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Welcome to South Shore Veterinary Hospital

Devoted Exclusively to Family Pet Care

Your Veterinarian in Forest Lake, MN
Call us at 651-464-4210

Life is about relationships


At South Shore Veterinary Hospital, we place a high value on that principle.  We desire to partner with you in providing the highest quality, compassionate care for your companions.  Our goal is to exceed your expectations at every visit whether your pet has need of an annual well patient examination or complex medical/surgical care. To help serve you, we have eight doctors on staff, and a well equipped modern hospital including digital radiology, ultrasound, and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.  You will also find that we strive to keep veterinary medicine affordable. We want you to be able to make the best decisions possible for your pet's health and well-being for years to come.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and links. The best veterinary care for animals is preventative medicine and quality nutrition. If you want to ask a question call 651-464-4210 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Forest Lake veterinary office is easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Forest Lake pet owners.

Forest Lake Veterinarian | South Shore Veterinary Hospital | 651-464-4210

380 W Broadway Ave
Forest Lake, MN 55025

  • Dr.
    Dave Enright

    Dr. Dave is skilled in surgery, ultrasonography and medicine, but building relationships is his forte. As a long time member of the community, he is a staple here at SSVH.

  • Dr.
    Tracy Skwiot

    With special interests in internal medicine, infectious disease and endocrine disorders, Dr. Tracy is always up for a challenge. She values the special bond between her patients and their people.

  • Dr.
    Joe Vislisel

    With an emphasis in soft tissue, orthopedic and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Joe is passionate about maintaining a strong human-animal bond and delivering a fear free patient experience.

  • Dr.
    Michelle Buhr

    As a certified Fear Free professional, Dr. Michelle strives to make your pet's visit anxiety free. Her professional interests include dentistry, geriatric and feline medicine.

  • Dr.
    Emily Van Arsdale Treml

    Dr. Emily loves puppies and is an expert in preventative health care and wellness. She enjoys all aspects of medicine and works hard to develop a relationship with pets and their people.

  • Dr.
    Ann Enright

    Dr. Ann has special interests in preventative health care and wellness. She values the building a bond with her patients and their families.

  • Dr.
    Karrie Zahorik

    Dr. Karrie enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine. Her personality is infectious, making her an easy favorite at our hospital.

  • Dr.
    Cherie Igielski

    Dr. Cherie is well rounded with strengths in medicine and surgery. Having a passion for community service, she is here to help when you need it most.

    Caring and professional. Highly recommend!

    Dale R. / Eden Prarie, MN

    We love South Shore! They care so much for your animals and are affordable for all!

    Katie O. / Circle Pines, MN

    Fantastic care for our pets over 20 years. Thank you.

    Curtis C. / Lino Lakes, MN

    We've taken our cat here for about three years now. The vets and the assistants are nothing short of amazing. They really do make you feel like they care for your animal.

    - Kim F. / Forest Lake, MN

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