In the Community


Lake Harriet Veterinary Pay it Forward Program

The pay it forward program (PIF) was created to help promote and support volunteer service among our employees. Lake Harriet Veterinary will donate $10 for each hour an employee volunteers, up to 10 hours. The donation will be made to the nonprofit organization for which the employee volunteers. Check out photos from our most recent PIF activities!

Iowa State University Companion Animal Fund

Lake Harriet Veterinary supports the Iowa State University Companion Animal Fund, helping to make improvements in animal health care. ISU is Drs Cathy and Jim Sinning’s alma mater. Learn more about this program.


  • Winner of the BLEND Award: Our clinic was built to enhance and blend with the neighborhood, and we made sure to make our decisions based on the most environmentally friendly and socially responsible options available. We’re proud to announce that our hard work is recognized by the local community. Thank you! Read about it, here. (PDF download)
  • Green Star Award
  • Best Veterinary Practice: TAILS Magazine


  • We are regular sponsors of local events such as the Rose Festival, Kite Festival, Red Cross Blood Drive, East Harriet neighborhood events, and various running events around Lake Harriet.