Meet the Team


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

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.


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.

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.

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.

Veterinary Technician

Kaela graduated from the university of MN-Duluth in 2013 with a degree in Biology and has been with Normandale Veterinary Hospital since February of 2015. She is currently attending Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine to become a veterinarian. When she's back from school she lives in Lakeville, MN with her boyfriend and her German shepherd puppy, Ace.


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.

Certified Vet Technician

Elizabeth graduated in 2015 with an AAS in veterinary technology. She’s been with Normandale Veterinary Hospital in Edina, MN since October of 2016. She lives in Shakopee with her HUGE family of 12! She has a dog named Bruce (10 months old) and a cat named Lea (11 yrs. old). Elizabeth enjoys monitoring anesthetic procedures and dentistry!


I have worked in the veterinary field for 27 years, 23 of those at Normandale Veterinary Hospital. I live in St. Paul with my husband Mike and my German Shepherd, Cyrus, and my cats, Simon and Bellamie.

Veterinary Assistant

Doug graduated from the University of Minnesota spring of 2017 with a BS in Biochemistry and hopes to attend Veterinary school next fall. He lives in Minneapolis with his Girlfriend, Kayla.

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.


Lauren graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2014 with a BA in Psychology. She started working for Normandale Veterinary Hospital in the fall of 2017. She lives in Eagan with her dog, Bella.

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