Dr. Lacy D. Sukovaty


Animal Science
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Animal Science
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Dr. Lacy Sukovaty spent seven years in full time clinical mixed animal veterinary practice before becoming a full time animal science faculty at Missouri State University in fall 2015. Her background includes animal health, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, and behavior of livestock and companion animals. She's also involved in the management of a commercial cow/calf operation.



  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2008, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • BS, Animal Science, 2004, Missouri State University


  • AGS 185 Intro to Companion Animal Science
  • AGS 385 Companion Animal Management 1
  • AGS 389 Companion Animals in Society
  • AGS 485 Companion Animal Management 2
  • AGS 446 Dairy Production
  • AGS 341 Food Safety
  • AGS 499 Animal Science Internship

Professional experience


  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Missouri Farm Bureau
  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • National, Missouri, and Polk County Cattlemen’s Association
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Southwest Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

Research and professional interests

  • Mixed animal clinical practice
  • Preventative health and prevalence of intestinal parasites in the dog

Areas of Expertise

Agriculture Animals