Dr. Mike Slattery hails from Winthrop, IA where he grew up helping his father Dr. Jim Slattery in his large animal veterinary clinic. In 2009, Dr. Mike graduated from Iowa State with a degree in Animal Science, he then went on to graduate as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from ISU in 2013.
Immediately after graduation Dr. Mike joined the staff at Risius Family Veterinary Service, specifically as the veterinarian in the Maquoketa office. In 2015, he joined the ownership team as partner.
Professionally, Dr. Mike enjoys preventative medicine and diagnostics in beef cattle and feedlot medicine, and is currently a member of:
- Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA), also serves on Executive Board as District 13 Representative
- American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
- American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP)
Outside of work, Dr. Mike enjoys spending time with his wife, Janell, or you might find Dr. Mike on the golf course or doing some fishing
Dr. Tyler Trenkamp is our newest Associate Veterinarian. Dr. Tyler is from Preston, IA where he grew up on a dairy and beef farm. Dr. Tyler decided to be a veterinarian because of his passion for producing quality food animal products. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy Science from Iowa State University in 2014 and graduated from Iowa State Veterinary Medicine School with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2018. He joined Risius Family Veterinary Service upon graduation. Dr. Tyler practices large animal production medicine and is primarily based in our Maquoketa office. Dr. Tyler is a member of: