Tom Bettenhausen, DVM
Dr. Tom Bettenhausen grew up in rural North Dakota. His undergraduate was at North Dakota State University (home of the Bison), graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. “Dr. Tom” moved to Manhattan, Kansas to complete his veterinary degree in 1981. He practiced in a 4 doctor mixed practice in Jamestown, North Dakota for 3 years. In 1984, Dr. Tom started working for Missouri Valley Veterinary, a 2 doctor mixed practice in Bismark, North Dakota, which he purchased in 1987. Today, that practice features 11 doctors and a separate location at Pinehurst Veterinary. Dr. Tom enjoys all aspects of small and large animal practice with a focus on small animal surgery and special interest in orthopedic procedures.
Dr. Tom’s hobbies are woodworking and gardening. He is married (Ruth) and has 4 children, 2 cats and a dog. He is a member of AVMA, AAHA, Veterinary Orthopedic Society and the ND Examining Board.