Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Veterinarians


Dr. Thomas L.  Skadron<br>DVM photo

Dr. Thomas L. Skadron
DVM

Dr. Tom Skadron graduated from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Afterward, he served an internship in medicine, surgery, and exotics at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He has been practicing at the Skadron Animal Hospital since 1993. Dr. Skadron has a special interest in small animal medicine and surgery and has served on the board of several veterinary organizations, including The Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota and Veterinary Hospital Association.

Dr. Teri  Skadron<br>DVM photo

Dr. Teri Skadron
DVM

Dr. Teri Skadron graduated from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Prior to arriving at Skadron Animal Hospital she served an internship in medicine, surgery and exotics at Animal Medical Center in New York City. She has a special interest in exotic animal medicine and is a veterinary acupuncturist. She became certified with IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) in 2003.

Dr. Beth  Clasen<br>DVM photo

Dr. Beth Clasen
DVM

Dr. Clasen graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2014. Her special interests include Dermatology, ophthalmology and exotics (pocket pets). Dr. Clasen has a golden retriever named Lexi, a cavi-poo named Teddy and a guinea pig named Ellie. In her spare time, Dr. Clasen enjoys relaxing at the cabin, reading, fishing and attending musicals and plays.

Dr. Heidi Devries<br>DVM photo

Dr. Heidi Devries
DVM

Originally from Iowa, Dr. Devries obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. Dr. DeVries spent the last 13 years working in general practice and emergency medicine in California and Virginia. Her professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry and client education. She and her husband have three amazing children that keep them very busy. In her free time she enjoys running, reading, gardening, cooking, cheering on her kids and spending time outdoors with her family.

Dr. Joan Moore<br>DVM photo

Dr. Joan Moore
DVM

Dr. Moore has worked at Skadron Animal Hospital since 1981. She continues to maintain her presence in a consulting role.

Veterinary Technicians


Alesha  Greenwalt<br>Veterinary Technician photo

Alesha Greenwalt
Veterinary Technician

Alesha Greenwalt is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Delaware Valley University as a pre-vet student with her Bachelors in Small Animal Science. She will be attending the class of 2021 at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include client education, emergency medicine, and surgery. Alesha lives with her fiancé Chris and their two dogs Otto the German Shepherd and Max the American Staffordshire terrier. In her free time, Alesha enjoys hiking with her dogs, snowboarding, and enjoying time with her family and friends.

Kayla Rose  Raab<br>CVT photo

Kayla Rose Raab
CVT

Kayla Raab has worked at Skadron Animal Hospital since 2009. She graduated from Argosy University in 2013 where she received her AAS and CVT certificates.

Stasi  Karels<br>Veterinary Technician photo

Stasi Karels
Veterinary Technician

My name is Stasi Karels. I graduated from Argosy University in December 2017. I began my wonderful journey of a Vet Tech at Skadron Animal Hospital and it has been such a life-changing opportunity! I live in Cottage Grove with my husband Robert and my 2 dogs Kairi and Athena. My favorite hobbies are playing volleyball, long walks, and jogging. Everyone here at Skadron is so passionate and loving towards animals! It's a great environment for you and your furry babies!

Melanie Gutzman<br>Certified Veterinary Technician photo

Melanie Gutzman
Certified Veterinary Technician

Melanie graduated from Globe University in 2016 with an A.A.S in Veterinary Technology and passed her national boards exam earning her CVT credentials shortly after. She has been with Skadron Animal Hospital since September of 2017. She is from South St. Paul, MN where she lives with her boyfriend Kyle and their fur babies; 2 dogs, Nismo (husky) and Moose (Pitty Mix named after her late rats Goose and Maverick), a bearded dragon named Groot, a mouse named Colby Jack and a beta fish named Diablo. In her free time you can find her anywhere outdoors with her dogs or watching any Marvel movie.

Receptionists


Alison  McQuade<br>Receptionist photo

Alison McQuade
Receptionist

One of our fabulous, caring receptionists!

Jenny  Rembish<br>Receptionist photo

Jenny Rembish
Receptionist

Jenny is a member of our excellent reception staff team, and she’s here to make you and your pet feel welcome and safe.

Kelly Leiting  photo

Kelly Leiting

Kelly is one of our fabulous, caring receptionists! Kelly is an avid pet lover with 2 dogs and 4 cats of her own. She fostered cats for many years. Her husband, 2 children and her love to travel for fun.

Pat  Bourgoin<br>Receptionist photo

Pat Bourgoin
Receptionist

Pat is one of our fabulous and caring receptionists!

Britt Fabrello <br> Receptionist photo

Britt Fabrello
Receptionist

Kennel


Marina Nigg<br>Kennel Assistant photo

Marina Nigg
Kennel Assistant

Katie Atkins  photo

Katie Atkins

One of our wonderful and tireless kennel staff!

Cool Cats


Bob  photo

Bob

Bob is another one of our overindulged practice cats. His favorite spots include his “consultant’s stool” (above) and the perch in the crook of the window overlooking the lawn. Bob, like Penelope, does not have to punch a clock. He’s always on duty.

Ellsworth  photo

Ellsworth

Penelope  photo

Penelope

Penelope loves it here at Skadron Animal Hospital. And why not? Where else can you have the run of an office along with a pipeline to an unlimited assortment of treats? Look up “spoiled cat” in the dictionary and you will see this picture of Penelope.

Raja  photo

Raja

Raja is a frequent greeter to those entering the animal hospital. Her favorite pastime is bird watching.

Skadron Animal Hospital

178 E. Marie Avenue

West St. Paul, MN 55118


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(651) 451-6421 Email: [email protected]



Hours

Sunday Closed

Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm