in Coon Rapids, MN

Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids

3589 River Rapids Dr NW
Coon Rapids, MN  55448

(763) 323-9121

Hospital Number: 0472

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  • Description
    It doesn’t get much easier to be an active partner in your pet’s overall health and well-being than it is at Banfield Pet Hospital of Coon Rapids. We are located within the Riverdale Village shopping center just off Main Street, near Highway 47. Banfield has spent over 50 years bringing health and wellness to pets with our premium pet health services offered at every Banfield location. Whether you are seeking treatment for your dog, cat or something a bit more exotic, Banfield’s Coon Rapids staff is ready to give your pet the attention and care that they deserve.
    Whether your pet is in need of a routine check-up or emergency surgery, our staff will do everything that they can to keep your pet in the best health possible. Coon Rapids’ Banfield is the trusted go-to for all things pet health related, ensuring that your pet receives the best health care available when they need it most. Banfield’s dog health options are second to none, as are the options available to all of the other treasured family members in Coon Rapids.
    Banfield Pet Hospital is always accepting new pet patients and walk-in visits. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Coon Rapids guests.
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  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (see operating hours)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • Care Credit
    • Dental Digital X-Ray
    • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Team

    Dr. Jennifer Melling

    Chief of Staff

    Dr. Melling received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at St. Cloud State University before completing her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. While completing school, she had actively worked in the veterinary field as a technician and also did shelter/rescue pet medicine. Her interests include clinical pathology, internal medicine, nutrition and weight management and senior pet care. She has an Australian Shepherd/ Husky mix named Mardi Gras that loves to get into trouble. In her spare time, she loves to garden, fish, four-wheel and volunteer at the Tri-County Humane Society doing spays and neuters for shelter animals. One day she would love to own a pet cow. More Details >>

    Dr. Christina Froemming


    Dr. Froemming grew up in a small town in northern Minnesota and received her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College where she majored in biology. She then went on to Veterinary school at the University of Minnesota, completing her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Her veterinary interests include small animal dermatology and internal medicine, and educating new pet owners. Dr. Froemming, along with her husband Shawn, stay busy raising their three young children. She enjoys spending time with their mixed breed dog named Jersey and cuddling with their two cats, Latte and Stormy. In the little spare time she has, she enjoys baking, reading, watching Twins baseball and exploring new places with her family. More Details >>

    Dr. Sarah Marx


    Dr. Marx grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Yes, She is a true cheese head - go Packers! She attended the University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for her undergraduate and left with a chemistry minor, biology major. She moved to Coon Rapids in 2008 to complete her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota. During her years at veterinary school, Dr. Marx worked at Coon Rapids Banfield as a student doctor and Veterinary Assistant. Dr. Marx's veterinary interests include internal medicine and preventive care. On her time off, Dr. Marx enjoys being out on the lake fishing and relaxing. She also spends her free time playing with her dog, Mylo (pit bull mix) and her two cats, Ty and Tess. More Details >>

    Dr. Heather Mix


    Dr. Heather Mix completed her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. She had worked as a Veterinary Technician and Assistant for many years, before and throughout veterinary schooling. Her special interests include internal medicine, cardiology, and radiology. She has a Lhasa-Poo named Taz, or Tazmanian Devil when he is in trouble. Dr. Mix comes from a large family of seven children, of which she is the youngest. Her favorite hobbies include singing, arts and crafts, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves to travel up north to her hometown, Brainerd, to enjoy the lakes and nature. More Details >>

    Dr. Annie Fisher


    Dr. Annie Fisher completed her Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2009. After working for several years as a Microbiologist, she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. She lives at home with her husband, Derek, their greyhound, Nugget, and 3 cats named Penny, Sheldon, and Sage. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books and working on her garden. More Details >>

    Dr. Kaci Wulfekuhle


    Dr. Kaci Wulfekuhle received her undergraduate degree in animal science at Iowa State University before completing her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in 2016. She actively volunteered in her school, including the Feral Cat Alliance spay and neuter clinics and the Small Animal Intensive Care Unit. Her clinical interests include dentistry, dermatology, companion exotics, and preventive medicine. Her three pets include a 4-year-old sassy Pembroke Corgi named Neeko, a 2-year-old sociable cat named Miles, and a 4-month-old sweet and super smart miniature Australian Shepherd puppy named Jackson. In her free time, Kaci loves to garden, explore new parks, camp, and glass blow paperweights and vases. More Details >>

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