Our Dedicated Team of Veterinarians, Technicians, Receptionists and Kennel Attendants

Our Veterinarians

Dr Teach Out Bio  — Animal Hospital in Yankton, SD
Dr. Bruce Teachout, DVM

Dr. Bruce Teachout graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in 1974. He started his veterinary career in Yankton in May 1974 bringing an emphasis on companion animal medicine into a General Practice.

Bruce and his wife Nancy share their house with Nancy's Bouvier, Panza, and Bruce's sidekicks and hunting partners, Rasta and Tory who are yellow Labradors. They have three grown children and one grandson who live in the Midwest.

Dr. Teachout is a past President of the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association, present President of the SD Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship Foundation and has been named SD Veterinarian of the year. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Award by his peers in the SDVMA. He has also served on the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Exam Board.

Dr. Teachout and Nancy support the community of Yankton with their involvement with Riverboat Days, Red Cross, Lewis & Clark Shrine Club, Yankton Sertoma Club, Questers, Avera Health Systems and other endeavors when a helping hand is needed.
Dr. Cindy Franklin, DVM, MS

Dr. Cindy Franklin joined the Animal Health Clinic in 1987 after graduating from the Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The oldest being a veterinary technician at the practice Originally from Pennsylvania, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the Pennsylvania State University. In addition, she finished her Master of Science degree in Animal Bioscience from West Virginia University while attending Veterinary School.

Dr. Franklin is married to Gene Guenther and has a rescue dog named Harley. She has seven step grandchildren. Professionally, she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Society of Animal Science, has been named in the Who's Who in Veterinary Science and Medicine. She is currently the South Dakota alternate delegate to the House of Delegates of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

She is a past president of the SDVMA and has served on the Board of the South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association for 12 years. Dr. Franklin proudly served on the Yankton County Planning and Zoning Committee for a few years.

Techs and Staff

Our Staff  — Animal Hospital in Yankton, SD

Our Team

Most clients quickly realize how important a friendly, caring and efficient staff is to their experiences at any medical facility. The Animal Health Clinic is especially proud of each member of our veterinary clinic family. We strive to provide each client and pet with compassionate care and work hard to expand our knowledge and skills to best serve them. Every member of our staff contributes to the goal of keeping your pet healthy and happy.

Our current staff includes: DeAnna Hackett, Heather Anderson, Jenna Guenther, Meghan McPhillips, Sheyanne Sorensen, Shaylin Lathrop and Erin McCarthy.
Discover why the team at Animal Health Clinic are your pet's best choice for perfect health. Call us today at 605-665-4291 or stop by!