Don Betts, DVM

After receiving a Masters in Microbiology from the University of Wyoming, Dr. Don Betts graduated from Colorado State University in 1983 with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He moved to Teton Valley, Idaho with his wife, Jan, in 1985 when they purchased the Driggs Veterinary Clinic.

Dr. Don has been involved with many community and school organizations over the years, including serving on the Teton Valley Hospital board for 13 years, 10 years as board chairman; board member of the original Teton Valley Land Trust; Fall River Propane board member; head coach of the Teton High School Lady Redskins basketball team for 8 years; and long time supporter of the local 4-H programs and the Teton County fair.

Don and Jan have two children, Kelley and Nick. Kelley is married and lives in Dayton, Washington where she is the Executive County Director for the Washington state counties of  Walla Walla and Columbia Farm Services Agency. Nick is married and lives in Memphis, Tennessee where he is attending the Physical Therapy School at the University of Tennessee Health and Science Center.

Dr. Don and Jan are avid skiers, enjoy horseback riding, golf and sporting clay shooting. He spends as much of his free time possible fishing and really enjoys being outside whenever he can.

Licensed in Idaho and Wyoming

PennHIP Certified

USDA Accredited

Memberships & Professional Organizations

  • AKC Veterinary Network Program
  • AVMA – American Veterinary Medical Association
  • EIVMA – Eastern Idaho Veterinary Medical Association
  • IVMA – Idaho Veterinary Medical Association
  • WVMA – Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association

Laura VanLeuven, Certified Veterinary Technician

Laura VanLeuven began her career in the veterinary field by working at various Idaho Falls veterinary clinics in 1989. In 2002, Laura took the National Board examination to become a Certified Veterinary Technician.

Laura has been working at the Driggs Veterinary Clinic since May of 2003.