a few words about us


West Dakota Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary hospital that offers generalized care for small animals, large animals and herd health. Our state-of-the-art veterinary hospital offers diagnostic services, x-ray examinations, surgical procedures, vaccinations and routine checkups. In addition, we also offer a wide variety of services including lab procedures, a fully stocked pharmacy, prescription diets, pet care supplies and grooming services.

WDVC is a high-quality yet affordable veterinary clinic which you and your animal will both love to visit. We are dedicated to not only treating your animal, but also implementing preventative care to keep them happy and healthy. We pride ourselves on working closely with you to offer the best professional medical care available.

Through continuing education, we stay up to date with the most recent developments within the veterinary medical field, and are devoted to compassion in all of our interactions. Our experienced and qualified team provides services that help animals thrive. Not only do we provide quality care to your animals, but we also support you as the caretaker.




Our team


Kim Brummond

DVM & Practice Owner

After graduating from Iowa State in 1984 with a doctorate in veterinary medicine, Dr. Brummond established West Dakota Veterinary Clinic in 1986. She has vast experience in caring for a wide variety of animals, and stays up to date on industry best practices to ensure the best care possible is provided. Dr. Brummond is the proud pet parent of 2 dogs, a toy poodle named Walter and a doberman named Delta.
Erika Schumacher

DVM

Dr. Schumacher has a bachelor of science degree in biology, health science and chemistry from Valley City State University, and a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University – College of Veterinary Medicine. An active member of the American Veterinary Association and having a special interest in equine and food animal medicine and surgery, she joined WDVC in June of 2013. Dr. Schumacher and her husband Don have a son named Ryan and are the pet parents of two dogs, Rebel and River, two cats named Meow Meow and Brio, and six horses, Jake, Lexi, Traveler, Tumbler, Tuffy and Tacro.
Timothy Janke

DVM

Dr. Janke is a mixed animal veterinarian who joined the WDVC team in June of 2015. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in animal science from South Dakota State University and holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University – College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Janke has a special interest in mixed animal practice. He, his wife Rebekah, and son Elijah share their home with Springer Spaniels named Josie and Duke.
Shelley Quandt

LVT & Hospital Manager

As WDVC’s hospital manager, head veterinary technician and lead of the radiology department, Shelley assists with both large and small animal procedures, vaccinations and client education. She graduated from National College of Rapid City in 1985 and has been a part of the WDVC team since 1997. Shelley is passionate about the well-being and care of all animals and loves educating clients. Shelley shares her home with two rescue dogs – Polly Pocket and Juneau – and her trail horse Woody.
Sara Cox

LVT

After earning her veterinary technician license from the Minnesota School of Business in 2011 and gaining experience at vet clinics in both Grand Forks and Bismarck, Sara joined the team at WDVC in 2012, where she’d grown up bringing her own pets. She has a special interest in small animal dentistry and client education. Sara and her husband, Brendan, have a son named Louie and a variety of pets at home, including a Boston Terrier/Pug mix named Franklin, a Lab named Holly, and a cat named Desi.
Chelsea Nelson

LVT

Chelsea earned her associate's degree in veterinary technology from Globe University in Moorhead, MN, before joining the WDVC team in August 2015. She especially enjoys working with small and large animals, performing anesthesia, and client education. Chelsea gained experience by interning at a mixed animal veterinary clinic in Jamestown, ND. She goes home every night to her three cats, King Louie, Princess Fiona, Bastien and her dogs, Ca$h and June.
Hannah Brummond

LVT

Hannah joined our team as a licensed veterinary technician in October 2016 after earning her associate's degree in applied science from Globe University. She has experience with both large and small animals from growing up on a beef and crop farm, and being active in showing both cattle and horses. Hannah enjoys the diversity of working for a mixed animal practice and is a great lover of horses and dogs, especially her American Quarter Horse, Poco, her Black Labrador, Puckzee, her bull terrier, Lizzy, and her cat, Bre.
Kelley Hartman

LVT

Initially joining our team in 2007 as a kennel assistant and later a veterinary assistant, Kelley went on to earn her Associate Degree of Applied Sciences at Colorado Mountain College before returning to WDVC as a licensed veterinary technician. In this position, she performs anesthesia, surgical prep, and dentistry for our patients. Kelley’s favorite part of the job is learning new processes and technology to provide the best care for every animal that enters our doors. She and her husband, Mitch, have two sons, William and Isaac; a poodle named Ziggy; and two cats, Holly and Markie.
Sarah Schaper

Practice Manager

Sarah joined the WDVC team as the office assistant in November 2015. Prior to joining our administrative team, she attended the University of Maryland and was a dental technician in the Air Force for 10 years. Sarah has a special interest in management and photography. Sarah and her husband Mark share their home with their dogs Bodee and Sammy and cats Olive Oil, Violet, Ingrid, Puddin Pie, and LG.
Nikki Forsness

Office Manager & VA

Nikki attended Montana State University-Billings before joining the WDVC team as a veterinary assistant, providing clinic maintenance and assisting in small and large animal procedures. She also has a special interest in poultry and poultry products, and is NPIP certified. Nikki is a true lover of all animals and supports three horses, two dogs, and numerous cats. Her latest addition is an Aussie/Corgi cross named Hitch.
Jean Hofer

Groomer/VA

Jean has an extensive background with dog and cat grooming, as well as volunteering her services at Oreo’s Animal Rescue. She started volunteering with Dr. Brummond in 1986 after attending Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis, MN, and has earned a certificate in grooming. She works with most sizes, ages and breeds, and has vast experience working with challenging pets. Jean loves all animals, but especially her five dogs, Nutmeg, Maggie & Spice, and two foster dogs Kya and Koko, as well as numerous cats and two horses.
Emma Wolff

VA

Emma has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Crookston in Equine Science with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She volunteered with us at WDVC before officially joining the team in 2019 as a Vet Assistant. She provides patient care and assistance with small and large animal procedures. Emma’s favorite hobbies include horseback riding, drawing, reading and putting together puzzles.
Hannah Thomas

VA

Hannah joined the WDVC team in May 2021, working as a Veterinary Assistant while she is pursuing her Associates Degree in Science through Penn Foster College. She is certified in CPR for cats and dogs, and enjoys assisting our veterinarians and technicians with appointments. Before she started working at WDVC, Hannah worked at State Avenue Veterinary Clinic as an assistant. She loves all animals, but especially her two cats, Cinder and Milo.
Hannah Schmid

VA

As a Veterinary Assistant, Hannah assists our veterinarians and technicians with patient care, lab work, and client communications. Prior to joining the team, she earned her Bachelor of Animal Science degree from South Dakota State University, specializing in pre-veterinary medicine, and an equine minor. Through her experience working as a kennel attendant and a veterinary intern, and two veterinary field mission trips to Central America, Hannah has worked with a wide variety of animals and is comfortable with all pet types. She shares her home with two cats, Hadley and Oscar, Blaine the German Shepherd, and two outdoor-loving labs, Harper and Dakota.
Kassidy Sarsland

Receptionist

Taking care of clients, scheduling appointments, taking phone calls, and making customers smile are all tasks Kassidy helps with as a receptionist at WDVC. Prior to joining our team in April 2021, she attended college at National American University in Rapid City, SD, and worked at the Nebraska Animal Medical Center in Lincoln, NE, as a receptionist and assistant. She is the proud pet parent of her dog, Smokey, who is part Border Collie and Australian Shepherd.





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