Meet Our CDAC Team


Meet the Doctors

  • 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

    Bio coming soon!

Meet the Staff

  • Nick Gukeisen
    Veterinary assistant since 2009
    • Graduated from Mitchell Tech Institute in Agricultural Technology.
    • Nick enjoys the variety of animals we work on at CDAC.
    • He is always hitting his head because he is tall, but very handy to have reach up for many chores.
  • 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, 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

    Coming Soon! 

  • Coy Bultsma
    Kennel Worker

    Coming Soon!

  • Hoot

    Meet our clinic Manx.

  • Blackie .

    CDAC's Tease Mare for breeding 20+ years

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you.


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Office Hours

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


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