DR. DANIEL LOHNES

Dr. Dan Lohnes Dr. Dan is a veterinarian in rural Barry, Illinois with a mixed animal practice. His primary areas of interest are bovine reproduction and small animal surgery. He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Dan became involved with Christian Veterinary Missions (CVM) in 2010 on a trip with veterinary students to the Ranch. He fell in love with the Agalta Valley and its people on his first trip and has since led 5 more CVM student groups to Honduras. Now he makes 2 trips a year, one with students and one to train local farmers in animal husbandry and other topics to improve animal health and improve animal productivity.

Dr. Dan joined HOI’s agriculture committee in 2012 and has been working to improve cattle reproduction, health, and productivity at the Rancho el Paraiso. He assumed leadership of the committee in 2015.

Dr. Dan’s wife of 38 years, Debbie, has also become involved with HOI and helps with evangelism to the school children in the villages they visit on their trips. They have 3 grown children. Dr Dan and Debbie are both active members in the Barry United Methodist Church.