Dr. Scott VanderPoel grew up on a farm just south of Pipestone, MN. Throughout high school and college, he worked as part of the customer service team and assisted veterinarians out in the field. Dr. VanderPoel graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in animal science, and then pursued his DVM degree at the University of Minnesota.
He currently works as a swine veterinarian for Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone System. Dr. VanderPoel and his wife, Jessie, have enjoyed moving back closer to family with their three kids, Drake, Neva, and Renae.