Dr. Greg Carlson
Dr. Carlson has been practicing in the Jamestown area since 1995. He is co-owner of Southwood Veterinary Clinic, Jamestown, and Southwood Veterinary Service, Carrington. He takes great pride in continuing the tradition of quality service and veterinary care that has been a hallmark of Southwood Veterinary Clinic for 50 years. He is Southwood’s primary equine veterinarian and a mixed animal practitioner. He is a formidable presence on the rodeo circuit where he is also training in the next generation of horsemen and competitors in his 3 children. He is vice president of the James River Rodeo Committee and a supporter of local 4-H, FFA, sportsman associations, and youth rodeo. He supports the cattle industry personally by raising Longhorns.
Dr. Debra Trnovec
Dr. Trnovec has been practicing in Jamestown since 1995 and is co-owner of Southwood Veterinary Clinic, Jamestown, and Southwood Veterinary Service, Carrington. She is primarily a small animal practitioner and has exchanged large animals for working with birds, exotic and “pocket” pets. She also manages Southwood Clinics and staff. Dr. Debra enjoys working with the James River Humane Society and area children through clinic tours and school visits. She is an active horse enthusiast, showing, training, and giving lessons for many years. She has recently taken up roping to spend more time with her husband, Dr. Greg, and their 3 children. She practices medicine almost 24/7 due to the company of 12 horses, assorted cows, calves, steers, 9 cats, 3 dogs, 2 indoor cats, and a goat.
Dr. Anna Stansbery
Dr. Anna Stansbery is an Enderlin, ND native who decided to move a little closer to family after practicing in Saskatchewan for a year. Dr. Anna completed her undergraduate work at North Dakota State University and graduated from the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She is a mixed animal practitioner who enjoys the variety that treating all creatures big and small brings to the table. When not at the clinic Dr. Anna enjoys spending time at the lake or exploring Jamestown with her Bull Terrier Diesel.
Licensed Veterinary Technician: Krystal Burgard
Krystal Burgard is a North Dakota native who completed her Veterinary Technician training at Globe University. While not as big as your average bear, Krystal is an amazing Technician, able to work comfortably with large or small animals. As a trained Technician, her duties include; competence in the lab, surgical nursing, monitoring anesthesia, and assisting with large animals in the clinic or field, among many other responsibilities. When she’s not running around the clinic at break-neck speed Krystal can be found curled up with her westie, or chihuahua, or out hitting the trails with her horse. We are excited to be a part of Krystal’s journey as Veterinary Technician.
Licensed Veterinary Technician: Madelyn Welding
Madelyn started working for SVC in 2009 as a high school dog walker. Even as she was completing her four year degree as an LVT, she would come back and pitch in wherever we needed her. Her dedication to SVC rivaled only by her dedication to the animals she cares for. She is a born horsewoman but is equally comfortable out on cattle herd work, or in the surgery suite. It has been very satisfying to see her mature into a very competant veterinary technician.
Licensed Veterinary Technician: Rachel Toren
Rachel joined our staff as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in September of 2015. She graduated from Ridgewater College with an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology. She also graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Animal Science Production, an Equine Science Minor, and a Business Minor. She has certifications in dog training and canine behavior. She has 1 dog (Kenai), 4 cats (Sasha, Lily, Jasper, and Percy), a chinchilla (Chong), and a turtle (Roxy). Rachel is originally from Minnesota and enjoys fishing, snowboarding, and riding horse.
Jamestown Office/Account Manager: Kim Syverson
Kim is our receptionist at Southwood and is the person behind the voice on the phone. She is very knowledgeable, efficient and has a great laugh. She has a big heart and will always go the extra mile to help Southwood patients feel safe and comfortable. She’s pretty good with the people too, and has been awarded the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award in 2011. Kim also assists customers with account questions and helps with our many promotions and health paperwork. Kim keeps current on veterinary medicine with her own 3 dogs and cat. Kim is supported by her loving husband and children.
Carrington Office Manager: Karla Lura
Carrington’s Southwood Veterinary Service has been maintained and staffed as a satellite clinic by Southwood, Jamestown, since 1997. Karla Lura is our Office Manager at the Carrington clinic. Karla has lived in the Carrington area for over 40 years. She either knows you, has heard about you, or is related to you! She has successfully managed the unique needs of the Carrington clinic for 20 plus years, under 3 separate owners. Because of her close connection to the area, Karla treats Southwood clients like family, and always goes the extra mile to take care of her people and their animals. She splits time at the clinic with helping her husband, 4 grown kids, and grandchildren, (coming fast and furiously) run their family farm.
Licensed Veterinary Technician: Kate Langley, Carrington Office
Kate started as a part-time LVT (while she awaits acceptance to vet school) and has quickly become an integral part of our Carrington clinic. She is handy in large animal and enjoys cattle work, but also has compassion and attention to detail to be very efficient in small animal outpatient and surgery. Kate calls Sheyenne home and divides her time between SVC and farming/ranching with her husband, Austin.
Weekend Kennel Technician: Ava
Behind the scene powerhouses of our weekend and holiday boarding. Ava is absolutely reliable and indispensible for the highest quality care of our furry friends while they vacation at SVC.
GROOMER: Nikki Meza
Odd events can have really wonderful results and that’s exactly what happened with Nikki. We pursued Nikki as a temporary groomer after she lost her space after locally grooming for 8 years. What a great match! Nikki has stayed on with SVC as a part time groomer and is an aspect to our Groom Room. She has a background of working with rescue pets and has limitless patience. Nikki is upbeat and outgoing and our groom dogs really respond well to her.