Dr. Jay C. Alberda

Graduated from Montana State University, Bozeman and Colorado State University, and College of Veterinary Medicine.

Has practiced in Montana & South Dakota for over 25 years.

Grew up on a farm outside of Bozeman, MT and enjoys reading, bird-watching, cooking, and doing his daily crossword puzzles.

April Herbst

Veterinary Tech since 2015

Graduated Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE.

April loves working on horses and the computer health certificates.

During her free time, she enjoys barrel racing and bow hunting (deer and turkey).

Justine Hartmann

Veterinary Technician

Nick Gukeisen

Veterinary Technician

Tamara Boltjes

Receptionist since 2017

Attended USD-Springfield, DWU in Mitchell, SD.

She loves that every day at CDAC is different from the rest.

After hours you may find Tami relaxing by playing her piano.

Linda Merlo


Jane Alberda

Office manager since 2001

Montana native, graduated from Eastern Montana College, Billings, MT.

Loves the folks who enter our doors at CDAC.

Her secret passions include swimming early in the morning or biking to work.

Abigail Olds

Kennel Worker

Abigail was homeschooled.

She loves that she gets to watch surgery and learn about them, sees different breeds of animals and nice co-workers and bosses!

She grew up in Warsaw Ohio, moved to South Dakota at age 7 moved 8 times. once 30 cats, used to have a dog named Duchess. I moved to Platte 2 or 3 years ago then started working here.


Kennel Worker


Kennel Worker


Kennel Worker

Elsa Ymker


Bio coming soon…


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