• Name: Dr.  Heidi Miller         


  • Hometown:  New Town, ND


  • Education:

-B.S. Biology, Anatomy and Neuroanatomy, Colorado State University, 2003

-DVM, Iowa State University, 2007     


  • Family/Pets: Richard Miller (husband); Vincent (son) and Lillian (daughter); Moose (Choc. Lab), Cooter and Isabelle (cats)


  • Hobbies/Interests:  Reading, hunting, fishing,


  • Memberships: AVMA, NDVMA, AAHA
  • Name: Dr. Lee Garbel


  • Hometown: Crosby, ND


  • Education:

-B.S. Animal Science, North Dakota State University, 1987

-M.S. Animal Science, North Dakota State University, 1989

-DVM, Iowa State University, 1993


  • Family/Pets: Laurie Garbel (wife); Margaret (daughter); Cinders (Muensterlander),  Bailey (Shih Tsu)


  • Hobbies/Interests:  Fishing, wood-working, wood carving


  • Memberships: AVMA, NDVMA
  • Name:  Dr. Melanie Philippi


  • Hometown:  Haines, OR


  • Education:

-B.S. Animal Science, Oregon State University, 2010

-DVM, Oregon State University, 2014


  • Family/Pets:  Moldy and Crumbs (cats)


  • Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, Free diving, Hunting and Fishing


  • Memberships: AVMA, NDVMA

Veterinarians

Support Staff


Veterinary Technicians


Bekki Atkins, LVT; North Dakota State University, 2003

Paula Bergstrom, CVT; Eastern Wyoming College, 2001

Patti Herring, CVT; Wyoming School of Animal Technology, 1976

Jill Edson, CVT; Baker College, 2004


Veterinary Assistants


Erica Bell

Naila Rahmani 

Sarah Murray

Kelsey Engberg

Shelby Hanson


Office Manager

Lisa Blekestad


Receptionists

Jennifer Zaste, Debra Page, Pam Wentz


Clinic Mascot

Bobbette the Cat

  • Name:  Dr. Shayla Sorenson   


  • Hometown:  Ross, ND


  • Education:

-B.S. Animal Science, North Dakota State University, 2008

-DVM, Kansas State University, 2012 


  • Family/Pets:  Jay Sorenson (husband); Brant (son) Boot (Australian Shepherd), 3 horses


  • Hobbies/Interests: Camping, fishing, roping, riding horse, playing piano, hunting, skiing


  • Memberships: AVMA, NDVMA
  • Name:  Dr. Jody Smith


  • Hometown: Epping, ND


  • Education:

-Pre-veterinary, North Dakota State University

-DVM, Colorado State University, 1997


  • Family/Pets: Missy Smith (wife); Nate (son), Kourtney (daughter), and L.J. (son); Juno (Yellow Lab), Kayla (Black Lab)


  • Hobbies/Interests:  Hunting, fishing, golf, basketball, curling


  • Memberships: AVMA, NDVMA