Dr. Mike Perchetti received his Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Nevada, Reno where he served on the Student Advisory Council and as a member of the Aggie Club. In Veterinary Medical School, he graduated with honors in Large Animal Surgery from Ohio State University. He served as the president of the Food Animal Club and was a member of the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Colic Team, and Dystocia Team. He was active in intramural sports and worked in the Equine Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Perchetti is grateful for the education, practical experience, and knowledge he gained while at Ohio State University.
Currently, Dr. Perchetti is the co-owner of Elko Veterinary Clinic and enjoys small animal primary care, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and dentistry. He has a special interest in orthopedics and soft tissue surgery.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, and a past member of the Elko Rotary Club. Dr. Perchetti is an avid hunter, fisherman, and guide. His hobbies include wildlife photography, hiking, and horseback riding. He also spends his time tending his other businesses that include ranching, raising Quarter Horses, and beef cattle.
Dr. Perchetti is an active member of Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, Elko Bighorns Unlimited, and The Wild Sheep Foundation. For the last 18 years, he has been actively involved with Elko Bighorns Unlimited and is currently the President. This is a volunteer sportsman group dedicated to the conservation of Nevada Wildlife. He volunteers many hours participating in Bighorn Sheep captures and disease surveillance. He has traveled to Alberta, Canada to assist the Nevada Department of Wildlife in the capture and transplant of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep into the Rocky Mountains and East Humboldt Mountains.
Dr. Perchetti is a native Nevadan and grew up in Tonopah, Nevada. Dr. Perchetti has a wife, one son, and two daughters. All of them enjoy spending time in the outdoors and on the ranch together. Both daughters are accomplished in gymnastics and running. Mikkala, his oldest daughter, was a state champion and made 1st team in all-state as a freshman at Spring Creek High School. Mike's wife, Tina, is a co-owner, broker, and agent for LP Insurance. She enjoys running marathons, hunting, and fishing with her family.