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Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Askov, Hinckley and surrounding areas.

Meet Our Team!

Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic is proud to serve Hinckley/Askov and surrounding communities for everything pet health related.  Our team is committed to help ensure the well being of your four legged family members; we aspire to be an educational resource for nutrition, exercise, and behavior.  Above all, we strive to provide kind, calm treatment of all our patients in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.

Dr. Deborah L. Cox

Dr. Cox is a graduate of the Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine.  Prior to that she received a bachelor's degree in English. She then spent two years in graduate school focusing on a degree in Folklore, at which time she realized her calling has always been caring for animals. She spent 5 years in Wisconsin and 5 years in southern Minnesota practicing in mixed large and small animal clinics before taking over Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic in 1997. Her interests are wide ranging.  She has always enjoyed physical activities but is also content to sit and read a book cover to cover.  Her animal household consists of 4 dogs and 8 cats (the cats have all been clinic rescues).  Ranier, a 7 year old brindle boxer who loves everyone, and his 6 year old female lab cohort, Bree, specializes in eating and the happy dance.Throughout the past 10 plus years a herd of horses have become her latest hobby and educational endeavor.  Sharing in her clients animal families has been the most rewarding part throughout her years of practice.

Susan Dunham

Susan has been the Practice Manager at Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic since 1997. She has been in practice for 21 years. Susan enjoys reading, writing, editing, walking her dogs, and cuddling her cats. She also enjoys training her horses and herself in the art of natural horsemanship. Susan is interested in studying animal behavior. She has a special interest in the natural world and its preservation.

Luanne Roby

Luanne has been a certified veterinary technician since 1994 and has been with Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic since 1998.  She  has multiple pets including a spoiled Bedlington Terrier named Ty, multiple cats (most acquired over the years from work!), and a Meyer's parrot named Myra.  Myra may actually think she is a cat, after being raised with so many.  She calls and teases the cats any chance she gets!  Luanne enjoys taking care of her pets, being outdoors, playing music, watching movies and spending time with friends.  She has always enjoyed working with animals and is proud to be a part of the healthcare team at Twin Pines.  

Betsy Preston

Betsy has been the Customer Care Specialist at Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic since April of 2017. She is excited to be close to completing her bachelor's degree in accounting. Betsy's animal family includes a fun loving boxer puppy named Artemis who enjoys being the center of attention. When at home, Betsy enjoys spending time with family and being a Granny to baby Finley. She also enjoys camping, fishing, reading, and hanging out with the dog.

Brittanie Pearson

Brittanie graduated from the University of Minnesota in May of 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Her emphasis was in Companion Animals with a minor in Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Biology. She started working at Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic in 2017. Brittanie enjoys photography, playing with dogs, hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. She has a 10 year old rescued Pomeranian named Rasha and a 3 year old black Lab named Ava. 

Brittany Newby

Britt has worked in the veterinary industry as a technician for 14 years. She started working with the team at Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic in November of 2017. She grew up on a farm in Oregon and began working in her family's veterinary hospital when she was very young. Britt's background is in small animal/livestock and equine emergency. She has an interest in behavior, rehabilitation, and marine medicine. Britt enjoys traveling to the Caribbean with a veterinary group to spay and neuter island dogs. Her animal family includes 4 dogs, 4 cats, 5 horses, and a donkey. Outside of work, Britt enjoys traveling, photography, Dock Dogs, and anything outdoors.


Laura has been the Customer Care Specialist and Veterinary Assistant with Twin Pines Veterinary Clinic since September of 2017. She moved to the area from Albert Lea in May. Laura's animal family includes a dog named Jack who is an American Eskimo and a cat named Poopoo. In addition, she recently rescued a kitten named Peanut who needed a home. In her free time, Laura enjoys fishing, hunting, traveling, and reading.

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