Dr Harcrow and his wife Gail live in Seguin, TX with Sadie, a Labrador, and Lady, a Golden Retriever. They have 5 children and 13 grandchildren. Dr Harcrow grew up in East Texas and started his education at Tyler Junior College. He attended evening classes and worked on a ranch during the day. He put his education on hold for 2 years to serve in the US Army. After a partial tour in Vietnam and 4 months in Japan as a medical corpsman he returned to Tyler College and graduated with an associates degree in May 1970. In September of that year he was accepted into the college of veterinary medicine at Texas A & M University. He graduated in August 1973. His career began at Gonzales Animal Clinic in September 1973 and he eventually bought into the practice in 1974. In 1978 he sold his practice and moved to Cuero, TX to open Dewitt Veterinary Clinic. After 13 years of practice he sold the clinic and started South Texas Consultation in 1982. In 2000 he started at VCA Mission Animal Hospital as a relief doctor. He was eventually hired on as a full time staff doctor. In 2006 he became Medical Director.