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Dr. Lori Ballinger, veterinarian at Natural Vet Health in Roseville, offers low-cost services for animals aboard her mobile clinic, which hits the road once a month and makes a stop in St. Paul Park. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Veterinarian takes animal care on the road


From the outside, the 26-foot motorhome looks like a mobile advertisement for Natural Pet Health veterinary services.

But on the inside, it is a fully equipped clinic capable of handling just about every vet emergency, aside from major surgeries.

Dr. Lori Ballinger, owner and lead veterinarian at the Roseville-based Natural Pet Health, went mobile in August 2011 after having experience traveling to where her expertise was needed.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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