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Cooperstown, North Dakota

Your Veterinarian in Cooperstown, ND and surrounding communities
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The Cooperstown Veterinary Clinic is a mixed animal practice serving the Cooperstown community and surrounding areas with our licensed veterinarian, Dr. Paul Motter. Your animal's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your animal the best possible care.

Feel free to phone the Cooperstown Vet Clinic with any questions you may have and to set up appointments. We are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments (for more detail in services we provide continue reading Small Animal, Large Animal or Equine on our website). Beyond first rate animal 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 Cooperstown veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your livestock, horses and pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call (701) 797-2216 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Cooperstown Veterinarian Clinic is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Cooperstown pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

At Cooperstown Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Paul Motter
Cooperstown Veterinarian | Cooperstown Veterinary Clinic | (701) 797-2216

101 1st St SW
Cooperstown, ND 58425


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm

*No vet. No appts. *Open for

scheduling & product sales only




Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Paul D. Motter
    DVM (Veterinarian, Practice Owner)

    Dr. Motter grew up on a farm near Hope, ND. He took his pre-vet classes at NDSU then moved on to veterinary school at Iowa State University, graduating in 1988. He has practiced at the Cooperstown Veterinary Clinic since 1989.

  • Pam Monson
    Office Manager

    Pam is the glue that holds this office together. Pam celebrated her 20th year with us in 2012, she has many years of experience and knowledge to help our clients with scheduling, billing, and many other aspects of the veterinary business. Read More

  • Sheila Johnson

    Sheila is a North Dakota native who spent a number of years out of state for college and employment before moving back to start working with us in 2003. She brings a variety of work experiences to our practice. 

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  • Susan Ostenson
    Veterinary Technician

    Susan started with us as an intern in 2011 and worked as part-time technician. In 2013 she moved from Fargo back to Finley, her home town, to work full time as a valuable veterinary technician for Cooperstown Vet Clinic. 

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "When I picked up the mail today, there was a condolences card from the staff, for the loss of our Gus. It completely caught me off guard, and I can't get over how special it is for not only thinking of us, but for taking the time to send us his footprints. What an incredibly thoughtful gift! Definitely treasured. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!"
    Sara L./FB
  • "Love this place and everyone who works here.. They go above and beyond for there clients!! I am forever grateful for them and all the help they give me!!"
    Shan P./FB

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