Stephanie Onken

Stephanie Onken

animal medical clinicAnimal Medical Clinic's mission is to enhance the quality of life for our clients and their pets. Our team is knowledgeable, caring, friendly, and committed to outstanding pet health care.

caravan vetCaravan Vet is the Twin Cities’ only full-service veterinary house call practice. ​Our mobile clinic delivers state-of-the-art veterinary care to our client's doorstep because patient comfort and client satisfaction are our highest priorities.

We are growing and looking to add another CVT to #teamamazing! We not only provide exams for cats and dogs in the comfort of our patients’ homes, but can also perform x-rays, dental prophylaxes, and surgeries in our mobile veterinary clinic! Our ideal candidate has at least 2 years’ experience as a veterinary technician and loves cats. The pay for this position is $16-19/hour DOE plus excellent benefits (including a 4-day work week). 

SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MN – (September 27, 2018) – Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA), the leading association for veterinary clinics in the Midwest, will be hosting their 13th Annual VHA Expo on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 8:00-4:40pm at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park, Minn. This one-day event is expecting to be visited by nearly 300 veterinarians, practice managers, veterinary technicians, and staff and will highlight the newest products, services, and programs in the industry.

This event will be led by top industry speakers, including 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist Jessie Diggins and Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald. Diggins will open the event with her keynote, “Going for Gold: The Team Behind the Team”, explaining how to identify and focus on individual strengths for the greater good of the team. Dr. Fitzgerald will close the event with his keynote, “Practice Makes Perfect”, sharing tips and secrets from his over 32 years in the veterinary industry.

Additional speakers include:

  • Melissa Maddux, DVM, speaking on the practice ownership, student debt, and financial growth;
  • Amy Haarstad, DVM, DACVD, speaking on feline and canine dermatology topics;
  • Stephanie Goldschmidt, BVM&S, DAVDC, speaking on dental anesthesia and analgesia as well as instrumentation;
  • And Becca Osmolak, discussing pet care industry insights and ways to connect with today’s pet owners.

“We are very excited about the line-up of exceptional speakers for this event,” says VHA Executive Director Jeff Benson, “Attendees can earn up to 6 continuing education credits in incredibly important topics and learn about the latest new products and services from our industry partners at the trade show. It’s a one-day event unlike any other.”

This year’s Expo is sponsored by veterinary industry partners Patterson Veterinary, Boehringer Ingelheim, Hill’s, Royal Canin, and Antech Diagnostics.

To learn more about the 13th Annual VHA Expo and to register to attend, visit https://veterinaryha.org/vha-expo-2018.


About Veterinary Hospitals Association

Established in 1984, Veterinary Hospitals Association (VHA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven association organized to represent the interests of members and the veterinary community. VHA currently serves nearly 400 member veterinary practices. The goal of VHA is to enhance the profitability of each member practice by positively impacting its bottom line. With member involvement, VHA will continue to offer services that either save money or make money for all members. Follow VHA on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Media Contact

Stephanie Onken
Communications Coordinator
Veterinary Hospitals Association
651-287-3325
sonken@veterinaryha.org

blaine aphAt the Blaine Area Pet Hospital, our mission is to offer the highest quality veterinary services for our clients and their pets in the Blaine area. Our services and veterinary facilities at the Blaine Area Pet Hosptial are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as pets age, and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We are looking for a veterinary assistant to join our amazing team. We are a multi-doctor, general practice providing, superb medical care to the small animals we service and outstanding client service to their families. This is a full-time position that includes some Saturdays.

blaine aphAt the Blaine Area Pet Hospital, our mission is to offer the highest quality veterinary services for our clients and their pets in the Blaine area. Our services and veterinary facilities at the Blaine Area Pet Hosptial are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as pets age, and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We are looking for an outgoing, friendly, proactive, and energetic veterinary receptionist to join our amazing team. We are a multi-doctor, general practice providing, superb medical care to the small animals we service and outstanding client service to their families. This is a full-time position that includes Saturdays.

broadway robbinsdale logoBroadway Robbinsdale Animal Hospital loves our community and our community's pets. We have proudly provided excellent pet care to the Minneapolis community for more than 35 years. From pet vaccines, to lab work and surgery, we want to keep Minneapolis' animals healthy.


Our technicians rotate through surgery, lab, treatments, and office calls. We encourage a team mentality, making for a more pleasant and efficient working environment.

To apply, please click here to submit your resume and cover letter.

2018 national veterinary technician week

Submit a photo of you at work and you may be featured in a short video we are producing to celebrate all of the amazing work you do as a veterinary technician! Submissions will be accepted through Friday, October 5, and one lucky person will win a $50 gift card!


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black dog logoWe are a companion animal clinic with no exotics located in Red Wing, MN. We have built a new state-of-the-art animal hospital to ensure pets have top preventive, wellness and general services, and are looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team.

victoriaPractice on the shore of Lake Auburn in beautiful Victoria! Victoria Veterinary Care is proud of our small-town, main-street personality and we’re seeking a driven veterinarian willing to work hard and be well rewarded personally and financially. Come Join Our Family! This is an excellent opportunity to grow professionally with our community.

Our philosophy is simple: We pledge to give all our patients the highest quality medical and surgical care, treating each pet as it if were our own. We understand that good communication between doctor and owner is a very important part of pet care and customer service is always our number one priority. While we primarily dogs and cats, we also treat a wide variety of small animals including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, and a knowledge of them is a bonus but not required. Must be skilled in dentistry with extractions and routine surgery is a must.

We offer a work week with no weekends and no emergency hours and only one early evening per week (until 7pm) as well as a generous compensation and benefit package.

logoCome enjoy lake country lifestyle in Excelsior, the #1 rated school district in Minnesota!  Excelsior Animal Hospital is proud of our small-town, main-street personality and are seeking a driven technician willing to work hard and be well rewarded personally and financially. Come Join Our Family!

Excelsior Animal Hospital’s philosophy is simple: We pledge to give all our patients the highest quality medical and surgical care, treating each pet as it if were our own. We understand that good communication between our medical team and pet owners is a very important part of pet care and customer service is always our number one priority. While we primarily dogs and cats, we also treat a wide variety of small animals including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, and a knowledge of them is a bonus but not required. We offer a thirty-eight-hour work week with no weekends as well as a generous compensation and benefit package.

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