of Florida: 1982 BS in Wildlife Ecology
1990 Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
Dave is a Florida Gator through and through! After he graduated from the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine
in 1990, he moved to Colorado with his wife and spent the next 5 years working in over 80 veterinary clinics in the Denver
Metro area as a relief vet. He has worked primarily with small animal companion pets over the past 22 years and has a special
interest in exotic animal medicine especially reptiles. Dr. Dave is an educator - he takes every opportunity to teach his
clients about the care of their pets. He, along with his wife and 2 daughters, have raised 3 puppies for Canine Companions
for Independence and his own pets have varied from reptiles and fish to spiders and dogs.