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Schaller vet hits cutting edge with latest procedure

Thursday, January 9, 2003

First in local area to use laser technology

Area dogs, cats and pigs can now bark, meow and oink for joy when they arrive for surgery at a local veterinarian, as she is the first to employ new laser technology during her operations.

Dr. Deb Nook, the owner of Schaller Vet Clinic in downtown Schaller, is the first animal doctor within a 150-mile radius to own a set of laser surgery tools, equipment that can help reduce the amount of bleeding and any pain animals may encounter and feel after the procedure.

Nook, an experienced vet who has owned her clinic in Schaller for 17 years, said the emergence of the laser has been one of the best advances in veterinary medicine she has seen in a long time.

Read about Dr. Nook's new procedure in the Storm Lake Pilot Tribune - pick up your paper today!