Fairfield, IA Veterinarians

fairfield, IA veterinarians

Robert J. Wiegert, DVM

Dr. Robert Wiegert has cared for large and small animals at The Veterinary Clinic, P.C. since 1978. Dr. Wiegert has a lifelong love of animals and considers it an honor and a privilege to work with all types of animals and their people each day at the hospital.

Originally from Rolfe, Iowa, Dr. Wiegert attended Iowa State University and majored in Animal Science. Because of his exceptional grades and promise, he was accepted into Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine before finishing his bachelor's degree. Dr. Wiegert was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1978.

An active member of numerous professional and local organizations, Dr. Wiegert maintains membership in the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is a former director and past president of both the Fairfield Community School District Board of Education and the Greater Jefferson County Foundation. He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center.

Dr. Wiegert's three cats—Gracie, Chip and Dip—always greet him at the door when he arrives home from a busy day. When he's not involved in his veterinary duties, Dr. Wiegert enjoys participating in the fine arts and sings as a member of two choral groups. He also enjoys many outdoor activities including trail running, hiking, camping, gardening and bird watching. Most of all, Dr. Wiegert enjoys spending time with his two adult daughters, Kate and Krista and their families.

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vets in jefferson countyPhilip D. Miller, DVM

General Practitioner Dr. Philip Miller has cared for animals at The Veterinary Clinic, P.C. since 1975.

Dr. Miller grew up on a family farm and was always fascinated by the work the local veterinarians performed on his family's livestock. This interest, combined with his participation in 4-H and his love for all animals, helped lead him to a career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Miller finds caring for pets to be very rewarding and enjoys educating pet owners and farmers about animal health care.

As an undergraduate, Dr. Miller attended Iowa State University and majored in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. He continued his education at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1975.

Large-animal herd health and small animal internal medicine are among his many professional interests. Dr. Miller is a member of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Miller and his wife, Connie, are the proud parents of four adult children, Andy, Dan, Jane and Joe. Dr. Miller is an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Fairfield. In his free time, he enjoys reading, doing yard work, following Cyclone sports, and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.

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Anna Lyons-Nace, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Dr. Anny Lyons-Nace joined the medical team at The Veterinary Clinic, P.C. in July 2013. A native of Fairfield, Iowa, she grew up with a love for animals and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian from an early age. Before earning her veterinary degree, Dr. Lyons-Nace volunteered and worked for a local animal shelter for several years.

Dr. Lyons-Nace attended Iowa Wesleyan University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences in 2000. She went on to attend Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Additionally, Dr. Lyons-Nace completed her Master of Public Health from the University of Iowa in 2014. In 2015, Dr. Lyons-Nace became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.

A member of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Lyons-Nace is professionally interested in preventive medicine, internal medicine, feline medicine, infectious diseases and zoonoses—diseases that can be transferred to humans from animals. She says, "I find satisfaction when I am able to help clients improve their pet's health and quality of life, whether it be through preventive care or the treatment of an existing illness."

At home, Dr. Lyons-Nace and her husband Adam have three rescue cats named Peewee, Redcat and Snowbee. She enjoys flower and vegetable gardening, baking, traveling, music, watching sports and spending time with her family.

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