Dr. Peightal is a Colorado native, moving to Arizona in 2014. He received his bachelor of science degrees in engineering physics and applied mathematics with a minor in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Colorado. He went on to receive his Master of Biological Sciences degree from the University of Minnesota, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2014. He has been with the Banfield family ever since. Dr. Peightal enjoys spending his free time making stained glass, dabbling in photography, and spending time with his wife, two Portuguese water dogs, and chinchilla.