Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Dr. Sharon M. Seneczko

Owner

I am the owner of Southern Hills Veterinary Clinic, which I founded in 1999. I received my veterinary degree from the University of Illinois in 1989. At home, I have one bird, six dogs, two cats, three horses, and one mule! Outside of work, I enjoy horseback riding, drawing, skiing (cross-country), and gardening.






Dr. Pamela Powel

Associate Veterinarian


Staff


Valerie Wente<br>Veterinary Technician  photo

Valerie Wente
Veterinary Technician

Valerie has been with the clinic since 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota - Crookston with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Equine Industries Management. Valerie and her husband, John have two dogs, two horses, and a cat. She enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including hiking with her dogs, spending time with her horse Tristan, and improving their horsemanship skills both in the arena and on the trails. She also enjoys spending time with family, going on trips, fishing, hunting, camping, reading, and watching movies. 

 Rachel Hyer<br>Veterinary Technician photo

Rachel Hyer
Veterinary Technician

Rachel has been with the clinic since 2005. She received her degree in Animal Science from ICS in 2000. She has five dogs, five cats, and two horses. She has always loved animals and has been working in the animal world since 1998. Rachel enjoys hiking, riding, training dogs, and spending time with her pets and family. She also shows dogs in confirmation, agility, obedience, herding, and rally obedience. 

Robin Post <br/>Veterinary Technician photo

Robin Post
Veterinary Technician

Associates Degree in Veterinary Technician from U of M. Married High School sweetheart and have 2 boys ages 25 and 27 both in the Air Force. Love to walk my dogs Zeus (a German Shepherd) and Buffy (Pomeranian). Also love to ride my Tennessee Walking Horses, kayak and explore the Black Hills with the ATV. 

Laurie Arthur<br>Bookkeeper photo

Laurie Arthur
Bookkeeper

Carissa Allen <br/>Receptionist photo

Carissa Allen
Receptionist

Denise Stewart <br/>Receptionist photo

Denise Stewart
Receptionist

Denise enjoys traveling, hiking, arts and crafts, music, and spending time with family and friends. Denise has two dogs:  Chase is an Italian Greyhound and Maxey is a Chihuahua/Terrier mix.

Southern Hills Animal Clinic

12478 US Highway 16A

Custer, SD 57730


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

(605) 673-4996
Email Us: shac@gwtc.net


After Hours Emergencies: Please call The Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Rapid City
(605) 721-0789.


Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Sunday Closed