Dr. Hays has been with Banfield in Heathrow, FL since April 2014. Before coming to Florida, Dr. Hays owned several mixed animal practices in central Kentucky. He spent most of his career working in small and large animal reproduction. He wrote several research papers and worked on several research projects that were associated with embryo transfer, semen collection and freezing in large and small animals. His main interest during that time was working with mares in central Kentucky who had problems getting in foal. Dr. Hays has two children and five grandchildren, he enjoys being outside, playing golf and traveling with his wife in their RV.