Bernard Smith, DVM, DABVPDr. Smith has been Chief of Staff at the Animal Hospital of Verona since 2004. He grew up in Northwest, Illinois, and currently resides in Verona. He received both his undergraduate degree and DVM degree from Iowa State. After graduating in 1981, Dr. Smith worked at several small animal practices in Milwaukee and Madison before joining us.

Dr. Smith is a Diplomate of the American Board Veterinary Practitioners. This organization, which recognizes the highest standards of veterinary care, has certified him as a board certified specialist in companion animals. He is one of only seven small animal veterinarians in the state with this certification. We feel so lucky to have such an experienced and accomplished Chief of Staff treating our beloved patients here at the Animal Hospital of Verona!

Dr. Smith's areas of interest within veterinary medicine include surgery, endocrinology, dermatology, and exotic animal medicine. Outside of work Dr. Smith likes camping, biking and baking bread. He also enjoys spending time with his family and pets.