Dr. Karsten Fostvedt started St. Francis Pet Clinic in September of 1989. Dr. Fostvedt previously owned the St. Francis Pet Clinic in Santa Barbara, Calif. The clinic has grown over the last 28 years, mainly by word of mouth, in the small mountain town of Ketchum, Idaho. Since opening in 1989, it has expanded and now offers state-of-the-art surgical facilities, digital radiography and a full-service laboratory. We also offer boarding for for cats...no dogs. For a full list of our services, click here.
We are open five days a week, are on-call for emergencies 7 days a week from 7am to 9pm, and have qualified nurses and receptionists who will make you and your pets feel relaxed during times of illness and injury.
Dr. Fostvedt graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. He started his practice in Santa Barbara, Calif. where he worked as a small animal veterinarian. In 1989 he moved his family to Sun Valley, Idaho, where he started St. Francis Pet Clinic. His special interests include dermatology, internal medicine, ophthalmology and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Allani Delis was born and raised in Burley, Idaho. She graduated from Washington State University, school of veterinary medicine in 2020. She then moved to Sacramento where she worked at an emergency veterinary hospital as a small animal emergency veterinarian. She also worked at an integrative veterinary clinic where she practiced traditional Chinese medicine and integrative medicine. She moved back to Idaho in 2021. She is licensed for veterinary acupuncture and food therapy for small animals through Chi University. She has a special interest in integrative medicine and emergency medicine.