Dr. Dave Hutsebaut

Dr. David Hutsebaut received his Bachelor of Science from Delaware Valley College in 2011 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. He has a special interest in general medicine and surgery.

After veterinary school, Dr. Hutsebaut joined the U.S. Army and served as a Veterinary Corps Officer from 2015-2019. During his first year, he completed a 1 year veterinary internship program at Fort Belvoir, VA. His next assignment was Officer in Charge of the Fort Drum Veterinary Branch in Upstate New York where he managed the on-base veterinary clinic and food inspection missions. He now continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Dr. Hutsebaut and his wife, Dr. Michelle Ahmann were classmates in veterinary school.

Dr. Hutsebaut enjoys many activities including hiking, canoeing, woodworking, and snowboarding. He also participates in Dock Diving events with his dog Marlowe and plans to start getting involved in Lure Coursing and Fast CAT events.

What motivated you to work in veterinary medicine?

I have always loved the medical field and veterinary medicine provides a unique and diverse opportunities

What has been your most rewarding moment working in veterinary medicine?

Every day a furry family member leaves the clinic feeling better than they came

If you weren’t working at a veterinary clinic, what would you do?

Either a dentist or a pharmacist

What is the most exotic animal you have treated?

A Seagull

What animal scares you more than any other?


What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?

Graduating veterinary school and commissioning as an officer in the US Army Veterinary Corps

What do you do in your spare time?

Spending time with my family and outdoor activities

What is your favorite comfort food?

New York style pizza

What is your biggest pet peeve?

People making excuses

What animals do you currently have?

An Irish Setter named Marlowe and a Bengal Cat named Eleanor

If you were to come back as an animal, what would it be and why?

American Pharoah

What is your favorite childhood movie and why?


What is your favorite childhood memory?

Learning to snowboard

Name 5 things people might be surprised about if they knew it about you?

1. I was born and raised in New Jersey

2. I am an Eagle Scout

3. I love collecting coins from foreign countries

4. I raised several dogs growing up for Seeing Eye out of Morristown NJ

5. I was homeschooled from middle school through high school