About Us

Our Story at Como Park Animal Hospital

Como Park Animal Hospital and Laser Surgery Center opened its doors in 1982, as the product of Dr. David Wetherill's vision and dedication to excellence in veterinary medicine. The hospital got its name as a tribute to his St. Paul roots.

Since then, we have grown into a 6-doctor practice, open 7 days a week, offering a variety of patient care services and technologies, and have added a 3-doctor urgent care service which makes us a 24 Hour veterinary hospital.

Our team has always found ways to offer forward thinking and progressive medicine, with a personal and gentle touch.

Our veterinarians and staff are active members of national, state and local organizations, and have participated in many community events, like the Animal Humane Society’s Walk for Animals. We have worked with the Humane Society, various rescue and adoption groups, local zoos, even the St. Paul Police K9 unit.

We have been a proud member of AAHA (the American Animal Hospital Association) for over 20 years. This voluntary accreditation means we hold ourselves, our medicine and our service to a higher standard, especially in the areas of patient care, pain management, and customer service.

Our Mission Statement

Como Park Animal Hospital is dedicated to providing high quality, progressive veterinary care for animals and to deliver exceptional service to our clients. We intend to operate as a team that is committed to making Como Park Animal Hospital a positive, professional and rewarding place to work.

We will always remember that it is an honor and a privilege to care for our clients and their pets. It is our goal to treat our patients as well as we would treat our own pets and show their owners the kind of care and concern that each of us would like to receive.


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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