Dr. Mary Buhman is a South Dakota native and a graduate of Hill City High School. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Morris. Dr. Buhman then attended the University of Minnesota where she received a Bachelors in Veterinary Science with Distinction and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1991.
After Dr. Mary's
graduation from veterinary school, she moved to Rock Springs, WY, where she worked as an associate for 4 years before purchasing the practice. In 2008, she moved back to South Dakota where she worked as an associate. In 2013, Dr. Buhman purchased Meiners Animal Clinic. Dr. Buhman has 3 children and 1 grandchild. She also enjoys photography and gardening. If you have spoken with her, you will have heard about her golden retrievers and her cats with special needs.
Dr. Buhman enjoys practicing small animal medicine and also working with exotics. The passion for exoctics was cultivated during her 5 summers working at the Great Plains Zoo & Museum in Sioux Falls, SD while she was an undergraduate. She has treated rabbits, ferrets, small mammals as well as a variety of reptiles and amphibians. Having had the company of many personal and clinic animals over the years, Dr. Buhman has also experienced many of the medical and surgical conditions as her clients. Dr. Buhman hopes that pets are able to receive veterinary care in a kind, compassionate environment coupled with knowledge and experience.