Dr. Burner graduated with honors from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He completed an internship in cardiology and internal medicine at California Animal Hospital, and was offered 2 residencies in cardiology when he decided to enter into general practice. Prior to acquiring Anacapa Animal Hospital, Dr. Burner practiced in a feline specialty hospital in Orange County. He lives in Ventura with his wife, Kirsten; daughter, Sophia; and their 3 dogs, River, Kodi and Riley; 2 cats, Blaze and Wobbles; and their tortoise, Stompy. Dr. Burner has a great deal of experience and interest in ultrasonography, pain management, internal medicine and cardiology, as well as expertise in feline specific diseases. He is committed to practicing quality medicine and strives to treat every animal as if it were his own. In his off-duty hours, Dr. Burner enjoys training for triathlons, cycling, surfing, reading, and good food.