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Welcome to Prairie Hills Pet Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Milbank,SD

Call us at 605-432-9501

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 605-432-9501!

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If you live in Milbank or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Richard Lentz is a licensed SD veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Prairie Hills Pet Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Richard Lentz has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Milbank veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 605-432-9501 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Milbank veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Milbank pet owners.

At Prairie Hills Pet Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Richard Lentz
Milbank Veterinarian | Prairie Hills Pet Clinic | 605-432-9501

517 4th Ave West
Milbank, SD 57252


At Prairie Hills Pet Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Richard Lentz
Milbank Veterinarian | Prairie Hills Pet Clinic | 605-432-9501

517 4th Ave West
Milbank, SD 57252


Office Hours

Monday - Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Richard R Lentz

    Dr. Richard Lentz ended his education and began his career as a Veterinarian in 1984 with a degree from the University of Minnesota. (2014 Marks 30 years of Dr Lentz being a Veterinarian!!)

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  • Deb Buttke, RVT

    Deb is our Technician at Prairie Hills Pet Clinic. She grew up on a farm in Western Minnesota. As a child, she cared for a menagerie of animals including Dogs, Cats, Horses or any other animals that were on the farm.

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  • Gail Wellendorf

    June 1, 2014 marks the start of the 12th year of employment here for Gail. What an adventure it has been. I am the person that you talk to when you call Prairie Hills Pet Clinic. I am usually the first one you see when you come in the door, the last one you see when you leave.

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Lentz and his team were awesome about taking care of Mopar last night and today. We thank you so much for everything!"
    Sherrie Renae Lee
  • "I bring both of my cats here all the way from Granite Falls, MN. I wouldn't trust the health and safety of them in any other clinic!"
    Tracy Wellendorf
  • "We had to bring our pup in on emergency trip due to a laceration he got during hunting. Dr Lentz was AMAZING!!! He met us right away despite it being a Saturday! He made us feel so comfortable and took great care of Remi! Thank you Dr. Lentz!"
    Kelsie Thomas

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