Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of East St. Paul Animal Hospital in East St. Paul! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at (204) 661-2183 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


Dr. Lyle Kjernisted


Welcome to the East St Paul Animal Hospital. My name is Lyle Kjernisted and I…
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Dr. Sharon Pydee


I was born and raised in Winnipeg, attended the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in…
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Dr. Suzanne LeBlanc


I grew up and lived in Southern Ontario until graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College…

Office Manager

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Jen Petrowski

Office Manager

I was hired at the East St Paul Animal Hospital in February, 2002. I started…

Registered Animal Health Technologists

Jenn Pearson

I graduated from Red River College's Animal Health Technology program in 2011. Over the years,…
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Nicole Lipischak

Registered Animal Health Technologist

I started working in small animal practice while a student in the Red River College…

Melissa Martin

Registered Animal Health Technologist

I began working at the East St Paul Animal Hospital in 2012 as a student…

Veterinary Office Assistants/Receptionists

Ana Siapno

I began volunteering at East St Paul Animal Hospital in September 2019 and was then…
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Colleen Ormiston

Veterinary Office Assistant

I’ve lived most of my life in East St. Paul and I have always loved…

Kayla Freiling

I began working as a veterinary receptionist in early 2016 and have been working at…

Mason Hughesman

I started out as a volunteer at the East St. Paul Animal Hospital in 2019…

Clinic Cat Assistants


I became a clinic team member in the winter of 2010. I was able to…


I became part of the clinic team in the fall of 2021. I like to…

Heavenly Clinic Cat Supervisor

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Clinic Cat

With heavy hearts, we are sad to inform everyone that our long time clinic cat…