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What do our clients say?

  • I started going to Westgate when I lived a block away and still go there even though we've moved away. They have always shown so much care for our beasties, from the hissing and spitting "turns feral at the vet" cat to our scarediest scaredy cat. (1/2017)

  • Courteous and professional staff. When I had to have my beloved kitty put down, everyone was amazingly compassionate and kind. They did everything imaginable to make an awful experience bearable.(2/2017)

  • There is no better care in the Twin Cities. Westgate has the nicest people and the best doctors. At 12 and 13, my dogs are still living happy and wonderful lives. Westgate offers great services like acupuncture as well. (3/2017)

  • Westgate's staff & Dr Hageman are consistently FABULOUS. I am ever grateful they are in my life & my pets' lives. Dr Hageman is truly a sleuth when it comes to identifying & fixing problems & is the finest cat whisperer this side of the Mississippi! (3/2017)

  • We LOVE Dr. Melvin and Westgate! We are with our 2nd dog with Dr. Melin and can't say enough about his professionalism and knowledge. He's very thorough and always makes us feel at ease about our concerns. Thanks Dr. Melin!!!! (04/2017)

  • Doctor Hageman was exceptional with our pet. She is incredibly kind and shows such tender care with the pets she treats. It is almost as though she has a sixth sense with animals. Our cat was much calmer with her than she is with other vets. (5/2017)

  • We've been bringing Oscar to Westgate for over a decade and all the amazing doctors have been so caring and compassionate. We count on them to keep him in good health, especially now that he's a senior gentleman! Hurray for Westgate!! (5/2017)
  • The staff is always friendly and helpful. They remember my pets! Also, Dr. Perry is gentle with my animals and is extremely knowledgeable. We wouldn't go anywhere else! (6/2017)

  • Totally professional yet very friendly and loving to my is especially nice to Remy and seems to genuinely like him and takes time with him...feel valued and also trust that Remy is getting very good vet care. (6/2017)

  • We have been coming to Westgate with our dogs since about 1991 and have always had great experiences. Injuries/ illnesses/ infections/ surgeries: very pleased with everything and our dogs have never minded coming in! (7/2017)

  • We have been coming to WPC since Bowie was a puppy; he is now 12yrs old! You all have been a part of our family since before puppy "school"; we are so very thankful to have you close-by as we love our Bowie through his "puppy of a certain age" years. (7/2017)

  • From the receptionists to the technicians to the vets, they are the BEST. Been going there for 18 years. Wouldn't take my pet anywhere else. (9/2017)

  • Westgate Pet Clinic has given excellent service to our kitties for many, many years. We wouldn't think of going to any other vet services. The doctors are great especially Dr. Karlin and Dr. Perry. The technicians are professional and welcoming. (9/2017)

  • My long term commitment (26 years?) to Westgate as our Veterinary Clinic speaks to the high regard I have for the care my pets and myself receive from all employees. I have always been pleased with the services we have received. Thank you! (9/2017)

  • Professional, kind, knowledgeable, patient, willing to answer any questions.(10/2017)

  • All of the staff are wonderful! (10/2017)

  • We have had nothing but great experiences at your clinic! Dr. Karlin is compassionate and makes our dogs' trips to the vet as comfortable for them as possible. (10/2017)

  • The vets and techs at Westgate take the time to explain what is going on and to provide options when they are available. I like the large waiting area too so my dog, who is shy, can have some safe space. (10/2017)

  • We absolutely LOVE Westgate! Our primary vet, Dr Hershey, truly cares about our dogs and our family. MANY thanks to everyone in your office, Dr Melin, Dr Aliano, Dr Perry, each and every vet tech. Kind, compassionate lovely people! (11/201717)

  • The doctors, and people at the desk are great... Friendly, helpful, and so patient with me....reassuring me I’m not bothering them (when I’m giving them SO much information, or trying to decide if I should bring her in and I ask so many questions) 😻 (11/2017)

  • From easy check-ups to major health crises, Westgate has been with us and our dog through the thick and thin. They strike the perfect balance of professionalism and expertise with empathy for pets and their owners. We know we're in good hands with WG. (12/2017)

  • You have cared for my dogs for many years and have always given us up-to-date treatment plans and options. I feel like you are partners with me in the long-term health of my dogs. (12/2017)

  • We’ve had nothing but excellent experiences with everyone at Westgate for the past six years. Love this clinic so much!! (2/2018)

  • We love Dr Melin (and so do our dogs) and would not go ANYWHERE else for vet care. We also love the nurses and techs who know our dogs right away. (2/2018)

  • For over 25 years, Dr Downie and Westgate Pet Clinic have taken care of our family dogs. We always receive professional, compassionate and timely care from everyone at the clinic. I highly recommend Westgate Pet Clinic! (3/2018)

  • Very professional and caring staff. Dr. Melin was outstanding. (3/2018)

  • Westgate is the best veterinary clinic I have used - ever! Over my adult life, I have had 5 Golden Retrievers, and used 5 different veterinary clinics. I have never had the confidence in the care and exceptional service provided by Westgate. (3/2018)

  • We have been using Westgate for over 40 years when Dr. Porter Senior was in charge. They have treated four of our dogs. I have always been happy with their work. (5/2018)

  • We see Westgate as our family! Dr. Alliano and the rest of the team has been more than we could have ever asked for through some of the best and hardest decisions we've made! As long as we own pets, we will never leave Westgate! (5/2018)

  • I really like and appreciate Dr. Hershey’s care. I have worked with other vets who did extensive testing and unnecessary procedures that were quite costly. So I would recommend Westgate if you can work with Dr. Hershey. (5/2018)

  • Easy to make appointments and very friendly staff. (5/2018)

  • The entire staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. Clearly everyone there loves dogs and everyone seems to enjoy their job. The vets always take time to listen, answer questions, and explain things so that we can understand. (5/2018)

  • 15 years of consistently excellent pet health care. (5/2018)

  • Very compassionate staff from the moment I walked in to when I departed. Felt very confident in the care my dog and puppy were receiving. (5/2018)

  • Everyone at the clinic is welcoming and knowledgable. They never seem annoyed at the multiple questions I ask. They help me deal with my anxiety about every little thing. Thanks everyone! (6/2018)

  • Vets and staff are very caring and thorough. We have been clients for over 25 years. (6/2018)

  • I used Westgate Pet Clinic for 16.5 years with my previous dog. She always received fantastic care. I now have a new dog and he is receiving excellent care as well. He has fear aggression. Clinic staff are very helpful and accommodating to his needs. (6/2018)

  • Your staff are all rock stars and Dr Perry is incredible!!!!!!!!We are very happy I recommend your clinic everywhere I go😊 (7/2018)

  • My family and I have gone here for as long as I can remember so when I adopted my first kitten, I knew exactly that this was the place for me and my boyfriend! Staff are super nice and I know my cat is in good hands here. (7/2018)

  • You guys are the best in the business. Every Dr. I have seen has been amazing but I am partial to Dr. Karlin. I trust her with two of the most precious things in my life and she never disappoints. Thank you for everything you all do. (7/2018)

  • Westgate makes pet health easy and affordable. (7/2018)

  • The staff is so awesome my rock star there is Dr Perry that doc is INCREDIBLE he takes time,explains everything in ways I understand he ❤animals I wish he was a people doc lol great and awesome place all the way around I recommend to EVERYONE (8/2018)

  • The veterinarians and staff at Westgate are always professional and greet us enthusiastically. Our vet Dr. Downey, is so very caring. She has taken care of my dog for 14 years with patience and optimism. It's a wonderful team! (8/2018)

  • I have been a client of Westgate for 27 years. The staff and especially Dr. Downie and Dr. Aliano have always shown compassion for my husband, me and our pets. (10/2018)

  • Love Westgate! Everyone is so friendly and I feel that Coda is taken care of. Very knowledgeable and always leave feeling good! (10/2018)

  • Dr. Bury. She is outstanding! She loves her job and treats each pet/family like we are her favorite. I always feel like we get extra special care from her, but I know all of her patients/families feel that way! She is smart, pragmatic, empathic! (10/2018)

  • Empathetic, Sympathetic, and Timely. (10/2018)


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4345 France Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55410
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