Meet Our Team

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Ginny

Ginny Mousel is the office manager at Dunes Animal Hospital. Ginny has been working in the veterinary field since 1999 and has been at Dunes Animal Hospital since 2008. She lives with her husband, Matt, a son named Jordy, a daughter named Maddie, and an English Bulldog named Higgins. Ginny has a special interest in client education and is especially in tune with the pet owner experience. Thus, count on Ginny to offer a sincere and compassionate touch to all communications. When not working, you will find her on an adventure with her family.

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Lauryn

Lauryn was born and raised in Vermillion, SD. She attended Western Iowa Tech. and completed courses in both the Veterinary Assiatant Program and the Police Science Program. She received her Associates Degree in Police Science - Corrections in 2011. She began working at Dunes Animal Hospital in 2008. She resides in Burbank and shares her home on a little acreage with her husband Matt, two sons (Izaak and Korbin), three French Bulldogs (Lola, Buford, and Zoie), one cat (Boris), and 2 Paso Fino Horses (Stormy and Fancy). When she is not working, you will likely find her playing with her dogs, taking her kids to numerous activities, or blazing the trails on her horses. 

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Carmen was born and raised in South Dakota. She grew up on a farm around all different types of animals which gave her the inspiration to become a technician. She attended Elk Point-Jefferson and graduated high school in 2009. She attended Globe University in Sioux Falls, SD and received her associates degree in Veterinary Technology in 2011. She lives with her husband David, a Pug named Leo, a Boxer named Jett and a French Bulldog named Frank.

Becca

Becca grew up on a farm in Westside, IA with lots of cats and dogs, which helped foster her love for animals. She was employed as server/bartender for 20 years. She decided it was time for a change and went back to school in 2013, at the age of 35. She enrolled in Western Iowa Tech's Vet Assistant program, completed her required internship here at Dunes Animal Hospital in 2014, graduated that same year and hasn't looked back since. She shares her home in North Sioux City with her cat, Baby Girl, who has her very own room.When Becca isn't working, you'll find her cooking, reading or watching scary movies.

Allie

Allie grew up in the Dakota Dunes area. She attended Dakota Valley and graduated high school in 2014. She then went on to Sioux Falls to pursue her associates degree in Veterinary Technology at Globe University. She graduated in September of 2017 and has been with the hospital since. Allie spends her time off with her families two American Bulldogs Jack and Maggie.

Jessica

Jessica was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She moved to Sioux City in 2014 with her mom and graduated from North High in 2017. Jessica grew up loving animals and started the Veterinary Assistant program at Western Iowa Tech. to expand her knowledge and love for animals. She also works at Bed and Biscuit and lives with her boyfriend, a Border Collie named Bella and a cat named Moglee. In her spare time, Jessica likes to take her pets - including the cat - on walks through the park and napping.

Jenna

Jenna grew up in Sioux City. She graduated from West High in 2016 and attended Western Iowa Tech. to become a Veterinary Assistant. She then interned here, at the Dunes Animal Hospital, and never left. She recently became engaged to her fiancée Zach. They have two dogs, Madison and Chowder. Her hobbies include reading, exercise and spending time with family and friends.

Call us at (605) 242-5412 to schedule an appointment.

Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonial

  • "Dr. Chad took his time and gave us options for the care of our pet. He did not direct us towards unecesary procedures. He is a fine vet and I highly recommend his clinic for all your pets need."
    Don C. / Dakota Dunes, SD

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