A native of Georgia, Dr. Wearing attended the College of Charleston where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology with a concentration in Medicine. He attended The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr. Wearing joined Ragland and Riley Veterinary Hospital in 1996 and became a partner in 2004. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. He and his lovely wife Lisa are the proud parents to two wonderful boys and two lovely girls.