Dr. Dale R. Diesel graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. After graduation, he joined a 6 doctor practice in Breese, Illinois where his responsibilities included farm calls to the numerous dairy and swine farms in the area and the companion animal portion of the practice. In 1986, he left practice to work for Purina Mills, Inc., where his responsibilities included product development and technical support for Purina Mills’ line of Health Products.

After a short introduction to corporate down-sizing, Dr. Diesel found himself facing a career change at which time he decided to follow his real passion and return to private practice. He started at Yorkshire Animal Hospital in November of 1992 and has been there since. Dr. Diesel looks forward to every day, facing the many challenges keeping pets healthy and healing sick pets.