Dr. Dayton Williams, DVM

Dr. Dayton, was raised on a farm outside of Madison, SD. As a child he would care for and mend injured animals, like deer, ducks, and pheasants.

In 1986 he graduated from Iowa State University and interned at both Kansas City Zoo & Houston Zoo. For two years he practiced in Marshall, MN in a mixed animal hospital. Following that position he worked at Valley Animal Hospital for another two years and started practicing at the Great Plains Zoo.

Dr. Williams opened All Animal Pet Hospital in 1990 and continued working at the zoo. He specializes in exotic medicine and small animals.

Dr. Dayton and his wife Tracy, have one daughter, Kerri and two sons: Trayton and Dalton, many chickens, 3 goats, 3 dogs: Jenny, G and Mauii, one cat named Rainy and one turkey named Tom.

Trayton Williams – Kennel Assistant

Dr. Williams son, Trayton, has been involved in veterinary medicine since he was 18 month old.

He’s been playing soccer since the age of 5 and has an Italian greyhound named Mauii. An aspiring inventor, he is also interested in pursuing radiology.

Abby Ontjes

Abby Ontjes – Certified Vet Tech

Abby started working with us in 2016. Prior to that she worked in a Large Animal practice for 2 years. Abby graduated in 2013 and received her certification followed by an internship at the Great Plains Zoo with the keepers and loved working with the goats and ewes! Abby has 2 dogs, 2 cats and 3 chinchillas at home. She loves to learn more ways to help animals and one day wants to have her certification in physical therapy.

Lindsey McDonald- Certified Vet Tech

Lindsey started working with us about one year ago. She began her internship with an All Animal Pet Hospital. Upon completion of her internship we offered her a full time position. Lindsey graduated from college December of 2016. She has two guinea pigs, one bunny and a cat!

Brooke –

Brooke started working with us in September of 2017. Brooke graduated in 2017 and did her internship at Dakota Large Animal. She has 2 horses, 6 cats and mice. Brooke loves to gain more knowledge any chance she gets from Doc. Williams. People would say I’m the crazy fun one at the clinic!

Jamille –

Jamille has been with AAPH for over a year and beforehand, she was employed with Lukens Animal Clinic as a Vet Assist/Receptionist for over 5 years until Dr. Lukens retirement. She always had a deep love for animals of all kinds, as she has 2 dogs, 2 cats and even 2 domesticated pet squirrels.. It’s Jamilles dream to own and operate her own squirrel rescue sanctuary for abandoned baby squirrels. Her co-workers think she needs SQUIRRELS ANONYMOUS! LOL

Emma – Kennel Assistant

Emma started working with us in 2013. She has also been interning at the Great Plains Zoo and is a Jr. Zoo Keeper.

Emma is in marching band as a section leader and is an aspiring veterinarian. She volunteers at the Humane Society, owns two dogs, one cat, two hamsters and two birds.

She loves drawing!