Dr. Swieter grew up in Fairfax, VA and attended Virginia Tech for undergrad where he graduated with honors in both biology and animal sciences. He then stayed in Blacksburg for another 4 years while getting his veterinary degree at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He loves educating clients and forging lasting relationships with clients and patients alike, and enjoys all types of cases, especially dermatology, internal medicine, and dentistry. Dr. Swieter lives in Aldie with his wife, Liz, and 2-year-old son, Lucas. In April, they will be welcoming a baby daughter to their family as well. They share their home with their 2 dogs, Gretchen and Kaylie, and a cat named Crookshanks. He spends his free time enjoying the company of his family and friends, playing sports, and rooting for his beloved Hokies and Steelers.