Dr. Brake graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 1995 after completing his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He joined the Banfield family in 2018 after 20 years of practice ownership in Southern Illinois. His 2 daughters, Sydney (22) and Madison (19) are currently studying engineering at Auburn University and the University of Alabama, respectively. He and his dog, Bloo, moved to Tampa in November and are happy to be part of the Carrollwood family.