Dr. Courtney was born in Texas but has lived in Florida for most of his life. His mother is a dog groomer, so he grew up working with cats and dogs. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marine Science and Biology from the University of Tampa. After working for 2 years as a vet assistant he went to Ross University and did his clinical year at Louisiana State University. His veterinary interests include Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, and Exotics. His hobbies outside of work include boating/sailing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Currently, he does not have any pets.