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Council Bluffs Veterinay Clinic


There are currently four veterinarians at Council Bluffs Veterinary Clinic that are dedicated to your pet's happiness and well being.

Ian Hobbs, DVM

Dr Hobbs graduated from Kansas State University in 1966.  He started working at CBVC in the same year.  His veterinary interest is general practice.  He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA).  He has a wife, 2 children, 4 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.  He has 2 dogs & 3 cats.  His pastimes include: motorcycling & traveling.

David Nelson, DVM Dr Nelson graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1964.  He started working at CBVC in 1977.  His veterinary interest is in orthopedics.  He is a member of the AVMA and IVMA.  He has a wife (Joyce) and 3 married daughters.  He has 2 dogs (Samantha & Angel) and many cats.  His pastimes include: volunteering as a firefighter, EMT, church, and bicycling.
Steve Michael, DVM

Dr Michael graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.  He started working at CBVC in 2001.  Surgery is his primary veterinary interest.  He is a member of the AVMA and IVMA.  He lives with his wife (Nancy), son (Colin), and daughter (Grace).  He has a Labrador retriever (Lily) and 6 cats (Tiki, Uriel, Baby Bo, Sylvie, Huey, & Scrappy).  His pastimes include: hunting, fishing, hiking, running, and a number of other outdoor activities.

Aaron Sitzmann, DVM

Dr Sitzmann graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2006.  He started working for CBVC in June of 2006.  His veterinary interests include medicine, dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and exotic animal medicine.  He is a member of the AVMA, IVMA, and Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV).  He shares his home with his wife (Reba), son (Dalton), and daughter (Elayne Jade).  He has a dog (Sassy), Russian tortoise (Natalya), leopard gecko (Mystery II), rabbit (Pickle), and fish.  His pastimes include: attending church, volunteering as his son’s Cub Scout Den Leader and Assistant Cubmaster, reading books (primarily Science-fiction & Fantasy), and riding his bicycle.



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