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 after-hours emergency care, advanced surgical care, internal medicine consultations, ophthalmology, dermatology, advanced cardiac care and more.

Twin Cities Veterinary Surgery is a mobile surgical practice. Diagnosis and therapeutic plans 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.

Waconia Veterinary Clinic veterinarians know your pet well, but sometimes pets require a very advanced level of emergency or referral care. When the need arises, we entrust the staff at BluePearl Pet Hospital to work closely with us to ensure a personalized treatment plan is made specifically for your pet’s diagnosis and treatment. BluePearl is located at 7717 Flying Cloud Drive in Eden Prairie and can be reached at 952-942-8272. View web site.

  • Emergency:  No appointment is necessary for emergency medicine. A call ahead to let them know you are coming will help them prepare for your pet ‘s arrival.
  • Referral Care:  Appointments with a BluePearl specialist is usually by referral from your Waconia Veterinary Clinic primary care veterinarian. BluePearl’s veterinary specialists work directly with your primary care veterinarian to understand your pet’s condition and develop the appropriate treatment plan.

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 practise that is limited solely to the diagnosis and treatment of animal eye disease. Dr. Dennis Olivero is a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist, having completed a 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. View web site.

Dr. Michelle Kanner (Mobile Veterinary Ultrasound) and Dr. Eric Goullaud (Minnesota Mobile Veterinary internal Medicine) provide on-site ultrasound diagnostics for patients. Painless and noninvasive to patients, ultrasound enables us to view internal organs and structures in three dimensions. They can also 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 visible clinical signs and occasionally don’t respond to conventional treatment. As a veterinary dermatologist, Dr. McKeever sees patients at the McKeever Dermatology Clinic. View web site.