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Board-Certified Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist, Medical Director

Daniel Hume, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM, and Diplomate, ACVECC, is a Veterinary Internist and Medical Director at WestVet Boise who joined the team in the summer of 2013. Earning the distinction of Diplomate places Dr. Hume in an elite group of board-certified veterinary specialists. After completing undergraduate studies and veterinary school. Diplomates complete an additional three- to five-year residency as well as successfully pass rigorous examinations.

Dr. Hume completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and then was awarded his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2001, both from Kansas State University. He grew up on a farm and ranch and that meant learning all about animals. “On our farm and ranch in rural southwest Kansas, I grew up surrounded by cattle, horses, dogs and cats,” he said. “I learned aspects of animal husbandry and health care at an early age and this led to my interest in veterinary medicine.”

Before joining WestVet, Dr. Daniel Hume worked at the University of Pennsylvania Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary School.

He says the most rewarding aspect of his job is helping clients and treating their pets to get them back home to their families.

He loves outdoor adventures like hiking, fly fishing, skiing, and snowboarding—a perfect fit for all the Treasure Valley has to offer. Dr. Hume describes his wife Carrie as “his best friend.” She’s also a WestVet veterinary specialist, specializing in oncology. They have three children.

Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science: Kansas State University

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Kansas State University

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine