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)
- Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC)
- Society for Theriogenologists (SFT)