MetroPet Animal Hospital

A well established practice with a new name and great new ideas in pet care. Call for an appointment or just stop in and meet us. Our staff is friendly and compassionate, we would love to be your pets first stop for health care. We are conveniently located in Uptown.

We strive for excellence in veterinary medicine and the highest
standard of compassionate care for all dogs and cats.


Our Staff:
Your pets mean the world to you. Guess what? They mean the world to us, too! At MetroPet Animal Hospital we strive to provide the very best medical care possible while treating you and your pets with the professionalism, courtesy, and respect you deserve. Our goal is to promote your pet's overall health and longevity, while building a lasting relationship with you. It is our privilege and pleasure to care for our patients, so call today to learn about our services and start making a difference in your pet's life.
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  • Mon-Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu: 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Kristen Harris

    Dr. Kristen Harris

    Dr. Kristen Harris was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder for her undergraduate degree in Spanish Language and Literature. She was a Special Education Teacher for a few years before going back to college to follow her dream of becoming a Veterinarian. She attended St. Matthew's University and completed her clinical year at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she began working at Animal Medical Clinic in Uptown. The following year, she purchased AMC and changed the name to MetroPet Animal Hospital. Dr. Harris has a special interest in internal medicine, nutrition, and behavior. She is also passionate about rescue work. Dr. Harris and her husband, Jeremy, share their home with their son Max, and 4 dogs. 
  • Christine

    Christine K.

    Practice Manager
    Christine oversees all business aspects of the hospital. She has a vast and varied background in both business and veterinary medicine. Originally from Long Island, New York, she has enjoyed a life of living in exciting places such as Zurich, Switzerland, New York City, Grand Cayman Island, and New Jersey. Christine is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration. When not working with animals and numbers, Christine enjoys books, wine, flowers, music, walking her dogs and spending time with family and friends. She currently resides in vibrant Uptown Minneapolis with her three-legged Rhodesian Ridgeback-mixes, Penny and Abuu, and her Tonkinese cat, Tika. 
  • Heather

    Heather O.

    Veterinary Technician
    Heather graduated with a degree in veterinary technology in 2011 from Argosy University. Her commitment to the well being of animals began early on when she was 16 years old working with animals at a local shelter. Her special interests include hematology, animal behavior training, and working with many different breeds of dogs and cats. Heather has a special place in her heart for Pit Bulls, especially three-legged ones! She currently lives in Apple Valley with her husband, Mike, her son, Gavin, her two three-legged Pit Bulls, Oscar and Evie, and cat, Simon. 
  • Patrick

    Patrick B.

    Veterinary Assistant
    Patrick is currently attending Globe University pursuing a Veterinary Technician degree. Patrick has loved and worked with animals most of his life. He started his career as a kennel assistant and has since gained knowledge and interest in radiology, animal nutrition, and veterinary dental care. He especially enjoys working with puppies and kittens! His personal interests include hiking, camping, snowboarding, and building cars. Patrick currently lives in Apple Valley with his boyfriend, two cats, Sergeant and Ryu, and two dogs, Ein and Milo. 
  • Tiffany

    Tiffany J.

    Front Office
    Tiffany exhibits excellence in all she does at MetroPet Animal Hospital. As client service representative, she helps clients and their pets, assists the veterinarian with patients, and contributes to the day-to-day function of the hospital. Originally from Wisconsin, Tiffany attended school in Minneapolis and received her degree in illustration. She continues her design work while devoted to her work with animals. She shares her apartment with her wonderful Maine Coon-mix, Lucifer.