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Lakeland Veterinary Hospital

Lakeland Veterinary Hospital

7372 Woida Road | Baxter, MN 56425

Call 218-270-9836
Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday By Appointment
  • Veterinary Wellness Exams
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Preventative Care
  • Therapy Laser
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Lakeland Veterinary Hospital has been providing quality service to the Brainerd lakes area for over 40 years. Our award-winning facility was designed and built in 2000 by local architects with the purpose of providing our patients with a clean and comfortable environment.

Our professional staff is dedicated to providing your pet with the best medical attention available. We strive to provide your pet with the same level of professional and compassionate care that we would expect for our own pets. (Between us, we have over 50 pets, so you know we love animals!)

We would like to encourage you to call our hospital with any questions or concerns you may have about your pet. Individual and group tours of our hospital and boarding facility are available upon request.

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The entire team at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital would like to take a moment to thank you for voting us ‘Best Veterinary Clinic’ AND 'Best Pet Grooming'! The entire team at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital would like to take a moment to thank you for voting us ‘Best Veterinary Clinic’ AND 'Best Pet Grooming'!
 Welcome to Lakeland Veterinary Hospital! Welcome to Lakeland Veterinary Hospital!
Lakeland Veterinary Hospital has been serving the Brainerd Lakes Region for more than 40 years. Lakeland Veterinary Hospital has been serving the Brainerd Lakes Region for more than 40 years.
Our facility has a spacious parking lot to accommodate all of our clients and their pets. Our facility has a spacious parking lot to accommodate all of our clients and their pets.
Our practice has proudly been AAHA-accredited since 1999. Our practice has proudly been AAHA-accredited since 1999.
We carry a variety of pet foods and products that can conveniently be purchased in-house. We carry a variety of pet foods and products that can conveniently be purchased in-house.
Our team members are friendly, helpful, and committed to providing you with a superior client experience. Our team members are friendly, helpful, and committed to providing you with a superior client experience.
Part of your pets physical includes an oral exam. Did you know dental disease is about more than doggy breath, it’s about your pet’s complete health! Oral bacteria puts pets at risk for painful teeth and gums, and more serious issues like organ damage. Part of your pets physical includes an oral exam. Did you know dental disease is about more than doggy breath, it’s about your pet’s complete health! Oral bacteria puts pets at risk for painful teeth and gums, and more serious issues like organ damage.
Dr. Kelly examines her patients teeth for any signs of dental disease. Dr. Kelly examines her patients teeth for any signs of dental disease.
This sweet pooch is all smiles for his visit with us! This sweet pooch is all smiles for his visit with us!
To help keep her patient's smile healthy, Dr. Erica performs an oral exam! To help keep her patient's smile healthy, Dr. Erica performs an oral exam!
Part of our patients wellness exam is to check the ears, and this adorable pooch was a great patient for Dr. Erica as she conducted the ear exam. Part of our patients wellness exam is to check the ears, and this adorable pooch was a great patient for Dr. Erica as she conducted the ear exam.
Dr. Piepgras uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heart and lungs, which is also part of our patient's physical exams. Dr. Piepgras uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heart and lungs, which is also part of our patient's physical exams.
When we say 'tip of the nose to the tip of the tail exam,' we mean it, and Dr. Piepgras is doing just that. Here, Dr. Piepgras examines a pet’s eyes for unusual coloration, discharge, proper light response, and more. When we say 'tip of the nose to the tip of the tail exam,' we mean it, and Dr. Piepgras is doing just that. Here, Dr. Piepgras examines a pet’s eyes for unusual coloration, discharge, proper light response, and more.
Did you know we offer digital radiography (aka X-Ray)? From a diagnostic perspective, x-rays serve as an invaluable role in veterinary medicine. Did you know we offer digital radiography (aka X-Ray)? From a diagnostic perspective, x-rays serve as an invaluable role in veterinary medicine.
How sweet is this pup's face! How sweet is this pup's face!
There's nothing quite like kitty snuggles to make the day absolutely purr-fect ;) There's nothing quite like kitty snuggles to make the day absolutely purr-fect ;)
During a dental cleaning, we will scrape and scale the surface of the teeth, and then polish the teeth to leave a smooth surface, which will discourage future plaque from developing. During a dental cleaning, we will scrape and scale the surface of the teeth, and then polish the teeth to leave a smooth surface, which will discourage future plaque from developing.
For further diagnostic information, full-mouth dental x-ray radiography can be used to view the teeth, surrounding bones, and tissues of the mouth below the gumline, where the majority of dental disease is found. For further diagnostic information, full-mouth dental x-ray radiography can be used to view the teeth, surrounding bones, and tissues of the mouth below the gumline, where the majority of dental disease is found.
Lakeland Veterinary Hospital contains a full on-site diagnostic laboratory to provide accurate and timely results for blood work and lab samples. For rare tests, samples may need to be analyzed in a separate reference laboratory. Lakeland Veterinary Hospital contains a full on-site diagnostic laboratory to provide accurate and timely results for blood work and lab samples. For rare tests, samples may need to be analyzed in a separate reference laboratory.
This adorable pup is all smiles for his grooming appointment! This adorable pup is all smiles for his grooming appointment!
The grooming professionals at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital can help to keep your pet fresh, clean, and feeling their best. Regularly grooming your pet has many benefits, not only for hygienic reasons, but also for their health and comfort. The grooming professionals at Lakeland Veterinary Hospital can help to keep your pet fresh, clean, and feeling their best. Regularly grooming your pet has many benefits, not only for hygienic reasons, but also for their health and comfort.
Kisses mid-grooming <3 Kisses mid-grooming <3
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Deb Piepgras, DVM - Hospital Director/Owner
Deb Piepgras, DVM - Hospital Director/Owner

Deb Piepgras, DVM - Hospital Director/Owner
Degrees
She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Minnesota in 2000. She is also 'Fear Free' Certified!

Areas of Interest
Dr. Deb Piepgras is the owner of L.V.H. Deb grew up in Brainerd and graduated from Brainerd High School. She has been back in Brainerd & practicing veterinary medicine since June of 2000. Her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is the challenge of aiding sick and injured animals that cannot communicate their problems. She spends any spare time with her husband two children, dogs and the variety of outdoor activities that the area has to offer. In her spare time, Dr. Piepgras enjoys working in her many gardens, quilting, reading, camping, fishing and hunting.

Pets
She has 3 Dogs; Oberyn, a Shepherd Mix and Arya and Oscar, both Long-haired Miniature Dachshunds.

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Dr. Erica
Dr. Erica

Meet Dr. Erica! She joined our team at Lakeland in January 2017! She Graduated with her DVM from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.

Areas of Interest
Dr. Erica is from St. Joseph, MN and is excited to move back to Lake Country as she enjoys the many outdoor activities: boating, fishing, camping and hiking. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son and large extended family. She loves traveling and exploring new places and trying new foods. The best part of veterinary medicine for Dr. Erica is helping to support the human-animal bond that is central to people and their companions. She enjoys preventive medicine, internal medicine, infectious/zoonotic disease and pain management.

Pets
Dr. Erica has 3 dogs: Luey, (a Doberman) Muskie (a Lab Mix) and Freddy (a Shepard Mix) and 2 cats; Morris and Whitman

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Dr. Kelly
Dr. Kelly

Dr. Kelly
Degrees
Meet Dr. Kelly! She graduated with her DVM from Iowa State University in 2015. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Areas of Interest
Dr. Kelly grew up on a small family dairy farm in South Central WI. She and her Fiance. Ryan, have recently moved to the Brainerd area. Dr. Kelly enjoys anything that brings her outside-from hiking, hunting, and fishing, to softball or sitting by a campfire. Her favorite aspects of veterinary practice included the variety that every day brings and getting to know pets and their humans! Dr. Kelly has recently taken an interest in canine agility and has started training with her dog Bucky. She is excited for the opportunity to continue their training in the Brainerd area.

Pets
Bucky (Lab mix), Sawyer (English Llewellin Setter), and Trio (Springer Spaniel)

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Joyce, Office Manager
Joyce, Office Manager


Areas of Interest
Joyce is our Office Manager. She has been at L.V.H. since 1981 (wow!). Her family includes her husband, Kevin, two daughters, Kara & Kandi who are both teachers and one son, Luke, a golf pro in Idaho. Joyce's hobbies include going for walks, outdoor activities and spending time with her family and pets. Her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is watching owners and their pet's relationships grow through the years.

Pets
She has two dogs -Buddy & Sophie, both Golden Retrievers and Paddy, her cat.

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