Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital

1115 West River Road
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


 Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital Doctors 


Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital- Detroit Lakes, MN- Dr. James K McCormack

Dr. James K. McCormack

James K. McCormack, DVM grew up in Salem, WI. I graduated from the U of MN with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1984. I began working at the Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital in December of 1984. I enjoy spending time at the lakes with my wife, Diane and Archer our furry son and traveling when time permits. I am the proud father of 2 daughters, Kathryn who helps manage an employment agency and Carolyn who graduated in May of 2020 from the Purdue University of Veterinary Medicine. My hobbies include hunting, fishing, biking, hiking and enjoying the outdoors!



Dr. Samantha L. Zehr 

Samantha L. Zehr, DVM grew up in Duluth, MN. She graduated from Iowa State University in 2014 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She started working at Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital in June of 2014. Dr. Zehr enjoys spending her free time with her husband and her pets. She also enjoys riding her horses and reading books.



Dr. Savannah C. Brosius

Savannah C. Brosius, DVM, grew up in Audubon, MN. She graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2015. After spending some time in Duluth, MN, she joined the team at the Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital in April 2017. Dr. Brosius enjoys spending her time with her husband, Trevor, and her daughter Arya. In her spare time she enjoys going for long walks with the pups and family, reading and listening to audiobooks, and baking is a big passion!


Dr. Elizabeth A. Whalen

Dr. Elizabeth Whalen joined Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian in January 2020. She has recently moved to Minnesota from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Dr. Whalen graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 with Dr. Zehr. She received her Master of Public Health degree from The Ohio State University focusing on veterinary public health and emergency response and preparedness. Dr. Whalen enjoys the trails with her horses and being out on the water. 


Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital - Detroit Lakes, MN - Dr. Haggart

Dr. Thomas R. Haggart

Thomas R. Haggart, DVM grew up in Fargo,ND. He graduated from the University of MN in 1978 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree & he interned for a year at Cornell University in New York. He started at the Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital in 1979. Dr. Haggart enjoys hunting (with his two dogs), fishing, sailing, & boating with family and friends.