James Sweeney, DVM,

DVM, Iowa State University


Dr. James Sweeney grew up on a farm near Dubuque, Iowa. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1964. Following graduation Dr. Sweeney practiced medicine in Greendale, Wisconsin at the Veterinary Medical Center. In 1967 he opened his own small animal practice in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Dr. Sweeney moved to Minneapolis in 1970 to join his brother Dr. Bill Sweeney as director of Bloomington Veterinary Hospital.  Dr. James Sweeney joined VCA in November of 2011.  Though Dr. Sweeney is no longer practicing veterinary medicine, he misses the clients and the patients and visits almost daily!   Dr. Sweeney and his wife Lois have a family of 4 children and 6 grandchildren.