Dr. Craig Howard
Dr. Howard is originally from Pierre and is a graduate of T.F. Riggs High School. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of South Dakota, and his DVM from Iowa State University in 1994. He has worked at the Animal Clinic of Pierre since 1997, when he took over for retiring pet advocate, Doc (V.B.) Sibley. In addition to general medicine and surgery, Dr. Howard has special interests in practice development and working with sporting dogs. He enjoys outdoor activities including water sports, fishing, and upland bird hunting. Craig and his wife, Carrie, have five children and several rescued pets including their dog, Charlie, and cats, Simon and Annie.
Dr. Lynn Tedrow
Dr. Lynn Tedrow grew up in Rapid City, SD. She received her undergraduate degree in animal science from SDSU in 1998, and her DVM from Iowa State University in 2002. After graduation, she pursued an equine internship in medicine and surgery in Sheridan, WY for one year. She and her husband, Todd (also a veterinarian), then moved to Ashley, ND, where they worked at a mixed animal practice for three years. They moved to Fort Pierre in 2005 and Lynn started working with the Animal Clinic of Pierre in 2009. She has special interest in small animal surgery, dentistry, and internal medicine.
They have two daughters, Sydney and Breanna, who keep them busy with activities. Dr. Tedrow enjoys riding her horses (Aspen, Mickey and Izzy), fishing, and just spending time outdoors. They also have three dogs (Cedar, Sage, and Benny) and four cats (Taz, Gypsy, Ringo, and Sherbert).
Dr. Christina Fischer
Dr. Christina Fischer graduated from Iowa State University in 2004 and her career has primarily focused on companion animal medicine and surgery working in North and South Dakota with a shorter venture to Kansas City, MO. She also has experience in emergency medicine, shelter medicine, zoo medicine, and working at a referral center. She recently moved back to Pierre and rejoined the Animal Clinic of Pierre in May of 2018. Her professional interests include feline medicine, soft tissue surgery and emergency care. Her family consists of her husband, Rory, twin daughters, Madi and Grace, 3 dogs (Chase an Italian Greyhound and Penny and Dottie both terrier mixes), and 4 cats (Oliver, Peaches, Skippyjon Jones, and Pete the Cat). Beyond veterinary medicine, Dr. Fischer enjoys spending time with her family, reading, photography, traveling and being creative.
Dr. Lisa Stanley
Dr. Lisa Stanley grew up in upstate New York and Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Harvard University in 1998, and her DVM from Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine (Massachusetts) in 2002. Since graduation she has worked in small animal practice in Ashford, CT, Denver and Littleton, CO and emergency medicine in Sioux Falls, SD. Dr. Stanley moved to Pierre with her husband in 2009. She has special interest in small animal internal medicine, feline medicine and dentistry.
Dr. Stanley and her husband, Chris, have two children and two orange tabby rescue cats (Lovebug and Trouble). Outside of the clinic she enjoys water sports, fishing, hunting, and cooking. Dr. Stanley also volunteers and serves on boards for various organizations including Rotary, PEO, SD Board of Social Work, Pierre Youth Orchestra and her children's school parent-teacher organization.