His love for horses continued through college where he attended Michigan State College of Veterinary Medicine. In his 25+ year veterinary career, he has had a focus of veterinary dentistry. In 2014 he completed a residency program at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Dentistry and Oral Surgery and became board certified veterinary dentist with the AVDC in both the non specie specific tract (2015) and the equine tract (2016). He is married to Amy and has two boys, Joshua and Noah. They enjoy many outdoor sports including Snowmobiling, Off-roading and Fishing.