Guide To Foal Critical Care Clinics (U.S. and Canada)

The following university and private clinics are equipped to accept and treat critically ill foals. If your clinic is not listed here or your information here needs to be updated, please send us your information by fax at 859/276-4450 or e-mail it to to be added to the list.

Contact other clinics and veterinarians in your area for their ability to handle foal emergencies and keep all of the numbers handy for quick reference. Please keep in mind that e-mail is NOT the fastest way to get in touch with the practitioners at these clinics in a foaling emergency. The web sites and e-mail addresses are provided for your research purposes.

Updated February 7, 2001


Auburn University
John Schumacher, DVM, MS
Bryan Waldridge, DVM, MS
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
McAdory Hall
Auburn, AL 36849-5522
334/844-4490; fax 334/844-6715

Tuskegee University
Cuthbert L. Padmore, DVM
Large Animal Medicine and Surgery
School of Veterinary Medicine
Tuskegee, AL 36088
334/727-8461; fax 334/727-8177


Arizona Equine Medical & Surgical Centre
Edward Voss, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
1685 South Gilbert Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85296
480/962-6660; fax 480/821-2438


Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center
Douglas Herthel, DVM
Mark Rick, DVM
2501 Santa Barbara Ave.
Los Olivos, CA 93441
805/688-6510; fax 805/688-0269

Chino Valley Equine Hospital
A.T. Fischer Jr., DVM, Dipl. ACVS
Anne M. Vachon, DVM, PhD,
Dipl. ACVS
Andreas Klohnen, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
Thomas Brauer, DVM, MS
13385 Yorba Avenue
Chino, CA 91710
909/628-5545; fax 909/627-8658

Desert Equine Veterinary Hospital
Timothy B. Vail, DVM, MS
PO Box 1626
La Quinta, CA 92253
760/398-0288; fax 760/398-4311

Estrella Equine Hospital
David S. Bogenrief, DVM
PO Box 2175
Paso Robles, CA 93447
fax 805/467-3021

Panorama Equine Medical & Surgical Center
Wallace H. Liberman, DVM
Daniel L. Chapman, DVM
10302 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
fax 530/221-0345

Santa Barbara Equine Practice
Karen M. Blumenshine, DVM
15 St. Ann Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805/962-4414; fax 805/899-4160

University of California
Gary Carlson, DVM
John Madigan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
Equine Medicine Service
Large Animal Clinic
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
1 Shields Dr.
Davis, CA 95616-8747
530/752-0290; fax 530/752-9815;


Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Josie Traub-Dargatz, DVM, MS,
Large Animal Clinic
300 W. Drake Rd.
Ft. Collins, CO 80523
970/491-4471; fax 970/491-1275


Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital
Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Faith Hughes, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
Craig T. Robert, DVM
Don Slone, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
4747 SW 60th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34474
352/237-6151; fax 352/237-0629

University of Florida
Guy Lester, BVMS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Neonatal Foal Intensive Care Unit
PO Box 100136
Gainesville, FL 32610
352/392-4700 Ext. 4000;
fax 352/392-8289


University of Georgia
Doug Allen, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
Large Animal Clinic
Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Athens, GA 30602
706/542-3223; fax 706/542-8833


University of Illinois
David Freeman, MVB, MRCVS
Large Animal Hospital
1008 West Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, IL 61802
217/333-2000; fax 217/244-1475


Purdue University
Michel Levy, DVM
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
School of Veterinary Medicine
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765/494-8548; fax 765/496-2641


Iowa State University
Honor A. Walesby, DVM
Equine Medicine and Surgery
Large Animal Teaching Hospital
Ames, IA 50011
515/294-1500; fax 515/294-9281


Kansas State University
Bonnie Rush, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Judy Cox, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
1800 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785/532-5700; fax 785/532-4309;

Nielsen Animal Medical Group
Douglas A. Nielsen, DVM
2922 East U.S. Hwy. 54
Andover, KS 67002
316/733-2449; fax 316/733-2440


Doug Byars, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM,
4250 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
859/253-0002; fax 859/259-9202

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
William V. Bernard, DVM,
2150 Georgetown Rd.,
PO Box 12070
Lexington, KY 40511
859/233-0371; fax 859/255-5367

Equine Services Hospital
Richard L. Griffin MS, DVM
Bill Rhoades, DVM
9460 Shelbyville Rd.
Simpsonville, KY 40067
502/722-5079; fax 502/722-0235

Woodford Veterinary Clinic
Alan R. Dorton, DVM
PO Box 108
1325 Lexington Rd.
Versailles, KY 40383
859/873-7361; fax 859/873-1827


Cooper Veterinary Hospital
5234 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
318/396-8099; fax 318/396-5571

Louisiana State University
Susan Eades, DVM, PhD
Large Animal Clinic
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225/346-3131; fax 225/346-5740


Tufts University
Mary Rose Paradis, DVM, MS
200 Westboro Rd.
North Grafton, MA 01536
508/839-5395; fax 508/839-7922


Michigan State University
Frederik Derksen, DVM, PhD,
Susan Ewart, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Judy Marteniuk, DVM, MS
Hal Schott, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
East Lansing, MI 48824-1314
517/353-9710; fax 517/355-2191

Oakland Equine Center
J. McIlmurray, DVM
Michael McLaughlin, DVM
S. Rymal, DVM
56560 West Ten Mile Rd.
South Lyon, MI 48178
248/437-5850; fax 248/437-0014


University of Minnesota
Trevor Ames, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
Julie Wilson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
College of Veterinary Medicine
1365 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
612/625-6700; fax 612/625-9796


Mississippi State University
Mike Brashier, DVM, MS
Animal Health Center
College of Veterinary Medicine
PO Box 9825
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662/325-1351; fax 662/325-4011


Mid-Rivers Equine Centre
Tim Ellis, DVM
Dawn Mrad, DVM
PO Box 297
Wentzville, MO 63385
800/828-4517; fax 636/332-5376

University of Missouri
Nat T. Messer, DVM
Philip Johnson, BVSc
School of Veterinary Medicine
379 East Campus Dr.
Columbia, MO 65211
573/882-3513; fax 573/884-0173

New Hampshire

Rochester Equine
Grant Myhre, DVM
PO Box 2071
Rochester, NH 03867
603/332-6482; fax 603/335-2816

New Jersey

Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center
Wendy E. Vaala, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM
Dean P. Neely, VMD, PhD, Dipl. ACT
PO Box 188
Ringoes, NJ 08551
800/724-5358; 609/397-0078;
fax 609/397-0661

New York

Cornell University Hospital For Animals
Dorothy Ainsworth, DVM, PhD,
Robert Hillman, DVM, Dipl. ACT
Large Animal Clinic
New York State College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853
607/253-3100; fax 607/253-3787

Long Island Equine Medical Center
Gregory Beroza, DVM
300 West Hills Rd.
Huntingdon Station, NY 11747-3616

New England Equine Practice, P.C.
William Bradley, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
Gabriel L. Cook, DVM
310 Peach Lake Rd.
Brewster, NY 10509
845/669-8200; answering service 845/797-2252; fax 845/669-8203

North Carolina

North Carolina State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
4700 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27606

Stokesdale Veterinary Hospital Equine Division
Robert N. Oglesby, DVM
8262 Coldwater Rd.
Stokesdale, NC 27357
336/643-8515; fax 336/643-0833


Aurora Equine Veterinary Services
Arthur Segedy, DVM
17434 Rapids Rd.
Mantua, OH 44255
440/834-0811; 440/543-PONY
Good Thunder Veterinary Service
10164 W. National Rd.
New Carlisle, OH 45344
937/845-8999; fax 937/845-3944

The Ohio State University
Catherine Kohn, VMD
Galbreath Equine Center
601 Vernon Tharp St.
Columbus, OH 43210
614/292-6661; fax 614/688-5642


Oklahoma State University
Charles MacAllister, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
College of Veterinary Medicine
Stillwater, OK 74078
405/744-6656; fax 405/744-6265


Bend Equine Medical Center, LLP
Leslie M. East, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Dan Harrison, DVM
Wayne B. Schmotzer, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
19121 Couch Market Rd.
Bend, OR 97701
888/388-4006; fax 541/389-7508

Hood River Alpine Veterinary Clinic
Michael Foss, DVM
300 Frankton Rd. H
Hood River, OR 97031
541/386-6658; fax 541/386-2728

Northwest Equine Surgical & Medical Center, PC
Jan L. Palmer, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS
7518 SE Hogan Rd.
Gresham, OR 97080
503/618-1813; fax 503/618-7344

Oregon State University
Thomas Riebold, DVM
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Corvallis, OR 97331
541/737-2858; fax 541/737-8651

Santiam Equine
Terry C. Gerros, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
820 Cordon Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503/763-0983; mobile 503/580-5013; pager 503/373-2462


University of Pennsylvania
Jon Palmer, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM
Pamela A. Wilkins, DVM, MS
Graham French Neonatal Section
Connelly Intensive Care Unit
New Bolton Center
School of Veterinary Medicine
382 W. Street Rd.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610/444-5800 Ext. 2412 (Palmer),
Ext. 2119 (Wilkins); fax 610/925-8100;


University of Tennessee
Dennis Geiser, DVM
Neonatal Critical Care Unit
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
2407 River Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
865/974-5701; fax 865/974-5773


Brazos Valley Equine Hospital
Charles Buchanan, DVM
Terrell Buchanan, DVM
Christine Boeckh, DVM
Emily Loomis, DVM
6999 Highway 6
Navasota, TX 77868
936/825-2197; fax 936/825-6794

Equine Medicine & Surgery
Harvey Schneiter, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
10087 Winzer Dr.
Beaumont, TX 77705
409/794-1339; fax 409/794-1601

Guitar Veterinary Services
David Guitar, DVM
11109 fm 89, Merkel, TX 79536
915/846-4511; fax 915/846-4511

Las Colinas Veterinary Clinic
6112 North O'Connor Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
972/869-4210; fax 972/869-4704

Texas A&M University
Keith Chaffin, DVM
The Texas Veterinary Medical Center
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
College Station, TX 77843-4475
979/845-3541; fax 979/847-8863


Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Michael J. Murray, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Martin O. Furr, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
Harold McKenzie III, DVM, MS
PO Box 1938
Leesburg, VA 20177
703/771-6800; after hours 800/436-2911; fax 703/771-6810

Spurlock Equine Associates
Shauna Spurlock, DVM, MS
40431 Featherbed Ln.
Lovettsville, VA 20180
540/882-3459; fax 540/882-3534

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Kent Scarratt, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Large Animal Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Duckpond Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061
540/231-4621; fax 540/231-7367


Washington State University
Melissa T. Hines, DVM, PhD
Debra C. Sellon, DVM, PhD
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Pullman, WA 99164
509/335-0711; fax 509/335-0880;


University of Wisconsin
Benjamin Darien, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
Paul Lunn, BVSc, MS, PhD, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM
Sheila McGuirk, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Elisabeth Patton, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Susan Semrad, VMD, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Simon Peek, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, Dipl. ACVIM
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
2015 Linden Dr. West
Madison, WI 53706
608/265-9829; fax 608/265-1098


Ontario Veterinary College
Dan Kenney, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM
John Baird, BVSc, PhD
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
519/823-8840; fax 519/763-9544;
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