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Our Doctors

Certified Veterinarians in Bozeman, MT

Dr. Michelle Pogge

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Fear Free Certified

Dr Michelle Pogge grew up in Butte, attended MSU for undergraduate school, and graduated from veterinary school at Colorado State University in 2011. She has worked as a veterinarian in Bozeman since 2011 and has been part of Gallatin Veterinary Hospital’s general practice since May of 2018. Dr Pogge loves being part of a team that offers more advanced care to pets from all over the state, and enjoys learning from the many specialists that see cases at the clinic.

Dr. Gina Clouse

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Fear Free Certified

Gina Clouse, DVM is a native Montanan born and raised in Western Montana. She studied Biotechnology at Montana State University- Bozeman before attending Veterinary School at Washington State University-Pullman.

Dr. Clouse has worked as a Veterinarian in the Bozeman area since 2016 and has been part of Gallatin Veterinary Hospitals’ general practice since July 2019. She enjoys offering the latest and most advanced care for her patients. Her special interests include small animal behavior, ophthalmology, wound care, soft-tissue surgery and dentistry.

When not in the clinic, Dr. Clouse is a Search and Rescue K9 Handler for Gallatin County and Western Montana Search Dogs with her German Shepherd partner “Nodin.” She also shares her home with “Dotty” a bulldog/corgi mix, cat “Murph” and various other rescues- large and small. She enjoys all the wonders that Montana’s backcountry has to offer and takes every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

Dr. Danielle Baer

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Fear Free Certified

Dr. Danielle Baer is a Minnesota native. She completed her bachelor of science and veterinary degrees at the University of Minnesota. Upon graduation from veterinary school in 2013, she moved to San Diego for a year-long internship with ER focus at the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center. Dr. Baer stayed on at the specialty hospital as an ER doctor for a few years before moving on to her general practice career. Dr. Baer loves her job and the variety of cases seen each day. She has a special passion for emergency cases and dentistry. Dr. Baer has some training in exotics (pocket pets, reptiles, birds) and is willing to see any of your furry or scaly friends.

Dr. Baer and her husband Gus moved to town this past Fall to be closer to family, and are so excited to call Bozeman their “forever home”. They have 2 young boys- Odin (5) and Aksel (2) and 2 large dogs- Storm (Australian shepherd mix) and Sage (Mastiff/lab mix or “mastador”). When Dr. Baer is not working, she is spending time with the family, usually enjoying the great outdoors with hiking, camping, mountain biking, skiing, etc.

Dr. Karyn Tilton

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Karyn Tilton grew up in Helena but has lived in Park and Gallatin counties for over 20 years. She took the unconventional route to veterinary medicine first getting degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Concordia College- Moorhead, then after 12 years decided to pursue vet med. She completed her pre-vet course work at Montana State University prior to vet school at Colorado State University. She has worked at clinics in the Gallatin Valley since graduating in 2020.

Dr. Tilton received her certification in medical acupuncture for veterinarians through Curacore and enjoys helping reduce pain and speed healing in pets suffering from everything from osteoarthritis to post-surgical pain. She is also currently taking courses through CRI to become certified in canine rehabilitation, a passion that initially brought her to veterinary medicine.

In her free time, she most loves to be with her golden retriever, Rudy, often paddleboarding together on the Yellowstone River or hiking around Paradise Valley. She loves gardening, mowing, camping and just being outside in the summer and enjoys snowshoeing and reading in the winter.

Dr. Reto Fritsche

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - Fear Free Certified

Dr. Reto has been with Gallatin Veterinary Hospital since the end of 2022. His passions here lie in preventative medicine, advising owners appropriate ways to keep their pets healthy & happy, and interacting with his patients. The human-animal bond is important to Dr. Reto, and spawned his interest in Veterinary Medicine. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors! You’ll find him skiing, snowboarding, or hiking. Going to smaller concerts and social gatherings where local music can be found brings him joy! He also loves to spend time with his deaf Heeler, Rusty.

Mon - Fri: 7:30am–5:30pm
Sat: 8am-3:00pm
Sun: Closed