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.

Dr. Nathan R. Goodwin


Graduated from University of Kansas, Washington State University Veterinary School in conjunction with Utah State.

Dr. Nate enjoys mixed animal practice and the clients at CDAC.

He is a Kansas native, loves the outdoors and sports. He has two German shorthairs, Waylon and Nelson.

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).

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.

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.

Brittany Pellatz

Vet Tech

Went to Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Likes learning new skills and working on the animals at CDAC.

She likes taking her dog on walks and riding her horses.

Kaori Nachitgal

Attends PGHS in Platte

Captain of the Game Club, plays the flute and does drama.

Kaori loves taking care of the animals that board at CDAC.

At home, she has five cats and 2 guinea pigs but really wants a dog.

Aiden Boettcher

Kennel Worker

Graduated high school at PGHS.

Aiden enjoys the hand on experience he can have with animals.

He lives right here in Platte. He plays football, basketball and runs track. He has a yellow lab named, Jesse.

Coy Bultsma

Kennel Worker

Current attends high school at PGHS.

He likes the people he works with at CDAC.

Coy is a native and has always lived in Platte. He likes playing sports such as football, basketball and track. He has 3 dogs and some horses.

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.

Elsa Ymker


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