Pet Poison Helpline

Did your dog or cat just eat something poisonous? Call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately. The sooner a dog poisoning or cat poisoning is diagnosed, the easier, less expensive, and safer it is to treat your pet.

Blue Pearl Emergency Veterinary Services

When you call Animal Care Center at 218-822-6000 between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am.with a pet emergency, your call will be returned by a team member from Blue Pearl Pet Hospital of St. Cloud, MN.

For Help With Pet Loss and Grief Support

Your pet is an important part of your life and deserves a dignified and respectful final disposition. Let us help you with our professional and ethical services.

We especially recommend the 20 page PDF Booklet : Coping with the Loss of Your Companion Animal.

Pet Urns by Teri

We specialize in unique, one of a kind ceramic pet urns. Made to order for your special friend.

Dr. Sara Graber – Curells Animal Chiropractic Connection 

Dr. Sara Curell-Graber, D.C., D.A.C.N.B was raised in Brainerd, Minnesota on a quarter horse ranch where she learned her way around horses and it became her passion and personal freedom.  She joined Animal Care Center in August of 2018. Dr. Sara is the first Board Registered Animal Chiropractor in Northern Minnesota, founding Curell’s Animal Chiropractic Connection in 2009. She is happy to be practicing in both southern and northern areas of Minnesota. She has devoted 3 years of her experience continuing her education in Neurology via the Carrick Institute of Neurology to make her more specialized in delivering care. Learn more about Dr. Sara at

Dr. Sara Hooge – Animal Acupuncturist

Dr. Sara Hooge recently relocated to the Brainerd Lakes area.. Dr. Sara Hooge is a veterinarian, animal acupuncturist and herbalist, whose passion is to integrate western and eastern medicine to provide optimal and individualized care to meet client and patient needs. She received her B.S degree and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2004. After graduation, she accepted a position as a mixed animal practitioner in Worthington, MN , where she practiced for over 14 years. During that time she developed in the lead small animal veterinarian, performing surgery, routine health exam, and being an advocate for her clients. You can learn more about Dr. Hooge at



CareCredit offers Special Financing and low monthly payment options, no up-front costs, and no-prepayment penalties so you can keep your pet healthy and happy.


Pet Adoption – Local

Many seniors are unaware of the health benefits, both mental and physical, that a pet can provide. This includes seniors who are in an assisted living facility. This is a free resource that provides comprehensive information on topics like the benefits and risks of pet ownership, things to consider before bringing a pet into a community, pet adoption, and State sponsored organizations that support both pets and their elderly owners. You can read more about it here: