Sun Valley Animal Center and Sawtooth Animal Center are pleased to announce the association of Maggie Acker-Buck, DVM. Dr. Acker will rotate between both clinics, practicing in small animal internal medicine and surgery.
A graduate of Wood River High School, Class of 2000, Dr. Acker attended the University of New Hampshire where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Graduating with honors, Dr. Acker also was a member UNH Alpine Ski Team and the National Association of Collegiate Honor Students. She was then accepted to Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she received her degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2010.
While attending OSU, Dr. Acker received a scholarship from Merck Merial to do research on bone plates at Tufts University, N. Grafton, MA. She also received the radiography award for the Class of 2010 for work in interpreting radiographs.
Dr. Acker belonged to the student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Holistic Club, the Canine Club and the Zoo and Wildlife Club.
Excited to join the family practice at the Sun Valley Animal Center with father Dr. Randy Acker and uncle Dr. Scott Acker, and at Sawtooth Animal Center with uncle Dr. Mark Acker, Dr. Acker looks forward to launching new spay/neuter and new family pet programs at both clinics. She has returned to the Wood River Valley with her pets, dogs Fischer and Grover and kitty Gertie.
As a former Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Alpine and Nordic Coach, Dr. Acker looks forward to skiing this winter with friends and family.
Dr. Acker is now accepting new patients at both clinics. To make an appointment please call SVAC (208) 726-7777 or SAC 788-4004.