At the age of 47, David decided to make his love of animal science a reality in his life. He went back to school and received his AAS in Veterinary Technology at Argosy University/Twin Cities. He splits his time at AERC on weekends with his day-time job in the newspaper publishing business. David has two Plott Hounds (Larry & Ripken) and two cats (Bob & Bono). He is married and has three adult children.