Prairie View Veterinary Clinic is a full service, mixed animal practice with clinic locations in Miller, Redfield, Highmore and Wessington Springs, SD.
Large animal haul-in facilities are located at our Miller and Wessington Springs locations.
Small animal care and treatment is available at all four locations.
From wellness exams to spays and neuters for small animals, calf and cow vaccinations, c-sections, and comprehensive care for our large animal clients, Prairie View Veterinary Clinic has you covered!
Miller Vet Clinic was first owned and operated by Dr. Fred Hubbard in 1998. His passion and innovation set the foundation for the clinic.
In 2007, shortly after his graduation from Iowa State University, Dr. Eric Knock went to work for Dr. Hubbard and purchased the clinic in 2011 and later changed the name to Prairie View Veterinary Clinic. Dr. April Schilder became part owner of the clinic in 2016 after working with Dr. Knock for one year. Then in 2021 Dr. Katie Hunsucker-Brown bought into the clinic. Together, Dr. Knock, Dr. Schilder, and Dr. Hunsucker-Brown along with their Associate Veterinarians, Dr. Gina Neu-Paulsen, Dr. Hailey Ehlers and Casey Duxbury have worked hard to grow and broaden Prairie View Veterinary Clinic to include four locations in Central South Dakota as well as expanding the provided services.
Additionally PVVC crews and veterinarians are hard at work weekly at the Fort Pierre Livestock Auction and Huron Continental Marketing. As the inspecting veterinarians at these livestock barns we are responsible for ensuring that the animals are accurately represented, maintain records, and write health certificates for transporting.
Dr. Eric Knock and his wife Roxanne live and work on their ranch near Tulare, SD where they are raising their four young children: Rylee, RaeAnna, Rielle, and Roy. Dr. Knock's dedication and hard work has solidified the success of Prairie View Veterinary Clinic, allowing for addition of five associate veterinarians and the expansion of staff in all the clinic locations. When he is away from the clinic he stays hard at work on their ranch, in between attending the kids' sports schedule and 4-H activities.
Upon her graduation from Iowa State University in 2013, Dr. Gina Neu-Paulsen came on staff as a veterinarian. This was a natural transition as she grew up on a local ranch and spent most of her school breaks working at the clinic. In 2014 Dr. Gina joined Dave McMahan at the Redfield clinic. She lives on a ranch south of the Zell community with her husband, Gerard and young children Emmaline, Emmett, Lillian and Hazel. When she isn't working for the clinic she is ranching with her husband and loving on kids.
Dr. April Schilder, grew up in Athol, SD and graduated from Iowa State University in 2014 and came to work at the Miller Clinic. In 2015 she opened our third clinic in Highmore and became part owner of PVVC in 2016. She primarily works out of Highmore office and her pickup. Dr. Schilder strives to give exceptional care to staff and clients alike. She lives west of Faulkton, SD on a multigenerational ranch with her husband, Brady, young sons Levi and Cullen and little girl Auti.
Dr. Katie Hunsucker-Brown joined the team in March of 2017 after 2.5 years of practice in Eastern South Dakota. Then in 2021 she invested into the ownership. She was born and raised in Montana and graduated from Colorado State University in 2014. In October of 2017 she started our fourth clinic in Wessington Springs and is based out of there. She lives in Wolsey, SD with her husband, Paul, and young daughters, Ottilia and Liora, where they enjoy being a part of their community and church activities.
Dr. Hailey Ehlers, from Lakefield, MN, graduated from Iowa State in 2019. While in vet school Hailey worked for the clinic during the summer of 2017 and during a variety of school breaks and externships. The combination of those work experiences and local friendships led to her joining the PVVC team shortly after graduation. Dr. Hailey lives on an acreage south of Miller with her fiancé Tanner Cain and their two dogs- Sofie and Max. She grew up with an assortment of animals including many small ruminants. In her spare time, she likes to make a variety of Pinterest worthy projects. She has a knack to make beautiful things with spare change.
In the summer of 2022 we were blessed to have Dr. Casey (Kaltenbach) Duxbury come back to the clinic. She isn't a new face to the clinic as she grew up near Miller and was mentored at PVVC by Dr. Eric in between her school schedules. After she graduated Iowa State as a veterinarian she went onto work in Indiana at StockVets. This expanded her skill set and exposed her to new techiniques in reproduction work with small and large ruminants. After several years in Indiana they felt it was time to come home to be near to family. Casey is married to Troy and they have two children: Evelyn and Parker. They have settled in the Wessington Springs area. Casey has a variety of interests and you may see her out running with her family.
As a staff we are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for small and large animals. Our veterinarians live and work in the local communities where most of their neighbors are friends and clients.
321 E 14th St
Miller, SD 57362
107 Iowa Ave S
Highmore, SD 57345
1120 E. 7th Ave
Redfield, SD 57469
Wessington Springs Location:
38270 228th St,
Wessington Springs, SD 57382
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday (By Appointment Only)
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