• Dr. Larocca provides probono work for the humane societies in MN.
  • He also provides probono work for the Como Zoo in St. Paul.
  • Dr. Larocca held a certification clinic and raised $1,000 for the Hope 4 Youth program that services and sponsors the homeless youth in our county.


Animal Eye Specialty Center Scholarships

Dr. Larocca provides 1 or 2 local graduating seniors from Andover High School a scholarship for college to someone who plans on becoming a Veterinarian and who meets certain GPA criteria. He has been doing this since 2009 and strongly believes giving back to your community is so important.

  • 2009 Winner: Amanda C.
  • 2010 Winner: Kaylee B.
  • 2011 Winner: Hannah Terhaar
  • 2015 Winners: Ryan Larocca and Samantha Buie
  • 2017 Winner: Maria K.
  • 2017 (Thank you to Darren, Bev and “Emma” for donating towards 2017 HS Scholarship, for a student going into Veterinary Medicine)
  • 2017 Thank you to Susan and “Juno” for your donation to an Andover senior who is going into Veterinary Medicine for the 2017 scholarship from Animal Eye Specialty Center. What a generous donation to a deserving senior, thank you.
  • 2018 Winners: Olivia Johnson and Claire Burotac
  • 2019 Winner: Kelsey

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