Welcome To Central Dakota Animal Clinic

Your Platte Veterinarian

Central Dakota Animal Clinic is proud to serve the Platte, SD area for everything livestock/livestock market, equine, and pet related.

Our mission at Central Dakota Animal Clinic is to always practice high quality service to our clients and excellent care to their animals.  As well as raise people's level of awareness and approach to achieving and maintaining good health for their animals.  We encourage a sincere courteous attitude toward all treatments, clients and fellow team members and communities.


Central Dakota Animal Clinic is a full service large and small animal vet clinic.
With Dr. Jay Alberda leading a team of committed and experienced staff, your animals will receive the highest quality care.


Our clinic, new in 2015, includes an equine barn, kennel, calf hospital, and lab.

New Patients Welcome!

Meet the Veterinarians

  • 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.


Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "I've been coming to this vet for couple two three years now, and I've brought in many different things and problems. And never once have I been disappointed! Jay is the best!"
    Sierra T.
  • "We are so grateful for you guys and making the time to see us. The Platte area is lucky to have such a wonderful vet clinic. By the way, our dog is now just fine after soaking it a couple of days!"
    Brooke C.
  • "Dr Jay and staff are the absolute best. They give all my animals the best possible care. I love them all."
    Dawn C.
  • "Jay has been vaccinating and branding our heifers for quite a few years. We purchased a pup in April and took him in for shots. Last Friday he got hurt in a farming accident. Jay had to amputate his back leg. The staff was incredible. Each one of them cared about our Diesel as much as we did."
    Chris D.

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Office Hours

You can TEXT (605) 680-5555 during normal operating hours.


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8:00 am-12:00 pm