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Meet the NorthStar VETS team: Jennifer Kim, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)


Dr. Jennifer Kim is a member of the Veterinary Oncology team at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about how she got into veterinary medicine, what veterinary oncology is about, and the words from a client that keep her going. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Fiona


Fiona presented to the Surgery team in Robbinsville in January as a 5-month-old female intact Boxer with a right forelimb angular limb deformity. She had an abnormal curvature of the right radius and ulna which was causing her limb to curve to the inside (carpal varus). She also had a shortened right forelimb due to the premature closure of her distal medial radial growth plate. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Buster


Buster is a 1-year-old boxer puppy who jumped over a fence and unfortunately landed incorrectly on his hind leg. He sustained a fracture to his tibia and fibula. He came to see us for a consultation regarding fracture repair. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Patches


Patches presented to the NorthStar VETS Emergency service with unknown trauma presumed to be a hit by car case. The one-year-old spayed female cat sustained chest trauma and a fracture of the left olecranon. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Casey


Casey was an 8-year-old Labrador Retriever that presented to NorthStar VETS late one morning after her owner found her laying on her side and minimally responsive after consuming a bottle of medication. Dr. Berkowitz of the Emergency and Critical Care team, opted to try a novel therapy of giving her intravenous lipid emulsion. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Romeo


Romeo is a 7-year-old male neutered Cock-a-poo who came to NorthStar VETS in January after being hit by a car. After initial stabilization, he was transferred to the Surgery department for management of degloving wounds sustained to the right forelimb. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Jason Coggeshall, DVM


Dr. Jason Coggeshall is a member of the Veterinary Surgery team at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, he talks about the first big decision of his career, the kind of cases veterinary surgeons typically see, and … Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Ozzie


This is the story of Ozzie, a patient of Veterinary Internist Deborah Ward and Veterinary Surgeon Daniel Stobie, who received an innovative cryotherapy technique on his adrenal glands that eliminated both his Cushings disease and Diabetes. Continue reading

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What to Expect when you have to Say Goodbye


Should the decision be made to euthanize a pet, please know that NorthStar VETS treats all cases as compassionately as possible. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS


Stacey Rebello, DVM, MS is a doctor in the Emergency and Critical Care service at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about how she ended up in veterinary medicine, the types of cases she sees, … Continue reading

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