Welcome to the Mesaba Animal Hospital

We will be closed Friday Sept 30th and Saturday October 1st. Have a great weekend.

Your Veterinarian in Hibbing, MN

Call us at 218-262-1051

If you have an emergency with your pet, call us right away!

If you are in need of after hours Emergency care please call 

Blue Pearl Emergency Vet in Duluth, Mn at 218-302-8000

If you live in Hibbing or the surrounding area in MN, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. David Kalinowski is licensed veterinarian. Your pet's health and well being is very important to him and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Feel free to call to make an appointment, also please call to cancel any appointments you are unable to attend .{Due to our busy schedule, No-Show fees apply}

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Mesaba Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital that provides preventative and wellness care; treatment of medical, surgical, and dental conditions; urgent care; and emergency care. Our veterinarians and support staff are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Hibbing veterinarian.

The best veterinary care for animals is preventative care, along with proper nutrition. If you have any questions about your pet please call 218-262-1051 or email us and we'll get back to you promptly. Mesaba Animal Hospital is very easy to get to. You can get directions to our clinic on our Contact Us page.

At Mesaba Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. David Kalinowski
Hibbing Veterinarian | Mesaba Animal Hospital | 218-262-1051
11544 Spudville Rd
Hibbing, MN 55746

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Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

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    Shanon, Certified Veterinary Technician

    Shanon started out by interning with us while finishing the Veterinary Technician program at Duluth Business University, and she later moved onto our team to fill a vacancy. She grew up in Buhl, MN and now resides in Mt. Iron. In her free time, she enjoys ceramics, crocheting, reading, horse riding, and caring for her various pets on her hobby farm.

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    LuAnn, Certified Veterinary Triage Technician/ Reception

    LuAnn was a part of the team that moved to the Mesaba Animal Hospital when Dr. Kalinowski took over the practice in 2009. She was born and raised in the area and went to Ridgewater College for her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. LuAnn was born with a strong passion for veterinary medicine. She has a 'healthy' obsession with canine and feline dentistry. She is one of the most knowledgeable people on our staff, and this knowledge has earned her such nicknames as the 'Dental Queen' and 'Flea Queen', for her infamous, yet insightful, discussions with clients.  As our Triage Nurse,  when you call with questions for the Doctor(s), you most likely will be talking to LuAnn. She still resides in the area with, what she calls, 'Enough animals to keep me warm in the winter months.'

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    Kylee, Technician in training

    We are excited to announce Kylee is studying to be a certified veterinary technician here at Mesaba Animal Hospital. She is from Chisholm where she lives today with her boyfriend and his son. She attended HCC where she completed her Associate's degree. Kylee enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her Bloodhound, 'Daisy Duke.'

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    Bobbi, Receptionist

    Bobbi joined us in June of 2011. She was born and raised here on the Iron Range.  She is married to Jon and they have 4 wonderful children.  

    She enjoys spending time with her family, vacationing, shopping & playing with her house full of pets.  Addie (St. Bernard), Ammo (Chocolate Lab), Ave Grace (St. Bernard) & 3 cats Miley, Juliet & Theo.

  • Alyssa
    Alyssa, Certified Veterinary Technician, KPA Certified Trainer

    Achieved my Associates in Science from Duluth Business University in 2014 and certification as a KPA Canine Trainer in 2020.  I am a passionate Technician and Trainer.  In my downtime I enjoy weekend bonfires, camping, adventures, fishing/spearing and grouse hunting with my Brittany Blaze and German Wirehair Ember.

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    Chris, Receptionist

    Fun loving Mom of two humans, one fish and four dogs!  I love all types of animals and only want the best for them all.  MAH is my dream job and I love coming to work everyday.  No two days are ever the same.  Oh, yeah, I'm married too. 

  • Becky
    Becky, Receptionist

    Becky joined our team in May of 2019.  She grew up in Hibbing and currently lives in Chisholm with her wonderful husband and two amazing kids.  She enjoys spending time with her 4 dogs, 2 cats, horse, mini horse, donkey, and all her other farm animals, too many to mention. 

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    Dr. David Kalinowski

    Dr. Kalinowski graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1990 and proceeded to move into private practice form there. After practicing veterinary medicine on the Iron Range for numerous years, Dr. Kalinowski decided to further his career by buying the Mesaba Animal Hospital in 2009. He has since grown the business to the size of 3 doctors, 5 technicians, 3 receptionists, and numerous other individuals that perform vital tasks that make our animal hospital work on a daily basis. Dr. Kalinowski has the knowledge and skills to treat your pet, no matter the type. Dr. K. treats dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, pocket pets, and goats. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, gardening, reading, kayaking, fishing, and spending time with his wife and three children.

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    Tammy Kalinowski
    Practice Manager

    Tammy has served double duty as Dr, Kalinowski's wife and Practice Manager here at Mesaba Animal Hospital since 2009. Her 'dungeon' is upstairs where she has Sassy the clinic cat that help her with her daily tasks. Dr. Kalinowski and Tammy have three children. Liz is their oldest, Bev, their middle child, and Ben is their youngest. They also have two animal kids: A bulldog (Kenya) and a cat (Flo). When not at work, she enjoys sewing, scrap booking, cross-stitching, reading, and cooking.

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday
Closed