Dr. Alice Timmerman, DVM
Dr. Alice Timmerman is a 1994 graduate of Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She received a BA in biology at Coe College and did primate research at the University of Wisconsin – Madison before entering veterinary school. She was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa but has lived and practiced in Michigan, Seattle, and Kansas before moving with her husband back to Iowa in 2005. She built and opened the Vinton-Urbana Veterinary Hospital – a small animal practice in the spring of 2010.
She practices progressive medicine and surgery. Her vaccine philosophy is to assess the risks and needs of each individual pet and vaccinate accordingly. She is proactive in preventive medicine, surgery, and diagnostics. Other interests include non-traditional pets.
In addition to her husband, Mike Myers, her household consists of “Lily” an Irish Wolfhound, “Gravy” their interloper feline, and two horses “Roger” and “Piper”.
Dr. Rachael Abbott grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa. She is a recent graduate from Iowa State University of Veterinary Medicine and also received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Iowa State. Dr. Abbott and her partner, Preston, share their home with a standard poodle, bearded dragon, and cockatiel.
Dr. Jaclyn Klopfenstein Allen, DVM
Dr. Jaclyn Klopfenstein Allen received her DVM in 2011 from Iowa State University. Dr. Allen is a third generation veterinarian, following in her grandfather (Vic Klopfenstein) and father, Mark Klopfenstein’s footsteps. Having grown up around veterinary medicine, she knew at the age of 3 it was her calling. Dr. Allen’s interests in veterinary medicine include ultrasonography, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, preventative care and dentistry.
Dr. Allen was a 2004 graduate from Marion High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Jeremy Allen and together they have two children and three “fur kids,” Remy a Golden Retriever, Ivy a German Wirehaired Pointer and a cat named Jemma. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, boating, traveling, cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, scrap booking and crafting with her kids. She also enjoys expanding her veterinary skills and knowledge through reading and continuing education opportunities.