Countryside Large Animal Veterinary Services, PLLC. provides veterinary services to horses and other livestock throughout the Greeley, CO region. They are available 24/7 for emergency and referral surgical and medical cases of large animals and horses.
Dr. Zacharias is a Board certified in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Surgery. He graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 from Iowa State University. In 2004, he completed an internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, Oklahoma. Here he gained extensive experience and exposure to equine surgery and lameness, moticating him to pursue a large animal surgical residency. Dr. Zacharias then moved to Lafayette, Indiana to complete this residency at the School of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University. During this time, he obtained a Master’s of Science Degree in Veterinary Clinical Medicine. He then went back to Iowa State University for a year as the Equine Emergency Surgeon. In 2009, he passed the board certification exam of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He spent two years in Katy, Texas at a private equine practice as a surgeon and clinician, prior to coming to CLAVS. Dr. Zacharias enjoys therapeutic shoeing cases such as laminitic horses. His main interests are associated with lameness in the performance horse and all aspects of surgery.