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. Craig Burk (Small Animal), Greater Des Moines area and Central Iowa 641-891-2944,

Dr. Steven Dotzenrod (Small Animal), General Practice, Ames and Des Moines metro area, 515-306-8157

Dr. Amanda Emery-Durell (Small and Large Animal),South Central Iowa 641-572-2520,

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

Dr. Mackenzie Hellert (Small Animal) NE Iowa Ph: (563) 334-3555; email:

Dr. David Lange (Small Animal), Eastern Iowa, 563-543-7744

Dr. John Minneman (Small Animal, some Large Animal), Southeastern Iowa, 319/653-5641

Dr. Erin Peeler (Small Animal), Central Iowa, 515-681-4867,

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

Dr. Jill Rhoden (Small Animal), Central Iowa, 515/231-6420

Dr. Amanda Steffen (Small Animal), Ames/Des Moines area, 515/729-0271,

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

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