Houstoun Clinch, DVM

If I am not at the hospital, then I am with Andrea, her daughter Hayley and my daughter Abby. We have a cat named Kit and a dog named Vinnie. If we are not at home then we are out exploring the great outdoors, biking, sailing, boating, skiing or just enjoying life.


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Kathy Langness, DVM

I have finally fulfilled a life-long dream of being a Veterinarian and owning my own practice. I have been a lifetime resident of this area and currently live in North St. Paul. I have 3 cats, Fonzie, Houdini and Phoenix. I also have a dog, Bobbie Sue, a Schnauzer/Shih Tzu mix. When I am not working at the clinic I like to read, sew, bake, garden, do needle work and take walks with Bobbie Sue and of course cheer for the Milwaukee Brewers, Wisconsin Badgers and my Green Bay Packers.


Linnea Thraen, DVM

I grew up in the Twin Cities area and went to college at the University of St. Thomas. I went on to receive my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2018 from the University of Minnesota and joined TLC Veterinary Hospital soon after. I love being a veterinarian because I love helping both animals and the humans that care for them. I have one cat at home named Sneezy.  In my free time, I enjoy traveling, reading, running, and playing guitar.


Maryanne, Certified Veterinary Technician

I am a lifetime resident of this area and currently live in Oakdale with my dog Rosie, a Yorkie/shih tzu mix who loves coming to work with me. My career as a technician spans four decades, but I have never grown tired of my job. I enjoy the people and pets I work with, the fact that no two days are alike, and the challenge of always learning something new. The majority of my time away from TLC is spent with my friends, volunteering at church, and singing in 2 choirs. I also enjoy Minnesota Twins baseball and working jigsaw puzzles.


Meghan, Certified Veterinary Technician

I joined the TLC staff in 2008 and have enjoyed meeting all of the clients and patients. I love being a CVT and consider myself very fortunate to have a job that I enjoy. My husband and I currently have two cats, Ichabod and Barnabas, who are naughty but hilarious to watch! We also have a black lab named Thor that we adopted from Coco's Heart Dog Rescue. He loves the cabin life just as much as we do and gets so excited when we pull into the driveway. My parents have grown too attached to my beloved Jack Russell, JoJo, to part with her, so I visit her at their house. In my free time I enjoy going to the cabin and being with my friends and family.


Kayla, Certified Veterinary Technician

I joined TLC Veterinary Hospital in March of 2016 and received my certification in December of 2017.  My favorite parts of being a vet tech are surgery, anesthesia and doing lab work. I have an Italian Greyhound/Dalmatian mix named Peyton and a cat, Sully. When I am away from the clinic, I enjoy doing scratch art, spending time outside, skiing and being with friends and family.


Shauna, Customer Service Representative

I have been a veterinary technician for over 15 years and I love working with animals and their humans. I am excited to be part of the TLC Veterinary Hospital team. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband and two young boys. We enjoy watching the boys ice skate, play hockey, t-ball and soccer. In the summer we enjoy spending time with family and friends, especially swimming and boating at the cabin. At this time, the only pet that we have is a leopard gecko, but hopefully there will be more animals in our family soon.


Jennifer, Certified Veterinary Technician

Starting out as a kennel assistant in 2013, my love and admiration for Veterinary medicine has grown significantly over the years. I graduated from Argosy University and received my certification at the end of 2017; I joined TLC Veterinary Hospital shortly afterwards. My fiancé and I have two fur kids, Banjo and Cowboy, who are my pride and joy! Outside of the clinic I enjoy photography, fishing out on the lake, and playing my guitar.