Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Joseph Conrad grew up in Covington, Georgia. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia. Following veterinary school, he completed a one-year small animal rotating internship and a one-year small animal surgery and anesthesia internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. His professional interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, minimally-invasive laparoscopic surgery, anesthesia, neurology, and internal medicine. Dr. Conrad lives in Missoula with his wife, Dana, their daughter, Penelope, and their son, Gus. They have 2 dogs, Puck, and Otter, and a cat named Oliver. When he isn’t working, Dr. Conrad loves to spend time with his family traveling and enjoying all the fun outdoor activities that Montana has to offer.

Dr. Shoni Card received her DVM degree from Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. She has been with the Pruyn Veterinary Hospital since that time. Dr. Card is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) from the University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine. Her veterinary interests include avian and exotic medicine, rehabilitation, and chemotherapy cancer treatment.

Dr. Paul Schaumberg received his DVM degree from Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Dr. Schaumberg has been at the Pruyn Veterinary Hospital since 2003. Prior to that time, he was the sole proprietor of the Kootenai Veterinary Hospital in Libby, Montana, for 23 years. He also practiced for two years in Pocatello, Idaho. Dr. Schaumberg is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Montana Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA). Doctor Schaumberg enjoys a variety of outdoor recreation. He and his wife Cindy, have two daughters, three dogs, and one cat.

Dr. Luke Anderson Luke Anderson grew up in New Orleans and has traveled extensively exploring the country and overseas. He graduated from Ross University Veterinary School in 2012 and spent some time working with endangered species in South Africa as well as at the White Oak sanctuary. He has worked as a general practitioner for 5 years, helped with non-routine surgery for shelters and spent several years at referral hospital in the emergency/critical care department in North Carolina. His interests gravitate towards surgery, internal medicine, critical care, and exotic animal medicine. He has a passion for the mountains, rock climbing, the snow, and mountain biking with his two pups and partner, Hannah.

Dr. Samantha Mitchell graduated with a B.A. from the University of Montana in 2013 (go Griz!) and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2018. Her professional interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, rehabilitation, and internal medicine. She is very excited to be back in Missoula and when she's not at the clinic she loves spending time with her dog, cat, and partner Sean.

Dr. Katie Welch came to us from Three Forks Montana where her love for veterinary medicine sparked on her family ranch. She achieved her B.S in biotechnology at Montana Stare University in 2014. She continued on to complete her DVM at Washington State University, graduating in 2018. Her professional interests include surgery, rehabilitation, and comprehensive client education. When not hard at work, Katie enjoys spending time outdoors, rain and snow with her three dogs and husband Cody.

Dr. Annie Wright earned her Veterinary Doctorate from the University of Montreal in 2000. She is also a Board Certified Criticalist and a member of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care since 2006. Her professional interests include the treatment of shock, acute renal failure, electrolyte disturbances and critically ill cats. She is published in the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and has written chapters in several Small Animal Textbooks. Throughout her career she has been involved in the medical care of working dogs. She also works nationally to provide emergency medical training of operational K9s to military and federal law enforcement medics and handlers. She strives to assure the good health of the working K9s so they can perform their important duties. Dr. Wright lives in Missoula with her husband and two children. They have one dog, Angie and 2 cats, Red and Blueberry. She loves the outdoors, running, riding her bike and crafting.