Dr David Hoare graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in March 1970. He was in general practice (Small Animal, Agricultural & Equine) until 1997 and a Partner in that practice since 1973. David emigrated to Australia in October 1997 and started work at Port Kennedy Veterinary Hospital in November 1997. Seeing the practice’s potential David bought the hospital in April 1999. David last worked as a general Veterinarian in 2006, but maintains a keen interest in modern therapies and the maintenance of excellence in the hospital. Currently the Business Manager of Port Kennedy Veterinary Hospital, David was delighted to sell 1/2 of the practice (49%) to Dr Margret Horsley in December 2012.