Meet the Vets

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Dr. Bob Beede

Dr. Bob Beede is a partner at Intermountain Pet Hospital. As a graduate of Colorado State University, Dr. Bob brings many years of vital experience to the practice along with a continual pursuit of new expertise with ongoing education. It was an easy decision for Dr. Bob to become a veterinarian because of his love of animals, people and the problem solving needed in medicine. The leading-edge technology at Intermountain Pet Hospital is the direct result of Dr. Beede’s desire to provide the very best available care for pets. But Dr. Bob desires to take that quality care a step further by striving for superior client relationships based on clear communication as pets and clients truly become our family members. Dr. Beede’s areas of interest include reproduction, dermatology, internal medicine, and behavior medicine. Dr. Bob has two Labs, Sophia and Teeya who “run his home”. Dr. Beede is an active BSU Bronco booster and has served as an officer of the Bronco Athletic Association plus he is one of the founders of the Helping Hand Fund. Dr. Bob and enjoys the mountains, fly fishing, and outdoor photography along with his wife, Suzy, a retired reading specialist.

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Dr. Brett Bingham

Dr. Bingham joined Intermountain Pet Hospital's veterinary team in 2001. He became part-owner in 2008. His path to Intermountain began on his father's dairy farm in Gooding, ID, where he developed a love of working with animals. He wrestled in college (Ricks College and Boise State University) and received All-American Honors. He then received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2000. His areas of interest include diagnostic endoscopy, laparoscopy, ultrasound, dentistry, and reproduction.

Dr. Bingham firmly believes that the bond between pets and people fosters healthy and happy living for both parties. He finds great satisfaction in enriching the lives of pets and pet owners by providing exceptional medical and surgical services to all his patients. His home life includes his wonderful family--his wife, his five children, two dogs named Junior and Keena and two cats named Bitty and Midnight. Whether he's at home or work, he stays busy: His favorite hobbies are cruising around on his motorcycle with his five brothers, running and playing on his mini-farm with his pigs, sheep, goats, calves, and chickens.

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Dr. Teresa Sauer

Dr. Sauer has been here at Intermountain since 2000. Originally from the Phoenix, AZ area, she moved to Meridian in 1995. She earned her B.S. from the University of Arizona in 1984 and her D.V.M. from Washington State University in 1988. She is a certified acupuncturist from Colorado State University program of Western Medical Acupuncture. She is currently working on furthering her education in Western Herbal Medicine.

Dr. Sauer specializes in speaking "cat language" and enjoys seeing exotic animals at our practice. She believes in the power of pets in our lives--whether they walk, crawl, fly or slither--and constantly explores different ways of keeping them healthy. She lives with Brian, her husband of many years, and their college-age son. They share their home with a bloodhound named April, two sassy tabby cats named Suki and Zeek and an ever-changing population of rodents. For fun and excitement, she enjoys hiking with her family, Jazzercise and teaching exotic and laboratory animal medicine at Brown Mackie College's veterinary technician program.

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Dr. Chad Hunt

Dr. Hunt received his D.V.M. at Washington State University in 2008. To pursue his love of high-quality medicine, he completed an internship under the tutelage of boarded specialists in the areas of surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, ophthalmology, cardiology and canine rehabilitation at WestVet Animal Emergency and Specialty Center.

In 2012, Dr. Hunt decided to pursue advanced training and certification in canine physical therapy and rehabilitation from The Canine Rehabilitation Institute. He joined the Intermountain Pet Hospital team in 2013. He enjoys improving the human-animal bond through rehabilitation services with our clients and patients. His other interests include ophthalmology, internal medicine, minimally invasive surgery and general medicine.

Originally from Boise, Dr. Hunt shares his life with his wife Julie (also a veterinarian), two beautiful daughters and one handsome son. He also has two pets, Darwin's Dodo the dog and Cleo "Smitten" the cat. When Dr. Hunt has free time, he likes to fish, run and ski out in Idaho's great outdoors.

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Dr. Chris Roth

Dr. Roth grew up in Kansas City and graduated from Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. He started his Veterinary career in Saratoga Wyoming treating all animals both large and small in a practice that he would later own for 12 years. His love of the mountains took him to Vail Colorado in 2001 where he owned a small animal practice for six years. After 17 years of solo practice, Dr. Roth moved to Meridian and joined the team at Intermountain. “It’s great to have other excellent doctors to consult with on difficult cases.”

Dr. Roth has specialized training in orthopedic surgery and had done many procedures to help with TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) and TTA (Tibial Tuberosity Advancement) procedures.

Dr. Roth, his wife Terry and three teenagers (Logan, Dillon and Madison) live in Meridian in a house owned by “Hudson” a German Short Haired Pointer and two cats, “Tipper” and “Fat Stanley.” Life is busy and free time is spent camping, kayaking, biking and the many other outdoor activities that the foothills and mountains have to offer.

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Dr. Alicia Konsella

Dr. Konsella has a B.A. from Cornell College and her D.V.M. from Iowa State University. She grew up in rural Illinois and has lived and practiced in Idaho for 20 years. She has a special love for ferrets but enjoys helping dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and all the other small, furry pets. She is a member of the Association of Exotic Mammal Vets, the Association of Avian Vets and the American Ferret Association. Her family is currently owned by two crazy cats and two sweet ferrets. She is also especially fond of both vintage music and vintage-style dancing.

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Dr. Wick was born and raised in rural Montana. He knew he wanted to be a veterinarian from childhood. It started when he witnessed the local vet pull an absurd number of porcupine quills from his family dog's face on the dining room table. Dr. Wick graduated from Washington State University in 2013 and went on to work in a busy ER before returning to WSU for a rotating internship. During that time, he was able to practice and learn cutting edge veterinary medicine under the tutelage of some of the most highly trained specialists in the Northwest.

Dr. Wick is thrilled to join Intermountain Pet Hospital and work every day with an amazing team and interact with the wonderful pets of the Treasure Valley (and their people). He has a special interest in emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, and soft tissue surgery. He shares his home with his wonderful and talented wife Laura Beth (who is also a veterinarian) and their two dogs, Gromit and Phoebe as well as two eccentric cats, Lucy, and Peter. Dr. Wick's interests outside of work include mountain biking, skiing, coffee, and getting lost in the wilderness of Idaho with his wife and dogs.

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Dr. Shapero is originally from Buffalo, NY, which had been home through undergraduate school and a Master’s program at the University at Buffalo.  He developed his interest in veterinary medicine through his general love of biology and its medical applications, with the help of his pets, of course.  He completed veterinary school at Michigan State University in 2014 and then worked in a rural mixed-animal practice in Northeast Michigan.  Dr. Shapero was then glad to make the move to Idaho, his wife’s home state, and to join the Intermountain team.  He particularly enjoys cases in ophthalmology and is looking forward to furthering his interest in oncology.

Dr. Shapero and his wife, Kathryn, live with two dogs – Aurora, a Siberian Husky, and Wyatt, a German Shepherd, and two cats – Pekoe and Sencha.  Both look forward to taking advantage of the great outdoors of Idaho, including hiking, bicycling, kayaking, skiing, and more.