Pet hospital now making farm, house calls
Dr. Carrie Belles has joined the staff at Country View Pet Hospital, Inc. in Wilmington, as a Mobile Services Veterinarian.
Dr. Belles is a Wilmington native who grew up on a small beef cattle farm just outside of Port William. She was a member of 4-H, where she showed beef cattle, and was active in the Wilmington Chapter of the FFA. She graduated from Wilmington High School as Valedictorian in 2002, and graduated from Wilmington College in 2006.
Dr. Belles earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, and was then chosen for the highly coveted large animal internship at Ohio State’s Hospital for Farm Animals. Dr. Belles spent the past year completing this internship in Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery, and worked routine and emergency cases with such species as dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants, camelids, commercial and pot-bellied pigs, and deer. Professionally, Dr. Belles is a member of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners, and the Academy of Rural Veterinarians.
Dr. Belles joins owner Dr. Jill Thompson, and associate Drs. Patricia Haines, Jim Eimermacher, and Gabrielle DeHart in a newly expanded hospital. The hospital recently moved from a leasehold space into a brand new facility. This complete pet care facility contains an expanded veterinary hospital and a pet resort which houses luxury cat and dog boarding, daycare, grooming and retail.
Dr. Belles will be available to make farm animal calls, as well as small animal house calls, within a 60 mile radius of the hospital. The location of Country View at State Route 73 and Interstate 71 makes it very convenient for serving the surrounding areas.
“We are so excited to have Dr. Belles at our practice,” says Dr. Thompson. “She will allow us to accommodate our farm clients with large animal services, while also allowing us to expand our pet animal services to the comfort of our clients’ homes.”
Appointments may be made for in house, haul-in, and mobile veterinary calls by contacting Country View at 937–382-7387. You may also visit www.countryviewpets.com for more information about this practice.