Welcome to Appanoose Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Centerville IA
Call us at (641) 856-3227

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (641) 856-3227!

Established in 1971, we at Appanoose Veterinary Clinic have been serving the needs of the community’s companion animals and livestock industry for 45 years. The clinic was founded by David North, DVM and now is currently staffed by three veterinarians and two support technicians. Dr Jerry Couchman joined the clinic in 1972. His commitment to providing outstanding veterinary care to clients in Appanoose County, Iowa, Putnam County, Missouri and surrounding areas has been a valuable service to the community. Also employed at the clinic is Dr. Ed Anderson, DVM; Will McGill, large animal technician and Fred Haas, office manager.

At Appanoose Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Jerry Couchman
Centerville Veterinarian | Appanoose Veterinary Clinic | (641) 856-3227

23264 Highway 5
Centerville, IA 52544

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  • Dr.
    Jerry . Couchman
    Dr. Couchman grew up in northern Missouri and attended high school in Corydon, Iowa. He did his pre-vet at Iowa State University and then attended Veterinary school at the University of Missouri obtaining his DVM degree in 1970. He joined the Appanoose Veterinary Clinic in 1972 after serving in the U.S. Army for two years.
  • Dr.
    Ed Anderson
    Dr Anderson is a native of southern Iowa. He was raised on a farm near Lamoni. He attended Iowa State University’s college of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1986. He as owned and operated his own practice which consisted of 75% large animals and 25% small animals. Since selling his practice, he has concentrated mainly on companion animal practice. He has been employed as a relief veterinarian for numerous practices in Iowa and Missouri. He joined the Appanoose Veterinary Clinic in February of 2012. His wife is a flight nurse for Life Flight Eagle and is based in Trenton, Missouri. Ed and Diane have four children which all have left the nest. Sam and girl friend Kari of Lorimor, Iowa. Brandy and her husband Josh with their daughter Mia of Cameron, Missouri. Ben and his wife Hannah of Kearney, Missouri. The youngest is Matt and has just gradualted from Iowa State University.
  • Fred Haas
    Office Manager
    Fred Haas was born and raised just across the Missouri state line. He and his wife, Carolyn, own and operate a third generation cow/calf farm. Fred started with the clinic in March of 2011. He is the office manager, but wears many hats, including shipping, receiving, maintenance and assisting the veterinarians.


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