Dr. Mark Pettit was raised in Wymore, NE. He is a 1981 graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary college he spent a year working in a mixed animal practice in South Dakota before joining Animal Medical Clinic in 1982. He is very skilled in orthopedic surgery, especially in the repair of knee injuries in dogs. Dr. Pettit belongs to numerous community service organizations and leads a youth Veterinary Explorers group. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and trap shooting. Dr Pettit and his wife, Sheila, have two sons, Justin and Jacob, and enough pets to fill their farm.