Dr. Ed Pavek
Dr. Pavek is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine and has been practicing medicine for over 50 years. He performs a wide variety of specialized and routine surgeries. Dr. Pavek's years of experience make him an invaulable member of our team. In the past, he adopted two of our clinic cats, Sassy and George, and is happy to report they are loving the relaxing life at the Pavek's home.
Dr. Amber Glieden
Dr. Glieden is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine and joined our team as a veterinarian in 2016. Her special interests include preventative medicine, dentistry, and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Glieden has one dog and two cats at home and would love to meet the pets that make up your family! In her free time, she loves to play softball, spend time with her family, and read a good book.
Jane has been a veterinary technician for over 40 years. Her vast experience makes Jane a leader on our team. In her years, she has gained both knowledge and pets. Jane is 'mom' to three dogs (two of the three were adopted here) and two cats (also adopted from the clinic)! In the past, she has been known to take sick or hospitalized pets to her home for after hours care. In her spare time, Jane enjoys spending time at the lake relaxing with her family.
Alex is a certified veterinary technician whom started here by doing his internship for technician school and has since joined the team! He has a compassionate way with animals, which is reflected in his work. Alex has one pet a Spyinx cat named Griswold. In his free time, Alex enjoys watching Minnesota sports teams. His favorite team is the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he also enjoys watching the Vikings, Twins, and Wild!
Katie MeyersKatie graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology. In June 2017, she moved to Hopkins and started working for Pavek Animal Hospital to pursue her career working with animals! She has one dog, a 5 year old Husky mix named Maddie. In her free time, Katie loves to be outdoors hiking, camping, and relaxing in her hammock!
Andy performed an internship here at our clinic from 2014-2015 for a class through Hopkins High School and has since been working for us as a veterinary assistant. He graduated from high school this June and plans to go to college to specialize in Large Animal Sciences. Andy and his family have 3 cats, 1 dog, 2 rabbits, and 5 chickens living with them at home. He has a wide range of hobbies and interest including playing and refereeing rugby, showing and judging animals for FFA, and fish keeping. Andy has multiple fresh and salt water aquariums at home that house a wide variety of fish from all over the world. He has even started an aquarium for the clinic that can be found in our lobby! Come on over and check out his work!
OUR FELINE STAFF
Rambo is our resident clinic cat and professional welcoming committee. His is loved by all and he is happy to call Pavek Animal Hospital home. If he's not around when you stop in, feel free to ask the staff where to find him!