Dr. Dave Filkins
Dr. Dave Filkins grew up in rural Wisconsin where he cultivated his love for science and animals at an early age. He attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for his pre-veterinary undergraduate coursework. After graduating from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975 he joined the Hastings Veterinary Clinic. Over his long career Dr. Fillkins has developed a unique appreciation and love for the challenge of surgery. Together with his wife Diane, whom is a first grade teacher in Hastings, they have two sons. Dave enjoys fishing, canoeing, backpacking, skiing, and following his German Shorthair Emma through field, forest, and frost.
Dr. Tony Cologgi
Dr. Tony Cologgi obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech and then obtained his DVM from the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He has lived in Minnesota for the past 12 years. During his 15 years of practice he has developed a variety of interests in the field. He has an interest in soft tissue surgery and enjoys the challenges of wound healing. He also has an interest in exotic animal medicine and surgery, particularly small mammal and avian. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching college football.