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2700 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis , MN 55418

P: 612-781-6941
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Pet Central Animal Hospital

Pet Central Veterinary Clinic offers routine preventive care and exams for pet poultry. They have an in-house diagnostic laboratory, pharmacy, and digital imaging equipment (radiography and ultrasound).

Hilary Faas, DVM

Dr. Hilary Faas grew up in Southeastern Minnesota on a small hobby farm where she developed her love of animals. Dr. Faas started working at Pet Central in 2000 as a technician prior to attending Ross University in St. Kitts in 2008. She graduated in 2012 and has come back to Pet Central as a doctor and enjoys seeing all the familiar faces. Her interests include ophthalmology and internal medicine and loves all animals with flat faces. Dr. Faas lives in South Minneapolis with her husband Isaac, her daughter Eleanor, 2 dogs (Nugget and Bruce) and 3 chickens. In her free time, Dr. Faas enjoys playing her oboe, reading, painting, traveling and being outdoors.

Mary Ngo, DVM

Dr. Mary Ngo is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ngo has special interest in avian and exotic medicine. She lives in the Twin Cities area with her Husband, two Daughters, and all her pets (Dogs and many parrots). Outside of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Ngo loves to quilt, scrapbook, and garden.

Philip Nelson, DVM

Dr. Philip Nelson was born and raised in Minnesota. He grew up in the western suburbs and has always been interested in animals. "It seems the injured ones always ended up at my house." He graduated with his DVM from the University of Minnesota in 1972. In December of 1976 he bought a veterinarian business, which was then located in a storefront near 25th street and Central Avenue northeast. Later, he moved his veterinary hospital to its current location on Central Avenue Northeast and it has been there for 33 years. Dr. Nelson enjoys overseeing a staff of skilled veterinarians and is highly dedicated to his clients. He believes in a practical and common sense approach to Veterinary Medicine and has never talked anyone into spending money that they should not spend. "I believe that if you take care of people, they will take care of you." For Dr. Nelson, The welfare of the pet has always come first. "I try to do the best that I can and treat them as I would my own." Dr. Nelson spends his free time with his family. Two of his seven children ski race in the winter, and he enjoys racing homing pigeons in the summer. Dr. Nelson has a cat, 6 chickens and 150 homing pigeons.