Dr. Dutton joined Brainerd Animal Hospital in July 2018.
Dr. Dutton was born and raised in St. Michael, MN. Growing up he also spent a lot of time at his grandparents family resort in Remer, MN. His love for northern Minnesota landed him in Grand Rapids, MN after graduation. After three great years in Grand Rapids, Dr. Dutton moved to the Brainerd area to start a new life venture with his wife, Kelly.
Dr. Dutton enjoys spending his free time on the lake or in the woods. He and his wife have three dogs that they enjoy hunting and camping with. He also enjoys playing softball and volleyball during the summer.
As a veterinarian, Dr. Dutton strives to provide high quality, compassionate care to all of his patients. He looks forward to building great relationships with all the wonderful clients and patients at Brainerd Animal Hospital.
After graduating from Ridgewater Community College in Willmar, MN, Stacia joined our practice in 2006. She grew up in the Little Falls area, where she still resides with her husband Gabe and 2 children, McKayla and Austin. Their household also includes, 2 dogs and 3 cats. Stacia enjoys reading, gardening and 4-wheeling.
Kristy grew up in the Pequot Lakes area. She graduated from the Minnesota School of Business with her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2011 and joined us shortly after that. Kristy shares her home with her husband, Jeff, 2 cats, 2 large dogs, 2 bunnies, and 7 birds. Kristy also reads, does puzzles, gardening and ignores her husband's tractor collection.
Denise was born and raised in Brainerd and started with our practice in 2003, as a part-time veterinary assistant. She is now a full-time staple in our clinic. Denise keeps herself busy with 3 children and 3 cats. Denise is also a reader, enjoys baking, cake decorating, and the great outdoors, including fishing, hunting, hiking and camping.
Kim started part-time at the clinic as a vet assistant, and then learned the art of grooming in 1982. She has been doing that ever since and now has her own grooming shop just north of Little Falls and is kind enough to groom for us on Fridays. Kim has a furry family, including horses, 2 cats and 2 dogs. She also spends much of her time in the agility ring perfecting her skills there, obedience training, reading and baking.
Katie has been a groomer since 2003, and joined our staff in 2010. She is here 3-4 days a week. A Brainerd native and BHS graduate, she now lives in Baxter with her 2 sons, 2 dogs and lots of rabbits.
She started out grooming at Petco and was also a canine education instructor. She is a member of the National Mini Rex club and the American Rabbit Breeder's Association. She has been active in Mini Rex and Mini Satin breeding and has been showing since 2008. She says her very busy schedule doesn't give her any free time but she does enjoy the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
For all of your veterinary needs, give us a call. We will be more than happy to assist you.
Our newest member joined us February 2019. Brittney graduated, 2006, from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Colorado and has been in the veterinary field for 18 years. She is enjoying living in the Brainerd Lakes Area with her fiancé, Phil, 2 cats and 2 dogs. Camping, fishing, painting, volleyball, spending time with friends and family are just a few of the things she does in her free time.