Dr. Dave Filkins
Dr. Dave Filkins grew up in rural Wisconsin where he cultivated his love for science and animals at an early age. He attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for his pre-veterinary undergraduate coursework. After graduating from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975 he joined the Hastings Veterinary Clinic. Over his long career Dr. Fillkins has developed a unique appreciation and love for the challenge of surgery. Together with his wife Diane, whom is a first grade teacher in Hastings, they have two sons. Dave enjoys fishing, canoeing, backpacking, skiing, and following his German Shorthair Emma through field, forest, and frost.