All Pets Veterinary Hospital and Equine Service

All Pets Veterinary Hospital & Equine Service (APVH)

 was opened in July 2007 by Drs. Joel and Jean Ihnen in Zimmerman, MN after working in Princeton and Zimmerman for several years.

You have several healthcare options for your companion animals.  Here are a few reasons you should choose APVH:

We truly enjoy working with animals!
We know that going to the vet can be can be a dreaded event for your pet.  Our staff will work with you and your pet to make it less stressful.  We treat your pet as our own.

We provide exceptional care.
We understand the special role your companion animal plays in your family.  Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual animal owner.

We emphasize client education.
Our knowledgeable staff will take the time to help you understand your pet's health care issues.

Be sure to check our Small Animal Services and Equine Services tabs for more detailed information why APVH is your best choice!

We look forward to meeting you and your animal companions!

Call us today at (763) 856-8387

The outside of our veterinary hospital in Zimmerman, MN
  • Mon,Tues & Th: 9am-7pm
  • Wed 7am-5pm
  • Fri: 9am-5pm
  • Sat: 9am-1pm
  • Dr. Joel Ihnen, DVM

    Dr. Joel Ihnen grew up in Northwood, IA.  He attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and Iowa State University in Ames.  He has practiced veterinary medicine in Princeton and Zimmerman since 1993.  His small animal interests lie in surgery (especially orthopedics), canine reproduction, ophthalmology, sport-dog medicine and ferret medicine.  In addition to small animal medicine, Dr. Joel enjoys the variety and challenges provided by mobile equine practice.  He lives near Princeton with his wife, Dr. Jean and their daughter, Julia, several horses & Golden Retrievers.  Outside of work he enjoys dog training, hunting and cooking.
    Years in Practice:
    Mar 26, 1993
    Wartburg College, Iowa State University
  • Dr. Christina Mattson

    Dr. Christina Mattson grew up in Apple Valley, MN. She obtained her bachelor’s degree at Claremont Mckenna College in California and received her DVM from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ames, IA. In the past, Dr. Mattson has worked with a great diversity of animals, including cheetah, waterfowl, livestock, and of course a multitude of domestic pets. She is passionate about equine medicine, and is excited to share this love with her clients. Her small animal interests include internal medicine and dermatology, as well as companion exotic medicine. She shares her life with her partner Pat, his son, a variety of dogs, a cat, and an Arabian mare named Duchess.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
    Iowa State University
  • Charlyn Ernst, Clinic Manager

    Charlyn joined All Pets in 2009.  She has always had a myriad of animals. She lives on a small hobby farm with her husband, Richard.  In her spare time she enjoys their horses and ponies; loves camping, photography and quilting.

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 26, 2009
    Anoka Ramsey College
  • Liz Holvenstot, CVT

    Liz joined All Pets in April 2011. She graduated from Argosy University in 2006 with an AAS in Veterinary Technology and recieved her certification. In March of 2011 she graduated from MSB College with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. She lives in Isle with her fiancée Jason, their boys along with 4 dogs, and 1 cat.

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 26, 2011
    Argosy University, MSB College
  • Jeanette Lomeli, Lead CVT

    Jeanette Lomeli joined the All Pets Staff in the fall of 2012.  Jeanette graduated from MSB with an AAS degree and is a board certified CVT.  Jeanette makes her home in Becker with her husband George and their children, and dogs Lola & Envy.  When not at work she enjoys spending time with her friends & family at her family's lake home.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
    MSB College
  • Amy Eberhardt, CVT

    Amy joined All Pets in June of 2013. She makes her home in Cambridge with her husband Rance, and two daughters and recent family addition of Buster, a Beagle cross rescue.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Heather Plante, CVT

    Heather joined the All Pets staff in December 2014. She graduated from MSB with an AAS in Veterinary Technology and received her certification. She lives in Foley with her husband Todd, 2 dogs, and 3 cats.  She likes to play hockey, read & spend time with her family.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    MSB College
  • Sam Haberman, CVT

    Sam has taken a position at a specialty clinic where she is excited to pursue internal medicine.  She fills in on weekends for us as well as the occasional late night c-section! Sam makes her home in Zimmerman with her partner Shawn, their two children and a four cats.

    Also pictured is "Elmer Fudd" our door greeter and clinic cat.

    MSB College