Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Torch Lake Veterinary Clinic in Rapid City! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 231-331-6461 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Adrianne Waffle


Doc is a 2002 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She went on from there to an internship in small animal med./surgery at Oklahoma State University and a second at The University of Illinois. On April 4, 2005 she opened the Torch Lake Veterinary Clinic and became a member of the community by marrying Central Lake Native Billy Waffle. Their passel of Pets include: Walter (English springer spaniel), Bisley (Golden Retriever), Angel (Salmon Crested Cockatoo), Oliver (eclectus parrot), Spencer AKA Spunken (Staffordshire bull terrier), and Alvin (tabby cat).

She attended the Chi Institute in Florida to learn about veterinary acupuncture and is currently attending classes at SonoPath for veterinary ultrasonography.

In her spare time, Dr. Waffle enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and spending days relaxing with her crew of pets.

Years in Practice: 18
Education: Louisiana State University
Email: [email protected]

Logahn Long

Veterinary Assistant

Logahn joined our clinic in February 2021 and has been a great addition to our team! She has been in the veterinary field for a year now and is a full time assistant and earned her assistant certification at Fayetteville Tech Community College. She has been a major asset for us, providing our customers with wonderful care and compassion.

When she is not at work she enjoys lounging at home playing video games or watching TV with her cat, Pepper. She also enjoys going for drives and listen to music.

Lavahn Polley


Lavahn joined the clinic in November 2021 and has been a wonderful addition to our team! She is full of life and compassion and always brings a beautiful smile to work! She loves helping out clients and their fur family in any way she can. She has been an amazing asset to our clinic and we look forward to seeing her thrive and grow with our company!

When Lavahn is not at work she is gardening, driving her side by side and spending with your animals.



Sadie joined our team in 2020. She came with no experience in grooming but has learned so much! She is improving every day and is currently enrolled in Penn Foster’s grooming school to complete her certificate! She has been a great addition and we enjoy having her as part of our clinic!

In Sadie’s free time she likes to barrel race, and ride horses as well as photography and horse training.