2019 Minnesota Chameleon Vets

Hi all.
I called all the vets in MN Metro today to see who works with chameleons and how long they've been doing so.
Here's what I found:
Elm Creek Animal Hospital
327 Dean Ave E
Champlin MN 55316
(763) 427-5150
M-F 8-6pm
Saturday 8–12pm
Sunday Closed
Dr. Reierson, 43yrs, Wednesdays - beginning to retire and training new vets now

VCA Cedar Animal Hopsital (Recommended by All About Pets)
3604 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612 721 7431
M,T,F 8-6pm
W,Th 7:30-6pm
Saturday 8–1pm
Sunday Closed
Dr. Keller, Dr. Blake - glowing testimonial from cham owner receptionist,
blake Mon-Wed, one weekend day
Keller, Tue-Fri

Lexington Pet Clinic
4250 Lexington Ave S, Suite 105
Eagan, MN 55122
(651) 452-5450
M,T,Th,F 8-6pm
Wed 8-7pm
Saturday 9-12pm
Sunday Closed
Dr. Amy Kizer, treated many chameleons, 10+ years, herp society, will offer her email, Tues-Fri

Como Park Animal Hospital (Recommended by AERC, VCA Bloomington, Camden Pet Hospital)
1014 North Dale
St. Paul MN 55117
(651) 487-3255
Dr. Casey, 10+ years, 5 days a week
All doctors see chameleons

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) (Recommended by Golden Valley Animal Hospital)
1542 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 293-1800
Exotics VMD, Dr Bean M-F, no weekends, been a vet at location for 3 months
recommends Lake Elmo or Como Park

Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo (Recommended by Wildlife Rehab MN, AERC)
3417 Lake Elmo Ave
Lake Elmo MN 55402
(612) 770-3250
M-F 8-6pm
Saturday 8–12pm
Sunday Closed
Won't answer the phone, expect to leave a voicemail

South St. Paul Animal Hospital
501 Concord St. North
South St. Paul 55075
M-F 8-6pm
Saturday 8–12pm
Sunday Closed
Dave Abramowicz, "Dr Dave", has seen a chameleon, 25 yrs going on 30yrs
everyday 8-11, 1-4pm, including saturday

Valley View Pet Hospital
13600 County Road 11
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 432-9661
M-F 8-6pm
Saturday 9–12pm
Sunday Closed
Drs. Larry & Michelle Tholl, M-F, half day on Saturday, 15-20years
All doctors see chameleons

Southview Animal Hospital
32 Mendota Rd
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
M-F 7-8pm
Sat, Sun 8-5pm
Dr Lemont, Dr Lee, Dr Clarkson, Dr Godina M-F 7-8pm, urgent 8-midnight, Sat and Sun 8-5, urgent care 5-midnight

Southfork Animal Hospital
17445 Kenrick Avenue.
Lakeville 55044
M,T,W 8-7pm
Th 7–1:15pm, 3–6pm
Friday 7-6pm
Saturday 8-12pm
Sunday Closed
Dr Katherine Belisle, sees exotics, here for 20 yrs, everyday except tuesdays, every other saturday

Golden Valley Animal Hospital (Sister Clinic of Greenbriar)
651 Winnetka Avenue North
Golden Valley MN 55427
(763) 546-2323
M-F 7:30-6pm
Saturday 7:30–2pm
Sunday Closed
Dr Jacobson, 7yrs, Mon-Thur, Friday at sister clinic Greenbriar
Recommends AERC Dr. Bean

Greenbriar Animal Hospital (Sister Clinic of Golden Valley)
11040 Cedar Lake Rd
Minnetonka MN 55305
(952) 542-1012
M-F 7:30-6pm
Saturday 7:30–12pm
Sunday Closed
Dr Jacobson, 7yrs, Fridays, some Saturdays, Mon-Thur at sister clinic Golden Valley

ARK Pet Hospital
151 Silver Lake Rd
New Brighton MN 55420
(651) 633-0567
M-F 8:30-6pm
Saturday 8:30-1pm
Sunday Closed
Dr: LoGuiduce, previous owner, doesn’t work there anymore
reptiles Mary Philipson, 10-15% of our practice, there every day, 11 yrs

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota
1163 Helmo Ave N
Oakdale, MN 55128
(651) 501-3766
Didn't call, but likely the same as AERC of St. Paul

I also made a map: https://www.mapcustomizer.com/map/Chameleon Vets

Some of the Original Resources I used:


Does not work with Chameleons or is too far from metro area / out of business

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of MN
2530 Dale St
Roseville, MN 55113 – 3502
(651) 486-9453
Dr: Zens, Renee Schott
Strictly native MN wildlife, recommends Cedar Pet Clinic in Lake Elmo

VCA All About Pets
5669 Duluth St
Golden Valley 55422
no chameleons, recommends VCA Cedar Pet Hospital

Pet Crossing Animal & Dental Clinic
4015 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 5543
(952) 884-8248
no chameleons, recommends South Highland Pet Hospital

South Highland Pet Hospital (Recommended by Pet Crossing Animal & Dental Clinic)
5400 W Old Shakopee Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952 884 1868
no chameleons

VCA Bloomington Animal Hospital
8830 Lyndale Ave
S Bloomington 55420
no chameleons, recommends Como Park Pet Hospital

Camden Pet Hospital
1401 44th Avenue N
Minneapolis MN 55412
(612) 522-4374
no chameleon, Recommends Como Park Pet Hospital

Cloquiet Animal Hospital
122 Second St
Cloquet 55720
Susan Abelt
too far

Heritage Pet Hospital
2117 N Hwy. 52
Rochester, MN 55901
Laura Toddie
too far

Janell Osborn
Mobile herp veterinarian
South St. Paul
phone disconnected

I did this because I couldn't find a lot of up-to-date info online. I hope this helps someone. If you have seen one of these vets, please share your experience.



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