Our Veterinarians

Dr. Kevin Barcus, D.V.M. / Owner

Dr. Barcus is a native of Menomonie, Wisconsin where his father is also a veterinarian. He received his undergraduate training at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and his D.V.M. degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Barcus is married and lives in Shoreview with his wife Vicki, and 2 cats.

Dr. Bruce Schnabel, D.V.M. / Owner

Dr. Schnabel is a native of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He received a Bachelor in Science degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and his D.V.M. degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Schnabel is married and lives in Lino Lakes with his wife Jane, and 4 cats.

Unfortunately, Dr. Schnabel retired in late 2020 due to medical reasons.

Dr. Karen Borgert, D.V.M.

Dr. Borgert is a native of Roseville, Minnesota. She received her undergraduate training at the college of St. Olaf, and her D.V.M. degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Dr. Borgert is married and lives in Blaine with her husband Tim, and Labrador Sophie.

Dr. Tanya Femrite, D.V.M.

Dr. Femrite is a native of Dawson, Minnesota. She received her undergraduate training from Augustana College in Souix Falls, South Dakota. She received her D.V.M. degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. Dr. Femrite is currently resides in Blaine with her cat Issy Bee. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Also enjoys trail riding, four wheeling and spending time outdoors.

Dr. Sara Olsson, D.V.M.

Dr. Sara Olsson is from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.  She graduated from Iowa State University with her DVM in 2017.  She also received a Master of Public Health, MPH, from the University of Iowa in 2016. Dr. Sara completed a B.S. at the University of Minnesota in 2012 so she is very familiar with the area.  She lives in White Bear Lake with her rescue cat Mille.  She enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Kylie Thompson, D.V.M.

Dr. Kylie is from Milbank, South Dakota. She obtained her DVM degree in 2017 from Iowa State University and B.S. in Microbiology from South Dakota State University in 2013. She lives in Shoreview with her husband Greg, son,  dog Otis, and 2 cats. They have multiple freshwater aquariums and are fond of hiking and foraging.