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We're passionate about animals and only offer the best care possible.

Paws & Claws Pet Hospital is a full-service, animal hospital in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Our veterinarians and veterinary staff are very experienced and prepared to handle any situation.

At Paws & Claws Pet Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing quality patient care and excellent client education. Call to schedule an appointment today.

At Paws & Claws Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the family they are.


Dr. Robert P. Melco
Maple Grove Veterinarian | Paws & Claws Pet Hospital | (763) 420-9711

13640 Grove Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55311

Meet The Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Robert P. Melco, DVM
    Veterinarian/Owner

    Dr. Robert Melco has been practicing veterinary medicine in the north metro for over 20 years. He purchased Maple Grove Pet Hospital in 2013 and renamed the hospital Paws and Claws Pet Hospital of Maple Grove. He has been updating the practice to provide the best care possible ever since. Dr. Melco grew up in West St. Paul, MN and graduated from the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. His professional interests are small animal medicine, pocket pets, exotics as well as Laser Surgery. Dr. Melco married his wife, Lynn, in 1992 and they have 3 kids. They currently live in Elk River, MN and have 4 dogs, 3 cats, and several chickens. In his free time Dr. Melco enjoys cooking, gardening, canning, fishing and spending time with his wife and kids.

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Office Hours

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Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-1:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "I can't thank Paws and Claws enough for the compassionate care they gave my old cat, Saydi, at the end of her struggle with kidney disease. Now they take care of my rescue cats. I can tell how much Dr. Melco and his staff genuinely love what they do, and that makes me know my three girls are getting the best possible care."
    DANA P. / MAPLE GROVE, MN