Our Team

Dr. Ernest Drager

Dr. Ernest Drager


Dr. Ernest Drager graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary College in 1983. He opened Bush Lake Pet Hospital in 1984 and France Avenue Pet Hospital in 2004. Dr. Drager is a member of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association and the Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Association. Dr. Drager has been serving the Bloomington-Eden Prairie area for more than 32 years. He is well known and respected veterinarian who has a great deal of experience. He has an honest practical style and personality that most people really appreciate. Come meet him. You’ll be impressed. We love him. He loves his job so much that he says, “I will never retire!”


Certified Veterinary Technician

Cindy is a Certified Veterinary Technician that has been with our company since 2015. She lives in the south metro with her husband and 3 children. Her family owns and cares for many pets of all shapes and sizes, including fostering dogs for Minnesota Greyhound Rescue. She has been a certified technician since 1992, although some years were spent focusing on family care. She is very happy to be back working with all the animals and lovely people.


Veterinary Technician

Angela joined Bush Lake Pet Hospital in 2012 while pursuing her degree in veterinary technology. After earning her certification, she went on to help better the lives of dogs, cats, and other pets with her work in an animal shelter and as a medical lab technician. Angela and her husband share their home with their two dogs and two rabbits as well as their different kinds of geckos, frogs, and other critters. In her free time, she enjoys biking, gardening, and paddling the lakes and rivers.



Veterinary Assistant

Faith joined Bush Lake Pet Hospital in 2021 to pursue her career in the veterinary field. She plans to attend college in the fall of 2022 to earn her Veterinary Technician degree. At home, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Mela and Millie, and her hedgehog, Franky. At work, she enjoys interacting with the clients and getting to know their pets.



Veterinary Assistant

Lauren started with our clinics in the fall of 2021, and she lives with her family in the south metro. She has grown up with many animals including, snakes, lizards, birds, chickens, rabbits, gerbils, hedgehogs, guinea pigs, chinchillas, and dogs and cats. Lauren currently owns a papillon named Monkey and two cats named Kane and Able. Lauren loves working with all the animals and cannot wait to meet you at one or both clinics.

We're proud to serve Bloomington, MN and the surrounding communities.

There is no question too big or too small. If you need anything at all for your pet, please use the information below to contact us immediately. We're here for you and your pets when you need us most!


Phone: 952-944-5320
Fax: 952-944-5321
Email: customercare@bushlakepethospital.com


7700 W. Old Shakopee Rd.
Suite #170
Bloomington, MN 55438
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Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 6 PM
Sat: 9 AM - 1 PM
Sun: Closed
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