Dr. David Hertzog grew up in Lee's Summit where he graduated from Lee's Summit High School. After graduation from University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 he joined the Lee's Summit Animal Hospital, mainly working with farm animals. As the practice has grown he finds himself frequently in the small animal practice, as well as continuing to work with horses, cattle and sheep. He is active in community and church affairs. Dr. Hertzog and his wife, Kristie, have three children, and two grandchildren so far.