Reed Hanson, DVM

After completing two years at Ricks College and two years at Utah State University, Dr. Hanson graduated from Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.


He has been a small animal practitioner for over 25 years. 


He grew up on a ranch in Rigby, Idaho and has always had a desire to make animals feel better. He practiced 14 years in Ogden, Utah before opening Cedar Ridge Animal Hospital in 2006.

He lives in Rexburg with his wife Beth and teenage daughter, Ivy.



Dr. Soderquist was born and raised in Idaho Falls. He received a B.S. in Animal Science at University of Idaho, then attended Washington State University where he graduated with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. 


After practicing in Northwest Montana for 3 years, Dr. Soderquist moved back to Southeast Idaho. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, and looks forward to getting to know you and your pets. 


In his free time, Dr. Soderquist enjoys fly fishing, hunting and spending time in the outdoors. 

Graham Soderquist, DVM

Hospital Staff

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Debbie Murray: Office Manager

Debbie grew up in St Anthony Idaho, and owned her first home in Rexburg. She then moved to Parker Idaho after a few years where she raised her family of two girls and three boys.  Debbie graduate from Ricks College with a degree in Office Education.  Debbie enjoy eating Mexican food, and pizza.  She loves to cook, camp, and hang out with her family. Her favorite activity is watching her grandkids play sports and having them stay at Grandma's house.

Kelsi Talbot: Receptionist

Kelsi grew up in Missoula Montana. She owns a one year old German short-haired pointer named Kona. Kelsi graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2016 with a General Science Associated Degree. Kelsi enjoys pizza and ice cream. Her hobbies include camping, hiking and playing at the lake with family.

Dawn Goodnough: Receptionist

Dawn has two pups named Tebow and Bridjet, a three legged wonder cat named Jojo, a leopard Gecko named Lizzy, and a twenty year old pet Elk named Kitty. Dawn has been working with Cedar Ridge Animal Hospital since 2009. Dawn is crafty, and considers herself a "jack of all trades, master of none," and is passionate about all animals. Dawn is Dolly Parton's #1 fan. Dawn and her husband Garry have three fun loving boys, Grand, Noah and Ben.

Lacey Hillman: Receptionist

Lacey is from St. Anthony. She has three adventurous dogs: Zoe, Axl and Gunner; a lazy cat named Tom; and three chickens. Lacey went to South Fremont High School where she met her sweetheart Zack. Lacey and Zach have four sweet children, Karter, Kaidynce, Lizzy, and Maddie.  She loves all foods and snacks. Lacey's hobbies include volleyball, camping, hiking, hunting, basically anything outdoors.

Courtney Danks : Receptionist/Vet Assistant

Courtney is from warm and sunny Phenix, Arizona. She owns two cats named Willow and Bonnie. Courtney graduated with a Bachelors in Animal Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Her hobbies include relaxing and cuddling with her two adorable cats. Courtney's favorite food group is candy.

Marissa Yskes : Vet Assistant

Marissa is from Montague, Michigan. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Animal Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Marissa has been married to her husband Zack for one and a half years. She loves horseback riding and baking.

Ginny VanSteensburg : Vet Assistant

Ginny is from Baltimore, Maryland but now lives in Rexburg with her husband Ray and puppy Teddy Bear (Boarder Collie/Blue Heeler mix). She enjoys going to the park and playing frisbee with Teddy Bear. Ginny is currently enrolled in Ashworth College to become a Vet Technician. She loves going on road trips, cooking, and playing the ukulele.

Dallin Vernon: Vet Technician

Dallin grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. He has a plethora of animals; a turtle named Huey, a green anole lizard named Jeff, a ball python named Lenard, a fish named Richard, and a cat named Velvet. Currently, Dallin is going to school at Brigham Young University - Idaho for Business Management. Dallin's hobbies include writing music, playin the guitar, and fishing. His favorite snack is fruit snacks.

Caleb Cannon: Kennel Technician

Caleb is from White Rock, NM. He has a Maltese poodle named JJ, and orange cate named Crookshanks, and two Netherland Dwarf Rabbits named GusGus and MoMo. Caleb is going to school at Brigham Young University - Idaho studying Animal Science as he prepares to become a Veterinarian. Caleb's favorite snacks are chocolate milk and cookies. His hobbies are traveling, art, and anything Harry Potter.


Tyson Wheeler : Groomer

Tyson grew up here in Rexburg, Idaho. He has 3 loving pups of his own named Raul, Bones, and Cookie. Tyson has 4 years of experience working as a professional pet groomer, and three years as a stylist. He was certified through Pet Smart's Grooming Academy Program. Tyson enjoys boxing, reading and professional Netflix binging.