Dr. Jenny Mayaka
Veterinarian and Medical Lead
Dr. Jenny Mayaka came to ASAH in June 2018. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the U of M in 1999. Since then she has been working hard as a small animal veterinarian in the Twin Cities Metro area. She also spent 3 years teaching Veterinary Technology at a local college. Dr. Jenny enjoys forging bonds with all of her patients and their people. She has special interest in cats, dentistry, and surgery. When she is not working, she loves relaxing, reading, and spending time with her family. Her husband George, 2 teenage daughters Isabel and Ivy, along with one very sassy Sphinx named Sally, keep her very busy.
Dr. Lisa Westgard
Dr. Lisa Westgard has been with ASAH since June of 2003. Dr. Westgard is originally from Duluth, and spent many summers in Washington State as a park ranger before choosing veterinary medicine as a career. Her first job involved working with large and small animals in Mora, MN. After her first child was born, she chose to focus exclusively on small animals. She works on a part-time basis at ASAH to spend as much time as possible at home with her husband, Tony, and four children. Dr. Westgard enjoys running and spending time with her family. They share their home with their Labrador Retriever Miss Betty Bacon Bits.
Dr. John Collister
Dr. John Collister has been with Arden Shoreview Animal Hospital since 1995. He works full-time as a Professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He enjoys working part-time in an animal hospital where he can serve clients and their pets. He also thinks it makes him a better teacher for our future veterinarians. John is married, has four girls, two dogs, and a cat.
Dr. Mike Bierk