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Posted on 11-28-2016

Today, we are happy to introduce our very own Dr. L. Gregg Latimer!

Dr. Latimer was born in Salt Lake City, but raised in California and New York.

Q: Why did you become a veterinary professional?

A: It was the only thing I remember wanting to be.

Q: In your role as a veterinary professional, what kind of cases do you like?

A: I enjoy orthopedics and emergency medicine.

Q: How many people are in your family and what are their interests? What kind of pets do you have and what are their personalities?

A: I have 8 children and am the proud grandfather to 21 grandchildren. My pets include six horses, two dogs, and an unknown number of garter snakes. “My” dog is Riley - a miniature Australian Shepherd.

Q: What are some of your personal interests and achievements?

A: My hobbies include: horseback riding and training, cross country skiing, leather and horse hair braiding, scuba diving and philosophy.

Q: How long have you been working with animals?

A: I have been working with animals for more than 30 years.

Q: If you were a pet, what kind would you be and why?

A: I would be a goat because they are independent and inquisitive.

Q: What do you find most rewarding about your job at Sugar House Veterinary Hospital?

A: Helping a pet that was sick or injured and returning them to their owner.

Helen Latimer said:

I live with, and share a home , life, children, grandchildren, pets, etc with this man. He is a wonderful, caring, veterinarian. And on top of that, he can do any project that needs to be done, and do it meticulously! He is a framer, an electrician, a roofer, a Gardner, a cement finisher, a leather worker, horse hair braided, horse trainer, Sunday dish doer, (and any other day when needed.) babysitter. He is always in high demand, because he is so talented, and happily willing to help me or any one of his children, or grandchildren! ( this is really cheesy, but true ) I love you Dr. Latimer!

2016-12-03 06:25:46

Colette wagstaff. said:

I can't think of another Vet I would ever go to. He is caring and truly loves animals. He is also great with his patients owners!!!!

2016-12-03 12:15:47

Shannan said:

Best Veterinarian in Utah!

2016-12-03 13:31:41

Melissa Zobell said:

You rock Dr L! Love you and your family to pieces!

2016-12-04 19:44:01

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