Peter “Ole” Alcumbrac, DVM
Ole is the Director of Wildlife Health Services, which specializes in
immobilization and capture of native and exotic species. He provides clinical
and consultation services for private and public collections. As a Consulting
Veterinarian for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, The White Mount Apache
Tribe and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Dr. Alcumbrac has led the Mexican
Wolf Project, the Sonoran Pronghorn Antelope Recovery Team and Bighorn Sheep
disease studies. Since 1992, Dr. Alcumbrac has owned and operated a mixed
animal and exotic practice in Arizona with Staff of five veterinarians,
providing treatment to more than 15,000 animals. His practice oversees several
zoological operations including the prestigious Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum.
He is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Arizona Game and Fish
Commission. Dr. Alcumbrac serves as an adjunct faculty member at Texas Tech
University and as an Instructor of Veterinary Sciences at Northland Pioneer
College. When Dr. Ole isn’t rescuing endangered species, he enjoys driving to
his house south of the Mexican border and drinking a margarita on the beach.