Dr. Cooley was born and raised in Central New York, where he developed his passion for caring for animals. He graduated with his bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo before receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine. After completing his clinical rotation at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, he began his work as a practitioner in Illinois. His medical interests include ophthalmology, internal medicine, and stress free management of patients. Outside of work, Dr. Cooley likes to spend his time skiing, cooking, listening to live music, drinking excessive amounts of coffee, and relaxing with his partner and their two cats, Sloth and Tiger.