Student Success: Chase Staker
Chase Staker (’19 DVM) is a veterinary student at Washington State University with a special interest in large animal medicine. Currently, Chase is in his third year in the veterinary program. Growing up on his family ranch in Idaho, Chase developed an interest and passion for agriculture and has pursued a career in veterinary medicine to be active in and positively contribute to that industry. Chase received his bachelor’s degree in animal science from Brigham Young University- Idaho prior to coming to Washington State. To prepare himself for a future in the livestock industry, Chase has spent much of his time as an intern at various large animal veterinary clinics, beef productions, and equine facilities. Chase hopes to someday own his own large animal practice in a community where he and his wife Jami can raise their family in an industry that has brought them so much joy and value.