Doctor Linus Huck grew up on the banks of the Mississippi River in Commerce, Missouri. He has had horses all his life. The first, a pony, named Barney and the latest, a mule named Just Plain Fred. He graduated from the University of Missouri College of veterinary medicine in 1973. He established his own practice in that year. He and his wife Becky have two children, Nathan Foster and Martha Ann.
Doctor Huck is a member of SEMO District Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association where he served on the Equine Committee for several years and he is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
Doctor Huck enjoys: practicing veterinary medicine, reading, trail riding, coon hunting, riding his Harley and writing. The following poem, written by Dr. Huck, tells us why he is a veterinarian.
When the sun got warm and the grass grew high,
I would lay in my Daddy’s field.
The old mares would gather round and sniff my hair,