Dr. Mey Nevo – Owner

Dr. Mey Nevo graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary medicine in May 2007. She has had the opportunity to practice veterinary medicine in Illinois, Tennessee, New Jersey, and Minnesota while following her husband through his Small Animal Internal Medicine internship and residency. They finally settled down here in Minnesota to be closer to family.

Dr. Nevo shares her life with her wonderful husband Dr. Steven Shadwick, her 11-year-old daughter Sophie, her 9 year-old son, Robert and her 6 year old baby girl, Lucy. “These three little ones offer new and exciting challenges on a daily basis”. Her household also includes Bruce and Ruby both Border Terriers. As you can guess it is very busy these days at the Nevo-Shadwick household!!

Dr. Nevo is passionate about bringing a personal touch to her patient care. She has attended additional training in veterinary ultrasonography and has been integrating this imaging modality to her diagnostic repertoire on a daily basis since 2008. Dr. Nevo’s extensive ultrasound training has allowed her to bring advanced diagnostics to her clients at an affordable rate. In addition to advanced imaging techniques, Dr. Nevo’s interests include soft-tissue surgery and internal medicine.

Dr. Jen Blum – Owner

Dr. Jennifer Blum graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine in May, 2006. Her interest in animals and their care started at a very young age. Growing up on a dairy farm in Northwest Wisconsin, she was very involved in 4-H and the community. Dr. Blum’s love for animals carried her into the career of veterinary medicine. Her professional interests include dentistry, internal medicine and dermatology.

Dr. Blum lives with her husband and twin girls. Her family also consists of a free-willed Labrador retriever named Eddy and the true head of household, Tigey, a tabby cat that is always getting into trouble. Her and her family love to be outside camping and hiking. Baking is her favorite way to spend time with her girls.

Dr. Chris Ed

Dr. Chris Ed graduated from the University of Illinois in 2009 and joined Carver Lake’s team shortly after that. He has a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Biomechanics from the University of Illinois as well. His prior experience was in the Information Technology Field.

When he isn’t caring for animals at the clinic he enjoys spending time relaxing with his wife, their children, and of course their pets, an English Spaniel Mix, Faith, and a silly cat, Cici. He enjoys spending time outdoors jogging, hiking, fishing, and skiing.


Dr. Wesley Pospichal

Dr. Wesley Pospichal is originally a Minnesota native, however, after obtaining his veterinary degree from Oregon State University he stayed in Oregon where he practiced for the last 5 years. He is very excited to be returning home and joining the Carver Lake team!

With his wife (who is also a vet), Dr. Pospichal has one son and a daughter on the way. They also currently have two dogs (Hildegard a Pomeranian and Gwen a Nova Scotia Duck Trolling Retriever mix). In addition, they live to serve 3 very spoiled cats named Catsup, Martina, and Guinness.

Dr. Pospichal’s special interests include internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, and ultrasound. He is also a certified Cat Friendly Veterinarian through the American Association of Feline Practitioners, demonstrating a personal commitment to feline health. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, playing sports, and spending time with his family He is a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan, and you can find him cheering them on every Sunday.

Dr. Arden Miller-Zeman

Dr. Arden Miller-Zeman joined the Carver Lake team in April 2023. She is a Wisconsin native, but went to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for her undergraduate degree. From there she returned to her home state to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in 2018.

Dr. Miller-Zeman’s professional interests include internal medicine, wellness, and ultrasonography, . She has always had a love of animals and finds it particularly rewarding when she is able to help a shy dog feel comfortable at the vet.

She and her husband, Auston, have a one year old son, who they adore. They also have two dogs (Logan the hound mix and Bao the pibble mix) and three cats (Yggdrasil, Arthur, and Bucatini).

As a family they enjoy cooking elaborate meals, exploring the twin cities, and home-brewing. In her free time Dr. Miller-Zeman can be found baking, watching too much tv, and reading fantasy novels.

Dr. Alyce Hines

Dr. Alyce Hines joined the Carver Lake team in June 2023. She obtained her undergraduate degree in dairy science at the UW-River Falls and graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies in 2018. She has appreciated the complexities of both, large and small animal medicine and has settled into strictly small animal medicine within the last two years. Her professional interests include internal medicine, wellness and ultrasonography. She becomes very enthused in educating clientele and establishing patient relationships.
In her spare time, she enjoys various outdoor activities, traveling and spending time with family and friends. In her profile picture is her partner in crime, Macy, the Caribbean mutt from St. Kitts.