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Veterinary Assistants

Dr. Blake Aiton, DVM and Practice Owner

Blake was born and raised in Chino Valley, Arizona, then attended Colorado State University, graduating with a degree in Animal Science in 2012, and a DVM in 2016. He moved to North Dakota after graduation, and began working at New Salem Veterinary Clinic. He is part owner and his professional interests includes bovine reproduction, large animal surgery and medicine, and small animal surgery. Blake enjoys the outdoors, including hunting pheasants, ducks, deer, and elk. He is an avid CSU football fan, and enjoys spending time and hunting with his wife.

Dr. Chad Wild, DVM and Practice Owner

Chad was raised on a commercial cow-calf ranch in Sykeston, North Dakota.  He completed his pre-veterinary course work at North Dakota State Univeristy before attending Iowa State University and earning his DVM degree. Chad practiced in a primarily bovine practice in Wisconsin for several years before he returned to North Dakota and  began working at New Salem Veterinary Clinic.  Chad  is part owner and enjoys bovine production medicine.  In his free time, Chad enjoys spending time with his Wife Jessica and his kids Kyler and Brekyn.  He is also a Bison football fan and likes camping, hunting, and spending time outdoors.


Genesis grew up outside of New Salem, North Dakota on a small hobby farm. She began working at the clinic in 2019. Genesis enjoys working with all types of animals but has a special interest in small animals. When she isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, and pets, while they work on updating their house.

Practice Manager


Wanda Lennick

Wanda is a New Salem native and started working at the New Salem Veterinary Clinic in the year 2000.  She lives on a ranch near New Salem where her and her family run a commercial Angus cow-calf ranch.  She enjoys working cattle and spending time with her family.


Paige grew up and lives in Hannover, North Dakota and began working at New Salem Veterinary Clinic in 2018.  Paige enjoys assisting with bovine procedures most, but enjoys working with all animals.  When not working, Paige enjoys bowling, camping, fishing, hunting, and spending time with her family and dogs, Bonnie and Riggin.


Dr. HP O'Doherty, DVM

HP is from Pocatello, Idaho. After high school, she attended Colorado State University, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Zoology in 2018 and completed her DVM in 2022. She came to New Salem to work at the vet clinic shortly after graduation from vet school. HP enjoys both small and large animal medicine and surgery and has a special interest in small ruminant medicine. In her spare time HP enjoys exploring the outdoors with her dogs and working on various projects around her house. 

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Angie Doll

Angie grew up in the metropolis of Almont. She started working at the clinic in 1996.  She lives on a farm and ranch near New Salem , ND where they raise beef cattle and grain crops,.  She enjoys meeting new people, working with clients and their animals, as well as seeing the special bond people have with their animals.  She is blessed to have a son that loves sports (he sadly didn't inherit his mom's rodeo gene), 4-H, and the farm.  She gets to be his #1 fan in wrestling, which his dad helps coach.  Angie enjoys watching sports, photography, making people smile,  practicing her faith, and spending time with her family and friends.



Jessica grew up in Hebron. She began working at the vet clinic in 2021. She enjoys working with horses, but for now she settles for working with cows and small animals. When she is not working, she enjoys riding her horse, Casey, reading, and helping her mom breed and raise AKC/CKC registered chihuahuas.



Tymber grew up in Taylor and currently lives in Glen Ullin. She started working at the clinic in 2022. Tymber enjoys working with small animals the most, but also enjoys going into the country to work with large animals and get her daily dose of Vitamin D. Outside of work, Tymber enjoys painting, crocheting, and spending time with her retired gelding, Bo, and her cat. 

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