There are some common themes here at the Walcott Veterinary Clinic; all four doctors are Iowa State graduates, licensed and federally accredited in both Iowa and Illinois, and members of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association.
G. J. Garvin, DVM
Dr. Garvin is a 1978 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Algona, IA for 5 years after graduation before accepting a position at the Walcott Veterinary Clinic in 1983, where he has stayed since. Dr. Garvin grew up raising hogs and cattle in the rural Muscatine area. In his free time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
G. S. Allison, DVM
Dr. Allison is a 1984 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and a 2009 graduate of the Executive Veterinary Program Certificate in Swine Health Management from the University of Illinois. After spending his first year in South Dakota, he has been in clinical practice in Walcott since 1985. In his spare time, Dr. Allison enjoys reading about pigs and running road races (up to 13.2 miles) anywhere between Omaha and Chicago.
N. E. Wedeking, DVM
Dr. Wedeking is a 2001 Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. He accepted an associate position here at the Walcott Veterinary Clinic that May, and has been providing service to both large and small animal clients for over 10 years now. Dr. Wedeking enjoys the variety provided by general practice, and the relationships developed with our diverse clientele. Dr. Wedeking enjoys time with his family passing on outdoor traditions.
R. P. Schaefer, DVM
Dr. Schaefer is a 2008 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He worked at a large and small animal clinic in NW Iowa for a year before coming back to Walcott in 2009. Dr. Schaefer is from the Blue Grass area where he grew up on a dairy farm. Rural Walcott is now his home with his cat Tater. In the spring and fall Dr. Schaefer enjoys helping with fieldwork on the family farm.