Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Daniel Lange
Dr. Daniel Lange

Owner and Veterinarian


Dr. Dan Lange has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 30 years. He has served the needs of pets and their owners in the greater St. Charles area along with surrounding counties. He deals in companion animal medicine (primarily dogs and cats) but also deals with exotic animals such as ferrets, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, rats, and birds.

Dr. Lange is a 1975 graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Zoology. In 1981, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. In his spare time, he enjoys running, swimming and bicycling. He is grateful for the wonderful pets he has met and the wonderful pet owners that allow him the honor of treating their pet at Elm Point Animal Hospital.

Dr. Michael Little
Dr. Michael Little

Owner and Veterinarian


Dr. Michael Little has been practicing veterinary medicine for the past 15 years in the St. Charles community. Although Dr. Little grew up on an Angus cattle and row crop farm in Northeast Missouri, his interests have always remained in small animal medicine and surgery.

In 1993, Dr. Little received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri in Biochemistry. In 1998, he graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, son, daughter, and the two family cats, Ruger and Parasite (Paris) Hilton Little. He also enjoys travel, volleyball, and attending St. Louis Cardinals games. Dr. Little enjoys forming lasting relationships with clients and their pets at Elm Point Animal Hospital. He is also an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Mark Petty
Dr. Mark Petty

Associate Veterinarian


Dr. Mark Petty comes to Elm Point Animal Hospital with three years of experience in small animal medicine. He was born in Florissant, Missouri and has served the St. Louis and St. Charles community by providing preventative care and therapeutic treatment to pets in need. He is eager to form lasting bonds with the people and pets of Elm Point Animal Hospital and is happy to be part of our established team.

Dr. Petty graduated from the University of Missouri - St. Louis with a Bachelor's in biology in 2006 and received his veterinary education from the Royal Veterinary College of London, United Kingdom in 2012. Dr. Petty specializes in emergency medicine, but outside of work, he is an enthusiastic painter and sketch artist. He also enjoys hiking and mushroom hunting. Dr. Petty has always surrounded himself with animals, and currently owns too many cats to count!