Large Animal Hospital
Equine Field Service :   540-231-9042
Food Animal Field Service :   540-231-9041
Large Animal Hospital :   540-231-9043
Hospital FAX : 540-231-7979
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Food Animal Field Services

Large Animal Field ServicesFor appointments & emergencies, please call: (540) 231-9041

Field Services provide on-the-farm primary and emergency patient care and preventative health care programs to animals within a 35-mile practice area of Blacksburg. We provide on-farm consultation to veterinarians outside the 35-mile radius.

View the Food Animal Field Service Photographic Tour.

Services Available

  • An integrated approach to the identification, solution and prevention of health problems in herds and flocks
  • Programs designed and monitored to economically improve animal health and productivity
  • Individual food animal medicine, surgery, and reproductive services in the field and a 24-hour emergency service
  • Field radiology

Fees are charged for professional services, mileage, pharmaceuticals, biologics, supplies, and laboratory submissions. Written recommendations are provided to producers and referring veterinarians.

Food Animal Field Services Personnel

John Currin, DVM, Diplomate ABVP
William Gilsenan, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM
Sierra Guynn, DVM, PhD
Kevin Pelzer, DVM, MPVM, Diplomate ACVPM
Hollie Schramm, DVM
William Swecker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVN
W. Dee Whittier, DVM, MS
Sarah Holland, DVM, Production Management Medicine Resident
Hillary Feldmann, DVM, Production Management Medicine Intern