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H & H Veterinary Service PA - Pet Care | Benson, MN

Complete large & small animal care

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Dr. Kathleen Jost

Kathleen's interests

Kathleen grew up in Ord, Nebraska. She attended North East Missouri State for 4 years of undergraduate school and graduated from Washington state with her degree in Veterinary Medicine. She has now been practicing for 22 years. Kathleen now lives in Alberta with her husband, Luke, and their two kids, Greyson and Ella. Kathleen enjoys traveling, volleyball, and spending time with friends and family.

Kathleen enjoys working in small ruminants such as sheep, goats, llamas, and alpacas. Kathleen does most of our orthopedic surgeries.

Dr. Jaclyn Carlson Van Lith

Jaclyn's interests

Jaclyn grew up on a small farm in Milbank, SD where she was active in 4-H and FFA. She attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities for her undergraduate studies and also earned her DVM degree from the U of MN. Prior to joining H & H in March of 2010, she worked for the Minnesota Racing Commission as a regulatory veterinarian. She has been a vet for 13 years. Jaclyn resides outside of Clontarf with her husband, Matt, and their daughters, Madelyn & Addison, and their son Reese. Jaclyn enjoys horseback riding, gardening, and photography.

Jaclyn enjoys all aspects of equine medicine, particularly dentistry.


She has completed specialty training

in Acupuncture from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.

Krista Hoberg

Krista's interests

Krista grew up in Benson, MN. She attended NDSU where she received a bachelor's degree to become a certified veterinary technician. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Robert, and they have 3 kids, two girls and one boy. Krista owns her own grooming and boarding business, Sharky's Pet Salon, that is run out of H & H. She has been a technician for 22 years.

Krista enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, hunting, and fishing. She also enjoys time on the motorcycle and with her horses.

Amanda Grussing

Amanda's interests

Amanda grew up outside of Clontarf, MN. She went to school in Willmar, at Ridgewater College, where she graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology, and then became certified. She has worked at H & H for 13 years now. She and her husband, Aaron, enjoy spending time with their dogs Reggie,Dodger and Jack. They enjoy spending time outdoors hunting and fishing and also enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Amanda enjoys working with dogs, cats, cattle, and horses.

Chelsea Schrupp

Chelsea's interests

Chelsea grew up in Norwood Young America, MN. She attended Tech school at Ridgewater College in Willmar. She now lives in Benson, MN with her fiance Ian, daughter Adaline, son Finn and cat Channel. She has worked at H & H for 9 years. She likes spending time with her friends and family. She also likes taking care animals and making them feel at home while they are at H&H.

Chelsea enjoys working with cats and dogs.

She also enjoys baking in her spare time.

H & H's mission is to serve your pets best

For our large and small animal clients, we provide the highest-quality veterinary patient care, knowledge,

and personalized customer service to deliver the best in patient outcomes and positive client experience.

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Dr. Paul Syverson

Paul was born and raised on a dairy farm near Clontarf, MN.  He attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and Veterinary School at the University of Minnesota.  After graduating vet school he practiced in Blackfoot, ID before moving, he currently lives near the family farm with his wife Josie, daughter Justine, and sons Ole and Oscar.  Paul enjoys spending time with his family, helping on the farm, and working on projects in the shop.

Paul's interests

Melissa and Rosie

Melissa's interests

Melissa enjoys working with pets and their people.  


She strives for the best client education and patient care possible.

Dr. Melissa Nelson

Melissa graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1998, where she also did her undergraduate schooling. She has worked in numerous Veterinary clinics and locations including the USDA. When starting out, Melissa worked mixed practice including large and small animal. However, while working at H&H she only practices small animal medicine.

Dairy and Beef Production

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Samantha Carruth

Samantha grew up in Ortonville, MN and moved to Benson after her and her husband got married in 2012.  She recieved her Veterinary Technician Degree at Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN.  


Her family includes her husband Christopher, her 3 children.  Their home is filled with Carli their dog and cat Sampson.


Samantha enjoys horseback riding, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family in her spare time.



Sam and Kato

Samantha's interests

Large animal herd work, equine practice, and companion animal care.




Maren and Lucky

Maren is from Murdock, MN. She graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN from her Veterinary Technician Degree in 2015. She did her internship with H&H and has been working here ever since.


She enjoys working with cats and dogs, prepping for surgery, and preforming dentals.

Maren Savage

Maren's interests

Outside of work Maren enjoys traveling, hiking, snowboarding, photography and reading.


Payten Doscher

Payten grew up here in Benson and attended Ridgwater College where she received her degree in Veterinary Technology in 2017. She has an older sister Gabrielle, and two younger siblings Addison & Zoe. Payten has three dogs, Jet the German Shorthair Pointer, Owen the Maltese and Goose the Bernese mountain dog who complete her family. Payten completed her internship the summer of 2017 and has been working here with us ever since.


Payten enjoys fishing, camping and anything outdoors. She also enjoys cooking and baking.



Payten's interests


Payten really enjoys working with cows, but also enjoys working with dogs and cats.


Dr. Issabelle Eid

Dr. Isabelle Eid. She Attended the U of M in the Twin Cities for both her undergraduate and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. She also completed a Master's in Public Health while there. Issi grew up in an active 4-H family and still raises goats and alpacas in her spare time. She enjoys working with all species of animals.

Izzi enjoys working with her own alpacas. Along with working on her hobby farm!


She also enjoys playing piano, knitting and crafting.

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