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ISU Student Experience

Iowa Veterinary Specialties Emergency and Specialty Clinical Mentorship Program

Iowa Veterinary Specialties has sponsored an Emergency and Specialty Clinical Mentorship Program. Karl Bolser, DVM, Emergency Veterinarian at Iowa Veterinary Specialties and Anatomy Professor at ISU, selected 8 1st and 2nd year vet students, based on an application process.

The eight week program consisted of five rotations for the students. The rotations highlight all aspects of Iowa Veterinary Specialties' operations. Click the following links to read each rotation's description.

2018 Scholars

2017 Scholars

2016 Scholars

2015 Scholars


We are Now AAHA Accreditation

We are AAHA accredited! What does accreditation mean? It means your hospital holds itself to a higher standard, and that your pet is receiving care at a hospital that has passed the highest... read more >

Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation

This is Dr. Stephanie Larson on the CW morning - We Are Iowa segment with Lou Sipolt.  They are discussing Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation along with other things that you may need... read more >

"All the Vet techs and receptionists were nothing but phenomenal and soooo understanding!"

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