Relief Veterinarians

The IVMA lists the relief veterinarians as a service to our members. Their inclusion on this list does not indicate endorsement by the IVMA.   We encourage our members to review resumes, perform their own interviews and hire based on their evaluation of the suitability for their practice and their practice needs.

Dr. Amy Brogren (Small Animal GP/ER) Eastern IA/Western IL, 309-235-9710, drbrogrenreliefservice@gmail.com

Dr. Sarah E. Buck (Equine, Companion Animal General Practice), Eastern and Central Iowa, 907-602-2877, drsarahebuck@gmail.com

Dr. Jodi Collins (Small Animal), Central & NE Iowa, 563-542-2527, jodicollinsdvm@gmail.com


Dr. Katie Fitzpatrick (Small Animal and Exotics), Central Iowa and further, depending on need, 712-292-9742, drkatfitz@gmail.com

Dr. Rachel Goodall (Small Animal, General Practice & Surgery), Des Moines, surrounding communities and further, depending on need, (701) 360-0841, rldgoodall@gmail.com

Dr. Jody Hackett (Small Animal), Southwest and Western Iowa (licensed in Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri), 712/482-6752 or 402/779-5483,
drjrd2003@yahoo.com


Dr. Joe Hong (Small Animal), Metro Des Moines area and Central Iowa (dependent on distance from Des Moines), Available Mondays and most weekends, 415-505-1215, joehongdvm@gmail.com

Dr. Caitlin Klepper (Small Animal medicine & surgery), South Central Iowa, 609-320-5273, caitiklepper@gmail.com


Dr. John Minneman (Mixed Animal), Southeastern Iowa, 319-383-5726, imdrjam@mchsi.com

Dr. Deidre Ann Qual (Companion Animal), Central Iowa, 701/202-6465,
qualvet@hotmail.com

Dr. Jill Rhoden (Small Animal), Central Iowa, 515/231-6420
, dr.rhoden@hotmail.com


Dr. Lacey Schmidt (Small Animal and Exotic General Practice and Emergency), Des Moines and surrounding communities, 515-203-0316, lschmidtdvm@gmail.com.

Dr. Lisa Wilhelm (Small Animal), Southeast and Eastern Iowa, also licensed in IL, 712-320-5523, lmwdvm@yahoo.com


Dr. Norm Wonderlich (Companion Animal), All of Iowa, 515/708-4051
, nlwonder80@gmail.com

Dr Elizabeth Fara - (Small Animal) Central Iowa- 515-290-8641
  e.fara.dvm@gmail.com