Dr. Melissa Hanson

Dr. Melissa Cowan

Dr. Melissa Hanson (formerly Cowan) joined our team in January of 2016!!!

Here is alittle about her, in her own words.

     I grew up in a small town in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, IL. I graduated from St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN in 2003. After graduation I worked as a surgical technician at a 24 hour care animal hospital near my home town. In 2005 I was accepted to the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2009. My interests include internal medicine, neurology, and dentistry. I am a member of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

I have 2 cats, Frankie and Cubby and one dog, Turd Ferguson, who is named after the Saturday Night Live Jeopardy skit (she is pictured below). My outside interests include volleyball, getting together with friends/family, baking/cooking and watching sporting events. I am very excited to join the team at Anderson Lakes Animal Hospital and I am looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful clients.

Since Joining our team in 2016, Dr. Hanson now shares a home with her husband Eric, her step-dog Samantha and of course Turd, Cubby and Frankie!


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