HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN PRACTICE?
I graduated in 1993 from University of Illinois. We bought Jackson Creek Veterinary Clinic in '96.
HOW MANY VETS DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR PRACTICE?
We are currently at 6 but will be looking for 2 more recent graduates in the spring.
DO THE VETS OR STAFF AT YOUR FACILITY HAVE ANY SPECIALTIES?
Dr. MITCH DIAL:
general practice (loves “exotics” such as birds/chickens and reptiles)
Dr. ALLI DUFF:
Dr. MATT GARVIN:
Dr. STACY PETTIGREW:
general practice, reproduction and ear cropping
Dr. MARK MADDEN:
shelter spay and neuter
Dr. BOB YACK:
orthopedic specialty dealing mainly with ACL repair, patella luxation, and fractures
WHAT IS THE SCOPE OF YOUR PRACTICE?
Small Animal General Practice with all specialties listed above
ARE YOU A VETERINARY HOSPITAL (DO YOU HAVE EMERGENCY SERVICES)?
We offer full services from 8 am to 6;30 pm. Urgent care cases and emergencies are welcome. However, to be called a 24-hour clinic, there has to be a staff member here 24 hours a day. We are unable to offer after hours emergency services. I have always felt uncomfortable seeing an emergency and then leaving the animal in a cage overnight. The county needs a proper full-time emergency clinic that can be staffed 24 hours with a veterinarian who is on the premises round-the-clock-- not just on call.
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