Team

Meet the Team

Veterinarians

Dave Hallstrom, D.V.M.

Dave Hallstrom, D.V.M.

After completing his undergraduate work at Bethel University, Dr. Hallstrom attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. After receiving his Doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1976, he began practicing medicine at Normandale Veterinary Hospital. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Hallstrom provides compassionate care to our animal friends in the metro area.

Kevin Velgersdyk, D.V.M.

Kevin Velgersdyk, D.V.M

Dr. Kevin attended the University of Minnesota, earning his Bachelor's degree in Animal Science. He then received his Doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota in 1985. After his graduation, Dr. Kevin moved to Oregon where he practiced medicine for two years before returning home to Minnesota. He has been practicing medicine for over 25 years and has been at Normandale Veterinary Hospital since 1987. Dr. Kevin is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and has received significant recognition throughout the years.

Staff

Gregg

Gregg
Kennel Manager

Gregg has been with Normandale Veterinary Hospital since 1983. He lives in Savage with his wife, his Boykin Spaniel Gus, and English Cocker Skeet.

Jamie

Jamie
Certified Vet Technician

Jamie graduated from Argosy University and has been with Normandale Veterinary Hospital since 2002. She lives in Bloomington with her dachshund Chad.

Jenny

Jenny
Vet Technician

Jenny graduated from Globe University in 1995 and has been with Normandale Veterinary Hospital since 2001. She lives in South St. Paul with her two cats, J.J. and Nash.

Linda

Linda
Receptionist

Linda started working at Normandale Veterinary Hospital in 1983 when her father-in-law Dr. Kamp owned the practice and restarted working part time in 2012. She lives in Bloomington with her husband, their German Shorthair Pointer puppy Zelda, and cat Ziggy.

Sharayah

Sharayah
Veterinary Technician

Sharayah graduated from Argosy University in 2011 and has been working at NVH since 2012. She lives in Northeast Minneapolis with her boyfriend, son, and her pets Boomer and Karma.

Laurie

Laurie
Vet Technician

Laurie has worked in the veterinary field for the last 4 years, she has always had a huge love of animals. She enjoys seeing new pets everyday and talking with clients! In her free time she likes to spend time with her dogs Rosie and Oliver!

Cassandra

Cassandra
Vet Assistant

Cassandra graduated from the University of Minnesota fall of 2020 with a bachelors degree in Animal science. She has always had a huge passion for animals since she can remember. She enjoys seeing all the clients and all the pets here at the clinic. In her free time she loves to be outside and enjoy time with her pup Kona.

Rachael

Rachael
Vet Technician

Rachael is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 2014 with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She joined us in September of 2021 and is passionate about patient care and dentistry. Rachael and her husband share their home with their two cats Cubby and Renji and their boxer Bettie. In her free time Rachael enjoys going to the cabin, cooking, and spending time with her 18 year old Polish Arabian mare Regina.

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