John Hoch , DVM
Dr. Hoch now specializes in small animal medicine and surgery. He has a special interest in orthopedics and enjoys fixing fractures, repairing joints and surgery of all kinds. He also has a good working knowledge of exotic animal medicine. He was born in Moscow, Idaho while his parents attended the U of I. He attended grade school through high school in Boise, Idaho and graduated from Capital High School. Dr. Hoch went to The College of Idaho in Caldwell, where he graduated with a major in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry. He and his wife Carole were married after college and he attended Washington State University in Pullman. He graduated in 1986 from Veterinary School and worked three years in mixed animal practice in Mountain Home, Idaho. In 1989 he joined Lewiston Veterinary Clinic and he worked closely with Bob Bryant DVM for many years. He purchased his part of the practice from Dr. Bryant just before he retired. Dr. Hoch and his wife Carole currently have three dogs, Olive a Dachshund, Peaches a Rat Terrier, and Bess a Cairn Terrier. Dr. Hoch's hobbies include skiing & gardening, he also enjoys antique vehicles. He currently serves on the Executive Board and is a past Board President of the Lewis-Clark Animal Shelter.