West Branch Animal Clinic


Our Veterinarians

Dr. Shawn Samuelson
Dr. Shawn Samuelson

Dr. Shawn Samuelson is a 2005 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation he did a year internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond Oklahoma. Currently here at West Branch Animal Clinic he is a mixed animal veterinarian with emphesis on equine lameness, general health and dentistry as well as small and large animal preventive medicine and wellness. Away from the clinic, Dr. Samuelson enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children, horses, competing in calf roping and team roping and now watching his kids compete also.

Dr. Alan Beyer
Dr. Alan Beyer

Dr. Alan Beyer is a graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is married and has a daughter. Following graduation he returned to South Dakota to practice for a short time and then moved to West Branch where he has lived and practiced ever since. Dr. Beyer enjoys many volunteer opportunities in church, professional and service organizations. He is on the Animal Control Commision here in West Branch, Cedar County Extension, Cedar County Board of Health and enjoys working with 4-H. His hobbies include sports, fishing and reading.

Dr. Jessica Klein
Dr. Jessica Klein

Dr. Jessica Klein recently graduated from Iowa State University and has an interest in all aspects of mixed animal medicine. She is originally from the Iowa City area and is excited to be back! In her free time, Dr. Klein enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing with her dog Casper and cat Misty, attending Hawkeye AND Cyclone sporting events, and staying active with activities such as volleyball, running, biking, and yoga.

Clinic Hours and Location

Mon-Fri       8am-6pm
Saturday     8am-1pm
Sunday        Closed

508 North 4th Street
West Branch, IA 52358
(319) 643-2127

Directions to Clinic

10 minutes from Iowa City!

What Our Clients Say

I brought my 2 year old colt to Dr. Samuelson for crypt orchid surgery as it's hard to find a vet to take on this procedure. I was totally impressed ...

Kelli Parker
Martelle, Iowa

I have always taken my pets to this clinic since moving to West Branch in 1999. Both Dr Beyer and Dr. Samuelson are outstanding doctors and the staff members are ...

Sandy (Anfinson) Hess
United States

West Branch Animal Clinic has been my vet since the 1980s. Dr. Beyer is a compassionate, honest, common-sense veterinarian that cares for his patients and their owners. Although it is a long ...

Karen A-S

We are moving our horse from Salt Lake City, UT to Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Samuelson came out to see our mare that was not doing right. Met us at ...

Christie Bogle

Thanks Dr. Beyer for helping to form a solid plan for my Corgi who has a torn ACL. I was concerned that surgery (recommended by a different vet) was not ...

Iowa City

Dr. Beyer's 'petside' manner is the best around. He's honest, caring, compassionate, realistic and will always give your animal the best care possible whether it is a hamster or a ...

Google User

I've been to a lot of vets over the years - nothing compares to this clinic. The front desk staff are extremely knowledgable, helpful and friendly. The vets are second ...

Joe Wilford

I have taken all my dogs to them. They actually enjoy going to the vet. Cooper had some teeth removed and being that he is pretty old I ...

Google User

We have been using West Branch Animal Clinic since 1990, and I can't come up with enough superlatives to describe the kindness of these people. Dr. Beyer is ...

Google User

Dr. Beyer is an outstanding vet and human being - kind, compassionate, open-hearted, reality-based. He cares about his animal patients and extends that to their human caretakers. The ...

Google User

Everyone who works at this clinic is fantastic. They are great with scheduling appointments in a timely manner, and all the vets there are super down to earth, ...

Google User

Been to quite a few vets before and honesty the drive to West Branch is worth the high quality of expertise, combined with compassion and the best service ...

Google User

My Boston Terrier LOVES his visits to West Branch Animal clinic--the staff is awesome and take great care of him every time. Highly recommended for short term boarding needs/just outside ...

Leah M.
Iowa City

I have taken all of my pets to this location since childhood. I now live in Chicago, and I still take my dog back to this location because of the ...

Grant B.