Kindest Cut. High quality, low cost spay/neuter services for the pets of people in need.

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About us

Pets are an important part of our lives and families, but maintaining your pet’s health can be difficult when resources are limited.

Kindest Cut, LLC is a veterinary practice offering low cost spay and neuter surgeries, wellness services, and dental care to cats, dogs and rabbits belonging to families with limited means, and to nonprofit rescues and shelters.

Sterilization surgeries are available via a fully equipped mobile surgical unit, serving over 25 communities in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin, and at the Melrose Animal Clinic at Animal Humane Society’s location in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Melrose Animal Clinic also offers a variety of wellness and dental services.

Kindest Cut was founded in May of 2011 by licensed veterinarian Dr. Meghann Kruck, with the help of Animal Humane Society donors. Since then, we have provided over 24,000 high quality surgeries.

Kindest Cut was founded in May of 2011 by licensed veterinarian Dr. Meghann Kruck, with the help of Animal Humane Society donors. Since then, we have provided over 24,000 high quality surgeries.

Kindest Cut believes that if more animals were sterilized, there would be far less animal homelessness. Every day, 70,000 puppies and kittens are born in the United States. More than 60% of them are unwanted and will be abandoned, oftentimes brought to a shelter or rescue organization. Kindest Cut and Animal Humane Society believe animals in our community deserve better.

 Kindest Cut is a proud member of the Minnesota Partnership for Animal Welfare (MNPaw)


Meet Owner Dr. Meghann Kruck

Dr. Meghann Kruck, DVM is the owner of Kindest Cut. Dr. Kruck grew up in the suburbs of Minneapolis and gained her undergraduate degree in animal science at Purdue University. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine.

She began practicing as a small animal veterinarian and has continued to refine and perfect her skills. Dr. Kruck brings with her a special interest in geriatric pets, feline medicine and surgery. She is a USDA accredited veterinarian and holds her license through the Minnesota Board of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Kruck is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, an Honorary Commander of the 934th Airlift Wing Air Force Reserves, the Vice President for Minnesota Partners for Animal Welfare and Secretary for Leech Lake Legacy, and has participated in the Prior Lake High School Mentorship Program. She enjoys running and cycling, and participates in several races a year, even in the winter!

Her pets include two dogs (all of which are rescue dogs): Maya, a Rottweiller mix, and Felix, a French bulldog/Boston terrier cross. She also has one cat: Zoey, a very spoiled and retired show cat.

“I have always had a love for animals and a strong interest in the human-animal bond. I have known since the age of four that I wanted to be a veterinarian and had a great deal of support and encouragement from my pet loving family. We always had at least a dog and a cat when I was growing up, but we even had a parakeet, gerbils, snakes and a lizard.” Dr. Kruck