Dr. Shoemake is a 1995 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, and Chief of staff with Banfield since 1999. He is married with three college age children, two cats, one dog and a gecko. His special interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and supporting the development of his team. He believes excellent preventive care is the cornerstone of keeping our four legged family members healthy for as long as possible. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, cooking, gardening and working out at the gym.