Covid - 19 Info

Covid 19 Update

NEW INFORMATION 06/17/2021

CLINIC UPDATE!

Hybrid Covid Procedures

As things are changing with Covid we are starting to offer hybrid procedures for clinic visits. We still need to minimize traffic through our lobby, so ALL medication and food pick up will remain curbside. Call when you arrive to pick up items and we will continue to take payment via our text to pay option or over the phone. We will then place the items on the bench outside for you to pick up.

Please do not enter the clinic unless you are invited in.

We have implemented a hybrid approach for appointments . Call the clinic when you arrive keeping your kitty in the car with you. A technician will take a history over the phone, as we have been doing. Once we are ready to see your kitty, one adult will be allowed into the clinic for the exam portion of the visit. We will direct you immediately to an exam room and require you to remain there until you are escorted out of the building at the end of the appointment. When you are invited into the clinic we REQUIRE you to wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth. Since space in the exam rooms is limited we are not allowing children into the clinic at this time. If you have to come with your kids, we will require the entire appointment to remain curbside (as we've been doing since the start of Covid).

We understand that not everyone will be comfortable entering the clinic and we will accommodate any household that would like to remain curbside for visits. Please let us know if you do not want to come into the clinic.

If anyone in the house is ill, we would ask you to reschedule if the appointment if it is not an urgent matter. If the visit is urgent, please call the clinic to discuss options. This is a very fluid situation and we may have to go back to only curbside appointments if COVID changes again.

If you have any questions please let us know. We look forward to seeing all of you!


Animal Emergency Referral Center

The St. Paul location will be closed every night from 8pm to 8am, starting Sunday, April 11, 2021 until further notice. Staffing our hospitals adequately has been a concern since the beginning of the pandemic. The shift that is currently the most impacted is our overnight shift. To use these critical individuals most effectively, we are closing St. Paul overnights only - from 8pm to 8am. If any of you have overnight emergency concerns to go to AERC - Oakdale. Clients who call St. Paul's number will be connected to Oakdale automatically. If anyone goes to St. Paul overnight without calling first,  there will have signage directing them to Oakdale. We will notify you when the St. Paul facility resumes its normal hours of operation. 

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Welcome to PARKVIEW CAT CLINIC
Your Veterinarian in Inver Grove Heights, MN
Call us at (651) 552-0848

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (651) 552-0848!

Our staff at Parkview Cat Clinic is dedicated to providing your feline friends with the best possible care. With almost 40 years of combined experience, our staff knows what it takes to make your cat's visit as easy as possible. The veterinarians here at Parkview Cat Clinic are highly skilled in diagnosis and are knowledgeable about the most advanced and best treatment options available for your cat. From basic nail clipping to surgery and advanced dental care, we want to help ensure that your furry friend is as happy and healthy as can be.

At PARKVIEW CAT CLINIC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


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Office Hours

Regular Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Grant Gugisberg

    'Dr. Grant' Grant Gugisberg, a St. Paul native, is a 1991 graduate of the University of Minnesota - College of Veterinary Medicine. He lectures nationwide on feline health and behavior topics in shelter cats for American Humane, Petfinder.com and Petco Foundation and has participated on national roundtable discussions regarding Feline upper respiratory tract infections. Clinical interests are internal medicine, upper respiratory disease and whole life behavioral issues. As part of his practice he operates a referral cat behavior service doing both in clinic and in home consultations.

  • Dr. Elizabeth Fenske

    Dr. Elizabeth Fenske grew up in central Minnesota and received her undergraduate degree from the College of Saint Benedict and graduated from the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Fenske has always been a cat person through and through. She enjoys all aspects of feline medicine but has a strong interest and love for dentistry and soft tissue surgery, pain management, managing complex cases and geriatric care. She is a member of the AVMA, MVMA, AAFP, IAAHPC, IVAPM and HSVMA. Dr. Fenske, with her husband and young daughter, share their home with four great cats, Hey Jude, Francesca, Gibson and Winifred. Outside the clinic, Dr. Fenske cheers for the MN Twins, enjoys walking her miniature schnauzer Fritz, doing anything with horses, and eating everything at the State Fair!

  • Sara, CVT

    Sara graduated from Argosy University in 2008 and has been at Parkview Cat Clinic since January 2017. She has one cat, a perfect ragdoll named Perdita.  Sara also fosters pocket pets and has multiple fish, including Tina, a Plecostomus who she has had for 14 years!  Sara has always loved animals and has a special interest in working with cats. She enjoys talking to owners about their pets and educating them on how to enrich their cats’ lives and keep them happy and healthy.  In her free time, Sara likes to try new restaurants, travel, sewing, and camping.

  • Donna
    Donna started her veterinary career at the St. Paul Emergency Clinic while in school at the University of Minnesota obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She spent the next 7 years caring for your feline friends at Parkview Cat Clinic as well as the Emergency Clinic. In 2001, she took a sabbatical from Parkview Cat Clinic to spend her days with her daughter. Donna returned to Parkview Cat Clinic in 2004. She has also enhanced her technical skills learning ultrasound medicine. When Donna is not caring for your cats, she is busy sharing her love of the outdoors with her daughter and her dogs! (Unfortunately, Donna doesn’t live with any cats because of her allergies.)
  • Kelly, CVT

    Kelly went to school at the Medical Institute of Minnesota (MIM) and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She started at Parkview Cat Clinic in May 1997 doing animal care. She is now office manager. She has five cats: Mulligan, ChaCha, Max, Dudley, and Frankie. Kelly’s hobbies include NHRA Drag Racing, reading, classic cars and car shows. She also enjoys escaping winter in February to warm up vacationing in Arizona. Kelly also loves palm trees.

  • Tara, CVT

    Tara went to school at the Medical Institute of Minnesota (MIM) and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She started at Parkview Cat Clinic in November 2001. Tara lives with her kitty, Angel. She absolutely loves «NSYNC and all things Disney!

  • Michelle, CVT

    Michelle graduated from Globe University in 2008 with her A.S Degree in Veterinary Technology and received her certification. Cats have always been her favorite animal!  She started at Parkview Cat Clinic in 2012. At home she has 2 cats named Isis and Rasha. When not working, Michelle enjoys spending time with her niece and nephew, reading, baking, and anything Harry Potter.  Shark  week is her favorite 'holiday' and she dreams of shark cage diving!

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I so appreciate Dr.Fenske and the awesome techs and happy I found a clinic that specializes in cats. They take good care of our senior kitties and go above and beyond. I have never had a cat examinated with such thoroughness and expertise.They are all so gentle, kind and caring."
    Gabrielle
  • "Great care for the kitty cat in your life."
    Emily S.
  • "Dr. Elizabeth Fenske and the staff at Parkview Cat Clinic are phenomenal. If I could give them a ten star rating I would. Dr. Fenske is very thorough and clearly loves cats. She resolved an ongoing nasal problem Oscar had in one visit. The last vet I went to (who shall remain unnamed) was suggesting all kinds of things after the first line of treatment didn't work. Kudos to Dr. Fenske and the amazing staff at Parkview."
    Jani O
  • "Dr. Grant has been great at letting us know how to keep our family healthy and comfortable.

    Dr. Grant and his staff have helped us through the difficult years with our aging feline friends. Over 16 is tougher for some cats than others, but Dr. Grant has been great at letting us know how to keep our family healthy and comfortable."
    Christopher
  • "I came across this gem of a place by chance. One of my kitties was sick and her regular vet was closed that day. From my first phone call to the clinic to the follow up that they did after our visits, the staff was so kind and brought peace of mind during a stressful situation. I have never felt so comforted and confident that she was actually being CARED for and it never felt like we were just being put through and on to the next. Thank you again Kelly, Gabi, Michelle and Dr. Fenske - Dori and I really appreciate you and all of your care! 7/13/2018"
    Carissa B

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