Dr. Dave Allen graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed an internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Allen then spent 6 years at The Ohio State University completing a three-year small animal surgical residency, and his PhD. Dr. Allen has lectured inter-nationally, nationally, regionally and locally. He has authored many manuscripts in the areas of cardiovascular physiology and small animal surgery. Dr. Allen founded VCA Mission in 1993.
Dr. Allen was born and raised in south-central Kansas. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.