Dr. Brad Francis has been an owner and partner in Countryside
Veterinary Hospital since it first opened in 1992. Graduating from
University in 1985, he has spent his entire veterinary
career in Idaho Falls. Dr. Francis' main interests include surgery,
particularly orthopedic, and the challenge of internal medicine
cases. He also enjoys working with organized veterinary medicine
and in 2008 presided as president of the Idaho Veterinary Medical
Association. Dr. Francis and his wife Maureen have two children,
Matt and Marla, along with Willie the dog and Roy the
cat. Dr. Francis enjoys the great Idaho outdoors, camping and
whitewater rafting with his family and riding the mountain trails
on his mule, Tincup.
Dr. Rolston is also a transplanted flatlander.
He grew up in a
small town in northwest Iowa.
Dr. Rolston attended the University
of Arizona in
Tuscon where he received his Bachelor's degree
then returned to Iowa and received his
Doctorate of Veterinary
Iowa State University in 1998. After a year of
practicing in the Portland, Oregon area, the lure of fly-fishing in
eastern Idaho proved too strong and he and his wife Michelle moved
to Idaho Falls in 1999. They have four children, Sam, Calvin, Caroline and
Crash the wonder dog, and spend most of their free time running from activity
to activity. At work, Dr. Rolston enjoys soft tissue surgery,
dermatology, internal medicine cases and acupuncture. Outside of
work, you can probably find him on one of the many beautiful rivers
of eastern Idaho, fly-fishing.
Dr. Shoemaker is originally from Louisiana. She earned her Bachelor
of Science degree from McNeese State University in Mathematics and
Computer Science, then went on to attend Louisiana State University
for her veterinary degree. She has an interest in veterinary
pharmocology and spent several years after graduating from
veterinary school in the field of research in that area. For the
past 18 years, Dr. Shoemaker has enjoyed all areas of clinical
medicine for small animals. She has two grown boys and enjoys
horseback riding, sewing, painting and camping.