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 was a member of the Aggie Club. He is a native Nevada resident and grew up in Tonopah Nevada. He also worked in the mining industry.
In Veterinary Medical School he graduated with honors in Large Animal Surgery from Ohio State University. He is very grateful for the education, practical experience, and knowledge he gained while at Ohio State. 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.
Currently, Dr. Perchetti is the co-owner of Elko Veterinary Clinic and enjoys small animal primary care, internal medicine, emergency medicine, dentistry, orthopedics and soft tissue surgery.
He is a member of the AVMA, AAEP, and 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. Other businesses include ranching, raising Quarter Horses, and Beef Cattle.
Dr. Perchetti is an active member of NBU, EBU, and The Wild Sheep Foundation. For the last 18 years, Mike has been actively involved with Elko Bighorns Unlimited and is currently the President. This is a 100% volunteer sportsman group dedicated to the conservation of Nevada Wildlife. He volunteers many hours participating in Bighorn Sheep captures and disease surveillance. He 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 has one son and two daughters. All of them enjoy spending time in the outdoors with their dad on the ranch. 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. Colton is a student at Great Basin Community College. Mike's wife Tina is a co-owner, broker, and agent for L/P Insurance. She enjoys running marathons and hunting and fishing with her family.