Dr. Sara


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Dr. Sara Hooge is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist and Herbalist


Dr. Sara Hooge received her B.S. degree and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2004. After graduation, she received a position as a mixed animal practitioner in Worthington, MN, where she practiced for over 14 years. During that time she developed into the lead small animal veterinarian, performing surgery, routine health exams, and being a patient advocate for her clients.  Dr. Hooge also practiced veterinary medicine in dairy health and production, swine and beef management, large animal surgery, general equine medicine, poultry medicine and small ruminant medicine.

For many years, Dr. Hooge has practiced integrative and complementary medicine to improve veterinary care for her patients.  Her passion is to integrate western and eastern medicine to provide optimal and individualized care to meet client and patient needs.  She has been educated by the Chi institute in acupuncture and herbal treatments.

Dr. Hooge recently relocated to the Brainerd/Baxter area to provide veterinary, veterinary-acupuncture and veterinary-herbal care.