team in 2018 as one of our fabulous groomers. She has been grooming since 2007 and absolutely loves what she does. Lynn's favorite breeds are Poodles and any dog in a long haired scissor cut. She has a standard Poodle named Rou, a pitbull named Brad and a chihuahua named Buster. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys horseback riding, traveling with her family and motorcycle riding. She resides in the South Metro with her partner and 9 year old son. and bonus daughters.

Kennel Staff

Meet Our Skilled Team of Kennel Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Nick, Kennel Manager
    Nick Nick
    Building Manager

    Nick's start with Dakota Pet Hospital began in 1995 when he was still just a student in high school.  As he continued his education at the University of Minnesota, Nick continued to devote some of his time to our wonderful clients and their pets, which helped drive Nick into the pet-sitting business. 'Nick's Pet Recess', where pet owners who travel or have long work hours during the day can find some fantastic care for their pets.

Dakota Pet Hospital

20136 Icenic Trail Lakeville, MN 55044 **For Afterhour Emergencies, Contact South Metro Animal Emergency Care at 952-953-3737**