Dr. Shawn Wayment

About Dr. Wayment

Dr. Shawn Wayment is a nationally recognized and published expert in the sporting dog community. He is a contributing author to and appears in many bird dog related magazines and blogs. He joined the army as a medic/EMT for the 82nd Airborne Division where he was stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and spent some time in the Sinai Desert in Egypt. After completing his tour in the army, Dr. Shawn enrolled at Weber State University where he served as the Natural Science Senator and was honored with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the Department of Zoology.

Dr. Shawn graduated Cum Laude from Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 1997. He was inducted as a member of the National Veterinary Honor Society (PHI ZETA) for being in the top ten percent of his graduating class. Dr. Shawn joined a mixed animal practice in Walla Walla, Washington in the summer of 1997 where he enjoyed practicing mixed animal practice for 2 years. He moved to Castle Rock, Colorado in January of 1999 to join a companion animal clinic.

Doctor Shawn enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in the fall of 1993 to finally realize his dream of becoming a veterinarian. While in veterinary school, he was involved in the research program and was an active member in the student chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). He was also involved in research associated with neurotransmitters that affect the gastrointestinal tract, and his original plan was to continue with an active career in veterinary research.

In March of 2003, he founded the Animal Care Center of Castle Rock with Dr. Brooke James. He has a special interest in the animal-human bond and he enjoys being a part of the happiness that animals bring to owners and their families lives. He is also interested in canine reproduction as well as the health and nutritional aspects of the canine athlete.

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