Dr. James R Johnson was born and raised in Waukesha. He graduated from Kansas State University where he met his wife, Judy. After a post graduate internship at Colorado State University, they eventually found their way back to Waukesha.Dr. Johnson has been the President of the Waukesha County Veterinary Medical Association. He also served on the Wisconsin Veterinary Examining Board as well as the State Grievance Committee and the Wisconsin Annual Convention Committee.