Dr. Jacob Bryan was born and raised in Logansport, Indiana. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Animal Sciences and biology, respectively, at Purdue University. Dr. Bryan graduated from Western University of Health Sciences with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he returned to his hometown to work as a mixed animal practitioner, but it wasn't long before he moved back to sunny California. In his spare time, Dr. Bryan volunteers for the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institution (CIMWI), rescuing and rehabilitating marine mammals in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.