Dr. Kristin will arrive at your home as close to the scheduled appointment time as possible. A phone should be kept nearby in case an unforeseen circumstance should arise where you would need to be contacted regarding your scheduled appointment.
There is a little paperwork to take care of prior to moving forward with the euthanasia including the pet owner signing a form authorizing euthanasia of their pet and also declaring that the pet has not bitten a person or animal in the last 10 days as required by state law.
After graduating with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 2004, Dr. Kristin completed a small animal medicine and surgical internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Florida in 2005. Dr. Kristin then decided to move back to Minnesota where her family resides. Since being back in Minnesota, she has worked in private practice for several years. In the fall of 2011, Dr. Kristin started Private Pet Passing.
Kayla Cruz Graduated from Minnesota School of Business with an Applied Associates degree in Veterinary Technology in December 2013. Growing up, she had always had a passion for animals and wanted a profession that included helping them every day. She found such a job in January 2014, and has been working as a veterinary technician ever since. She currently lives in Maple Grove with her husband and golden retriever Hank. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, outdoor activities, cooking with fresh ingredients, and reading a good book.