Lewiston Veterinary Clinic

Lewiston Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Lewiston, ID. The professional and courteous staff at Lewiston Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, dental care, and rehabilitation care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Lewiston Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Lewiston, ID and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Lewiston Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • 421 22nd Street North
  • Lewiston,ID 83501
  • Phone: 208-743-6553 Small
  • Phone: 208-743-6361 Large
  • Fax: 208-743-4564
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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM- Noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • 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.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1986
    College of Idaho, Washington State University
    Orthopedics, Exotics
  • Shelly O'Connell , DVM

    Dr. Shelly O'Connell comes from Plains, a small town in the NW corner of Montana. Since she can remember, she has always wanted to go into veterinary medicine. She received a Microbiology degree from Montana State University, BS, then her DVM  degree from Washington State University.  Apon graduation in 1993 she started working at the Lewiston Veterinary Clinic. She enjoys practicing large animal medicine/surgery- equine, cattle, small ruminants and swine.  Over the years fair time and volunteering with the local 4H/FFA groups has been very enjoyable with three kids of her own showing steers.

    In her free time, Dr. O'Connell enjoys spending time with her family, camping, fishing and looking after her cows and horses. 
    Years in Practice:
    Apr 07, 1993
    Montana State University, Washington State University
  • Missy Covert, DVM

    Dr. Missy Covert was raised in Palouse Washington. She attended Washington State University where she obtained a bachelors in Animal Science. She then moved to Grenada to complete vet school at St. George's University, completing her final year at Oklahoma State University in 2020. She practiced in Roundup Montana for a year before joining the team at Lewiston Vet Clinic in 2021.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2021
    Washington State University, St. George's University
  • Austin Reed, DVM

    Dr. Austin Reed was raised on a small family ranch in Cowiche, Washington. She attended Washington
    State University where she obtained a bachelors in Animal Science. She then stayed at Washington State
    University to complete vet school. After graduating in 2022, Dr. Reed joined the small animal team at
    Lewiston Veterinary Clinic.
    In her free time, Dr. Reed enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs, and four cats. She also
    loves spending time outdoors fishing and on her down time reading a good book.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2023
    Washington State University