Our Veterinarians

Danielle Baumbarger
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Danielle Baumbarger
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Danielle Baumbarger's favorite procedure is abdominal exploratory surgery to remove foreign material from the intestinal tract of dogs and cats.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Dr. Baumbarger likes to ride horses, crochet, garden and train/compete in canine agility with her dogs. She lives with her husband, a conservation officer with the Department of Natural Resources, and their son. The family includes two Labradors, Jill and Cassie; border collie, Arlo; two cats, Sunny D and Ryder; and on occasion, cattle and horses.
Gina Kobluk
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Gina Kobluk
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Gina Kobluk has worked in general practice and as a medical director in shelter medicine. Within the field of emergency medicine, she is particularly interested in trauma and surgical wound management.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, St. Cloud State University, MN
Dr. Kobluk's favorite pastimes include raising and showing American quarter horses, canine obedience and being a hockey mom. She and her husband, who is also a veterinarian, have six children, Irish wolfhound Rascal, Chihuahuas Max and Miguel, and cat Wheelbarrow.
Kalina Spiczka
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kalina Spiczka
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Skilled in all aspects of emergency medicine, Dr. Kalina Spiczka particularly enjoys critical cases and soft tissue surgery.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Dr. Spiczka and her husband have a daughter. The family has three dogs, three cats and many horses who they enjoy raising, training and showing. They also like hiking and spending time at the lake.
Lauren Udvig
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Lauren Udvig
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Lauren Udvig enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Dr. Udvig enjoys Pinterest projects, cross country skiing, camping, biking, cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter. The family pets include Rottweiler Murph, and cat Mattie.
Mary Ulmer
MBA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Mary Ulmer
MBA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Mary Ulmer has been in veterinary practice over 20 years, with over 10 being exclusively in emergency medicine. She enjoys the case variety, with toxicology and internal medicine cases being of particular interest.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Master of Business Administration, North Dakota State University, Fargo
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Technicians (VTS)

Kristin Peterson
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Kristin Peterson
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Understanding what’s happening with a patient’s injury or illness is vital to Kristin. She works to promote the best courses of pain management and is particularly interested in toxicology.