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WELCOME TO Countryside Large Animal Veterinary Services, PLLC

Here at COUNTRYSIDE VET we pride ourselves on providing gold standard care and services for all of your horse and livestock needs. Our state of the art facilities, and exceptional staff are here for you and your animal(s) 24-hours per day, every day of the year.

Welcome to the premier horse veterinary practice of Greeley, CO and the surrounding area. Our licensed veterinarians specialize in the treatment of horses and livestock. We recognize that your livestock and horse’s health and well-being are of the utmost importance to you. With this in mind, the veterinarians and staff provide excellent veterinary medical care.

The Doctors

SHAWN BOTT, DVM

Owner / Veterinarian

For those of you long-time customers, you probably remember Dr. Bott with this veterinary clinic even before the namesake of Countryside existed. Dr. Bott was a partner with Dr. Ron Maifeld when the practice resided at of 1st Avenue as Maifeld Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Bott and Dr. Shoemaker purchased the operating entity in 2000 thus starting Countryside Large Animal Veterinary Clinic...

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WADE SHOEMAKER, DVM

Owner / Veterinarian

Dr. Wade Shoemaker was raised on a commercial cattle and quarter horse ranch in Divide, Colorado. Growing up on a high altitude ranch and being raised in the 4-H program allowed Dr. Shoemaker to gain a deep understanding of not only the process of production and health of all large animals but also the importance of handling each of the species for successful ranching. This knowledge allowed Dr. Shoemaker to be quite successful in showing both English and Western performance horses and working his share with a rope in his hand...

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JOSH ZACHARIAS, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR

Veterinarian / Surgeon

Dr. Zacharias was raised in Persia, Iowa on a farm raising corn, soybeans, and beef cattle, with both a cow/calf and feedlot operation. Dr. Zacharias showed cattle in 4-H and was active in FFA. He participated in calf roping, steer wrestling, and team roping in high school and roped calves in college. Dr. Zacharias attended Iowa State University, completing two years of coursework towards a degree in Animal Science before being admitted to the College of Veterinary Medicine...

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MARY HOFFMANN, DVM

Veterinarian

Mary grew up on a dairy and beef farm in northeastern Iowa. She received her first horse from her grandfather at the age of 2 and was hooked from then on. Growing up Dr. Hoffmann was active in 4-H and FFA showing dairy cattle, horses, and competed in many judging competitions. After high school Dr. Hoffmann attended Colorado State University and received a degree in Equine Sciences with a minor in Business Administration...

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HAL SCHULTZ, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Hal Schultz grew up in the Boulder area and became interested in horses and livestock when he started showing horses in 4H...

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We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own horse, and giving them the same loving attention and care. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.

Countryside Large Animal Veterinary Services, PLLC

WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING

If I could give them 1.000 stars I would. So thankful that our vet referred us to this place for my horse's surgery. Dr Zacharias was so amazing, he patiently explained the entire process from start to finish. Sara Hall was super helpful from setting up the appointment to allowing this crazy horse lover to stay through the entire process and keeping me informed. I am so extra when it comes to my horses and they were very mindful of that. Thank you so much for everything!

- Patty E.

We felt welcome as soon as my horse and I arrived. The staff was knowledgeable and very friendly, explaining everything to me before it was done. I will definitely return and will recommend this facility to friends and family. Dr. Hoffman was amazing!

- Jennifer C.

Everyone I interacted with at the clinic were just great, very professional, very nice. The clinic was very clean. Never felt like any of my questions were silly questions to them

- Tami D.

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