about Victoria Veterinary Hospital

Personalized Care For Loving Pet Owners

Family Owned And Operated Professional Pet Care

We are delighted that you would consider us for your pet care needs and would love the opportunity to get to know you and your animals. Victoria Veterinary Hospital is a full service small animal hospital, ready to assist in most types of medical, prevention, dental, and surgical needs for your cat or dog. For the best medical care, we prefer to schedule time with you and your pet on a regular or annual basis. However, we are also able to tend to pet emergencies; we just ask that you call ahead so we may be prepared. We want to be there for you and your pet!

 

At Victoria Veterinary Hospital, we pride ourselves on being thorough and strive to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care possible for your furry family member. We will find the best results for your pet’s health by working with you to make individualized treatment plans for each patient. We always take time to listen. We want to be sure that you have your questions answered in the clinic and that you know the plan of action for your pet.

Our Team

Dr. Jessica Radtke Maltez, DVM

Owner & Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Jessica graduated from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. She purchased Victoria Veterinary Care from Dr. Patty Keyes in July 2019.

She has experience in all aspects of small animal medicine, surgery, and dentistry. She enjoys serving clients and their pets through all stages of their lives and conditions. Prior to purchasing Victoria Vet, she worked as a solo veterinarian in Bloomington, MN at the France Ave Pet Hospital.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids along with her 2 Miniature Schnauzers, Roco and Totti. She was an amateur boxer for 7 years and now enjoys running with Fit4Mom RunClub. Dr. Jessica looks forward to serving the Victoria community for years to come.

Colleen

Certified Veterinary Technician

Colleen earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. Catherine University before pursuing her passion to become a veterinary technician. She earned her A.A.S in Veterinary Technology from Argosy University in the spring of 2009. She joined Victoria Veterinary Care in November 2018 with 4 years of Technician Assistant experience. She enjoys helping in the exam rooms. She is also particularly interested in parasitology and urinalysis as well as patient care. 

In Colleen’s spare time she loves going to the family cabin and spending time with her Mom. Colleen currently resides in Chaska with her two Basenjis, Teagan and Baysa, along with her sister and her two small dogs.

Teresa

Certified Veterinary Technician

Teresa came to us with 23 years of experience as a Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from MIM (Medical Institute of Minnesota) in June 1996, with a Bachelor in Science degree. Having both experience in general practice and critical care, Teresa has worked for the University of Minnesota in the ICU as a critical care technician taking care of many of the most critical patients.

Teresa grew up in the small town of Maple Grove Minnesota with her 6 siblings and she was always excited to help out with animals. Her first dog growing up was Cleo, a Spitz Terrier Cross that loved to hunt and kill mice; she was very good at it. Teresa currently lives in Maple Lake with her husband Bill and her college age son Remington. Teresa has 2 dogs: Bud Jr, a Mixed breed Black lab, and Hunter, a Chocolate Lab. Her cat’s name is Smokey Jo. She also has 5 fish that enjoy making Smokey chase them.

In her spare time, Teresa enjoys Camping around the Bemidji and Duluth area, hanging out with her family and watching NCIS.

Shannon

Shannon

Front Desk & Veterinary Assistant

Shannon holds a B.A. in Business Management with a focus on hospitality from the Minnesota School of Business. Her people-centric experience prior to joining VVH is extensive, with seven years in hospitality and three years as a skilled Veterinary Receptionist. Fun fact: her identical twin sister is her roommate! Shannon hails from Mound and absolutely loves pets. Her menagerie of animals includes 2 dogs: Mabel is a Husky mix and Otis is a Mastiff & Pitbull mix. Shannon also has 7 cats, a chinchilla named Marble, and two rabbits– Holland Lop, Poppy, and Lionhead, Belle.

Noelle

Social Media Manager

Noelle, Social Media Manager for the clinic, has a B.A. in Mass Communication from the University of St. Thomas. She loves getting to know people and their pets while photographing the adorable animal clients that are the heart of the VVH family! Noelle lives in Victoria with her husband, two youngest kids, and three busy dogs; Bingley (Smooth Fox Terrier), Finnegan (Chihuahua/Terrier mix), and Max (Miniature Dachshund). When she is not at the clinic you can find her being creative taking photos, making pottery, weaving blankets on her loom, or baking for friends and family.

Mary Jo

Front Desk & Veterinary Assistant

MaryJo comes to Victoria Veterinary Hospital with 20 years of Customer Service experience. Her previous position, working as a Receptionist at a skilled nursing facility, highlights her empathy and ability to connect with clients– which now includes people or pets! As a child, MaryJo could often be found exploring her family’s acres of woods in Northern Minnesota with her dog. Today she lives in Waconia with her husband and their dog, Sheba. In her spare time she likes to work in her flower gardens and go for walks.

Brittnay

Brittnay

Veterinary Technician

Brittnay is a 2015 graduate of Ridgewater’s Veterinary Technician program where she acquired some fascinating educational experiences and studied unusual animals on a study abroad program in the Australian Bush. Her passion for animals can be seen in her own “amazing band of misfits” which includes one dog and six cats. Outside of her work with pets, Brittnay enjoys reading, writing, crafting, gardening, fishing, and finding new adventures with her husband.

Eden

Veterinary Assistant

Eden joined the front office staff at Victoria Veterinary Hospital in the summer of 2020 after completing her Masters of Music (M.M.) in Flute Performance. A dog whisperer at heart, she enjoys being a friendly face for both pets and their people when they come into the clinic. Eden is working toward a Ph.D. in Musicology and plans for a future position as a college professor during the academic year. She thinks that spending her college breaks at VVH is a great way to be involved with her favorite thing outside of music— pets!

Hannah

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah joined Victoria Veterinary Hospital in the summer of 2020, assisting with pets and their people. A Pre-Medical student working toward her undergraduate degree during the academic year, Hannah is excited about the experience and knowledge she adds to her life at the clinic during college breaks. Amazing with both pets and kids, Hannah hopes her VVH experiences will help her to decide which type of medical field she loves the most— as she hopes one day to have a medical practice of her own!

Selena

Veterinary Assistant

Selena, a Pre-Veterinary undergraduate student, joined Victoria Veterinary Hospital in the summer of 2021 in order to gain practical, hands-on experience in the field. A natural with animals, Selena can be found in the clinic assisting with pet needs and is always there to help them feel more content during their stay. Her enthusiasm and positive, helpful attitude have been a great addition to the clinic during the summer months.