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Dr. Carlie Koonce is originally from the Chicago-land area in Illinois. She received Bachelor of Science degrees from both the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Zoology) and the University of Wyoming (Animal and Veterinary Sciences) before attending veterinary school at Iowa State University. She moved to South Dakota and joined Cheyenne River Animal Hospital in 2014. Dr. Koonce enjoys mixed-animal practice and holds special interests in equine lameness and reproduction. In her free time, Carlie is an avid reader and enjoys hiking, camping, and clicker-training with her Border Collie/Heelier-mix, Roo. Roo shares her home with 3 cats: Draco, Baby, and Badger.