Dr. Drew Pearson is an Arizona native, growing up in Ahwatukee. He started his veterinary journey during his undergraduate education, where he developed an interest in medicine while volunteering at the Phoenix Zoo's animal hospital. He went on to study biological sciences at Arizona State University and while there, he participated in multiple research internships at the Phoenix Zoo while also volunteering at their animal hospital. After graduating, Dr. Pearson attended Kansas State University to complete his veterinary education before moving back to Arizona. He currently lives in Chandler with his wife, 2 dogs, and a boa constrictor.