France Ave Pet Hospital, Inc.
3701 W Old Shakopee Rd, Suite 280, Bloomington MN 55431 952-746-9296
Bush Lake Pet Hospital, Inc.
7700 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN 55438 952-944-5320
Dr. Ernest Drager graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary College in 1983. He opened Bush Lake Pet Hospital in 1984 and France Avenue Pet Hospital in 2004. Dr. Drager is a member of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Association. Dr. Drager has been serving the Bloomington-Eden Prairie area for more than 32 years. He is well known and respected veterinarian who has a great deal of experience. He has an honest practical style and personality that most people really appreciate. Come meet him. You’ll be impressed. We love him. He loves his job so much that he says, “I will never retire!”
Cindy is a Certified Veterinary Technician that has been with our company since 2015. She lives in the south metro with her husband and 3 children. Her family owns and cares for many pets of all shapes and sizes, including fostering dogs for Minnesota Greyhound Rescue. She has been a certified technician since 1992, although some years were spent focusing on family care. She is very happy to be back working with all the animals and lovely people.
Jackie has been working in the Veterinary Medicine field since 2010, graduating from Argosy University in 2013. Working for our company since 2016, she has very strong customer service skills, always going the extra mile for our clients and their pets. She loves all animals, but has a special affection for cats. Jackie has three children and her dog, named Piper. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her children and enjoys painting and running.
Stefan graduated from Argosy University in 2017. Prior to France Ave Pet Hospital, he worked as an Assistant at Animal Emergency and Referral Center of MN, where he learned a great deal about that side of Veterinary Medicine. He also holds a degree in Diplomacy and Military Studies from Hawaii Pacific University. Stefan served honorably in the US Navy for 12 years, working in both operations and intelligence roles. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, and their Maine Coon and Pembroke Corgi.
Lisa has been a valued part of our team since 2004. She was hired as our receptionist and through the years has gained experience assisting our doctors in many aspects of our clinic. She provides loving care to all of our clients that come through our doors. She is highly revered by our pet owners as well as our staff. Lisa lives in the community and enjoys running into our clients outside of the office. Her three adult children come to visit as often as they can.
Dr. Jessica Radtke Maltez is our Veterinarian at the France Avenue Pet Hospital location since June of 2014. She grew up in MN and completed her education at the U of MN, graduating in 2011 with her Doctorate of Veterinary medicine degree. She worked in Hudson, WI for 2 ½ years, where she gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of veterinary medicine including surgery, dentistry and internal medicine prior to her joining our team. She enjoys serving our clients and their pet’s trough all stages of their lives and conditions. She provides great passionate care for each pet and likes to educate clients on their care options. Dr. Jessica is happy to make her home in Richfield, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, her son, her stepson and her two Miniature Schnauzers.