Dr. Brian Bretz grew up in northern California and obtained both his undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of California, Davis. He graduated from the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Following graduation, he completed a rotating internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, New Jersey followed by a joint residency in small animal surgery at Tufts University and the MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. After being exposed to the management aspects of the veterinary profession, he returned to school to obtain an MBA from the University of Chicago in 2016.

Dr. Bretz enjoys all aspects of surgery including soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and minimally invasive procedures. He has also had the opportunity to lecture nationally and internationally on a variety of surgical topics.

In his free time, Dr. Bretz enjoys spending time with his family, running, scuba diving, and traveling.