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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 3 dogs, Ellie, 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. Jayson Longoria received his DVM degree from Texas A & M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012.  He worked his first year as a veterinarian in a small animal clinic in western Washington until he transferred to our practice in December of 2013.  Some of his interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.  He participates in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Missoula organization.  Dr. Longoria enjoys fishing, hunting, horseback riding, prospecting, and doing other great outdoor activities with his wife Crystal and his young son.  They share their home with three dogs, two cats, a ball python, and a bearded dragon.


Dr. Aurora Lambert received a bachelors and masters degree from the University of Wyoming and her DVM from Saint George's University in 2016. Dr. Lambert's veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, canine reproduction, wellness and behavioral issues. In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, kyaking, and pure bred dog shows. She shares her home with two boxers and two quarter horses.

Regular Relief Veterinarians

Dr. Vicky Pickart received her DVM degree from Minnesota’s University of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.  She also has her B.A degree that she obtained from the University of Montana in 1981.  Dr. Pickart joined Pruyn Veterinary Hospital in November of 2013 and brings with her over 21 years of experience as a veterinarian, but also as a previous private practice owner.  

  Dr. Samantha (Sami) Thomas received her Bachelors in 2011    from the University of Montana Western in Dillion, Montana and    she received her DVM degree from Washington State University    College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015.  Her veterinary  interests    include animal behavior, nutrition, and surgery. She loves being    back home in Deer Lodge so she can enjoy spending time with her  family, skiing,  hiking, and hanging out with her two dogs Frank and  Indigo.

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