A 1988 graduate of THE Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has practiced canine and feline medicine and surgeries as a general practitioner in both Florida and Ohio for over 3 decades. In addition, he has been a board certified Specialist in Canine and Feline practice as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners for over 20 years. Dr.Vance has special interests in treating allergies, tick-borne disease, corrective soft tissue surgery, gastroenterology, preventative medicine, and wound care. He is proudly owned by a formerly feral cat (rescued from rural Lorain Co.) and is content to be the primate caretaker of his benign feline overlord. His favorite leisure pursuits are catch-and- release sustainable fishing, American history, and accumulation of trivia.