Dr. Sauter is a Minnesota native that has moved out west. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1987. Following graduation he did an internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. After this internship, he continued to work exclusively with horses for another five years in Kentucky before joining Kulshan Veterinary Hospital. He is a member of the AAEP, AVMA and the WSVMA.
Outside of veterinary medicine, David and his wife Kim enjoy hiking, photography and spoiling his two daughters, Francis and Grace. They share their farm with 5 horses, 3 ducks and about a dozen chickens.