Dr. Melanie Garbel is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, where she grew up showing and riding hunter/jumper horses. Dr. Garbel earned her undergraduate degree and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Her veterinary interests include orthopedic surgery, dermatology, and preventative medicine. She has a golden retriever named Sadie and a thoroughbred horse name Paige and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband. She is excited to be living in the beautiful Rapid City area, as well as getting to know you and your furry family members!