Dr. David Wetherill

Dr. Wetherill is the proud founder and owner of Como Park Animal Hospital.

He grew up in St. Paul, near Como Park, and remains deeply committed to the Como neighborhood, St. Paul and the Twin Cities Metro. He received undergraduate B.A. degrees in Psychology and Biology from Macalester College in St. Paul, and went on to receive his Veterinary doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 1980.

After working as an associate veterinarian at several veterinary hospitals in the Twin Cities metro, including Cedar Pet Clinic under the leadership of Dr. John Baillie, Dr. Wetherill decided to open his own practice in 1992. He has held leadership and supporting roles in many community, educational and veterinary groups throughout the years.

Dr. Wetherill’s special interests include avian medicine, surgery, education and advancing veterinary medicine through new techniques and technologies.

When he isn’t at Como Park Animal Hospital, his hobbies include fishing, boating, building construction and repairs, and many opportunities to help others.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I always have a fun, satisfying visit at Como Park Animal Clinic. The staff at the front desk are friendly and helpful! I always leave feeling my pets have received the best of care, and that I've been empowered with encouragement and realistic choices. I am a very satisfied customer!"
    Debra A.- North Saint Paul, MN, 2017
  • "I have been bringing my cats to CPAH since the mid-1990s. It is a cliche to say that everyone there makes us feel like family and they really care about us, but it's true! I am also happy to support this local business."
    Jody K.- Saint Paul, MN, 2016