Dr. Judy Little
Dr. Judy Little is co-owner of Osceola Veterinary Clinic. She has been with the clinic since 1997. She loves working with dogs & cats and their families. She and her husband, Eugene, live on his family farm with their son, Daniel, their mixed-breed dog, Rico, an assortment of barn cats, some chickens & rabbits. They also raise beef cattle & hogs.
B.S. Animal Science 1993, Iowa State University
DVM 1997, Iowa State University
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa
Dr. Rich Caves
Dr. Rich Caves is co-owner of Osceola Veterinary Clinic.
Rich grew up on his family's farm north of Oskaloosa and has been actively involved with the farming operation with his father. Dr. Caves enjoys seeing appointments for both livestock and pets.
Rich has great enthusiasm for farming and raising cattle. He also enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife, Tiffany and sons, Kipton and Grayson. They have a golden retriever named Copper.
B.S. Biology 2005, Central College, Pella, Iowa
DVM 2010, Iowa State University
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa
Dr. Dakota Hottle
Dr. Dakota Hottle is an associate veterinarian at Osceola Veterinary Clinic. He's originally from Waterloo, IA and graduated from West High School in 2011. He graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, in 2015 with an undergraduate degree in Biology. He then attended Iowa State University and received his DVM in 2019. Dakota grew up on his family's cattle operation south of Waterloo and has worked with cow-calf all the way through finishing. In his spare time, Dakota enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah and daughter, Raegan.
B.S. Biology, 2015, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa
DVM 2019, Iowa State University
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
Dr. Stephanie Betbeze
Dr. Stephanie Betbeze has begun her career at Osceola Veterinary Clinic as an associate veterinarian after completing her education at Lincoln Memorial near the Great Smoky Mountains. She completed several swine internships in conjunction with Iowa State's College of Veterinary Medicine and loves working with all species, large & small. She has 2 pomeranians named Canolli & Meatball. She enjoys spending time with her husband, especially outdoor activities like hunting & fishing.
B.S. Animal Science with business minor, Auburn University
DVM 2019, Lincoln Memorial, Tennessee
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama (Roll Tide!)
Jared has been with our clinic since 1978, assisting with livestock & horses. He has experience matched by few. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his extended family.
Large Animal Veterinary Assistant
School of Hard Knocks, Clarke County Iowa
Hometown: Woodburn, Iowa
Callie graduated from I-35 high school where she was a member of FFA. In 2017, she completed her Veterinary Assistant Certificate at Kirkwood Community College. She especially likes working with dogs. When not working, she enjoys photography & baking as well as spending time with her friends & family.
Veterinary Assistant Certificate, Kirkwood Community College
Hometown: St. Charles, Iowa
Hannah graduated from Clarke Community High School and was very active in her FFA chapter. She is currently working towards her Animal Science Degree at Southwestern Community College. In between classes & studying, she has been assisting the doctors with small animal appointments. She has been building her customer & patient care skills and is now helping with large animal appointments as well. Ever since Hannah was little she has had a passion for animals and agriculture. On their farm, she has had the privilege of raising cows, horses, pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits, cats, and dogs. She enjoys the adventure of working with a variety of animals and loves to help wherever she can. In her free time she enjoys spending time with both family and friends, baking, hunting, working with her animals, and traveling.
SWiCC Animal Science 2020
Hometown: Woodburn, Iowa
Autumn joined our team part-time in the spring of 2019 and we are glad to have her starting full-time this fall. She has years of experience assisting in other veterinary clinics and enjoys utilizing those skills assisting with small animal medicine and surgery appointments. Autumn has a variety of animals of her own including horses, goats, dogs, cats and a pig. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding and pyrography (wood burning).
11 years experience in a variety of veterinary practices
Karey is a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). She grew up in Des Moines with 5 sisters, graduating from North High School. She received her RVT certificate from DMACC in 2019. While Karey especially likes horses, she does enjoy working with all animals. Growing up she had chickens, pigs, dogs and a cat. She currently has a poodle named Romeo.
RVT, DMACC, 2019
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Keleah (pronounced KeeLuh) is our newest staff member. She will be assisting with small animal appointments and client care. She grew up in Clarke County, graduating from Clarke High School where she was active in FFA. She recently graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Keleah loves all animals and is looking forward to helping our clients.
BS, Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2019
Hometown: Osceola, Iowa
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