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Welcome to Excelsior Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Excelsior MN
Call us at (952) 474-1106

Best of Lake Minnetonka

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Here at Excelsior Animal Hospital our philosophy is simple: We pledge to give all our patients the highest quality medical and surgical care, treating each pet as if it were our own. We are your “partner in pet care,” and we’re happy to provide support and information enabling you to give your pet the best possible care at home, including proper nutrition, shelter, exercise and plenty of “T.L.C.”

Good communication between doctor and owner is a very important part of pet care, so we encourage you to ask us questions about the treatment we give your animal. We promise to give you the information you need to make well informed decisions regarding your pet’s health, and to set your mind at ease.

Come visit Excelsior Animal Hospital today.

Your Excelsior VETERINARIAN, PET CARE & PET HOSPITAL| Excelsior Animal Hospital

130 Oak Street
Excelsior, MN 55331 (952) 474-1106

The Staff

  • Joni S.

    Born and raised in Excelsior, MN Joni has lived here and in other near neighboring cities her whole life. In July 1995 at age seventeen she started working part time off and on for Dr. Patty Keyes at Excelsior Animal Hospital Her primary responsibilities have always been kennel attendant however, she has also done front desk reception as well as veterinary assistant. Though this is not Joni’s primary occupation, her love for animals especially dogs, makes her feel whole and being a part of a great team at Excelsior Animal Hospital. She treasures all that she has learned over the years. She and her husband Oscar have two black lab mixes, Layla and Luke. In Joni’s spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, fur babies, family and friends. When time allows, she loves to go swimming, horseback riding and traveling. Her and her husband enjoy country music as well as salsa dancing. They have visited different cities for country music festivals.

  • Jazmin B.

    Jazmin joined the team at Excelsior Animal Hospital in April of 2014. She immediately fell in love with the Excelsior community and it was not long before she decided this was where she wanted to live. Originally from Hopkins, MN, Jazmin currently resides in Excelsior with her dog and three cats. In her spare time, Jazmin enjoys kayaking, biking, and spending time with friends. Working with and caring for animals has always been a passion of Jazmin’s and she is thrilled to be doing it with such an amazing team!

  • Jessica W.

    Jessica joined the team in June of 2015 and is currently taking online classes for Veterinary Technician. She also has an eager mind to learn and further her career in the veterinarian field while working here. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors and spending quality time with her family and friends. She is originally from Waconia but now resides in Norwood Young America with her cat, Stanley.

  • Stephanie H., CVT

    Stephanie graduated from Medical Institute of Minnesota in 1994 with a A.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology. She joined our staff in January 2015. Stephanie has a special interest in radiology and animal behavior. In her free times she enjoys spending time with her family and canine companion, Tank. Fishing and walking in the woods with dog and children in tow are 2 of her favorites. She has a home in Victoria with her husband, Paul, 3 children and loveable Labrador, Tank.

  • Jessy H.,CVT

    Jessy graduated from the Medical Institute of Minnesota in 1997 with a A.A.S degree in Veterinary Technology, she has work as a CVT with Dr Patricia Keyes for 20 years and is the Practice Manager for both of Dr Keyes’ Veterinary Clinics, Excelsior Animal Hospital and Victoria Veterinary Care. Her special interests include client education, nutrition, and animal behavior. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cheering on and coaching her daughter in her activities, and spending time with her family (both the people and animals). She lives with her husband (Curt) daughter (Sara) 4 cats (Jasmine, Jackson, Neo, and Alaska) 1 dog (Zeke) and 1 guinea pig (Emma)

  • Patricia Keyes, Veterinarian and Practice Owner

    Dr. Keyes is a 1990 graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and has been owner of the hospital since 1995. She has also owned Victoria Veterinary Care since 2007. She enjoys the relationships she has formed over the years with her clients and their pets through the practice of general medicine, surgery, and dentistry. She especially enjoys working with her feline patients and their needs. She resides in Excelsior with her two daughters, two cats, and a “Frank” (shih tzu/poodle). When not working, she enjoys spending time in sunny Arizona or volunteering her time through her church or mission work in Haiti.

  • Colin Parrott DVM

    Dr. Parrott graduated in 2007 from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine with a special interest in dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and pain management. Dr. Parrott lives in Hopkins with his wife Anne, children Esme and August, and his goofy and loveable Golden Retriever Gary. Dr. Parrott joined Excelsior Animal Hospital in 2007.

Testimonials

  • "We absolutely love the clinic! They are so kind and are so knowledgeable. And they always find a way to get your fur babies in! We wouldn't change anything and they will continue to get our business !"
    Lori F.
  • "Just a great place for pet care. Very thorough, and kind care from the entire staff!"
    Holly H.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed